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Same Name, Two Very Different Cities

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Same Name, Two Very Different Cities

Same Name, Two Very Different Cities

Same Name, Two Very Different Cities

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As Day to Day prepares for its three-day visit to Kansas City, Alex Chadwick poses the question, "Am I in Kansas or in Missouri?" Turns out, a little of both ... and the two ARE different. The two cities that share a state border and a name also share a rivalry that dates back to the Civil War.

Sylvia Maria Gross reports from member station KCUR.