Podcast/Archive

Coal is perhaps the dirtiest of energies.  So when local municipalities work to getting off coal, isn’t that a good thing?  What’s the fracking problem with natural gas?


On this edition of “Trans Talk” on The Tenth Voice, we interview two young trans children, ages 7 and 8, and their parents.  We’ll hear what the children have to say about being trans, and explore the parent’s journey towards understanding their child.  We’ll also have a local trans therapist with us to discuss some of the clinical processes involved with treating young transgender children.


“Leviathan,” one of the Oscar nominees for Best Foreign Language Film finally arrives in KC theaters.
Freeze Frame: Leviathan
Episode date : February 27, 2015
On Freeze Frame
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Susan and Russ take a look at “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” a spy spoof based upon a popular comic book.
Take Two: “Kingsman: The Secret Service”
Episode date : February 27, 2015
On Take Two
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Americans pride themselves on our freedoms guaranteed in the Constitution, but few realize that when they enter the workplace, their civil liberties are left outside. This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll ask why the boss gets all the rights. Tune in Thursday, at 6 pm–re-broadcast Friday, at 5:00 a.m.


What Is The KCPD’s Crisis Intervention Team All About?

The Kansas City Police Department had a meet the public gathering at Palestine Baptist Church back in December. JoJR was there and met some officers that we thought the public should get to know. The Crisis Intervention Team works with officers that have had traumatic experiences or may be experiencing PTSD. We will find out about how officers are evaluated after traumatic experiences and if there are any specific evaluations they must take to join the force.

Host Melvin Merritt talks with Captain Brad Deichler, of the KCPD CIT. Captain Deichler was in charge of CIT but has moved over to recruitment not too long ago so he should be able to talk to requirements for applying to the police academy as well.

Captain Brad Deichler
Commander Employment Unit, KCPD
Phone – 816-234-5407 (w) 816-547-6550 (c)
email – bradley.deichler@kcpd.org

Ron Brooks – A Look Back At What He Learned As Pastor Of Grand Ave, Temple

Pastor Ron Brooks learned a lot during his time at Grand Ave. Temple. He also got to know and love his parishioners and they him. Serving the poor and homeless gives one a unique perspective on not only society’s misaligned priorities but what one has been granted personally. We will see how Pastor Ron is handling retirement and what his wife has him doing now that he is around more.

Host Richard Tripp talks with Pastor Ron Brooks formerly of the Grand Avenue Temple in Downtown KCMO


Leon Daggitt of the City of Independence, MO tells us what is going on with the city’s look at solar energy.

Independence, Mo – A Shining Example
Episode date : February 23, 2015
On EcoRadio KC
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Radio Active Magazine host Bill Clause will interview Cross Border Network Activist Judy Ancel about the devastating impact the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement will have on working people. The second guest, Richard Mabion, President of the Kansas City KS NAACP, will explain his efforts of combining the struggle for racial justice with the struggle to ameliorate the damage of climate change.

TPP and NAACP
Episode date : February 24, 2015
On Radio Active Magazine
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February 4, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
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Diana Linn, host of the Tuesday morning Americana show Tasty Brew, devotes a large part of her spare time not just listening to music, but also connecting with musicians and performers. To help her pitch for listener support of her …

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What’s Local & Vocal & Heard All Over? Tune in during KKFI’s Winter Fund Drive for the answer

January 24, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
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A Message from KKFI’s President   Among the myriad adjectives I could use to describe KKFI are local and vocal – two words that rhyme for a reason. KKFI is a homegrown product, volunteer-driven and nurtured locally by donors like you who give generously …

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