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Kansas City Dialect, Labeling Sustainable Foods, Quindaro Quilts

1/16/2014
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What Does The Kansas City Dialect Sound Like? There is a general myth that Midwesterners, or even Kansas Citians specifically, speak without an accent....

Duration: 00:55:11


Looking Back At Some Significant Kansas City Stories Of 2013

12/26/2013
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Steve Bell’s Kansas City Year In Review KCUR’s afternoon newsman Steve Bell gives us a preview of his 2013 Year in Review, in which he goes over the...

Duration: 00:55:59


As Greeting Card Sales Decline, What Is The Future Of Hallmark?

12/19/2013
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For a number of years the greeting card industry has seen a drop in revenue. Hallmark, including its subsidiaries, had sales of $4.4 billion in 2007,...

Duration: 00:32:11


Should Entertainment Venues Encourage Cell Phone Use?

11/13/2013
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Should entertainment venues, like theaters, sports arenas and music halls allow smartphone use? More than 56 percent of Americans own smartphones and...

Duration: 00:32:53


Slaughterhouse Shadows, Missouri Lobbying, Post Office Veterans' Display

11/8/2013
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Chasing The American Dream In Rural Kansas And Missouri For many generations, meatpacking plants in Kansas City were a place where immigrants found a...

Duration: 00:52:39


West Bottoms Future, Zombie Queen, Haunted Creepys

10/31/2013
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How Haunted Houses Helped Develop The West Bottoms In the weeks leading up to Halloween, thousands of people flocked to the historic West Bottoms

Duration: 00:52:15


Youth Mental Health, Chiefs Windfall, Meet The Penguins

10/28/2013
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Bistate Conversation About Youth Mental Health Earlier this year, President Barack Obama called for a national conversation on mental health. Kansas City

Duration: 00:52:52


Raising Bilingual Kids, Maryville Rape Case, Mike Stover

10/17/2013
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The Difficult Task Of Raising Kids To Be Bilingual More and more research is coming out telling us that being bilingual is good for your brain. It makes

Duration: 00:54:42


What's The Best Way To Raise Bilingual Children?

10/17/2013
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For many generations, immigrants to the United States wanted their kids to learn English, as that was one of the most important parts of assimilation into

Duration: 00:27:37


KCPS Accreditation, Medical Apps, Lupe Gonzalez

10/10/2013
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How One Kansas City Public School Is Improving Scores And Making Change Visit James Elementary School, in Kansas Citys historic Northeast neighborhood,

Duration: 00:52:25


Kansas Voter Registration, Health Marketplaces, Radkey

9/27/2013
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21,000 Voter Registrations Stalled In Kansas More than 20,000 people in Kansas have their voter registrations on hold, which means their vote wont count

Duration: 00:54:27


Controversial Nude Statue, Paul Anthony Smith, Chiefs Bar In Philly

9/20/2013
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Controversial Statue In OP Raises Questions About Nudity In Art This morning, a Kansas group is launching a petition drive to remove a statue from the

Duration: 00:54:59


Uzazi Village, Self-Realization Fellowship, Medicine Museum

9/4/2013
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KC Group Fights Breast-Feeding Disparities With Education, Support It’s widely accepted that breast-feeding is the best way to feed an infant. But in some

Duration: 00:52:59


Kansas City Museum, Oz Memorabilia, KC Creative Couples

8/13/2013
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Union Station Issues Statement On Museum Agreement With City It came as a shock to a lot of people when Kansas City Museum director Christopher Leitch was

Duration: 00:50:59


Diocese Monitors Abuse, Tech-y Genealogy, KC Creative Couples

8/5/2013
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Can An Ombudsman Save The KC-St. Joe Diocese? The local Roman Catholic diocese has attracted worldwide attention for its problems with child abuse,

Duration: 00:51:59


Women In Soccer, Paseo YMCA, KC Creative Couples

7/31/2013
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President Obama Visits UCM, Lauds Missouri College Cost Cut Program A western Missouri-based educational program was the lure to bring President Obama to

Duration: 00:51:28


1993 Floods, Atheist & Agnostic Camp, Extraordinary Black Missourians

7/22/2013
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Twenty Years Later: A Look Back At The Floods Of 1993 Twenty years ago this summer, monsoon-like rains combined with unseasonably heavy snowfall and odd

Duration: 00:51:57


Paddlefish Caviar, Frida & Diego, Rural Librarian

7/15/2013
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KC Regional Health Assessment Finds Rising Rates of Obesity, Poverty Since 2000, poverty in the metro area has increased by 75 percent. A quarter of the

Duration: 00:51:59


Treece, Kan., Fast Pitch Softball, Grand Marquis

7/8/2013
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Kansas City International Airport Weighs Proposed Changes Kansas City International Airport is looking at a potentially major change: tearing down the

Duration: 00:50:58


Abortion Lawsuit, Sprint Deal, Gordon Parks School

7/1/2013
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Planned Parenthood Sues Kan. Over Free Speech Violation This month, two different lawsuits were filed in Kansas over a new state abortion law. But the

Duration: 00:53:29

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