Winter Is Coming For Kansas City's Unhoused Population
Kansas City is searching for solutions to keep hundreds of people without homes warm during the approaching winter months. Plus, an iconic artifact that witnessed some of the city's wildest music moments makes a comeback at the newly-renovated Kansas City Museum.
As the weather gets colder, Kansas City's unhoused residents will no longer be able to safely stay outside. The city is planning ahead, but it's no easy feat to serve everyone who might need shelter, food, clothing and medical care. Jodi Fortino has been reporting on the issue.
Like a fly on the wall, there is an artifact at the newly renovated Kansas City Museum that has witnessed some of the wildest times in the city's long and legendary music history. KCUR's Suzanne Hogan, host of the KCUR podcast A People's History of Kansas City, tells us the story of the iconic El Torreon Mirror Ball.
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