NATURE: Snow Chick VIDEO
During two months of blizzards and frigid temperatures dipping to -80 degrees, each male Emperor penguin who breeds in Antarctica must nurture and protect a single egg that harbors his offspring. But once the eggs hatch by midwinter, these dads are ready to move on to their next stage of parenting. Snow Chick imagines the ...Continue Reading
Yes, we’re back! What with Thanksgiving and our fall membership drive, we’re going to call this edition, Kansas City Month in Review. We’re going to track the top stories of the week, plus make sure we’re updating you on some important stories you may have missed while we were away. The Nixon family is packing ...Continue Reading
Hear Broadway star Laura Osnes, acclaimed British screen actor Martin Jarvis and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square in the annual Christmas concert. Joining Osnes and Jarvis are four distinguished Metropolitan Opera soloists.
When sisters Michaela and Sheilahn Puryear talk about the Kauffman Scholars program, they talk about defining purpose and reinforcing self-worth. The program gave the sisters college funding, through which they received degrees in psychology. Michaela said because Ewing Marion Kauffman saw a need in the inner city for role models, it changed their paths. “When ...Continue Reading
Mike Shanin interviews Mike McShane, Director of Education Policy for the Show Me Institute, about Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s appointment to be Secretary of Education. Then Mary O’Halloran, Jon Stephens, Laura McConwell and Steve Mirakian discuss the future for Plaza carriage rides after a recent accident, the Mary Sanchez column about the controversy over safety pins ...Continue Reading
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