From the Earnings Tax to local school board races, we dissect some of the key issues being decided on both sides of state line in local elections this upcoming Tuesday. Plus, what’s the cost of religious freedom? Kansas City leaders say a religious freedom amendment before the Missouri legislature would cost the city $50 million ...Continue Reading
Last year, The 2015 World Series Champions Kansas City Royals celebrated with approximately 800 thousand fans in downtown Kansas City, Missouri in a parade dubbed #RoyalCelebration. Capture the spirit again in this video in advance of Sunday’s Opening Day game against the Mets.
KCPT hosted the 13th annual technology conference at the Kauffman Conference Center on March 1, 2016. Alicia Levi, the keynote speaker and vice president of education from PBS, encouraged the teachers to continue efforts to educate their students and count on KCPT for innovative ideas to help achieve their goals. 130 teachers from 28 school ...Continue Reading
March 28, 2016 – Kansas City: A new partnership between the website, Recommended Daily, a digital food and drink publication that launched two years ago and KCPT’s Flatland (FlatlandKC.org) officially launches today. As part of the partnership, the Recommended Daily’s stories about the eating and drinking scene of Kansas City will appear exclusively online and on air ...Continue Reading
As the gap continues to widen between the haves and the have-nots, so, too, the culture divide grows. That’s the proposition from Charles Murray, a libertarian political scientist, in his book, “Coming Apart: The State of White America 1960-2010.” An interactive quiz from PBS NewsHour takes that argument and asks, Do you live in a bubble? The ...Continue Reading
Mike Shanin interviews former Kansas City, Missouri mayor Charles Wheeler about his potential bid for Missouri governor. Theresa Garza, Steve Glorioso, Patrick Tuohey and Jim Heeter discuss KC Rising, an initiative to improve Kansas City’s standing among peer cities. They also weigh in on the debate over the earnings tax renewal and the way candidates ...Continue Reading