This week’s lively look at the week’s top local stories on both sides of state line includes transit activist Clay Chastain’s lawsuit against Mayor Sly James; a Topeka waitress’ serving of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback with “tip the schools” on his bill; Marijuana in the news in Missouri and Kansas and the American Royal announcement the renowned barbecue contest moves ...Continue Reading
May is bike month! Check out how communities like Rosedale have adopted the Complete Steeet policy hope to enable more active lifestyles. Streets augmented by landscaping, sidewalks and bike lanes invite us to abandon the car for that quick trip to the park or store and walk or bike instead. And although we don’t always ...Continue Reading
FRONTLINE: Outbreak VIDEO
FRONTLINE filmmaker Dan Edge spent months on the ground in West Africa, uncovering the hidden story of what happened during the Ebola outbreak before the world started paying attention. From the jungles of Guinea to the slums of Monrovia, OUTBREAK exposes the tragic missteps in the response to the epidemic, relying on firsthand accounts of ...Continue Reading
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Financial Fitness, like physical fitness, takes a sharp focus on the final goal: What we would like to accomplish financially. It requires us to crunch the numbers, focus the energy, and keep the course if we are to stay healthy in a financial sense. As part of that regimen, we’ll help young adults learn to ...Continue Reading
LaToya Caldwell, with Stand Up KC, talks with Mike Shanin about the fight for wage increases and the right to organize for fast food workers on this week’s Ruckus. Other topics on this week’s program: Bishop Finn’s resignation, tighter regulations on welfare recipients and concerns about the KC streetcar as other cities abandon streetcar projects.