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Should Districts Nix High School Football, Crafting A Worthy Apology, And Statehouse Blend Kansas

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Football can be pretty violent. Today, two local physicians discuss whether school boards should continue to support contact sports for high-schoolers. Then, get tips on crafting an apology that will avoid making a bad situation worse. Finally, this week's Statehouse Blend Kansas features new lawmakers' responses to the latest State of the State address.

When I host Up To Date each morning at 9 a.m., my aim is to engage the community in conversations about the Kansas City area’s challenges, hopes and opportunities. I try to ask the questions that listeners want answered about the day’s most pressing issues and provide a place for residents to engage directly with newsmakers. My email is steve@kcur.org.
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