We sit down with City Councilwoman Lavonta Williams as she discusses what in the works for improving the community of Wichita. She explains in detail the “aquatic program”, the renovations of Wichita State, future construction projects, tackling drug use and homelessness, and future plans for the Boys and Girls Club building on 21st and Grove.
: Today we are with Fran Jackson of the Wichita African American Council of Elders, an organization dedicated to the promotion of African American history and heritage, helping African Americans youth in education and improving economic opportunities for African American families. Councilwoman Jackson talks about the history of the Council, her thoughts on improving the
What’s Up Wichita sits down with local business owner Curtis Bowen as he discusses his life journey, how he became an electrician, and the advantages to working as a tradesman
What’s Up Kansas City talks with Crows Coffee shop Owner Zach Moores and Assistant City Manager Rick Usher about how coffee shops and co-working spaces have influenced the innovation of start-ups in Kansas City and on how business relationships grow through coffee shop culture.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, in a statement accompanying the move Thursday, cited “wavering public confidence in the democratic institutions required to deal with major world threats.” It says “deception campaigns” by Russia to disrupt the U.S. election have made the world more dangerous by bringing “American democracy and Russian intentions into question.” The
By LISA LERER and JONATHAN LEMIRE President Donald Trump on Sunday offered a scattershot response to the sweeping post-inauguration protests against his new administration, sarcastically undermining the public opposition and then defending demonstrators’ rights a short time later. “Watched protests yesterday but was under the impression that we just had an election! Why didn’t these
By JONATHAN LEMIRE Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader and colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while also losing a member of his incoming administration to accusations of plagiarism. Trump on Monday met with one of King’s sons on the
By SETH BORENSTEIN and MICHAEL GRACZYK Astronaut Gene Cernan traced his only child’s initials in the dust of the lunar surface. Then he climbed into the lunar module for the ride home, becoming the last person to walk on the moon. It was a moment that defined the Apollo 17 commander in both the public
By AYSE WIETING AND SUZAN FRASER A gunman suspected of killing 39 people during a New Year’s attack on an Istanbul nightclub has been caught in a police operation, Turkish media reports said early Tuesday. The suspect was captured in a special operations police raid on a house in Istanbul’s Esenyurt district, private NTV television
By ERICA WERNER House Democrats still seething over FBI Director James Comey’s handling of the election-year inquiry of Hillary Clinton confronted the law enforcement officer over his refusal to say whether the FBI is investigating possible links between President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia. The contentious, closed-door session Friday reflected the frustration of Democrats who