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Seg. 1: Greitens Resignation. Seg. 2: Fake News. Seg. 3: Amado Espinoza.

Segment 1: The latest on the resignation of Missouri governor Eric Greitens.

Misouri governor Eric Greitens has been at the center of a whirlwind of scandals, which culminated in his resignation yesterday. Catch up on what's going on.

Segment 2, beginning at 6:42: How to combat fake news.

Over this past school year, professors at KU have been working with colleagues at a Russian university to give journalism students the tools to suss out fake news.

Segment 3, beginning at 35:22: Making instruments out of recycled materials.

He's made a bagpipe from a yellow dishwashing glove and a cello from a metal trash can. Hear what else this local musician has made from things you can find around the house.

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.