Luke X. Martin
Luke X. Martin is an assistant producer for KCUR's Up To Date.
Born in Manhattan, Kansas, and raised in Wichita, Luke fell in love with public radio listening to KMUW. He got his start pulling early morning DJ shifts at KJHK in Lawrence while he was a student at KU.
Luke was previously an intern for Up To Date, and joined the team as a producer in 2016. His work has appeared online for UPI.com,The Daily Caller,Politics DailyandThe Pitch.
He has a Master of Science degree from theMedillSchool of Journalism at Northwestern University. If you see him limping along a running trail in Kansas City or the suburbs, please offer him a drink of water or a high-five.
In a hearing that only included witnesses on one side of the debate, lawmakers attempted to determine if concepts from a controversial legal framework have made their way into public school curriculum.
The omnibus public safety bill received overwhelming bipartisan support, and includes more than 40 provisions that will affect how police, corrections officers, and prosecutors do their jobs.
Missouri's new gun law, which imposes a $50,000 fine on any state or local official who enforces a federal gun law that is not also state law, has a "chilling effect" on some police.
The Kansas City Chiefs are headed back to the biggest stage in football and, once again, protesters are calling out the team’s troublesome traditions that borrow from Native American culture.
Water is still on the mind of many Missourians right about now. As floodwaters crept their way down the Missouri River in recent weeks, questions...