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Central Standard is an hour-long, live, call-in program. Central Standard brings you stories that surprise, intrigue and engage, with a strong focus on how these stories impact Kansas City and the region.
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Y'all; Patsy Cline's Last Concert
4 days ago
Patsy Cline's last show was here in Kansas City in March of 1963; she died in a plane crash as she was leaving town. Nearly 55 years later, a young local singer shares how Patsy Cline has influenced her. Then: Have you noticed that more and more people are saying "y'all"? A look at how the word has spread beyond its Southern roots. Guests: Lauren Krum, country music singer Sam Sanders, reporter and podcast host , NPR Christopher Strelluf, linguist and Assistant Professor, Dept. of Literature,