http://kcur.org en KC Currents: Beginnings and Endings of 2011 http://kcur.org/post/kc-currents-beginnings-and-endings-2011 <p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 12px;">2011 brought new buildings and faces, an end to some long-standing institutions, and the passing of community leaders. &nbsp;<em>KC Currents</em> listens back to some of the voices of 2011.</span></p> Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:43:07 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross, Susan B. Wilson & Alex Smith 9723 at http://kcur.org KC Currents: Beginnings and Endings of 2011 Best Children & Youth Books Of 2011 http://kcur.org/post/best-children-youth-books-2011-0 <p>It&rsquo;s hard enough to keep your kids away from the Xbox on a normal weekday&hellip; it must be even tougher when they&rsquo;re home for winter vacation.&nbsp; But technology might just help this time around: perhaps you can even convince your child to turn off the video game and pick up a Kindle...or a Nook&hellip; an iPad or even (yes!) <em>paper</em>&hellip;and <strong>dig deep into a great story</strong>.</p> Wed, 21 Dec 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 9382 at http://kcur.org Best Children & Youth Books Of 2011 Kansas City Area Development In 2011 http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-area-development-2011 <p>Whether it&#39;s the opening of a beacon of the performing arts, a shopping mall revived from near death, a business fleeing one side of the state for the other, or a law firm&#39;s attempt to build a new office structure on the Country Club Plaza, it&#39;s been a <strong>busy year in development</strong> across the Kansas City region. Mon, 19 Dec 2011 04:03:22 +0000 Steve Kraske & Stephen Steigman 9242 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Area Development In 2011