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Up to Date focuses on pressing issues, both local and national, including politics, economics, planning and design, history and entertainment - topics that have an impact on the lives of the Greater Kansas City region.

Up to Date focuses on pressing issues, both local and national, including politics, economics, planning and design, history and entertainment - topics that have an impact on the lives of the Greater Kansas City region.

Location:

Kansas City, MO

Networks:

KCUR

Description:

Up to Date focuses on pressing issues, both local and national, including politics, economics, planning and design, history and entertainment - topics that have an impact on the lives of the Greater Kansas City region.

Language:

English

Contact:

4825 Troost Ave, Ste 202 Kansas City, MO 64110 816-235-2888


Episodes

Food Critics: The best frozen eats and treats in Kansas City for summer 2022

7/2/2022
As temperatures climb, so do cravings for anything cold. From sweet to savory, and everything in between, Kansas City's food scene has almost all palates covered.

Duration:00:37:05

Active shooter drills, political climate push Kansas teachers to leave profession

6/30/2022
At the start of the pandemic, teachers were praised for their ability to adapt. Now large numbers of teachers are leaving the profession earlier than expected.

Duration:00:27:46

Kansas City area LGBTQ entrepreneurs talk about their businesses

6/30/2022
In celebration of Pride Month, Up To Date highlighted three local LGBTQ business owners to learn more about their companies.

Duration:00:22:39

Jumping worms are thrashing through Midwest soil

6/30/2022
A species of wiggling worms can jump a foot in the air, and they’ve spread to more than a dozen states in the Midwest, including Kansas and Missouri.

Duration:00:10:23

Missouri voters now have Democrat, Republican and independent choices for Senate

6/30/2022
As Republican hopefuls take on each other and Democratic candidates watch them battle, a former federal prosecutor enters the fray as an independent.

Duration:00:25:38

'West Bottoms' is both backdrop and character for a film set in Kansas City

6/30/2022
The father-daughter story is set amid the red brick architecture of the city area once known for its stockyards.

Duration:00:14:24

Kansas City Health department programs help keep kids engaged this summer

6/30/2022
Aim4Peace focuses on the neighborhood factors that most often contribute to violence, helping those who are considered at highest risk of committing offenses due to their living or employment situation.

Duration:00:12:35

How one Kansas City teen championed glass recycling in the Historic Northeast

6/29/2022
13-year-old Izac Santos came up with a solution to help curb glass littering on his practice field at 9th and Van Brunt.

Duration:00:10:07

How to be more environmentally friendly in your everyday life

6/28/2022
Changing your lifestyle may seem like a daunting task. But there are myriad ways—both big and small—to live more sustainably.

Duration:00:23:04

Local faith leaders give their stances on the U.S. Supreme Court's overturn of Roe v. Wade

6/28/2022
Some Kansas City religious groups rejoiced at the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Other faith groups were left reeling by the decision.

Duration:00:25:33

The possible consequences of Roe decision for women, physicians and the rights of others

6/27/2022
The U.S. Supreme Court's landmark opinion has created a flood of constitutional, legal and medical questions.

Duration:00:50:08

Dean of Berkeley Law: 'What will it mean for the Supreme Court's legitimacy to go against the weight of public opinion?'

6/26/2022
Erwin Chemerinsky thinks decisions by the high court in recent years will have a detrimental effect on its validity in the short term.

Duration:00:17:14

Not all Kansans will benefit from Evergy's proposed energy efficiency programs

6/26/2022
The utility company is awaiting plan approval from the Kansas Corporation Commission. Advocates say that without changes to that plan, there will be customers who fall through the cracks.

Duration:00:14:08

Kansas City nonprofit wants happy birthdays for disadvantaged kids

6/26/2022
Birthday Connections is a resource allowing underserved families in Kansas City’s urban core to provide their children with meaningful birthdays.

Duration:00:14:16

Is illegal dumping in Kansas City still an issue?

6/24/2022
Illegal dumping has been a problem in Kansas City for years. Recently, officials conducted an audit to see how well the city has addressed the issue.

Duration:00:10:31

Sen. Roy Blunt optimistic about new gun legislation and state abortion decisions

6/24/2022
The Missouri senator discussed the bipartisan gun legislation that he helped pass and expressed support for state-based abortion decisions.

Duration:00:12:02

Laws targeting transgender care affect U.S. military members and their families

6/23/2022
Hundreds of bills targeting the LGBTQ community have been proposed across the country, leaving some military members, who have little say in their duty station, feeling unsafe.

Duration:00:15:16

Female service members face unique challenges if Roe v. Wade is overturned

6/23/2022
Military health insurance has limitations on abortion services. If Roe v. Wade is overturned, service members will face increased challenges to receive an abortion.

Duration:00:20:21

Advocating for violence in a campaign ad might get attention, but will it get votes?

6/22/2022
U.S. Senate candidate Eric Greitens's latest digital ad encourages supporters to get a "hunting permit" to go after those who are Republican in name only.

Duration:00:23:44

Domestic terrorism lacks federal punishment in U.S.

6/22/2022
The U.S. has waged war on global terrorism but there's no federal designation for domestic terror. A new U.S. House bill aims to help federal law enforcement agencies crack down on domestic terrorist activity.

Duration:00:13:13