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Seg. 1: Tiny Houses And Disaster Relief. Seg. 2: Missouri Fiddle History

Segment 1: Besides being a fad, tiny houses can also help in the instance of a natural disaster.

Often the talk surrounding "tiny houses" is focused on cutting costs but their design can also help aid housing crises after a natural disaster.

Segment 2, beginning at 22:40: A look into the history of fiddle music in Missouri.

Did you know Missouri has a state instrument? And that it's the fiddle? On this episode, we explore Missouri's unique style of fiddle music.

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.