<![CDATA[Joco Opinion News | 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 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Therese Park: Forgive, don’t forget http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article59116373.html#storylink=rss The tragedy of the Korean comfort women, forced into prostitution to serve the Japanese military, continues to be a burden, generations later.

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Editorial: Get rid of Kansas lid on taxes http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article57977893.html#storylink=rss New restrictions on property tax increases would be costly

They also would reduce control by elected officials

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Emily Parnell: On rebellion, transition and the elements of style http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article57975973.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:39:50 CST

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Snarky in the Suburbs: In the retail zoo, the points octopus is spreading its tentacles http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article57976323.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:40:42 CST

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Matt Keenan: When Ireland came to the Plains: Reflections on my faith http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article57790353.html#storylink=rss The movie “Spotlight” was recently nominated for an Academy Award. I watched it, like I watch most movies these days, alone at the Leawood Theater in Ranch Mart Shopping Center. “Spotlight” is a movie about The Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning stories about the priest abuse scandal in Boston. It’s both riveting and depressing.

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Letters: Tax increases for Kansans, North Korea’s nuclear threat, dress code in the Kansas Legislature http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article57791353.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:00:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article57791353.html Therese Park: It’s time to get a grip http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article57150798.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

Get a Grip, the professor says

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Letters: Rock the youth vote, Kansas sales tax on food http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article56697738.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:46:18 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article56697738.html Snarky in the Suburbs: Bad behavior is nothing to sneeze at, and neither are grocery samples http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article56687628.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:17:19 CST

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Denise Snodell: The lives of parents are still tied to school http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article56686438.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:14:32 CST

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Charles Hammer: Today’s conservatives are much too kind to follow all the Bible’s strictures http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article56521618.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:04:06 CST

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Editorial: Finally, real progress on King Louie http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article56693823.html#storylink=rss Redevelopment into a multi-use cultural center is a good idea

Johnson County will benefit from this publicly financed renovation

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Stacey Hatton: Spelling bee’s stings don’t have to linger http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article55868535.html#storylink=rss The other day, I phoned my attourney to see if she could get me out of a traffic ticket. If the misspelled “attorney” jumped off the page in that untrue sentence, you too might have been a spelling bee contestant.

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Emily Parnell: I admit it: The beagles have me well-trained http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article55499085.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 16:59:12 CST

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Snarky in the Suburbs: Moms’ new warning: Beware the romantic with big college loans http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article55502920.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:14:13 CST

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Steve Rose: Can you pass a citizenship test? Try these 10 questions http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article55498645.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 16:57:18 CST

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Matt Keenan: Memories are the true trophies of the Pinewood Derby http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article55498045.html#storylink=rss Reflections on the early years of parenting and the Pinewood Derby

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Letters to the editor: Gov. Brownback’s State of the State speech; buyer beware ‘sale’ prices; conservative ideas http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article55407810.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:52:26 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article55407810.html Therese Park: North Korea rattles its sabers once again http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article55284475.html#storylink=rss North Korea is rattling its sabers once more as Kim Jong-un, 32, shows his unfaltering nuclear insanity to the world.

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Denise Snodell: If winter hits, it’s life in the slow lane http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article54355625.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:06:38 CST

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Danedri Herbert: Liberals are in attack mode, while conservatives go into hiding http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article54367995.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:47:59 CST

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Letters: Luring young voters; gun control; the Kansas follies http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article54366715.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:44:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article54366715.html Snarky in the Suburbs: Arrowhead’s captivating action isn’t all on the field http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article54355565.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:06:26 CST

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Stacey Hatton: A dance mom triumphs once again http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article53570955.html#storylink=rss I should have realized when I rounded the corner at the end of my street and a raven peered deeply into my soul that it was going to be one humdinger of a day. I would not recommend participating in a staring competition with birds, especially when behind the wheel. It rarely ends well.

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Matt Keenan: What can KU football teach us about humility? God only knows http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article53466175.html#storylink=rss A conversation with God about humility (and KU football).

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Snarky in the Suburbs: Mall misadventures accelerate a slide into misanthropy http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article53182685.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:28:45 CST

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Emily Parnell: The mountains can be conquered, no matter the time of day or night http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article53177940.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:17:58 CST

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Editorial: The JO gets better with new fares http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article53175825.html#storylink=rss A $1.50 fare per ride reduces rates on some routes

That’s a good way to attract new passengers

Public transit planners still must better connect The JO to other area bus systems

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Letters to the editor: GOP troubles, stormwater politics, immigration http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article53175460.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:06:15 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article53175460.html Therese Park: Learners need ‘will’ to learn http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article52934205.html#storylink=rss Happy New Year to all! January is a time when we anticipate what’s ahead of us but our minds are still in December. Even some Christmas trees are still lit, reminding us that the holidays aren’t quite over yet.

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