Laura Ziegler http://kuer.org en How Code For America's Apps Benefit Kansas City http://kuer.org/post/how-code-americas-apps-benefit-kansas-city Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>Now for people who enjoy using technology, it might feel like there's an app for everything. Some are mindless. I mean I'm a little embarrassed to tell you how much time I spend baking fake pizza on my mobile device. Then there are apps that are meant to actually be productive. And let's hear about one of those now.<p>In San Francisco a group software developers formed a non-profit called Code for America. They're developing apps to help cities function better for their citizens. Tue, 28 May 2013 11:58:00 +0000 Laura Ziegler 30003 at http://kuer.org Bucking Bulls Draw Crowds, And Dollars http://kuer.org/post/bucking-bulls-draw-crowds-and-dollars The bucking bull has long been the embodiment of the American rodeo, and it takes just four seconds for a strong young bull to reap its owner as much as $50,000 in prize money.<p>Four seconds is how long each 1- or 2-year-old bull will wear a weight strapped to its back as the massive animal is judged on how high it kicks and how much it twists.<p>In the past 10 years, bucking bulls have become a major industry. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 07:26:00 +0000 Laura Ziegler 15009 at http://kuer.org Bucking Bulls Draw Crowds, And Dollars Animal Disease Center's New Home Proves Difficult http://kuer.org/post/animal-disease-centers-new-home-proves-difficult The animal disease center that the Homeland Security department has maintained since Sept. 11 has fallen into disrepair. A proposed new location in Kansas has been riddled with neighborhood concerns, safety threats and escalating costs. Laura Ziegler of Harvest Public Media reports. Sat, 03 Mar 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Laura Ziegler 1416 at http://kuer.org