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Is Trump ready for North Korea?

Donald Trump’s time in office may include either a messy confrontation with an unpredictable, highly combustible regime, or a rogue nation gaining the power to destroy large portions of Los Angeles with nuclear weapons. Or both.

Mary Sanchez

These young voters want to bring empathy back, because #WhatNow

“You may scream in the street, you may make a sign and march, but nothing will change if you allow your emotion to guide…” began a Facebook post by My Hoang Nguyen to kick off interest in a new group of Kansas City area millennials: WhatNow. The group will meet Tuesday at 5:30 at at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church.

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Teen writes about living at home with the crack addict her mother married

"I sat outside my home and listened to my sister scream for help," wrote Kayla Perez, 21, of Overland Park, who is the author of the first story in a new book, "Welcome to My Neighborhood." It is framed as a children's book, similar to Golden Books, but the stories are true, dire and grim. They're written by teenagers in the Youth Ambassador program, including Perez, who penned her story when she was 17 years old and living under the same roof as a crack addict her mother had married. The book, a pro bono project of the advertising and marketing company VML, will be introduced to Kansas City civic leaders at a dinner Tuesday. The Youth Ambassador program promotes youth development and addresses social and academic challenges for underserved teenagers.
Tammy Ljungblad The Kansas City Star
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Teen writes about living at home with the crack addict her mother married

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Silently slamming Sam Brownback on misleading jobs claims: Part II

Yael T. Abouhalkah says Donald Trump could surprise a lot more people this fall 1:01

Yael T. Abouhalkah says Donald Trump could surprise a lot more people this fall

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Yael T. Abouhalkah has an order: Visit the Kansas City Zoo