<![CDATA[Lewis Diuguid | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/ en-us Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:06:21 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:06:21 CDT Lewis Diuguid 60 Northeast High School athletic field to get a $225,000 makeover http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article34043163.html#storylink=rss Officials will gather at Northeast High School, 415 Van Brunt Blvd., at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday to make the announcement of the grant awards.

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Fri, 04 Sep 2015 12:41:55 CDT

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Labor Day weekend likely to be busiest in years for travelers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article34037994.html#storylink=rss This long Labor Day weekend people will be living it up because of low gasoline prices.

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Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:51:16 CDT

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Training for businesses should help reduce isolation Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers feel http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article34031181.html#storylink=rss Home Instead Senior Care offices in the Kansas City area have announced that during September, which is designated as World Alzheimer’s Month, it will offer training to make businesses more Alzheimer’s friendly.

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Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:05:39 CDT

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Census provides fun facts for back to school and Labor Day http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article33747930.html#storylink=rss Because the kids are out on weekday mornings waiting for the big yellow school buses and Labor Day is Monday, the census released new data this week on school restarting and what that means for metropolitan areas like Kansas City.

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Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:35:45 CDT

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Self-driven cars struggle to compete with all too human drivers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article33741222.html#storylink=rss If only self-driven cars could honk, swear and project a middle finger. They then might get the respect they need to make it on the road.

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Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:56:04 CDT

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New Justice Department report criticizes law enforcement handling of protests in Ferguson, Mo., after police shooting of Michael Brown http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article33728169.html#storylink=rss Police departments nationwide can learn from mistakes made a year ago in Ferguson, Mo., from law enforcement’s mishandling of protests that turned violent after the police shooting of an unarmed black man.

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Thu, 03 Sep 2015 11:42:13 CDT

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Effort to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Missouri may have a new, influential recruit http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article33437502.html#storylink=rss The release Tuesday of Jeff Mizanskey from a life in prison sentence stemming from a marijuana-related charge could add a lot of muscle to the push in Missouri to legalize pot in the Show-Me State.

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Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:34:06 CDT

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Obama’s visit to glacier calls attention to global warming problem http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article33394104.html#storylink=rss President Barack Obama didn’t need to be convinced that climate change is an increasingly serious 21st century problem for the Earth and all life on the planet.

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Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:13:58 CDT

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Race relations dialogue is desperately needed in the U.S. http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article33246093.html#storylink=rss A national conversation could result in solutions to the recurring deaths of black males by police, calm tension over the slayings by a white supremacist of nine African-Americans on June 17 at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., and perhaps have prevented Vester Lee Flanagan II from killing TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward last week.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:00:00 CDT

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China’s military show this week in poor taste http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article33189981.html#storylink=rss China is going way overboard in plans to display its military muscle on Thursday in Tienanmen Square to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:52:18 CDT

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Harsher sentence for Miller in capital murder conviction would be life without parole http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article33172458.html#storylink=rss It sounds contradictory because of the capital murder conviction Monday of F. Glenn Miller Jr. in the shooting death of three persons last year at two Jewish facilities, but the 74-year-old should be sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:39:49 CDT

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No floor to anti-immigration rhetoric in GOP presidential campaign http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article32880591.html#storylink=rss Just when you think the inflammatory rhetoric over immigration in the presidential campaign couldn’t get any worse, it somehow goes from really bad to just plain old stupid.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:33:13 CDT

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Optimistic reports of U.S. success in fight against Islamic State being questioned http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article32426076.html#storylink=rss It’s easy to understand why the U.S. military wants to look like it has the upper hand in the yearlong battle against the Islamic State. Everyone loves a winner.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:26:24 CDT

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Christmas shopping season begins ever earlier, like right now http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article32635446.html#storylink=rss It used to be that consumers could at least not be bothered by stores’ Christmas appeals until close to Halloween. Even that seemed excessive.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:59:51 CDT

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Smartphones could start picking up political ads http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article32632578.html#storylink=rss It’s bad enough that people’s smartphones are constantly sounding off with alerts about the weather, news reports of missing persons and game scores.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:34:06 CDT

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‘McWhopper’ could grow out of ‘Peace Day’ between McDonald’s and Burger King http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article32629890.html#storylink=rss There may be a break in the international, long-standing burger wars between McDonald’s and Burger King restaurants.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:09:51 CDT

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New Orleans 10 years after Katrina continues to rebound http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article32530866.html#storylink=rss People this week are shaking their heads as they recall the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina slamming into the Mississippi-Louisiana Gulf Coast.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:54:26 CDT

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U.S. colleges ranked in starting salaries for graduates http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article32434995.html#storylink=rss Students are back on college campuses now with big hopes for good grades and their eventual graduation leading to jobs paying a decent wage.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:09:23 CDT

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Transportation options are expanding for travelers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article32360595.html#storylink=rss Uber is a convenient and competitive alternative to taxicabs and shuttle services, which in some cities aren’t as customer friendly and responsive as they should be. Uber is made for millennials and their high-tech, always wired lifestyle. We baby boomers get to take advantage of it too.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:00:00 CDT

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Americans honored in France for thwarting terrorist attack aboard train http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article32309274.html#storylink=rss Ordinary people can and will do extraordinary things especially when confronted with terrorism.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 11:29:21 CDT

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Closing Guantanamo and moving detainees to Leavenworth could be economic boon for Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article32108034.html#storylink=rss President Barack Obama remains committed about closing the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention center, housing 116 detainees from the U.S. war on terror.

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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:26:00 CDT

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College aids income, wealth unless you are black or Hispanic, study shows http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article31750422.html#storylink=rss College is supposed to boost the earning power and the ability of higher education graduates to accumulate wealth. But not if you are black or Hispanic, a new Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis study shows.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:46:10 CDT

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Older people can learn more about computers and smartphones in the AARP TEK Academy http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article31627316.html#storylink=rss Parents and grandparents normally depend heavily on their digital native offspring to help them when their computers and smartphones confound them.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:18:29 CDT

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Weekend in Kansas City offers a lot for people to celebrate http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article31622480.html#storylink=rss Starting Friday, the hometown spirit of Kansas City this weekend will be flying as high as the Blue Angels.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:28:10 CDT

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Missouri lawmakers should ask women to recommend policy to eliminate hostile workplace in Capitol http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article31516835.html#storylink=rss Instead of continuing to embarrass themselves over the animal house atmosphere in the General Assembly, Missouri lawmakers should appoint a special panel of women to determine ways to cleanse the legislature of creating a hostile work environment for interns at the Capitol.

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:49:58 CDT

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E-cigarettes not your dad’s Lucky Strike, but they can lead teens to later light up conventional smokes, study reports http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article31514438.html#storylink=rss E-cigarettes are a popular alternative to puffing tobacco products, but they can have a boomerang effect on teen users, a study of 10 Los Angeles high schools indicates.

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:18:25 CDT

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Kansas City Navy Week puts military on display — minus the big ships http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article31390985.html#storylink=rss “We want people in Kansas City to know about what’s going on this week,” Vice Admiral William Hilarides, commander of the Naval Sea Systems Command told The Star editorial board on Monday.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:45:02 CDT

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Drought in California is a sign of climate change http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article31473311.html#storylink=rss The rainy spring and summer that we have enjoyed in the Kansas City area this year mask the devastation that people have endured on the West Coast. Climate change is one likely cause. The grip that it has on California could become what states such as Kansas have to contend with soon.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:00:00 CDT

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Swope Park in Kansas City to get Go Ape adventure course http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article31393571.html#storylink=rss Swope Park by April 2016 could become a more attractive place for people seeking adventure.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 12:10:39 CDT

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Julian Bond’s death creates civil rights leadership void http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article31308653.html#storylink=rss Julian Bond, who died Saturday, said more than a year ago in Kansas City that a crying need remains for civil rights work in the United States.

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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:27:42 CDT

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