Our next ballot issue and more conversation on the LSR7 equity plan

Jason and Nick take a look at the City Council's decision to place a bond issue on the August ballot before taking a look at the LS R-7 School District's equity plan and the recommendation to the board on hiring an equity consultant.

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They've got talent yes they do; They've got talent how 'bout you...

The annual Got Talent competition benefitting Lee's Summit CARES is just a few weeks away. Executive Director Rachel Segobia and 2018 award winner Kennedy Newell join Nick for a Friday conversation on the popular event. Tickets are available at http://www.lstalent.com

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Previews, reviews, bragging & teasing

The Lee's Summit City Council appears ready to put a no-tax increase bond issue before the voters in August. The City's asking for your input on affordable housing in our community. Oh, and Nick has a little bragging to do.

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Monday NewsLink

Your Monday NewsLink: Lee’s Summit CARES seeks high school students for youth forums; it’s March for Meals month; Paragon Star development moving forward; LS R-7 District’s CFMP plan enters phase two and more.

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Monday NewsLink: MLK celebration; a local beer festival; scholarship opportunities and more

The annual MLK celebration is set, as is a popular local beer festival; and scholarship opportunities abound for local seniors… All this and more in your 3-minute Monday morning NewsLink.

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Monday News Link: Programs to grow your small business, local fundraisers, upcoming events & saying goodbye to a local legend

Programs to grow your small business, local fundraisers, upcoming events & saying goodbye to a local legend. Your Monday morning News Link awaits.

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Monday News Link: A father/daughter dance, election filings, the Citrus bowl parade and more

A father/daughter dance, election filings, the Citrus bowl parade and more. Your Monday morning News Link awaits.

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Some needed perspective from our youth

A conversation with students from Kristen Pierson’s Allied Health class at Summit Tech Academy about “Being a teen in 2018.” This special conversation serves as a launching pad for a teen survey put out by the community task force ReDiscover's Kerri Gray introduced last week.

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We mustn't deviate; but sojourn on

Kerri Gray, prevention manager for ReDiscover, joins the show to discuss a community task force sponsored by Lee's Summit CARES focusing on youth mental health and suicide prevention. The task force was born after community response to a pair of suicides in the Lee's Summit community this past fall. The goal of the task force, she says, is both to keep on mental health at the forefront of public conversation, but also to provide a needed resource for parents in search of help and answers for their children.

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This is a thank you note

Thanksgiving was last week and as I sat down to think of how Link 2 Lee's Summit has evolved in the past year, I couldn't help but think of a young musician I heard sing for the Lee's Summit Arts Council. One little song, accompanied by a little ukulele and a big voice added a whole new dimension to the mission of telling our local stories. So, what am I thankful for in 2017. I'm thankful for the people who make Lee's Summit the place I call home. And specifically, I'm thankful for the chance to meet this local musician who started the Community Voices podcast... This is Jenell Johnson.

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