Jolie Justus has built her mayoral campaign around pragmatism and the idea that Kansas City needs a mayor to focus on issues like affordable housing and crime — and focus on growing the city's profile on the national stage.
And, as it turns out, she's also pretty darn good at throwing axes.
KCUR's Lisa Rodriguez went to Blade and Timber with Justus to chat about her time in the Missouri General Assembly, her four rescue dogs and a whole lot more. Take a look here:
Lisa Rodriguez is the afternoon newscaster and covers Kansas City, Missouri, City Hall for KCUR 89.3. Follow her on Twitter @larodrig.
Videography by Mike Russo.
Cody Newill is an audience development specialist for KCUR 89.3. Follow him on Twitter @CodyNewill.