For the third time in five months, a metro area law enforcement officer is killed in the line of duty. That was one of the biggest stories on the Kansas side of State Line this week. Meanwhile, guns tops the headlines in Missouri as lawmakers overturn the governor on concealed carry legislation. We take a ...Continue Reading
Mike Shanin interviews Wyandotte County District Attorney Elect Mark Dupree about his priorities when he takes office. Then, Gwen Grant, Lisa Johnston, Ron Freeman and Steve Mirakian discuss the upcoming retention vote for Kansas Supreme Court justices, next year’s infrastructure and streetcar expansion elections in Kansas City, and media bias in this year’s presidential race.
The race for the White House weaved through Kansas City this week. Hillary Clinton flew into town Thursday to speak at the Kansas City Convention Center to a less-than-crowded audience of The National Baptist Convention. Meanwhile, the GOP ticket was also amping up its attention on Missouri. Vice Presidential nominee Mike Pence hosted a town ...Continue Reading
On August 19, TEDxKC drew capacity crowds to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The annual celebration of ideas worth sharing brought together artists, scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs exploring the theme “question everything.” From the night’s talks and performances, KCPT has created two one-hour programs. Included in Part 1 are inventor James Hobson, computer artist ...Continue Reading
PBS KIDS has some great resources to help make back-to-school a smooth and enjoyable transition for both kids and parents. Get a BTS checklist and help with school lunches from PBS Parents, plus watch a week of new BTS-themed episodes from Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood on KCPT.
KCPT Producer Lindsey Foat counts the ways she’ll miss her weekly television dates with The Lawrence Welk Show.