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Coming up the week of July 6, 2020:
- Monday: Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area / My Fellow Kansans Season 3 / Kansas City's New Home for Classical Music
- Tuesday: 40 Years of Kansas City's The Pitch / Heartland Conservation Alliance / Online University Learning
- Wednesday: Registering to Vote / Chicken Laws in Prairie Village / Unsealed T. S. Eliot Letters
- Thursday: Sports Update / Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas / Missouri Votes on Medicaid Expansion
- Friday: Coronavirus Call-In Questions / 100th Anniversary of Negro Leagues Baseball / Cinephiles: Social Unrest in Cinema
Rep. Sharice Davids explains why she's backed the bills she has since the country was engulfed in pandemic and protests, and a renowned Kansas City screenwriter offers his recommendations for something to stream over the holiday weekend.
The COVID-19 pandemic is introducing new challenges to the American tradition of going away for college, how an extended tax filing deadline is affecting tax payers and professionals, and a former 41 Action News reporter describes what led her to sue the media outlet.
The independent oversight agency that handles grievances against the Kansas City Police Department is often criticized, and why the Kansas Historical Society is restoring Civil War battle flags from Northern and Southern states.
KCUR is beginning a new collaboration with the Kansas City Star, a conversation with the mother of Ryan Stokes who was killed by a Kansas City police officer, and what Kansas City's urban debate league is teaching students.
Mayor Quinton Lucas wants voter input on local control of the Kansas City Police Department, advertisers are finding new ways to keep brands in front of consumers, and how the pandemic is affecting the wine industry.