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Central Standard
2:56 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

A Conversation With 'Rudderless' Screenwriter Casey Twenter

In Rudderless, a grieving father played by Billy Crudup is confronted by his son's girlfriend, played by Selena Gomez.
Credit Samuel Goldwyn Films and Paramount Home Media Distribution

When Casey Twenter came up with the idea for the movie Rudderless, starring Billy Crudup and directed by William H. Macy, he was a Kansas City guy working at an advertising agency. This conversation shares Twenter's story and offers insight into his on-screen exploration of parenthood and loss, love and guilt.

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Up to Date
10:12 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Back-To-School Means Higher Security For Area Students

Schools all over the country have increased security on their campuses.
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If you haven’t been in a school lately, you might be surprised that entering one feels like passing through security at Fort Knox.

On Wednesday's Up to Date, we talk about the heightened safety procedures that schools have established in the wake of a trail of school shootings. We also look at the costs and effects of having a larger police presence there.


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Cops & Crime
4:11 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

After Conn. Shooting, Some Police Step Up Presence Near Schools

Though the tragic shooting Friday at a Connecticut elementary school occurred far from the Kansas City area, Overland Park police still stepped up its presence nearby local schools.

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