KCUR News
12:25 pm
Mon August 17, 2009

NCLR President Janet Murguia Reacts To Sotomayor Swearing-In

Kansas City, MO – Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor was sworn in last weekend, and on Wednesday, August 12, President Barack Obama hosted a reception for her in the East Room of the White House. As the head of the country' largest Latino civil rights organization, National Council of La Raza President Janet Murguia was there. Murguia is from Kansas City Kansas, originally, and used to be Vice Chancellor of the University of Kansas.

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KCUR Newscast
10:47 am
Mon August 17, 2009

KCUR Morning News 8-17-09

Maria Carter, MO – A proposed $13 million hydroelectric power plant on the Kansas River in Lawrence is gaining public support.

Health care premiums in Missouri rose three and a half times faster than workers' earnings over the past decade. That's according to a new study from the consumer advocacy group Families USA.

Reports from the federal government last week underscore optimism among farm activists, but don't address lingering concerns.

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KCUR News
10:15 am
Mon August 17, 2009

Looking For Home: Third Culture Kids

Lawrence, KS – Remember the recent Presidential Campaign when people were identifying Barack Obama as a Muslim, possibly because he lived in Indonesia as a boy? And there are still people trying to prove that Obama was born in Kenya and not the United States. This confusion might stem from the fact that Obama is a third culture kid--that's someone who has spent a significant part of their developmental years outside their parents' native country.

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KCUR News
12:07 pm
Sun August 16, 2009

New Study: Mo. Insurance Premiums Far Outpaced Income Over Last Decade

Kansas City, MO – Health care premiums in Missouri rose three and a half times faster than workers' earnings over the past decade. That's according to a new study from the consumer advocacy group Families USA. KCUR's Elana Gordon has more.

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KCUR Newscast
3:13 pm
Sat August 15, 2009

Top Stories of the Week

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KCUR Newscast
5:34 pm
Fri August 14, 2009

KCUR Evening News 8-14-09

Kansas City, MO –

  • Judge rules school districts can't protest county property evaluations.
  • Fed reports Midwest farm economy stabilizing, improving.
  • KS House leaders call appropriations committee to summer session.
  • KBI, KDHE seek help replacing meth lab cleanup program.
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    KCUR News
    2:41 pm
    Fri August 14, 2009

    Tiahrt Fields Healthcare Questions

    Topeka, KS – More than 300 Kansans packed a health care town hall meeting in Topeka yesterday. KPR Statehouse Reporter Stephen Koranda was there.

    Film
    1:48 pm
    Fri August 14, 2009

    The Movie Critics Aug 14, 2009

    The Movie Critics join us every other Friday on The Walt Bodine Show to share their reviews of the latest films, and to discuss cinema news.

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    KCUR Newscast
    10:50 am
    Fri August 14, 2009

    KCUR Morning News 8-14-09

    Kansas City, MO – Kansas City council members who wanted to restore limits on family volunteer service at City Hall couldn't muster the votes to override Mayor Mark Funkhouser's veto yesterday.

    Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has cleared the Department of Natural Resources in an ethics complaint over the delayed release of an E-Coli report from the Lake of the Ozarks.

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    Food and Drink
    10:50 am
    Fri August 14, 2009

    Wine Update with Doug Frost

    Listen in to a conversation with Master Sommelier and Master of Wine Doug Frost about all things vino.

    Kansas City , Mo. – Doug Frost chats with Up to Date's Steve Kraske about New Zealand wines, the effect of the recession on wine drinking and buying, box wine vs bottle wine, shipping wine to your home, wines for hot summer weather and how the cooler KC summer has affected area wineries.

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