<![CDATA[News Columns & Blogs | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you News Columns & Blogs. en-us Copyright 2015 The Kansas City Star Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:58:27 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:58:27 CDT News Columns & Blogs 60 Steve Kraske: Do we expect too much of our politicians? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11395940.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:55:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11395940.html Dave Helling: A modest proposal for a state of Bliss http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11158244.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:28:11 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11158244.html Dave Helling: Senate Democrats play a game we’ve seen before http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11024441.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:22:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11024441.html Joe Robertson: For parents, power and peril of hacking open a brave new world http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article10975013.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:15:07 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article10975013.html Steve Kraske: Jason Kander sees an opening against Sen. Roy Blunt http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article10778927.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:49:58 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article10778927.html Dave Helling: St. Louis brings a battle sword to Jefferson City, while Kansas City carries a pocketknife http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article10630187.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:34:10 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article10630187.html Dave Helling: American tax policy has 50 shades of gray area http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article10476536.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:35:09 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article10476536.html Alan Bavley: Three deans of area medical schools write prescription for harmony http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article10377638.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 18:49:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article10377638.html Steve Kraske: Missouri lawmakers take (baby) steps on ethics http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article10138985.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:41:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article10138985.html Dave Helling: Fake news was real enough on ‘The Daily Show’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article9747503.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 14:17:40 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article9747503.html Dave Helling: Obamacare case accelerates debate in Republican Party http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article9625478.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Feb 2015 15:19:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article9625478.html Mará Rose Williams: Principal, teacher at KC Catholic school go way above and beyond http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article9576146.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 08 Feb 2015 19:08:55 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article9576146.html Steve Kraske: Milton Wolf is looking hard at the 2016 campaign http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article9455675.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:40:31 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article9455675.html Mark Morris: Drug money gets seized, but is it fully accounted for? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article8908925.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 Feb 2015 17:42:01 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article8908925.html Dave Helling: As Bob Dylan would put it, money doesn’t talk — it swears http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article8529101.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:50:25 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article8529101.html Dave Helling: Whose side are you on in the culture war, Beyoncé’s or Ted Nugent’s? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article8191257.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:26:34 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article8191257.html Bugs, not bullets, caused a journalist’s head to spin http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article11485406.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:19:29 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article11485406.html TheChat: R.I.P. Tom Schweich http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11254856.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11254856.html Auditor Tom Schweich’s apparent suicide continues to shake Missouri politics http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11375771.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:05:23 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11375771.html Holdup at I-35 interchange robs motorists of time http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article11377946.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:20:41 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article11377946.html Jay Nixon names longtime aide to temporarily replace Tom Schweich as Missouri Auditor http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11369090.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:59:12 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11369090.html Missouri GOP chairman denies spreading rumors about Tom Schweich’s religion http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11343266.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:48:16 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11343266.html Missouri and the nation react to the death of Tom Schweich http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11240237.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:03:06 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11240237.html Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich dead of apparent suicide http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11231360.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:04:45 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11231360.html Could Todd Akin run as a third party candidate? Update: No. http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11225882.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:18:30 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11225882.html Evidence points to suicide as cause of Schweich death, authorities say http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11256554.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:25:19 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11256554.html Missouri lawmakers to schools: Stop bullies or lose funding http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11173643.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:34:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11173643.html Former U.S. Rep. Todd Akin isn’t ruling out challenge to Sen. Roy Blunt http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11170166.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11170166.html Mike Sanders won’t run for statewide office in 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11154374.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:36:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11154374.html From the archives: The Diamond Building http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/eyewitness/article11141447.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:46:13 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/eyewitness/article11141447.html