safety http://kcur.org en Sunscreen & Swimming: Staying Safe In And Out Of The Water http://kcur.org/post/sunscreen-swimming-staying-safe-and-out-water <p></p><p></p><p>July is here and with it come picnics, fireworks, and trips to the local swimming hole. As the holiday weekend approaches, families throughout the Kansas City area are seeking relief from the heat at pools, lakes and rivers. But with a series of recent swimming-related accidents in the region, what should you know about summer safety?</p><p>On Tuesday's&nbsp;<a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date" target="_blank"><em>Up to Date</em></a> we discuss staying safe in and out of the water - whether you're working on your tan or enjoying a dip.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:02:58 +0000 Steve Kraske & Scott Ross 58188 at http://kcur.org Sunscreen & Swimming: Staying Safe In And Out Of The Water Kansas City Jewish Organizations Participate In Active Shooter Training http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-jewish-organizations-participate-active-shooter-training <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jewish organizations in the Kansas City area spent Friday learning what to do if ever again faced with a threat like </span><a href="http://kcur.org/post/updated-victims-suspect-identified-overland-park-shootings" style="line-height: 1.5;">the shootings last month that left three people dead</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>The Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City organized the workshop, during which about 150 people received safety training from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and local law enforcement.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 21:03:16 +0000 Elle Moxley 56588 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Jewish Organizations Participate In Active Shooter Training Making Homes Safe For Kids http://kcur.org/post/making-homes-safe-kids <p></p><p>When you’ve put <strong>child locks on all the cabinets</strong> and <strong>plugged all the electrical outlets</strong>, what’s left to <strong>child-proof </strong>your home?&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:34:11 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Elizabeth Alex 35241 at http://kcur.org Making Homes Safe For Kids