<![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 Linwood Shopping Center reopening could generate new investment, hope on Kansas City’s East Side http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article85271262.html#storylink=rss A new grocery store is to open by Christmas 2017 in the mall at Linwood Boulevard and Prospect Avenue

City officials will have to ensure the quality of the goods sold at the store to prevent problems of the past from recurring

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:38:22 CDT

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Getting to know district step by step http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article85116317.html#storylink=rss New superintendent of Kansas City Public Schools needs to take regular walking tour of district

The community requires that personal touch, rapport from the head of the schools

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Berkley Park to become more appealing with new amenities, including sand volleyball courts http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article85020472.html#storylink=rss The riverfront park keeps growing in its attractions

Young people will gravitate more to the public space by the Missouri River

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:53:37 CDT

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Hurricane season in the U.S. stretches from now to Nov. 30 http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article84821372.html#storylink=rss Storm preparedness officials are right to worry about ‘hurricane amnesia’

More people moving to coastal areas are at risk of suffering if a hurricane were to hit

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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:31:43 CDT

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Father’s Day this Sunday less stressful than Mother’s Day for people giving cards and gifts http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article84136347.html#storylink=rss The census reports that the U.S. in 2015 had 70.1 million fathers

Close to 200,000 were stay-at-home dads with children under age 15

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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:24:53 CDT

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Old Velvet Freeze building to get new life in booming midtown Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article84371652.html#storylink=rss Corner structure to house apartments and a ground-floor restaurant

A fourth floor will be added with a four-story, U-shaped apartment building to the north

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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:50:22 CDT

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Missouri Southern set to allow interns back in state Capitol http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article83721472.html#storylink=rss Mandatory sexual harassment training, ombudsman post part of Statehouse changes

Scandal had led to the university in Joplin ending its 20-year-old internship program

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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:40:52 CDT

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Threat to Kansas City area Jewish community is a local sign of terrorism fueling fear, violence http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article83905057.html#storylink=rss The threat is another maddening sign of the country and world made unsafe because of terrorism

Too many mass acts of gun violence keep occurring, leaving people throughout the country on edge

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:00:20 CDT

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Year off from college? Think again http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article83787997.html#storylink=rss On Friday, Malia Obama graduated from high school

The Obamas’ older daughter plans to take a year off before starting at Harvard University

My parents had a very different reaction to my older brother wanting to do something similar

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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Green energy could change air travel in flight of Solar Impulse 2 around the world http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article83458672.html#storylink=rss Solar airplane started its journey in March 2015 taking off from Abu Dhabi

On Saturday it landed in New York City after flying over the Statue of Liberty

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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:41:16 CDT

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Kansas, Missouri rank in bottom half of U.S. in per pupil spending in education http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article82995762.html#storylink=rss U.S. Census report is released as the Kansas Supreme Court and Legislature struggle over school funding

Missouri ranked 31st in the U.S.; Kansas came in 29th

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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 11:25:14 CDT

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Tough economic times may be ahead for Joe and Josephine Sixpack http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article82743267.html#storylink=rss Jobless report for May offered little hope for continued gains in the U.S. economy

The Federal Reserve signals that it may hold off through the summer on raising interest rates

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Thu, 09 Jun 2016 11:41:54 CDT

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Clinton’s political climb has been a Mount Everest-like triumph for women in the United States http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article82497517.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton will be on the Democratic presidential ticket 96 years after women won the right to vote in the U.S.

Efforts to gain women that ballot-box power date back to the early 1800s with the abolitionist, and then suffrage movements

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Wed, 08 Jun 2016 11:22:46 CDT

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Muhammad Ali seen as hero by many black people http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article82305452.html#storylink=rss Muhammad Ali’s career had the vertical trajectory of the civil rights movement

Heavyweight champion made African Americans feel empowered instead of powerless

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Tue, 07 Jun 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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No charges against mom was the right call in the shooting death of Cincinnati Zoo gorilla http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article82255682.html#storylink=rss 17-year-old Harambe, a 400-pound gorilla was shot to death by the zoo’s dangerous animal response team

The shooting followed a 3-year-old boy falling into a moat at Gorilla World

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Tue, 07 Jun 2016 12:34:28 CDT

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Trump continues a long string of bigotry in attack on federal judge http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article82053092.html#storylink=rss Donald Trump charges that U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel can’t be impartial in hearing two cases against Trump University

The presumptive GOP presidential nominee contends it’s because Curiel is Hispanic

Trump advocates building a wall along the U.S.-Medican border and having Mexico pay for it

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Mon, 06 Jun 2016 12:31:13 CDT

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Readers weigh in on President Obama’s legacy, a school shutdown and the streetcar http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article81693852.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jun 2016 12:41:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article81693852.html North Korea joins the bizarre parade backing Donald Trump http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article81194267.html#storylink=rss The official newspaper of the communist country’s ruling Workers’ Party praised Trump as a ‘wise politician’

Dennis Rodman and David Duke also have sung the ‘we love Trump’ song

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Wed, 01 Jun 2016 16:20:03 CDT

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Gasoline prices expected to continue on upward trend as crude oil market glut declines http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article81131827.html#storylink=rss OPEC to consider capping oil supply

Gas prices top $2 a gallon as more people prepare for vacations

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Wed, 01 Jun 2016 13:17:59 CDT

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Media add to schools’ diversity lessons http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article78898072.html#storylink=rss Carlos E. Cortés says the media constantly teach about multicultural education

Getting it right means helping the population better get along

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Tue, 31 May 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Race to mass produce self-driving vehicles will also require super-high-tech and costly repair centers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article80079407.html#storylink=rss Auto mechanic shops will have to include people proficient on radar and video camera technology

Roads and bridges of the future also may be required to have high-tech sensors, software to aid self-driving vehicles

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Thu, 26 May 2016 13:58:22 CDT

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Diversity audit of University of Missouri should benefit the four-campus system http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article80060427.html#storylink=rss The diversity and inclusion audit will include focus groups and interviews with faculty, students, staff and leadership members.

The examination is expected to be done by the end of the calendar year

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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:50:42 CDT

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Problems in St. Louis keep stacking up http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article79794917.html#storylink=rss Rams football team left the city this year

Peabody Energy filed for bankruptcy in April

The population in the city by the Mississippi River continues to fall

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Wed, 25 May 2016 11:55:10 CDT

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Passengers certain to feel more bumps now as air travel increases http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article79786802.html#storylink=rss Long lines to get through security are certain to aggravate travelers

The shakeup at TSA doesn’t give people a feeling of confidence in flying

The cause of the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 is another major concern

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Wed, 25 May 2016 11:16:31 CDT

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Ending violence starts with word use http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article79585997.html#storylink=rss Missouri and Kansas Grandparents Against Gun Violence has developed a “Words Matter Thesaurus”

Gun violence is aided by our language, which promotes aggression

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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Arms sales to Vietnam part of evolving relationship that Obama is forging with countries http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article79530287.html#storylink=rss President Obama traveled to Cuba earlier this year in efforts to increase U.S. ties to the communist country

Weapons to Vietnam meant to put China’s reach in check

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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:00:55 CDT

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Peace unlikely soon in wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article79307597.html#storylink=rss Next U.S. president will inherit wars sparked by 9/11

Pakistan border crossing likely to occur more as war continues

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Mon, 23 May 2016 13:22:53 CDT

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Uber test of self-driving car could be detour around problems with drivers, fines, strict government regulations http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article78868677.html#storylink=rss Uber joins Google, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, GM and BMW in research on driverless car technology

Self-driving cars could be the way of the future

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Fri, 20 May 2016 13:44:34 CDT

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Civilian staff reductions prompt KC police Metro Patrol Division to reduce night services http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article78629917.html#storylink=rss Walk-in and phone-in reports won’t be possible from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting Saturday

People are urged to make reports at those hours at the South Patrol Division

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Thu, 19 May 2016 13:13:16 CDT

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Asian Americans celebrated in May as important part of U.S. http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article78409322.html#storylink=rss Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month was established by Congress in 1992

The Asian American population overall is younger than the population as a whole

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Wed, 18 May 2016 13:31:19 CDT

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