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Seg. 1: Shared Custody Legislation. Seg. 2: Salina Stockade (R)

Segment 1: How will Kansas' move towards a 50/50 custody baseline affect families?

Kansas has been debating changing the default in children custody in divorce. Today, we explore the complicated reality of what the best interest of a child is when it comes to custody.

Segment 2, beginning at 34:36: How the 'losingest' team in baseball persevered through last year's season.

Salina, Kansas played host to one of the worst baseball teams in the country in 2017. With a record of 18 wins and 72 losses, we find out why the independent team, Salina Stockade, is still proud after a rocky debut.

People don't make cameos in news stories; the human story is the story, with characters affected by news events, not defined by them. As a columnist and podcaster, I want to acknowledge what it feels like to live through this time in Kansas City, one vantage point at a time. Together, these weekly vignettes form a collage of daily life in Kansas City as it changes in some ways, and stubbornly resists change in others. You can follow me on Twitter @GinaKCUR or email me at gina@kcur.org.
Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer, Media Training Manager and now the Community Engagement Manager at KCUR. You can reach him at Matthew@kcur.org, or on Twitter @MLMIndustries.