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Microloans Boost KC Small Businesses, Dangers And Techniques Of Bull Riding

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Professional Bull Riders (PBR)

Kansas City's microloan program has surpassed the $3-million mark. The funding focuses on business start-ups and expansion as explained by the lender involved and an entrepreneur who has benefited from one. Then, two of the top 45 international bull riders are Missouri-natives. Hear about their climb to the professional world and the techniques they use during those dangerous 8 seconds atop a bucking beast.

The PBR KC Invitational takes place at the Sprint Center on February 11th and 12th. For ticketing and more information, visit pbr.com.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.