POV: Fallen City VIDEO
In today’s go-go China, an old city completely destroyed by a devastating earthquake can be rebuilt — boasting new and improved civic amenities — in an astoundingly quick two years. But, as Fallen City reveals, the journey from the ruined old city of Beichuan to the new Beichuan nearby is long and heartbreaking for the ...Continue Reading
In early July, Robyn Zwolinski and her husband, Gene, decided it was time to put down their 13-year-old West Highland terrier, Blaire. The past couple years had been hard for Blaire: she had lost her sight and had begun to develop cognitive canine dysfunction — a dog’s version of dementia. The Zwolinskis contacted their vet, ...Continue Reading
Make Summer Quinoa Salad VIDEO
Earthy quinoa, creamy avocado and salty ricotta – the perfect combination all in one bowl. Quinoa is great on it’s own but place it in a bowl, along with veggies, protein and pretty much anything else you can cook up, and it becomes a supper yummy meal packed with power foods. More recipes: Farm to ...Continue Reading
Nick Haines moderates a debate among the candidates for Johnson County Chair this primary election: Ed Eilert, Head of JOCO Government Ed Peterson, JOCO Commissioner/Former Fairway Mayor Patricia Lightner, Former Kansas State Lawmaker Next week: Join proponents and opponents of the Kansas City streetcar project for a KCWIR Election special.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the week’s top news, including obstacles to passing an immigration bill, luring Hispanic voters, the White House’s handling of the Mideast conflict, as well as how perception of Hamas and Israel has shifted through social media.
Every year, thousands of children in this country are expelled from school before they reach kindergarten. In fact, studies show that preschool children are expelled at significantly rates than those in kindergarten through 12th grade. Special correspondent for PBS NewsHour Molly Knight Raskin reports on a program in Kansas City, Missouri, that’s trying to stem ...Continue Reading