In early July, Robyn Zwolinski and her husband, Gene, decided it was time to put down their 13-year-old West Highland terrier, Blaire. The past couple years had been hard for Blaire: she had lost her sight and had begun to develop cognitive canine dysfunction — a dog’s version of dementia. The Zwolinskis contacted their vet, Vern Otte of Stateline Animal Hospital. Otte had seen them through the euthanization of several pets, and Robyn said they trusted him implicitly. Before coming into the hospital for the procedure, Otte called to ask Robyn a question that took her by surprise. Otte wanted…
Make Summer Quinoa Salad VIDEO
Earthy quinoa, creamy avocado and salty ricotta - the perfect combination all in one bowl. Quinoa is great on it's own but place it in a bowl, along with veggies, protein and pretty much anything else you can cook up, and it becomes a supper yummy meal packed with power foods. More recipes: Farm to Table Family
Nick Haines moderates a debate among the candidates for Johnson County Chair this primary election: Ed Eilert, Head of JOCO Government Ed Peterson, JOCO Commissioner/Former Fairway Mayor Patricia Lightner, Former Kansas State Lawmaker Next week: Join proponents and opponents of the Kansas City streetcar project for a KCWIR Election special.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the week’s top news, including obstacles to passing an immigration bill, luring Hispanic voters, the White House’s handling of the Mideast conflict, as well as how perception of Hamas and Israel has shifted through social media.
Every year, thousands of children in this country are expelled from school before they reach kindergarten. In fact, studies show that preschool children are expelled at significantly rates than those in kindergarten through 12th grade. Special correspondent for PBS NewsHour Molly Knight Raskin reports on a program in Kansas City, Missouri, that’s trying to stem this trend by looking beyond the classroom to the issues these kids face at home. Learn more about the program: traumasmart.org
The White House claims the number of unaccompanied children coming across the southern border has decreased in the past month. But border patrol agents say they are still overwhelmed. Jeffrey Brown talks to Shawn Moran of the National Border Patrol Council about a dip in apprehensions, the changing role of Border Patrol and new reports of excessive force against migrants, including children.