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Seg. 1: A Former State Senator's Bid For Kansas Governor. Seg. 2: The Indie Film Critics.

Segment 1: Former Kansas state senator Jim Barnett is throwing his hat back in the political arena. In 2006, Jim Barnett wanted to be governor of Kansas, but lost the job to Kathleen Sebelius. Now, he's campaigning again for the highest office in the state, this time with a new running mate. Today, we learned how he feels about school finacing, medical marijuana legalization and found out why he picked his wife to be his running mate. Jim Barnett , Republican gubernatorial candidate Segment 2,

Seg. 1: A Former State Senator's Bid For Kansas Governor. Seg. 2: The Indie Film Critics.

Seg 1: US Rep. Yoder On Immigration. Seg 2: Who Is Mike Kehoe? Seg 3: Jeneé Osterheldt's KC Legacy.

Segment 1: KCUR's interview with Kevin Yoder about the treatment of immigrant detainees at the U.S.-Mexico border. KCUR's Kyle Palmer spoke with U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS) on the seperation of parents and children coming across United States' southern border. U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder Segment 2, starting at 8:33: A look at Mike Kehoe, the newly appointed lieutenant governor of Missouri. Mike Kehoe has left his post as the Missouri Senate majority leader to step in as the state's new lieutenant

Seg 1: US Rep. Yoder On Immigration. Seg 2: Who Is Mike Kehoe? Seg 3: Jeneé Osterheldt's KC Legacy.

Seg. 1: Democrats Bidding For Kansas' 3rd District. Seg. 2: 'Only A Game' Host Set To Retire.

Segment 1: A labor lawyer who campaigned for Bernie Sanders and a Leawood-based banking executive hope to unseat U.S Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS). In the final episode of our three-part series covering Yoder's Democratic challengers, we talked with Brent Welder and Sylvia Williams. They discussed the difficulties of running in a densely red state on platforms that include planks like universal healthcare. Brent Welder , Democratic candidate for Kansas' 3rd Congressional District Sylvia Williams ,

Seg. 1: Democrats Bidding For Kansas' 3rd District. Seg. 2: 'Only A Game' Host Set To Retire.

Seg. 1: When Should Police Use Lethal Force? Seg. 2: Retiring KCK Superintendent Looks Back.

Segment 1: Kansas City Police Department shootings raise questions about when it's acceptable for police to use lethal force. In the course of one afternoon last week, Kansas City police officers shot and killed three people in two separate incidents. The first involved the shooting of a woman in the Northland who was armed with a decorative sword. In the first part of today's program, we heard an eyewitness account of the killing, and discussed when police can and should use deadly force. Grant

Seg. 1: When Should Police Use Lethal Force? Seg. 2: Retiring KCK Superintendent Looks Back.

Seg. 1: Democrats Prep For Primary in Kansas' 3rd District. Seg. 2: The Finances Of Switching Jobs.

Segment 1: A former White House fellow and a small business owner are just two of the Democrats looking to take on Kevin Yoder in November. When it comes to U.S. Representative Kevin Yoder 's job, lots of people want it. In the second of three segments featuring the Democratic challengers vying for the opportunity to take Yoder on in November, we met Sharice Davids and Jay Sidie. We talked to them about their stances on immigration, gun reform and how President Trump's trade policy is impacting

Seg. 1: Democrats Prep For Primary in Kansas' 3rd District. Seg. 2: The Finances Of Switching Jobs.

Seg. 1: Kansas Insurance Commissioner Running For Governor. Seg. 2: How 1968 Changed Film Forever.

Segment 1: The certified public accountant and former businessman explains why he's fit for the governor's office. As a fourth-generation Kansan and the current state insurance commissioner, Republican Ken Selzer believes he has the experience to succeed as governor. Today he discussed his approach to taxes, the Second Amendment and the changes he'd make to clean up politics in Topeka. Ken Selzer , Kansas insurance commissioner and Republican gubernatorial candidate Segment 2, beginning at 20:37

Seg. 1: Kansas Insurance Commissioner Running For Governor. Seg. 2: How 1968 Changed Film Forever.

Seg. 1: Should New Sales Tax Fund Kansas City Pre-K? Seg. 2: Violinist Augustin Hadelich.

Segment 1: Proposed 3/8th-cent sales tax could expand early childhood education. In an effort to provide quality education to more of Kansas City's youth, Mayor Sly James has proposed a new sales tax that would fund pre-K schools. While almost everyone can agree access to pre-K education should be expanded, some residents have reservations about where the money to pay for it comes from and how it's collected. Seft Hunter , Communities Creating Oppurtunity executive director Segment 2, beginning

Seg. 1: Should New Sales Tax Fund Kansas City Pre-K? Seg. 2: Violinist Augustin Hadelich.

Seg. 1: Prairie Village Home Teardowns Rankle Residents. Seg. 2: Why Special Collections Matter.

Segment 1: Some residents say big new homes on small old lots are changing the nature of the Kansas suburb. Home teardowns are not a new problem in Prairie Village, but the issue is receiving a lot of new attention. Today, we asked city leadership how they would strike a balance between property owners' ability to build what they want on their own land, and preserving the look and feel of what's long been known as a modest, affordable community. Prairie Village Mayor Laura Wassmer Councilwoman

Seg. 1: Prairie Village Home Teardowns Rankle Residents. Seg. 2: Why Special Collections Matter.

Seg. 1: Kansas City's Downtown Boom Continues. Seg. 2: 'The Triumph Of Geek Culture.'

Segment 1: Recent development projects will see some of downtown Kansas City's iconic buildings updated. The Church of the Resurrection Downtown is the first completely new church to be built downtown in more than a century , and is just one property development in that part of town making news. Today, we learned about a few of these projects and proposals, which could revitalize the West Bottoms , the intersection at Troost and Armour , and the Barney Allis Plaza . Kevin Collison , KCUR

Seg. 1: Kansas City's Downtown Boom Continues. Seg. 2: 'The Triumph Of Geek Culture.'

Seg. 1: Carl Brewer's Bid For Kansas Governor. Seg. 2: Keeping The Mentally Ill Out Of Jail.

Segment 1: The former mayor of Wichita discusses the changes he'd make as govenor. Democrat Carl Brewer served as the first African-American mayor of Wichita from 2007 to 2015. Now he's campaining to be the first African-American governor of Kansas. Today, he joined us for a conversation about the education budget, restructuring taxes and expanding Medicaid. Carl Brewer , Democratic gubernatorial candidate Segment 2, beginning at 24:40: Kansas City police are changing how they interact with the

Seg. 1: Carl Brewer's Bid For Kansas Governor. Seg. 2: Keeping The Mentally Ill Out Of Jail.

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