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Sundays at 5pmRebroadcast Mondays at 8pm Host: Susan B. Wilson Producer & Co-Host: Sylvia Maria Gross Assistant Producer: Alex Smith Contact: kccurrents@kcur.org or 816.235.6696Follow our Tweets: www.twitter.com/kccurrents For a weekly reminder of what's coming up on KC Currents, send an email to kccurrents@kcur.orgThe Latest From KC CurrentsPlanting New Grocery Stores In Rural Food Deserts Rural America is losing its grocery stores. Fewer people are living in the countryside, and mom-and-pop markets can't compete with big chains. But as KCUR's Sylvia Maria Gross reports, some small towns are finding creative ways to buck the trend. K-State Program Supports Rural Groceries With grocery stores in rural Kansas closing at record speed, having access to healthy food is a growing issue. Sylvia Maria Gross interviews K-State Professor David Proctor about what options are available for small town groceries.

Raymore Woman Faces Deportation

By Sylvia Maria Gross

Kansas City, MO – A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that a woman who lives in Raymore can be deported to Mexico by US immigration and customs enforcement. 30 year-old Myrna Dick came to the US from Mexico as a child - she's now married to a US citizen and has a 15-month old son who was born here. About 2 years ago, she went to renew her working papers at Kansas City's immigration office. There, authorities took her into custody, accusing her of claiming she was a US citizen during a border crossing in 1998. The couple has been fighting the accusation in court since then. Donald Bradley has been covering the story for the Kansas City Star since the original arrest; he spoke to Sylvia Maria Gross.

Sylvia Maria Gross is storytelling editor at KCUR 89.3. Reach her on Twitter @pubradiosly.
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