The Kansas City metropolitan area started gearing up yesterday for the season's first winter storm. One to three inches of snow was forecast for the area overnight.
Governor Jay Nixon says his administration may seek legislation to protect school children. U.S. Senator Roy Blunt says greater gun control is not the answer. Those stories and more from KCUR News.
Your neighbors' lawn is green. And yours? A pale shade of brown, with grass that crunches underfoot.
The living room of Cheryl Landes' small apartment has the cozy feel of your grandmother’s living room.
No surprise. She’s often watching four grandkids, as well as her own 13-year-old son.
This afternoon, two of them are playing with their hand-held electronic games. They can play alone, or together. They laugh as their small computers make music.
Cheryl’s 90-year-old mother, Billie, lives here too. She quietly sinks into a club chair. She has chronic lung disease, and dementia.
Both Cheryl and her grandson have asthma.
Daily highs have hovered at or near the 100 degree mark for more than a week. The sweaty days are expected will continue through the weekend. The heat can be dangerous, but many people are finding ways to avoid the high temperatures.
Tornadoes rip through Kansas but few lives are lost. Poet William Towbridge discusses his work and being Missouri Poet Laureate. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
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