Takeover, Part II: A day in our teenage lives

In the second of our three-part series where local teens takeover the podcast to talk about youth mental health, Rylee, Malorie and Olivia discuss the everyday lives of teens in our community.

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Monday NewsLink

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of August 19, 2019 is here.

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The teen takeover doth begin

Beginning today, a group local teens — Hudson, Rylee, Malorie & Olivia — are taking over the Friday episodes for the next three weeks. Stemming from the Community Task Force on Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention…

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City Council Notes: a little surprise; nothing surprising; & a lack of explanation

This week, Jason and Nick look in on the City Council as one member makes a somewhat surprising announcement, the results of strategic planning efforts are made public, and the City sells its rights to a piece of property with no explanation to the public.The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of August 12, 2019 is here.

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Monday NewsLink

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of August 12, 2019 is here.

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Friday conversation: Talkin' bout a revolution

Beginning next week, four local youth will take over the Town Hall Friday Conversation episodes on August 16, 23 and 30. This week, host Nick Parker sits down with Kerri Gray, Elizabeth Baldwin and Terry Trafton to talk about the Lee’s Summit Community Task Force on Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, community-wide efforts to decrease associated stigmas and preview the three episodes produced by the youth to address these same topics in their words and for their peers. In the second half of the episode, Nick is joined by two of the four youth hosts as they get listeners ready for their podcast takeover.

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The need for transparency is still out there

Whether talking about City Hall or LSR7's Stansberry Leadership Center, Nick and Jason see several needs for more transparency and better communication with the citizens of Lee's Summit.

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Looking ahead & moving forward

Nick and Jason take a step back to look at how the community moves forward after what has been a tumultuous time for the Lee's Summit R-7 School District and our town.

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Monday NewsLink

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of July 29, 2019 is here.

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This is Erin Albright

She's was a teacher and she's been a massage therapist. She makes her living as a successful graphic artist. And in 2019, she became a best-selling author with the release of her children's book 'Sassie's New Home.' This is Erin Albright.

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Development balancing acts

Nick and Jason look at the balancing act between the City and development community when it comes to infrastructure development and upgrades before taking a first look at the upcoming election on a bond issue.

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Ready, set, pitch

Nick checks in with Jon Cundiff and Seth Kakuske to discuss the evolution of Velocity Lee's Summit, an networking and support community of entrepreneurs. The group's signature event, the Pitch Pub Crawl, is set for 5 p.m. July 18 in downtown Lee's Summit. Visit the Velocity LS Facebookpage for more details.

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The ordinances, they are aligning

The City of Lee's Summit continues its work to align its ordinances with new state law concerning the use of medical marijuana. Nick and Jason offer a little insight into this process, as well as a few other tidbits from around the community.

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Monday NewsLink

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of July 8, 2019 is here.

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Permission to succeed

Life hasn't always been easy. His choices, he says, weren't always based on what was best for him. But happiness and fulfillment came when he learned to get out of his own way and simply give himself permission to do the things his soul craved. Today, he feeds his soul with a passion to tell stories of love and possibility through music. This is John Hardesty.

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