General assignment reporter Caitlin Cress brings you a roundup of this week’s best stories from the reporters at The Hale Center for Journalism.
Education reporter Lindsey Foat spoke with Dr. Woodie Flowers, original host of the PBS series “Scientific American Frontiers” and the co-founder and creator of the yearly challenges for FIRST Robotics.
Open enrollment for health insurance under the new health care reform laws ends March 31. Health reporter Mike Sherry interviewed both consumers and health care advocates about meeting this deadline.
The Kansas City Kansas Community College debate team became the first ever community college to qualify for the National Debate Tournament three years in a row this month. Foat found out why this feat is so exceptional for a community college team.
Reporter Caitlin Cress returned last week from her trip with the 2014 Midwest Startup Bus. Read about her trip, where she rode along with 20 “buspreneurs” as they built startups from the highway, via her tweets, blog and news stories, which are all posted here. Cress will appear on The Local Show Thursday, March 20 to discuss her experience.
1 Million Cups, which started at the Kauffman Foundation, has now spread to 31 cities. Entrepreneurship reporter Kyle Geary asked founder Nate Olson about the program and the entrepreneurial scene in Kansas City.