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Raised Mormon, actor Claybourne Elder is uniquely qualified for ‘Angels in America’

Elder says Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America” is filled with authentic Mormon symbols as the playwright draws parallels between an American Christian faith and the ancient morality of Judaism. The Kansas City Repertory Theatre will present the play in repertory through March 29 at the Copaken Stage.

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Informed care picks up the pieces left by trauma

Dozens of Kansas City institutions — including courts and cops, schools and mental health providers — say programs that address a child’s or adult’s traumatic past could help create a better future. Trauma-informed care focuses on the notion that a traumatic event in childhood, either experienced or witnessed, can alter the biology of the brain.

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Is this how the AFC West will someday look?

It’s possible that the Chargers and Raiders will someday share a stadium in Los Angeles. We asked readers two questions: Which team would you want to leave the AFC West and which NFC West team would you like to see play in the Chiefs’ division? Here are the results.
 
 

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