Pending Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approval, KCPT is purchasing the 90.9 FM frequency from the University of Central Missouri (UCM).
KTBG 90.9 FM will provide an all-music service for the Kansas City region that is focused on building the local music
scene, bringing in new artists, profiling local musicians and bands, and featuring local music venues that make up the
fabric of the Kansas City music experience.
John McGrath – The Hale Center for Journalism A celebration of success was going on at the Kauffman Foundation on December 6th, and it was all about making our city more sustainable. The Mid-America Regional Council and its Academy for Sustainable Communities recognized seven initiatives that have advanced successful green projects in the Greater Kansas City region. The morning session consisted of presentations from seven local success stories, each focused on transforming our community into "America's Green Region." A full list of the honorees is available here. After lunch a video presentation highlighted each sustainable success story, including the program "Imagine KC" produced by KCPT. After that, the keynote was given by…
Could you be experiencing a "Night at the Museum" in Overland Park sometime soon? If you've been near 135th & Nall lately, you've probably noticed the progress being made on the massive new Museum of Prairiefire. It will be the first venue to continually host exhibitions from the American Museum of Natural History in New York. The Museum of Prairiefire is scheduled to officially open in May, but a temporary exhibition space is now open in the museum's shadow. Nick Haines checked out the new dinosaur exhibit and met with Uli Das, the museum's brand new executive director, who just left her post at the prestigious New York museum to take on this new assignment.
On Kansas City Week in Review this Friday, November 1, 2013 we push aside our regular reporters to debate the Medical Research Tax. You've seen the ads, now hear the arguments on both sides as backers and opponents of Jackson County's half-cent sales tax for medical research make their case just before next week's election. THE PROPONENTS... David Westbrook, Children's Mercy Hospital Jim Nunnelly, Committee for Research Treatments & Cures THE OPPONENTS... Dr. Brad Bradshaw, Citizens for Responsible Research Quinton Lucas, NO on QUESTION 1 10 GREAT LINKS TO GET YOU UP TO SPEED BEFORE ELECTION DAY... Official Yes Campaign website NO Campaign website Ballot Language History of medical research tax Questions and Answers about Tax Jackson County Advocate weighs up the ballot…