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Kansas mom gets DIY Network show, co-starring her dad

Associated Press - January 8, 2017 12:04 pm

The grandmother of a 7-year-old boy who was killed in Kansas City, Kansas, in 2015 is pushing for tougher regulations of home schools in the state.

A suburban Kansas City woman has snared her own home improvement TV show, co-starring her father.

The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/2iVjDb8) reports that the DIY Network has signed Tamara Day, of Leawood, Kansas, to star in “Bargain Mansions.” Twelve 30-minute episodes will begin airing in October.

Her father, Ward Schraeder, of Salina, will co-star. He’s a principal partner at Medical Development Management in Wichita.

Day and her father will renovate six homes over the first season. Day expects to be onsite seven days a week for the next nine months. Video crews will be taping two days a week. The mother of four says she is spending time with her husband and children “before the storm hits.”

Shooting is scheduled to start at the end of January.


Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com.