<![CDATA[Joco Opinion News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/ en-us Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:41:10 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:41:10 CDT Joco Opinion 60 Snarky in the Suburbs: Making much ado about something is the point of our political process http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article19185777.html#storylink=rss If you don’t have “getting booed for doing the right thing” on your bucket list, put it on there immediately. It’s beyond stimulating.

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Olathe district honored for music education http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article18538778.html#storylink=rss The National Association of Music Merchants Foundation, a nonprofit organization that works to advance active participation in music, has made the school district one of 388 across the country to receive the Best Communities for Music Education designation for 2015.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:02:12 CDT

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:30:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article19194855.html
Denise Snodell: Self-Loathing Virus is making us sick http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article19067025.html#storylink=rss During a recent bout with illness, I was battered with “hate your body ” messaging from programming and commercials

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Therese Park: The spirit of America defies terrorism in Boston http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article18707499.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

The first Boston Marathon was held in April 19, 1897, “Patriots’ Day,” a holiday commemorating the Revolutionary War, which is recognized only in Massachusetts and Maine. But most Americans will remember the Boston Marathon held on April 15, 2013, the day two pressure cooker-bombs killed three people and injured an estimated 265 others.

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Snarky in the Suburbs: Hoping for a compliment from the family can be a walk in the (dog) park http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article18539954.html#storylink=rss I’m one of those people that if forced to choose would more often than not take the company of canines over people. They’re great listeners, nonjudgmental and don’t talk back. Does it get any better than that? I mean, really, who cares how much they shed?

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Bob Sigman: Until shortfall eases, Kansas should consider all options http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article18539744.html#storylink=rss Gov. Sam Brownback and legislators must make hard decisions on raising enough revenue or spending reductions to erase the deficit and bring the budget into balance.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:14:28 CDT

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Matt Keenan: In a Stanford lab, nobody’s discussing how to take selfies http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article18538652.html#storylink=rss “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning book, becomes an amazing documentary. Every so often, we encounter a story that reaffirms my belief that our country, our world, is, in fact, heading in the right direction.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:00:47 CDT

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Editorial: Too early to celebrate school funding gains http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article18538334.html#storylink=rss A new school financing law that Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed last month created winners and losers. The Shawnee Mission and Blue Valley school districts emerged in the winners’ bracket. But it’s much too early to start celebrating the gains.

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Letters to the editor: Danedri Herbert column, demand for Uber http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article18537749.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

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Therese Park: A look at The path not taken http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article18535925.html#storylink=rss For a Korean child adopted as a youngster, the bonds of family provide the chance to be the man he has become.

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If my brain’s a computer, I’m in need of a reboot http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article18535184.html#storylink=rss I’m a hoarder of thoughts and facts. Always trying to save more information than I am accessed to hold. I need a good spring cleaning to free up some room and hang an air freshener to get rid of the bad stuff.

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Snarky in the Suburbs: How can it be that parents aid and abet their teens’ selfie madness? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17782907.html#storylink=rss I know it’s nothing new to strut your stuff. But back in the day we did it at the local pool and our Sears Lemon Frog swimwear was no Victoria’s Secret cheekster bikini. Our daughters have so much more to offer humankind than a selfie of their butt.

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:50:00 CDT

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Denise Snodell: The random soundtrack to the oh-so-safe life http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17782832.html#storylink=rss Music is, indeed, a universal language. It sharpens everything, clarifies feelings and brings us together. Even on a long, miserable line at the post office.

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:49:09 CDT

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Editorial: Eilert highlights challenges in Johnson County http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17770631.html#storylink=rss Johnson County Commission Chairman Ed Eilert hit most of the right highlights recently in his State of the County address. But the county also has some challenges it must face when it comes to improved libraries and parks.

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:06:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17770631.html
As I See It: Still much to do in fighting obesity http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17768129.html#storylink=rss The steps we’re taking to help our kids and adults eat healthier and be more active are setting an example for communities and school districts across the country.

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Letters: Hypocrisy in Kansas, liberals and the booing of Sam Brownback http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17766635.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

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Snarky in the Suburbs: In the high stakes world of egg-hunting, these parents play by their own rules http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17043005.html#storylink=rss Is there anything more delightful and innocent than an Easter egg hunt? The short answer is yes because I’ve been to a couple that had more in common with a mud-wrestling throwdown at a bar during dollar beer night than a springtime frolic through a meadow dotted with wildflowers, butterflies and hand-dyed eggs.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:21:03 CDT

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Stacey Hatton: Beach spring break is an eye-closing experience http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17043302.html#storylink=rss When I wasn’t holding my breath that my children would pay attention to their surroundings, I was shielding their eyes when they were.

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Matt Keenan: Squirreling away a good life http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17041907.html#storylink=rss I’ve never seen a North Leawood squirrel have a bad day. Instead they have a preposterously comfortable life.

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Editorial: Pick incumbents in Olathe and Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17041745.html#storylink=rss Next Tuesday, voters have good reasons to re-elect several incumbents in Olathe and Overland Park, especially Olathe Mayor Michael Copeland.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:11:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17041745.html
Letters to the editor: Brownback boos, the institution of marriage, honesty in politics http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17041052.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:04:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17041052.html
Danedri Herbert: Rudeness instead of debate http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17036222.html#storylink=rss Critical thinking is a thing of the past as the left wing now takes up debate using one-word epithets, cruel bumper-stickers slogans and poor sportsmanship. Frankly, the left is rude.

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Steve Rose: Education races are critical to county’s continued success http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article17035892.html#storylink=rss The Johnson County Community College election is a critical vote, as the board works on its primary mission to ensure that the quality and affordability of the school remain intact. But perhaps there is no race more important race in the county than a Blue Valley position.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:09:59 CDT

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Therese Park: Pingpong creates a U.N. on a miniature scale http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article16223432.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:32:45 CDT

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Stacey Hatton: A heartfelt hug is what safety feels like http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article16223117.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:30:11 CDT

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Denise Snodell: Car rental agreements are a license to fret http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article16222778.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:26:55 CDT

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Snarky in the Suburbs: Behind every extra kid glomming onto a family, there’s a free-range parent http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article16222448.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:24:33 CDT

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Editorial: Strong school leaders needed in stormy times http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article16220807.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:05:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article16220807.html King Louie project looks better with a second look http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article16193075.html#storylink=rss It connects the more established portions of the county with the newer developments and serves as great connecting point in the heart of the most densely populated area.

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