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Central Standard

Seg. 1: Remembering Aretha Franklin. Seg. 2: Dog People And Kansas City

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Melody Rowell
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KCUR 89.3
KCUR's Melody Rowell snaps a photo of her dog, Polly, at the dog park at Swope Park.

Segment 1: The Queen of Soul passed away last week. We pause to remember her legacy.

 
Aretha Franklin had musical connections in Kansas City. On this episode, we learn about that history and listen to a few of her most iconic songs.

Segment 2, beginning at 11:57: Dog owners have needs. Can Kansas City meet them?

The modern life of a dog owner presents unique challenges. We discuss what life as a dog owner is like in Kansas City and how local businesses are responding to their needs.

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.