Thursday at 9:00 am

Cowtown Conversations

Cowtown Conversations is a weekly public affairs show where we discuss various social, political and everyday topics that impact our lives as resident’s of the Metropolitan Kansas City Area.

Upcoming episodes

Holiday Suicide Prevention November 23, 2017 | 9:00 am

A suicidal person may not ask for help, but that doesn't mean that help isn't wanted. People who take their lives don't want to die—they just want to stop hurting. Suicide prevention starts with recognizing the warning signs and taking them seriously. If you think a friend or family member is considering suicide, you might be afraid to bring up the subject. But talking openly about suicidal thoughts and feelings can save a life.


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Holiday Safety With Kansas City Police Dept November 30, 2017 | 9:00 am

We will have a conversation with Detective Lori Meadors of the Kansas City Police Department Economic Crimes Division on Holiday Safety.


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Recent episodes

Discussion on Health Care Enrollment
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November 16, 2017 | 9:00 am

This week we will be discussing health care options, Medicare Open enrollment ends December 7th and enrollment for the Affordable Care Act or ACA ends on December 15th.

If you want to change your plan you must do so by the deadline or you will be locked into your current plan until the enrollment opens in 2018 for 2019.


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Discussions with Veterans Project – KCMO
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November 9, 2017 | 9:00 am

Veterans Community Project is dedicated to supporting every man and woman who took the oath for our country. We are determined to make a difference in the lives of homeless veterans, a task accomplished by the community for the community.

They are located at 8900 Troost and open Mon-Fri from 9:00 A.M to 3:oo P.M.

​They are building a specialized community of tiny-homes and onsite services to provide housing stability and address the underlying cause of the veteran homelessness.


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Discussion on Question 1 with Mayor Pro Tem Scott Wagner
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November 2, 2017 | 9:00 am

We will be discussing the ballot question 1 to decide if we should build a new airport on the November 7, 2017 election with Mayor Pro Tem Scott Wagner.


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Discussion with LankBank Board of Advisors
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October 26, 2017 | 9:00 am

Members of the Land Bank Board of Advisors will be on hand to discuss the homebuying event on Saturday October 28, 2017 at the Robert J. Mohart Center 3200 Wayne, Kansas City, Mo


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Candidates for 23rd State Representative Seat
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October 19, 2017 | 9:00 am

Our Guests are candidates for the State Legislative District 23 special election to be held on 11/7/017.

David Martin - Republican

Barbara Anne Washington - Democrat

Daniel Trott - Green Party


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Kansas City Election Information
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October 12, 2017 | 9:00 am

The Kansas City Election Board has launched the Kansas City Election Board public forum academy. The public forum academy is the external component of the KCEB Academy that focuses on bringing voter education to the public. Its objective is to deliver messages that will help the public engage in specific workshops that will enhance their voting experience.


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Ethics Project Dr. Christi Griffin, St. Louis, Mo
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October 5, 2017 | 9:00 am

To improve the well-being or our youth and strengthen our community by addressing the impact of crime, incarceration and injustice on children, families and the community as a whole.


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What to do when stopped by the Police – National Black Police Association
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September 28, 2017 | 9:00 am

The National Black Police Association (NBPA) is a national organization comprised of sub-regional African American Police Associations whom are dedicated to promoting justice, fairness, and effectiveness in law enforcement.

Link to What to do if stopped by the police:
http://www.blackpolice.org/education/whattodowhenstoppedbythepolice81814.pdf

Kansas City Office of Citizens Complaints:
635 Woodland Suite 2101,Kansas City, MO 64106, Phone Number 816-889-6640


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Rev Rodney Williams, President Kansas City NAACP
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September 21, 2017 | 9:00 am

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.


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Dre Taylor discusses Nile Valley Aquaponics project
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September 14, 2017 | 9:00 am

Males to Men Mentoring and the Kansas City Keys (501c3) has partnered in the Nile Valley Aquaponics 100,000 Pounds of Food Green House Project in the urban core of Kansas City Mo


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Programmer
Joseph Jackson | Email me | Facebook | Twitter

Joseph Jackson is a veteran of the United States Air Force and former member of the Kansas City Missouri School Board and Treasurer for the Kansas City Public Schools. He is a community advocate and former neighborhood President of Santa Fe Area Council and member of the Kansas City Neighborhood Advisory Council. He enjoys movies and reading.
Favorite Quote Information is knowledge and knowledge is the key that will open any door.


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