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Central Standard

Seg. 1: Llamas | Seg. 2: Food Train | Seg. 3: Crossroads Shooting

Segment 1: A llama show gains popularity.

What is it about llamas? They're everywhere. And that includes the Douglas County Fair. 

  • Mason Kelso, interim llama superintendent, Douglas County Fair
  • Amber Fraley, freelance writer, Lawrence Magazine

Segment 2: An Austin-based chef travels the country tasting regional cuisine.

Chef Madison Butler is on a journey to experience America's food destinations, and to reach them, specifically, by passenger rail. Here's her story, along with a taste of what she's seen so far.

  • Chef Madi, intern, Summer by Rail

Segment 3: Kansas City talks about a deadly shooting in the Crossroads.

How recent gun violence at a popular monthly arts party is affecting Kansas Citians, along with some context for how the story fits into violent crime in Kansas City more broadly.

  • Andrea Tudhope, reporter, KCUR
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.