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9:29 am
Tue September 10, 2002

Mayberry In Seattle?

KANSAS CITY – After a series in Kansas City over the weekend, time is running out on the Seattle Mariners. Not only in their hopes of winning the American League West, but of locking up a top prospect from Kansas City to a contract. KCUR's Greg Echlin explains...

KCUR News
1:59 pm
Mon September 9, 2002

It's OK To Laugh Again

Kansas City – Though Americans were being told to get back to normal after 9-11, there weren't many clues how to do that. Nearly a year later, in a Kansas City comedy club, KCUR's Steve Walker finds that it may be OK to laugh again.

KCUR News
1:53 pm
Mon September 9, 2002

Challenges Of Student Reservists

KANSAS CITY – Since September the 11th, almost 35,000 Americans have left normal jobs and donned military uniforms as reservists. A full one-third of them, 12 thousand troops, are college students. For these students, serving in the reserve comes with an added sacrifice. KCUR's Matt Hackworth reports there's no federal law to protect students from penalties if they're called up to serve in the reserves

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KCUR Arts
2:48 pm
Thu September 5, 2002

It's OK to Laugh Again

Though Americans were being told to get back to normal after 9-11, there weren't many clues how to do that. Nearly a year later, in a Kansas City comedy club, KCUR's Steve Walker finds that it may be OK to laugh again.

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KCUR Arts
10:53 am
Thu September 5, 2002

Big and Beautiful opens at the H&R Block Artspace

Deanna Dikeman

Missouri Artist Deanna Dikeman's photograph "Leaving and Waving" depicts an elderly couple, her parents, standing in a driveway waving goodbye. It's part of a new exhibit in Kansas City called Big and Beautiful.

Kansas City, Missouri – A new exhibit at the H and R Block Artspace called Big and Beautiful features the work of national and regional women artists. As KCUR?s Laura Spencer reports, a new Project Wall on the outside of the gallery reflects the themes inside the exhibit.

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10:14 am
Thu September 5, 2002

Jeremy Reaches Alaska

Kansas City, MO – KCUR's Morning Edition host Jeremy Cate moved away from Kansas City recently to take a new job as program director at KDLG in Dillingham, Alaska - - the sockeye salmon capital of the world. Read about his latest adventure.

1:58 pm
Tue September 3, 2002

Calming the Waters

TOPEKA – Tim Shallenburger, the Republican candidate for governor in Kansas, will try to heal the split in his party when he meets today with incumbent Governor Bill Graves. Shallenburger, a conservative, hopes to get the endorsement of Graves, who's from the moderate wing of the party. Meanwhile, Democrat Kathleen Sebelius is working hard to attract moderate Republicans to her campaign, and many are already pledging their support. Kansas Public Radio's Peter Hancock has this report.

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KCUR News
1:44 pm
Fri August 30, 2002

Pellow's Dream Almost Snuffed By Baseball Strike

KANSAS CITY – KCUR Sports reporter Greg Echlin brings us the story of Kit Pellow, an Olathe native who couldn't let his Major League dream die.

KCUR Arts
10:20 am
Wed August 28, 2002

Musical Model of an Epileptic Seizure

Epilepsy affects as many as 2.8 million Americans. In a rare collaboration, researchers have composed a musical model of an epileptic seizure.

Kansas City, Missouri – The seizure disorder known as epilepsy affects as many as 2.8 million Americans. In a rare collaboration, researchers at the University of Kansas Music Department have composed a musical model of an epileptic seizure. It's based on Mozart's Symphony Number 40 and, as KCUR's Steve Walker reports, may topple some barriers to understanding the disease.

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KCUR Arts
9:56 am
Wed August 28, 2002

Till Freiwald at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Till Freiwald, Untitled, 2002; watercolor on paper, 30 1/4 x 21 3/4 inches; Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY, photo: John Berens, NY

Belgium-based artist Till Freiwald paints portraits from memory, not photographs.

Kansas City, Missouri – Belgium-based artist Till Freiwald paints portraits from memory, not photographs. As KCUR's Laura Spencer reports, Till Freiwald's first solo exhibition in the United States opened last month at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. His portraits remain on display though October 6, 2002.

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KCUR News
11:08 am
Tue August 27, 2002

Fighting Crime Online

Kansas City – The state of Kansas has won an award for KCJIS, its computer communications system for courts, prosecutors and law enforcement agencies.

Find links to some of the state agencies' sites below.

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