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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.

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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.

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By Ctado - Feb 22 2019
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Thought-provoking, KC-centric conversations that invite listener input. This podcast helps to keep me informed!

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By FelicityFarm - Sep 13 2016
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Smart Money Expert claims Reagan tweked social security so it would last longer. Check your facts he stole from ss. That same "expert" can't help clicking on interesting on site where his computer was hacked. A financial advisor that didn't buy apple. Smh😣

iTunes Ratings

29 Ratings
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23
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4
0

Thank you!

By Ctado - Feb 22 2019
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Thought-provoking, KC-centric conversations that invite listener input. This podcast helps to keep me informed!

Social security

By FelicityFarm - Sep 13 2016
Read more
Smart Money Expert claims Reagan tweked social security so it would last longer. Check your facts he stole from ss. That same "expert" can't help clicking on interesting on site where his computer was hacked. A financial advisor that didn't buy apple. Smh😣
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Up To Date

Latest release on Jul 09, 2020

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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.

Kansas City Mayor Says He Learned About A Federal Enforcement Operation On Twitter 'Like Everyone Else'

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Mayor Quinton Lucas discusses the city's crime problem, the coronavirus and a new federal law enforcement effort focused on Kansas City, Missouri, dubbed "Operation LeGend."

Jul 09 2020

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Missouri Voters Will Soon Settle Long-Running Debates Over Medicaid Expansion

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Conservative opponents worry about financing an expansion of Medicaid in Missouri. Advocates say it could save the state money.

Jul 09 2020

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Unsealed Love Letters From T. S. Eliot Reveal The Missouri Poet's Secret Muse

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It was a St. Louis-born man who wrote what is considered one of the most important poems of the 20th century — T. S. Eliot. Now, a trove of letters is giving readers and researchers a new window into the life and times of the poet, essayist, playwright and critic.

Jul 08 2020

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Keeping Backyard Chickens May Soon Be Legal In Prairie Village

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The Kansas suburb is considering rules for residents to keep backyard chickens.

Jul 08 2020

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How To Register And Vote In Primary Elections In Missouri And Kansas

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Voters in Kansas and Missouri will head to the polls Aug. 4 for primary elections, but the COVID-19 pandemic has opened up other voting options for people in both states.

Jul 08 2020

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With In-Person Classes Pending, Kansas City Area Universities Have Advice For Online Learning

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Universities were dramatically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic — many had to construct virtual learning systems on the fly. Two regional universities, though, consider themselves distance learning pioneers.

Jul 07 2020

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Development And Conservation Along Kansas City's 'Invisible' Blue River Watershed

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In most parts of the Kansas City area you don’t have to go far to spend time in nature. But growth and economics can often rise to challenge those green public spaces.

Jul 07 2020

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A Kansas City Alt-Weekly Celebrates 40 Years

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The Kansas City media landscape is ever-changing but, since 1980, The Pitch has persisted.

Jul 07 2020

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To Remember The Bloody Borderlands History, This Nonprofit Is Preserving Sites In Kansas And Missouri

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The Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area nonprofit preserves historic sites on both sides of the state line, which has historically been an arena for fights over the meaning of freedom.

Jul 06 2020

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U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids On The Consequences Of A Pandemic And Possible Solutions For Kansas

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The congresswoman says she's disappointed in President Trump's coronavirus management, and is focusing her efforts on making Medicaid and affordable health care more accessible to Kansans.

Jul 02 2020

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The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Complicating Decisions To Send College Students Back To Campus

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Families considering whether or not to send college-age kids back to campus for the fall semester are facing some unprecedented choices.

Jul 01 2020

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Former Kansas City Reporter Hopes Her Story Helps Expose Racial Bias In TV Newsrooms

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A court ruled last year that Lisa Benson was retaliated against by her former employer, but stopped short of saying she was discriminated against because of her race. Benson hopes the ordeal has forced the 41 Action News team "to confront their racial bias."

Jul 01 2020

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Inside Kansas Historical Society's Project To Restore And Preserve Civil War Battle Flags

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Calls to stop flying the Confederate battle flag are once again in the news, but the Kansas Historical Society is working to restore and preserve Civil War flags captured by Kansas troops

Jun 30 2020

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How An Independent Civilian Oversight Office Handles Complaints Against Kansas City Police

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One controversy involving the Kansas City Police Department has to do with oversight from the Office of Community Complaints. Critics say the office rarely rules against law enforcement, and are raising questions about how effective and fair it is.

Jun 30 2020

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Remembering The Life Of Ryan Stokes, Killed By Kansas City Police In 2013

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Among the many names spoken at recent Black Lives Matter protests in Kansas City was Ryan Stokes, an unarmed black man killed by a Kansas City police after he was falsely accused of stealing a phone.

Jun 29 2020

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Kansas City's Urban Debate League Is Teaching Students To Talk Across The Divide

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At a time when our country appears more divided than ever, DEBATE-Kansas City teaches students how to research and talk about complicated issues with people on the opposing side.

Jun 29 2020

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For Kansas City's Violence & Policing Woes, Mayor Quinton Lucas Calls For More Community Engagement

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Calls for reforming the Kansas City Police Department persist and the homicide count in Kansas City, Missouri, continues to rise. Mayor Quinton Lucas fields questions on police, violent crime, tax incentives and the coronavirus pandemic.

Jun 26 2020

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Kansas Screenwriter Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee Take On The Black Experience Of The Vietnam War

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"Da Five Bloods" focuses on the journey of five Black veterans. Though they returned home from the war with their lives, they were met with discrimination and racism.

Jun 25 2020

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Despite A Coronavirus Resurgence, This Central Kansas Town Is Optimistic About Reopening

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Reopening brings a different set of challenges for smaller communities outside the Kansas City area, but Hillsboro, Kansas, is moving forward.

Jun 25 2020

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Protester Injured By Tear Gas Canister In Kansas City Demonstrations Shares His Story

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Police responding to Kansas City protests over the killing of George Floyd broke multiple bones in Humberto Gonzalez's leg by firing a crowd-control device at him from point-blank range.

Jun 24 2020

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iTunes Ratings

29 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Thank you!

By Ctado - Feb 22 2019
Read more
Thought-provoking, KC-centric conversations that invite listener input. This podcast helps to keep me informed!

Social security

By FelicityFarm - Sep 13 2016
Read more
Smart Money Expert claims Reagan tweked social security so it would last longer. Check your facts he stole from ss. That same "expert" can't help clicking on interesting on site where his computer was hacked. A financial advisor that didn't buy apple. Smh😣