Steve Kraske http://kcur.org en Up To Date Celebrates 10 Years On KCUR http://kcur.org/post/date-celebrates-10-years-kcur <p>In 2002, KCUR management conceived of a new daily public affairs/news talk show. They hired a newspaper political correspondent, Steve Kraske to host the program, and a KCUR staffer, Stephen Steigman, to produce the show.</p> <p>And today, Up to Date celebrates its 10th anniversary.</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 03:43:58 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 25317 at http://kcur.org Up To Date Celebrates 10 Years On KCUR Steve Kraske Reports From Republican National Convention http://kcur.org/post/steve-kraske-reports-republican-national-convention <p>Today guest host Brian Ellison talks with the man he's sitting in for, <strong>Steve Kraske</strong>.&nbsp; Wed, 29 Aug 2012 21:04:13 +0000 Brian Ellison & Danie Alexander 23668 at http://kcur.org Steve Kraske Reports From Republican National Convention Everything You Need To Know About Kansas Redistricting http://kcur.org/post/everything-you-need-know-about-kansas-redistricting <p>Last week, the Kansas legislature adjourned after a tumultuous year. Lawmakers passed Governor Sam Brownback's dramatic tax cut plan, which could reduce the state budget by more than 2 billion dollars over the next five years. What they didn't do is set new geographic boundaries for congressional representatives, the state Senate, the state House and the Board of Education.</p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 21:19:40 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 18806 at http://kcur.org Everything You Need To Know About Kansas Redistricting Steve Kraske: The Baby Whisperer http://kcur.org/post/steve-kraske-baby-whisperer <p>Over the years, plenty have poked fun at the calming nature of public radio (the "Delicious Dish," anyone?) But no producer thinks it's good when their host lulls listeners to sleep. Unless, that is, that listener is a crying 8-month-old baby suffering from great discomfort - like teething.</p> <p>In the final portion of Wednesday's Up to Date, hear the story of Hamza Husein, whose infancy is a bit more manageable due to the sultry and soothing sounds of Steve Kraske.</p> <p>(No, we're not kidding.)</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:14:42 +0000 Stephen Steigman 16519 at http://kcur.org Steve Kraske: The Baby Whisperer Favorite Love Songs: "And I Love Her" by the Beatles http://kcur.org/post/favorite-love-songs-and-i-love-her-beatles <p>Continuing our series on love songs... <em>Up to Date</em>&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/people/steve-kraske"><strong>Steve Kraske</strong></a> takes us back to a Beatles classic.</p><p>He barely needs time to consider the question.</p><p>&quot;This is an easy one for me, it&#39;s &#39;And I Love Her,&#39; by the Beatles,&quot; he says. &quot;I don&#39;t have any special sort of memory attached to it, I&#39;ve just always loved this song.&quot;</p><p>The question was, &#39;what&#39;s your favorite love song?&#39;</p><p>Why? That answer comes easily as well.</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 18:54:35 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon 12450 at http://kcur.org Favorite Love Songs: "And I Love Her" by the Beatles