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Peanuts and Baseball

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/27Apr20-Royal-Peanut-Vendor-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Dan Nash has been selling peanuts at Kansas City Royals games for about three decades.  While the current season is…

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Drives Into the Upper Deck

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/24Apr20-Royal-Peanut-Vendor-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Dan Nash has been known to launch drives into the upper decks of Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium.  While those shots…

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Throwing at the Ballpark

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/23Apr20-Royal-Peanut-Vendor-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Dan Nash has thrown plenty of pitches at the ballpark.  He earns a nice living but he’s not throwing baseballs. …

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100 Year-old Letters with a Tie to Today

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/22Apr20-Spanish-Flu-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Jonathan Casey reads a lot of letters.  Most of the letters are over a century old, but they are very…

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The Struggle Against the Spanish Flu

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/21Apr20-Spanish-Flu-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Over a century ago the world was struggling against what we call the Spanish flu.  However, the disease probably didn’t…

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A Pandemic from Over 100 Years Ago

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/20Apr20-Spanish-Flu-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)We are still traveling the countryside…although today’s interview was done by phone, a necessity of our current times.  We look…

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A Bull on the Run in the Ladies Room

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/02/11Feb20-Kansas-City-Union-Station-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you’ve been around cattle for much of your life, you know there are times when one in the bunch…

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The Spark That Created the FBI

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/02/10Feb20-Kansas-City-Union-Station-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some say this event was the spark that created today’s FBI.  It was a crime that made national headlines and…

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The Second Largest Train Station

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/07Feb20-Kansas-City-Union-Station-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Grand Central Station is the largest train station in the country when measured by the actual size of the building….

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One Man Who Affected Your Life

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/05Dec19-Genghis-Khan-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)What do hamburgers, pants, passports and eyeglasses all have in common?  One man.  The story of one man who affected…

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An Empire from Korea to Eastern Europe

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/04Dec19-Genghis-Khan-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)His empire would eventually stretch from Korea to Eastern Europe.  He was the mightiest ruler of his day and perhaps…

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Supply, Demand, and a Devastating Disease

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/03Dec19-Asian-Swine-Flu-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)On the surface it’s simply a story of supply and demand.  However, the story is one that is affecting millions…

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Asian Swine Flu and Its Affect on the Economy

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/02Dec19-Asian-Swine-Flu-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You may have heard about this disease in the news, but you may not know the impact it is having…

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In the Stadium with Denny Matthews

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/03/29Mar19-Denny-Matthews-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)A major league baseball team plays 162 games in a season, but it’s rare any one player will play all…

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Keeping Baseball Interesting

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/03/28Mar19-Denny-Matthews-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When a baseball broadcaster has to describe a game that is lackluster at best, they may resort to talking about…

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A Career Talking About Baseball

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/03/27Mar19-Denny-Matthews-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Some of you know that one of my favorite times of the year is when baseball season begin.  So, with…

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A Cattleman’s Scheme

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/11/06Dec18-Leon-Belmont.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Criminals may do just about anything to get their hands on what they want.  But in western Kansas in 1879,…

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Wearing a Suit to Work

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/21Sep18-Dan-Meers-KC-Wolf-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Dan Meers has nearly a dozen suits he wears to work.  The odd thing is, all the suites are alike. …

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A Bungee Jump and a Zipline

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/20Sep18-Dan-Meers-KC-Wolf-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Maybe you’ve conquered fear and made a bungee jump in your life.  Or perhaps you’ve rode a zip line on…

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A Long Career in the NFL

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/19Sep18-Dan-Meers-KC-Wolf-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)If a football player makes it to the NFL, chances are their career may last three or four years on…

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