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Kansas City Casino, Zoo and Independence MO

Dramatic architecture at Kauffman Center Kansas City MO
Thomas Wilmer

Join NPR Podcast host Tom Wilmer for a visit with Alan Carr who shares cool things to do and see in Independence, Missouri.

It's the home of the Harry S. Truman Library, and the historic gateway to the Oregon, California and Mormon Trails.

And then it’s off to discover the 140,000 square-foot Ameristar Casino and Resort on the edge of Kansas City, Missouri with Roxanne Kinkade.

And then it’s time to visit the polar bears, penguins, Koala Bears, and Orangutans at the world-class Kansas City Zoo." style="line-height: 1.5;">

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Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.
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