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Central Standard

Seg. 1: First Time Voters In Primary. Seg. 2: Food Deserts In Kansas City

Segment 1: First time voters share their thoughts on voting in the primary.

We visit with first time voters to find out what their experience voting in the primary elections was like and if the physical experience of voting met their expectations.

  • Shelby Matthews, first time voter
  • Wagner Uchoa, first time voter

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Segment 2, beginning at 20:35: Feeding our community.

Even though the Heartland supplies a large chunk of the nation's food, many Kansas Citians are still going hungry. On this episode, we dive into a conversation on how to address the food deserts in Kansas City.

As a host and contributor at KCUR, I seek to create a more informed citizenry and richer community. I want to enlighten and inspire our audience by delivering the information they need with accuracy and urgency, clarifying what’s complicated and teasing out the complexities of what seems simple. I work to craft conversations that reveal realities in our midst and model civil discourse in a divided world. Follow me on Twitter @ptsbrian or email me at brian@kcur.org.