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A news podcast by the Kansas City Star's political and news reporters, including in-depth commentary and analysis. It's a deeper look at news and issues in Kansas and Missouri.
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Now displaying: April, 2017
Apr 26, 2017

Members of the Star’s editorial board, who’d argued for giving President Donald Trump, weigh in on his White House tenure as he nears 100 days in the Oval Office.

Apr 19, 2017

 Details of a death of a detainee at the Jackson County Jail have raised new questions about management of the facility -- and whether taxpayers will soon need to consider expanding jail space.  The Star's Mike Hendricks and Dave Helling of the Star's editorial board discuss the newest revelations, and plans to address the jail's problems, in the Deep Background podcast.

Apr 12, 2017

Worries about how technology changes our lives are creeping into our culture. Books, TVs and movies continue to reflect society’s love with, and nervousness about, how technology is changing the world. Three Star reporters discuss art’s themes on technology.

 

Apr 5, 2017

TextEditorFood and beverage writer Sarah Gish talks about IPAs, stouts and sours in summing up the vibrant Kansas City beer scene.

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