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Seg. 1: 'Our Stories Of Cancer.' Seg. 2: Shawnee Mission Post.

Segment 1: A local dance troupe performs an original piece based on people's experience with cancer.

The Owen/Cox Dance Group has collaborated with Gilda's Club Kansas City and will perform a piece about how people's lives are impacted by cancer. We talk to the choreographer, and we hear from patients, survivors and caregivers.

Collective: Our Stories of Cancer, performed by the Owen/Cox Dance Group, debuts tomorrow night and runs through March 4 at La Esquina.


Segment 2, beginning at 35:50: Checking in with the editor of the Shawnee Mission Post.


This is our regular segment where we check in with people who report on particular communities in the metro. This month: what's going on in northeast Johnson County? The Shawnee Mission School District's new superintendent, plus commercial and residential development and more.


Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.
Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer and now is the Media Training Manager with America Amplified. You can reach him at, or on Twitter.