Going to Kansas City http://kcur.org en Going To Kansas City: Retiring As A Chief http://kcur.org/post/going-kansas-city-retiring-chief <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wide receiver Eddie </span>Kennison<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> played in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears, St. Louis Rams and Denver Broncos before ending up as free agent for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2001. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:10:01 +0000 Suzanne Hogan 57842 at http://kcur.org Going To Kansas City: Retiring As A Chief Going To Kansas City: Lifetime Midwesterner http://kcur.org/post/going-kansas-city-lifetime-midwesterner <p><em>“Going to Kansas City” is a series that shares the personal stories of how people came to Kansas City — and why they stayed.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Greg </span>Vranicar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> grew up in a small town in Nebraska and went to college in Iowa.&nbsp;He currently works in Kansas City, Mo., as a planned giving director for the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Before that, he worked as a lawyer for </span>Richard’s-Gebaur<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Air Force Base.</span></p> Mon, 12 May 2014 15:35:03 +0000 Susan B. Wilson 55592 at http://kcur.org Going To Kansas City: Lifetime Midwesterner Going To Kansas City: Crying Allowed http://kcur.org/post/going-kansas-city-crying-allowed <p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eds note: This is the first in an ongoing series called “Going to Kansas City” in which we share the personal stories of how people came to Kansas City — and why they stayed.</span></em></p><p>"I don't think it really hit me until the day we left," says Natalie Skadra of her move from Durham, N.C., to Kansas City in 2006. "I cried. Like tears that I don't normally cry. It was a very difficult, painful move."</p><p>But things have changed since that day more than seven years ago.</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:55:00 +0000 Susan B. Wilson 53344 at http://kcur.org Going To Kansas City: Crying Allowed Going To Kansas City: 6 Songs That Celebrate The City As A Destination http://kcur.org/post/going-kansas-city-6-songs-celebrate-city-destination <p>We want to know what brought you to Kansas City, and what made you stay. Was it the relatively low cost of living? The arts scene? Was it the recession-proof economy? Or perhaps the barbeque?&nbsp;</p><p>To collect these stories,&nbsp;KCUR<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is launching a new series called, <em>Going To Kansas City</em>.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:09:53 +0000 Susan B. Wilson 51731 at http://kcur.org Going To Kansas City: 6 Songs That Celebrate The City As A Destination