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Seg. 1: Proposed Kansas Amendment | Seg. 2: Olympian Alexi Pappas

Segment 1: Kansas voters will see a census-changing initiative on the November ballot.

The 2020 census is coming up, and Kansas is looking to change where some people are counted. For the past three decades, the state called individual college students and military members who don't live at their permanent address, and asking if they'd like to be counted at their permanent address or their temporary one. We learned why this census calculation method began, and why many in the state now want it to change. 

Segment 2, beginning at 18:05: What it's like to be an olympic athlete, before and after the big competition

For today's sports update, runner Alexi Pappas shared her experience setting records, and filled us in on what's known as post-Olympic depression, which some athletes experience after they've finished their time competing on the world's stage. Greg Echlin overviewed this weekend's Kansas City Marathon, NASCAR race, and the latest on Patrick Mahomes' knee injury.

  • Alexi Pappas, long distance runner, filmmaker, actor and writer
  • Greg Echlin, sports contributor, KCUR
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