We know there are many places you can turn to track national news events. On KCWIR, with a laser beam focus, we dissect the important stories you need to know about in our own backyard. Last week, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback made himself vulnerable by announcing he’s ready to end the business border battle between ...Continue Reading
The traditional gift for a 30th anniversary is pearls. This week, we turn a spotlight on a pair of local organizations that celebrate their pearl-worthy milestone this year. Founded in the height of the AIDS crisis, the Heartland Men’s Chorus has grown considerably in the last 30 years. We get a peek behind the scenes ...Continue Reading
Mike Shanin interviews Dr. H.C. Wallace about “Telling Your Story: A Time and A Place” which provides an opportunity for veterans to work through war trauma through writing. Mary Anne Murray Simons, Theresa Garza, Jon Stephens and Patrick Tuohey discuss competing plans for the future of KCI, Gov. Sam Brownback’s call for a truce in ...Continue Reading
The Jewish holiday of Passover begins at sundown tonight, and PBS Food delves into healthy recipes to keep options open for every course of the meal. Find the recipe for the charoset pictured above as well.
When the Heartland Men’s Chorus formed in 1986, the AIDS crisis was at its peak and the idea of a place where gay men could find solace and support was in itself a statement. Thirty years later, the chorus has grown by leaps and bounds, both in terms of its size and popularity. I Rise, the 30th ...Continue Reading
Over the last decade, federal spending on research and development as a percentage of our country’s GDP has been declining. Peter deMenocal, director of Columbia University’s Center for Climate and Life, argues that the shortfall is creating an innovation gap that could impact the security of our food, water, and shelter. Explore more science and ...Continue Reading