<![CDATA[Lewis Diuguid News | 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 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Republican slams are unfortunate fixture in destructive presidential campaign http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article74671897.html#storylink=rss Former House Speaker John Boehner turned heads when he called Sen. Ted Cruz ‘Lucifer in the flesh’

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump has made negative sound bites part of his campaign to undo opponents

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:43:24 CDT

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Brownback’s resistance to refugee program goes against Kansas’ Underground Railroad history http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article74225492.html#storylink=rss Federal government could be seen as 21st century conductors spiriting refugees into Kansas

Governor merely removes state from having a voice in federal process

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 13:53:30 CDT

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Trees planted during Arbor Day to add new life, vitality to Crossroads http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article74430287.html#storylink=rss Bridging The Gap’s Heartland Tree Alliance will put in 20 trees on Southwest Boulevard, Broadway

National Arbor Day’s roots stretch back to 1872 and originated in Nebraska

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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:15:11 CDT

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Three separate weekend shootings show stupidity of liberalizing gun laws http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article73951437.html#storylink=rss Father of three children was gunned down after an argument at a bar

A mother of three children suffered a gunshot wound to the head

Senseless gunfire follows an argument at a Midtown store

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 11:37:12 CDT

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Enabling young people’s success http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article73977947.html#storylink=rss Adults should hold teens responsible for the success they want to achieve in life

Parents and grandparents must not shield youths from being held accountable

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Bizarre is the only word to describe actions, strategy change in GOP presidential race http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article73748977.html#storylink=rss Charles Koch said on ABC News that Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton could serve the U.S. better than Republican White House hopefuls

Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich plan to collaborate against GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump — for the good of the party

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:25:53 CDT

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Younger Latinos in U.S. speaking Spanish in the home http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article73357932.html#storylink=rss Speaking English among youth follows immigration trend in America

Hispanics are among the nation’s youngest Americans

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:15:01 CDT

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Kansas City area home to top high schools in Missouri, Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article73321012.html#storylink=rss U.S. News & World Report ranks Lincoln Prep No. 1 in Missouri

Blue Valley North takes the prize in Kansas

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 11:38:13 CDT

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Setbacks, advances recognized for Earth Day http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article72866197.html#storylink=rss A 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara, Calif., was behind Earth Day beginning

Climate change continues to threaten the planet

Efforts are being made to reduce human reliance on fossil fuels

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 12:52:25 CDT

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Money makeovers ahead whether people want it or not http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article72742292.html#storylink=rss Woman’s image will likely be on the $20 bill replacing Andrew Jackson

The back of the $10 bill also will feature a depiction of the suffrage movement

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 18:25:15 CDT

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Bridging racial gap part of long struggle http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article72703162.html#storylink=rss Tanner Colby, author of ‘Some of My Best Friends Are Black,’ spoke at Rockhurst University

The book explores why races have had such difficulty getting past ages-old barriers

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:00:00 CDT

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Obama, Congress in battle over 911 families’ legal aim at Saudi Arabia http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article72435372.html#storylink=rss A bill in the Senate would open up avenue to litigation

Saudis respond with threat to pull billions of dollars in assets from U.S.

Meanwhile, Saudia Arabia accepts nine Yemeni detainees from Guantanamo Bay prison

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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 11:22:54 CDT

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Google must be open, transparent in its new Kansas City experiment http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article72050377.html#storylink=rss Public safety has to a high priority

Kansas City officials should heavily monitor the operation

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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:22:45 CDT

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Sprint, Verizon struggle to overcome public relations stumbles http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article71816022.html#storylink=rss Twitter post results in problems for Kansas City-based Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure

Strike on Wednesday by Verizon workers also causes No. 1 New York-based wireless giant to ‘feel the Bern’

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:09:47 CDT

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Russian war planes buzz U.S. Navy destroyer, resurrecting Cold War tensions http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article71798722.html#storylink=rss Russian President Vladimir Putin in annual call-in show says U.S. must drop its “imperial ambitions”

U.S. to use diplomatic channels to address provocative Russian military action

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 10:37:36 CDT

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Lawsuits in deaths at Jewish centers should spur greater accountability in gun sales http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article71576612.html#storylink=rss Gun laws are meant to be followed at all times, in all places — no exception

Families of William Corporon, Reat Underwood and Terri LaManno filed suit agains t Wal-Mart

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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:27:28 CDT

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New juvenile justice law will benefit the state, young offenders http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article71427512.html#storylink=rss Gov. Sam Brownback signed the bill outside the Johnson County Courthouse in Olathe

The savings could be about $72 million over five years

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 17:01:00 CDT

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Students learn priceless money lessons http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article71368292.html#storylink=rss Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has teens serve on Student Board of Directors

On Wednesday, 25 students from 11 Kansas City and Kansas City, Kan., high schools will be honored

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Older workers are staying in the labor force longer http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article71147727.html#storylink=rss AARP Bulletin reports that older workers’ ranks will grow by 2024

Generation Xers behind baby boomers also are expected to work longer

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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 11:32:41 CDT

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Motorists urged to drive safely through construction zones April 11-15 http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article70705592.html#storylink=rss National Work Zone Awareness Week is observed to boost safety on the roads

AAA foundation survey finds that drivers want safety, but many don’t practice it

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Fri, 08 Apr 2016 10:55:48 CDT

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Diabetes has become a growing global health concern http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article70484842.html#storylink=rss The number of cases worldwide has risen from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014

People in more countries are overweight and physically inactive — like Americans

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Thu, 07 Apr 2016 11:27:27 CDT

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Following Mississippi on discriminatory ‘religious freedom’ bill is a bad plan for Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article70291532.html#storylink=rss LGBT community targeted for second-class service by such laws

North Carolina faces loss of PayPal expansion in Charlotte

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Wed, 06 Apr 2016 12:34:12 CDT

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Offer for water line safety is ignored http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article70054742.html#storylink=rss Several letters seek to aid homeowners in expenses for buried water/sewer lines

Homeowners would be liable for expensive repairs of underground pipes

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Tue, 05 Apr 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Bad public policy worsens trend: Poverty is more concentrated and spreading http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article70042477.html#storylink=rss Brookings Metropolitan Polity Program report shows suburbs having the largest and fastest-growing poor population in the country

African Americans and Latinos are more likely than whites to live in concentrated poverty, or neighborhoods with poverty rates of 40 percent or more

The Kansas City area stands out with many neighborhoods with concentrated poverty

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Tue, 05 Apr 2016 12:50:30 CDT

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New Kansas City school superintendent is right to start in July with a long to-do list http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article69913962.html#storylink=rss Getting the district to finally attain full accreditation will be one of Mark T. Bedell’s goals

He also plans to make the district more competitive with the increasing number of charter schools

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Mon, 04 Apr 2016 17:04:38 CDT

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Ethnic Festival to show off diversity in Wyandotte County http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article69855307.html#storylink=rss The festival is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kansas City Kansas Community College

Many countries, people and cultures will be represented

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Mon, 04 Apr 2016 13:03:11 CDT

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Sky Station lightning strike likely from heavenly art critic http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article69431622.html#storylink=rss Kansas City will pay $1.3 million to repair sculpture atop Bartle Hall

Helicopter to pluck hair curler from its easternmost pylon on May 8

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Fri, 01 Apr 2016 11:57:32 CDT

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Ted Cruz reaches out willy-nilly to anyone who will donate to him before Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article69437372.html#storylink=rss Republican presidential hopeful is seeking heavy contributions

The Texas senator cites valiant struggle for conservatives against GOP front-runner Donald Trump

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Fri, 01 Apr 2016 12:24:08 CDT I feel dirty. I got the following email today from Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz.

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No charges in Minneapolis police slaying of black man has a Ferguson, Mo.,-like ring http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article69201857.html#storylink=rss Protests follow Hennepin County attorney decision in Jamar Clark’s slaying

Eyewitness accounts differ in Minneapolis shooting just as they did in the Aug. 9, 2014, fatal police shooting of Michael Brown

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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 11:21:57 CDT

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Fear is not the solution to recent terror attacks http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article69028247.html#storylink=rss Coordinated investigations and intelligence gathering is needed

Vigilance among everyday people will help shutdown violence

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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:03:37 CDT

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