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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: or 816.235.6696Follow our Tweets: 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.

Kansas Immigrant In-State Tuition Appeal

By Sylvia Maria Gross

Kansas City, MO – On Wednesday, a federal appeals court in Denver heard arguments on whether a group of students can sue the state of Kansas for offering in-state tuition discounts to some illegal immigrants. A district court judge in Topeka dismissed the case last year because he said the students weren't harmed by the law. A final decision in this case could affect in-state tuition laws around the country. And in Kansas, hundreds of young people are waiting to see the future of their own college careers. KCUR's Sylvia Maria Gross has more.

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