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Central Standard is a daily radio show that explores what really matters to the people in the Kansas City area. We tell the stories of our city and region from the bottom up and through the perspective of individuals. We are an inclusive forum that explores art, ideas and how the news affects lives and communities.

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THIS WEEK:

Monday: Class of 2015 Check-In / Working To Exonerate The Wrongly Convicted

  • Sache Hawkins, senior, De La Salle Education Center
  • Harold Burgos, senior, Ruskin High School
  • Ashwanth Samuel, senior, Olathe Northwest High School
  • Tricia Bushnell, legal director, Midwest Innocence Project

Tuesday: The Lives They Lived: Remembering Those Kansas City Lost In 2014

  • Jack Gantos, author

Wednesday: Food Show: Kansas and Missouri Nuts, From Tree To Plate (encore broadcast) / Goin' to Kansas City: Chel O'Reilly (encore broadcast)

  • Charles NovoGradac, horticulturalist and owner, Chestnut Charlie's
  • Deborah Milks, horticulturalist and owner, Chestnut Charlie's
  • Natasha Bailey, pastry chef, Aixois Bistro
  • Charles Ferruzza, food writer, The Pitch
  • Jen Chen, freelance contributor, The Pitch

Thursday: Holiday Special

Friday: Holiday Special

LAST WEEK:

Monday: Money Therapy: How Your Childhood Affects Your Relationship With Finances

Tuesday: Interstellar: Politically Incorrect

Wednesday: Year In Review With Small Newspaper Editors / What Is That? Sauer Castle

Thursday: Where I'm From / Kansas-Missouri Identity Crisis / Tell KCUR

Friday: Portrait Session: Kasey Rausch and Mikal Shapiro / Paul Andrews Ends Year of Portraits

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Central Standard
12:00 pm
Wed May 18, 2011

The Troubadours Poetry Club

The Troubadours Poetry Club Year Book Photo. (2011)

Kansas City’s own Turner High School is carrying on the tradition of the Troubadours of old.  Teachers Marlee Stempleman and Jessica Kendall have fashioned a poetry project called the Troubadours Poetry Club where students express themselves by writing and reading their own works.  This morning on Central Standard, Marlee Stempleman and two club members stop in to share their craft.

Here are a few poems written by young Turner Troubadours:

I Remember
By Anna Stark

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Central Standard
12:00 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

Virtual Desktop Computers

David Shaughnessy

Today’s show includes a segment on how Boulevard Brewing Company deployed virtual desktop computers throughout its brewhouses.

A virtual desktop computer is like a conventional computer, with a monitor, keyboard, and other peripherals. But the computer unit itself (the part that stores files and runs programs) isn’t located near the peripherals. Instead, it’s housed in a data center. This allows computer hardware to be used more efficiently, because one server computer in a data center can function as several “virtual machines.”

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Central Standard
12:00 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

Virtual Desktop Computers

David Shaughnessy

Today’s show includes a segment on how Boulevard Brewing Company deployed virtual desktop computers throughout its brewhouses.

A virtual desktop computer is like a conventional computer, with a monitor, keyboard, and other peripherals. But the computer unit itself (the part that stores files and runs programs) isn’t located near the peripherals. Instead, it’s housed in a data center. This allows computer hardware to be used more efficiently, because one server computer in a data center can function as several “virtual machines.”

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Education
9:00 am
Wed May 11, 2011

Revitalizing Eastern KC's Urban Core

Urban Studies and Design UMKC

In this episode of Central Standard, a plan for the future of East Kansas City from UMKC Urban Planning and Design students , who have been collecting data about abandoned and demolished homes. Hear how senior Andrew Clark has been working with community leaders like Teola Powell to create a plan for neighborhoods like Key Coalition, including plans for Urban Agriculture.

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Central Standard
12:00 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

Whoop De Doo Does Radio

Did you ever as a child sit down in front of the TV and laugh or sing along to those variety shows aired on public access television? 

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Central Standard
12:00 pm
Mon March 21, 2011

Remembering Nate Dogg

Wikipedia

From Homer to Shakespeare, bards have always used verse tell to tell the story of their times. One of hip hop artists best known for this is Nate Dogg – though, instead of stories about Trojan horses, vats of wine, and family feuds, his verses talk about fathers in prison, enjoying malt liquor, and drive by shootings.

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KCUR News
2:51 pm
Mon January 24, 2011

Choosing a Long Term Care Facility

Kansas City, MO –

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Central Standard
11:00 am
Wed December 8, 2010

Poverty on the Rise in Johnson County

The Johnson County Christmas Bureau, has opened its doors to their annual Holiday Shop at the Great Mall of the Great Plains in Olathe, KS. This is their 50th year creating a shopping experience for low income families around the holidays.

Director Barb McNeil says that “Poverty” and “Johnson County” aren’t words often heard in the same sentence, they should be. Though the population in Johnson County grew by 2% last year, the number of families below the poverty line grew by 64%.

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KCUR News
1:19 pm
Thu November 18, 2010

The Wizards Sport a New Name

Sporting has a new logo that will appear on the team's T-shirts and bumper stickers.

Kansas City, MO – The wizards soccer team has waved a marketer's special re-branding wand and done away with their name. Instead of the wizards, they will now be called Sporting Kansas City.

Sporting Club COO Greg Cotton explains that the nickname for Sporting Kansas City will be "Sporting."

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