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Presented by Kansas City's Northeast News, this podcast dives into all things Historic Northeast. Join Managing Editor Elizabeth Orosco as she interviews community leaders, keeps the community apprised about the happenings in and around City Hall, and discusses the biggest issues facing the Kansas City area.

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Presented by Kansas City's Northeast News, this podcast dives into all things Historic Northeast. Join Managing Editor Elizabeth Orosco as she interviews community leaders, keeps the community apprised about the happenings in and around City Hall, and discusses the biggest issues facing the Kansas City area.

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I just discovered this podcast. Truly enjoyed your interview with the Gentlemen from KCATA. Excellent stuff. I can’t read the paper. I am blind. lived in northeast since 1996.

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I just discovered this podcast. Truly enjoyed your interview with the Gentlemen from KCATA. Excellent stuff. I can’t read the paper. I am blind. lived in northeast since 1996.
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Rank #1: Northeast Newscast Episode 84: A look into the mission of KC Tenants

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Tara Raghuveer, Northeast resident and Director of KC Tenants and Brandy Granados, Northeast resident and a leader of KC Tenants.  Kansas City Tenants (KC Tenants) is a new organization led by a multi-racial base of tenants in Kansas City organizing to ensure that everyone in KC has a safe, accessible, and affordable home. Raghuveer and Granados discuss the mission of KC Tenants, issues renters face, their personal experience as tenants in Kansas City, and what KC Tenants plans to do to enact change. 

Apr 23 2019

37mins

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Rank #2: Northeast Newscast Episode 85: Northeast Community Innovation District with Adrienne Haynes

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Adrienne Haynes, an attorney and business woman who specializes in helping entrepreneurs develop sustainable infrastructure and business practices. She is the managing partner of SEED Law, a boutique business law firm, and owner of SEED Collective, a consultancy. 

Haynes is speaking with the Northeast News regarding a Community Innovation District pilot program, that aims to model community-designed and lead economic development, a process driven by community members, both residents and entrepreneurs, to identify, engage, and cultivate new and emerging areas for growth and innovation. 

In the pilot program, the process will be led by a Community Council, a curated group of 7-15 members that either live, play, work, or worship in the community. Each council will engage in a process to create a customized innovation model. 

Apr 30 2019

24mins

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Rank #3: 123: Discussing the role of Public Works with Maggie Green

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Maggie Green, public information officer with Public Works. Her role is to interface with the public and maintain transparent communication regarding the projects going on at Public Works. 

Prior to working with the city, Green was the education program director at BikeWalkKC. 

This week, Green discusses the mission and scope of Public Works, what the department is responsible for in the city, the current budget, a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into snow preparation and removal, an update on potholes and street resurfacing, and a look at Complete Streets. 

Jan 22 2020

34mins

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Rank #4: 122: A look at the 23rd District with State Representative Barbara Anne Washington

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On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with State Representative Barbara Anne Washington. 

She was first elected to the House of Representatives in a special election in November 2017 and was re-elected to office in 2018.

In addition to her legislative duties, Washington is a practicing attorney who also possesses an MBA.

This week, Washington discusses the assets and challenges of the 23rd District, her legislative priorities, and specific House Bills for this session.

Jan 15 2020

34mins

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Rank #5: 121: Reviewing 2019 with the Northeast News staff

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are sitting down with the staff of the Northeast News to discuss the highlights of 2019.

We speak with Publisher Michael Bushnell, Managing Editor Elizabeth Orosco, Marketing Specialist Krystin Miller, and Creative Arts Director Bryan Stalder. 

We will be reviewing our top 10 headlines of the year, discussing the importance of community journalism, and looking forward to 2020. 

Jan 08 2020

32mins

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Rank #6: 120: How KC CARE Health Center is serving the community

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This week, we are speaking with Dr. Kelsey Ryan, a women’s health physician at KC Health Care Center.  

Dr. Ryan discusses the expansion of the prenatal services department, women’s health services that are offered, accessibility and affordability of healthcare, and the importance of women prioritizing their health.

Dec 30 2019

24mins

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Rank #7: Northeast Newscast 119: Discussing Missouri's 19th District with Representative Ingrid Burnett

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Representative Ingrid Burnett.

Burnett represents the 19th District, which encompasses the Northeast area of Kansas City, parts of Sugar Creek, Independence, and Jackson County in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2016.

In addition to her legislative duties, Representative Burnett has worked as an educator since 1979. During her 37 years in the education field, Representative Burnett worked as a counselor, teacher, and principal in the Catholic and Independence Public School Systems. 

This week, Burnett discusses protecting juveniles and their right to counsel, medical marijuana, the Fix the Glitch issue with Kansas City public and charter schools, and more. 

Dec 23 2019

39mins

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Rank #8: Northeast Newscast Episode 118: Assets and challenges of the 3rd District with Councilwoman Melissa Robinson

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with 3rd District Councilwoman Melissa Robinson. 

Robinson previously served as Director of Crisis Intervention at the Ad Hoc Group Against Crime and four years on the Public Improvement Advisory Council (PIAC). She is currently the president of the Black Health Care Coalition

This week, Robinson discusses the assets and challenges of the 3rd District, current priorities, KCATA fare-free transit, and updates from various committees she is on. 

Dec 18 2019

34mins

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Rank #9: Northeast Newscast Episode 117: A closer look at the KC Tenants Bill of Rights

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Tara Raghuveer, director of KC Tenants, and James Owen, leader of KC Tenants, to get a closer look at the KC Tenants Bill of Rights. 

Raghuveer has worked alongside fellow tenants in Kansas City to help develop the KC Tenants Bill of Rights that will be placed before City Council Thursday, December 12.

Today, her and Owens discuss concerns from landlords, policy and process, negotiations that were made, homeownership in Kansas City, and what the next steps are for the package. 

Dec 11 2019

37mins

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Rank #10: Northeast Newscast Episode 116: An Update on the Kansas City Museum with Anna Marie Tutera

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Anna Marie Tutera, executive director of the Kansas City Museum.

Tutera gives us an update on the museum renovations, discusses gathering community input for the museum programming, divulges a little peek into the new conservatory design, contracting local artists, and gives details on the Fairy Princess event.

Dec 03 2019

26mins

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Rank #11: Northeast Newscast Episode 115: Women's Health Panel (Part Two)

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This week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast is part two of our women’s health panel.

The four women on the panel discuss the topic of women’s health and breast cancer.

Our panel included Joni Wickham, breast cancer survivor and co-founder at Wickham James Strategies and Solutions; Bridgette Williams, breast cancer survivor and executive director of the Heavy Constructors Association of Greater Kansas City; Emily Kalmer, Missouri government relations director at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network; and Jan Thomas, executive assistant for Hogan Prep and 2019 Portrait of Hope for the American Cancer Society.

The panel discusses the resources available at the American Cancer Society, obstacles women face to receive care, accessibility and affordability of treatment, the importance of women prioritizing their health, and personal stories of overcoming breast cancer. 

Nov 27 2019

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Rank #12: Northeast Newscast Episode 114: The Women's Health Panel (Part One)

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast newscast, we spoke with a panel of four women about the topic of women’s health and breast cancer.

Our panel included Joni Wickham, breast cancer survivor and co-founder at Wickham James Strategies and Solutions; Bridgette Williams, breast cancer survivor and executive director of the Heavy Constructors Association of Greater Kansas City; Emily Kalmer, Missouri government relations director at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network; and Jan Thomas, executive assistant for Hogan Prep and 2019 Portrait of Hope for the American Cancer Society.

The panel discusses the resources available at the American Cancer Society, obstacles women face to receive care, accessibility and affordability of treatment, the importance of women prioritizing their health, and personal stories of overcoming breast cancer. 

Nov 21 2019

24mins

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Rank #13: Northeast Newscast Episode 113: A detailed look at Pendleton Heights with Whitney Barnardo

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Whitney Barnardo, former president of Pendleton Heights Neighborhood Association.

Pendleton Heights is holding an election on Tuesday, November 12 to elect multiple board members, including president.

Barnardo discusses her time as president, assets and challenges of the Pendleton Heights Neighborhood, projects she worked on during her two years, and what work she believes still needs to be done. 

Nov 12 2019

45mins

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Rank #14: Northeast Newscast episode 112: An update on Northeast Alliance Together (NEAT) with Scott Wagner

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Scott Wagner, director of Northeast Alliance Together (NEAT). 

Wagner discusses main priorities NEAT is working on, including housing and jobs in the community, gives an update on the Lykins neighborhood project, and talks about being recently selected to be on the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners. 

Nov 07 2019

29mins

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Rank #15: Northeast Newscast Episode 111: Ghost Stories of the Northeast

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, to celebrate Halloween, we are listening to spooky tales of ghostly encounters from our neighbors right here in the Northeast.

Cindy Khin talks about her chilling encounters inside the 110-year-old Tiffany Castle and recounts the life of the man whom the home is named after. Stephan Zweifler tells us the tale of a woman whose body is buried in Elmwood Cemetery but whose spirit lives amongst the guests at the Inn at 425 on Gladstone Avenue. Kent Dicus walks us through the 133-year-old history of his home in Pendleton Heights and discusses how he has recorded proof that he is not alone in the building. Dale Castle recounts the hauntings during a ghostly investigation at an undisclosed building in the Northeast.

Oct 30 2019

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Rank #16: Northeast Newscast Episode 110: An update on KCPD's East Patrol Division with Major Doug Niemeier

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are getting an update on KCPD’s work in the Northeast with East Patrol Major Doug Niemeier. 

Major Neimeier discusses recent clean ups, overall crime in Northeast, discussions about Cliff Drive, and the Crime Stoppers TIPS hotline. 

Oct 23 2019

23mins

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Rank #17: Northeast Newscast Episode 109: Hatching new businesses in the Economic Growth Gallery (EGG)

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Bobbi Baker-Hughes, CEO of the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and manager of the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District and Susan Scott, director of ReMax State Line Commercial Real Estate and treasurer on the Urban Core Group Board.

This week we are discussing the chance for our Northeast community to be the recipient of a $150,000 Partners in Preservation grant. The Economic Growth Gallery (EGG) business incubator, is one of the top contestants for the grant. To win, it needs the most votes. Baker-Hughes discusses the history of the EGG, what the EGG is doing in the community to hatch new businesses, and how to vote. Scott discusses the work of the Urban Core Group and their upcoming event at the EGG.

Oct 15 2019

25mins

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Rank #18: Northeast Newscast Episode 108: A look at Kansas City's 3rd District with Councilman Brandon Ellington

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with 3rd District At-Large Councilman Brandon Ellington.

Councilman Ellington discusses his priorities for the 3rd District, current ordinances he is working on, assets and challenges of the east side, and what it will look like to unify this segment of Kansas City. 

Oct 09 2019

32mins

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Rank #19: Northeast Newscast Episode 107: A discussion on female leadership in Kansas City with Joni Wickham

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Joni Wickham, former chief of staff for former Kansas City mayor, Sly James. 

Wickham discusses her time in City Hall, the changes she saw over eight years of service, the various projects she worked on, her advocacy for women’s empowerment, what female leadership looks like in Kansas City, and what she is doing now. 

Oct 02 2019

25mins

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Rank #20: Northeast Newscast Episode 106: BikeWalkKC - Advocating for safer streets in Kansas City w/ Liz Harris

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On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Liz Harris, marketing and events coordinator with BikeWalkKC.

BikeWalkKC is a member-supported nonprofit organization that works to make Greater Kansas City a safer and more accessible place to walk, bicycle, live, work, and play. 

Harris discusses the goal and mission of the organization, where Kansas City ranks in bicycle-friendliness in the nation, how the organization is working to educate residents on bicycle safety, and how residents can get involved in upcoming events. 

Sep 25 2019

31mins

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