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Kansas City Development Update | Chiefs Playoff Preview

Segment 1, beginning at 5:02: COVID-19 is delaying some office building deals but several residential projects have opened during the pandemic.

What's driving development in Kansas City, Missouri could be a side-effect of the work from home culture that has sprung up since last February or it could be related to the upcoming expansion of the streetcar line. We review the latest building projects in the city.


Segment 2, beginning at 32:00: The Kansas City Chiefs begin their quest for consecutive championships this weekend.

As the top seeded team in the American Football Conference, the Chiefs earned a bye week. Now they will face a Cleveland Browns team energized by its wild card win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. A look at the Chiefs' chances to repeat their success of last season.

  • Greg Echlin, sports contributor for KCUR
  • Al Wallace, former sports reporter for WDAF-TV,

Copyright 2021 KCUR 89.3. To see more, visit KCUR 89.3.

Steve Kraske is an associate teaching professor of journalism at UMKC, a political columnist for The Kansas City Star and has hosted "Up to Date" since 2002. He worked as the full-time political correspondent for The Star from 1994-2013 covering national, state and local campaigns. He also has covered the statehouses in Topeka and Jefferson City.
Danette (Danie) Alexander first came to KCUR in 2007 as an intern for Up to Date after completing her B.A. in Communications at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. After her KCUR internship was completed, Danie continued to spend her mornings assisting senior producer Stephen Steigman as a volunteer with the show. Her radio experience also includes stints with public radio's New Letters on the Air as a broadcast engineer and on local public radio as host of a weekly overnight call-in show.
Chris Young