<![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 Justice goes begging with charges being dropped in Baltimore in Freddie Gray’s death http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article92114277.html#storylink=rss Violence of any kind is never the answer to excessive force by police

Black Lives Matter movement enters the spotlight at the Democratic National Convention

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:14:13 CDT

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Cuba gives visitors trip into the past http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article91975607.html#storylink=rss Cuba’s history with colonialism and slavery mirrors the U.S.

Chinese also were brought to Cuba to help build the railroads

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Americans with Disabilities Act celebrates 26 years of prohibiting discrimination http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article91908767.html#storylink=rss The Whole Person in Kansas City has an awards luncheon set for Aug. 26

In the U.S. 56.7 million Americans, or 19 percent, have one or more disabilities

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:55:08 CDT

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David Duke’s candidacy for U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana rightfully denounced by GOP http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article91712227.html#storylink=rss White supremacist on Friday announced he is running for Senate seat

‘The climate of this country has moved in my direction,’ Duke says

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:27:01 CDT

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KCI updates will make the airport better for travelers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article91261177.html#storylink=rss The improvements will include beefed-up Wi-Fi

People also can expect a new cellphone lot more conveniently located near the terminals

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:54:41 CDT

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Big beer company deal may cause confusion for some brand-loyalty drinkers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article91019487.html#storylink=rss Anhueser-Busch InBev has won approve to take over SABMiller

The world’s two largest beer companies offer consumers many different labels

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:52:43 CDT

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Downtown Kansas City attractions appeal to growing number of people, companies http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article91003787.html#storylink=rss BNIM decides on Crown Center site after opposition to tax incentives on earlier location

Streetcar, arts, entertainment, residential offerings make city’s business center a draw for companies

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:39:11 CDT

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Record temperatures continue to be set in warming of the planet http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article90778112.html#storylink=rss June was the 14th consecutive record hot month

The warning gains no traction at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:40:01 CDT

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Violence hurts image of America abroad http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article90603432.html#storylink=rss Cuban hosts in Havana offer their condolences over the early July killings of citizens, police in U.S.

People in the communist country 90 miles from Florida were the opposite of any bad guys as they had been depicted to Americans

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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‘Team Trump’ email seeks donations from everyday Americans to be listed on JumboTron during convention http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article90526477.html#storylink=rss The first night of the Republican convention in Cleveland featured many questionable things

Donald Trump walks onto the convention stage to Queen’s ‘We Are The Champions’

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:53:25 CDT

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In fatal auto crashes, marijuana is showing up more in Washington state, where the drug is legal http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article90515302.html#storylink=rss Key chemical in marijuana is showing up in the blood in more fatal crash victims

The finding points to the need for better traffic enforcement laws to ensure public safety

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:09:50 CDT

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Black Lives Matter movement must be viewed in the context of history to understand what it tries to convey http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article89817772.html#storylink=rss A diversity discussion brought out the historical context to help people who are white understand

‘Black power’ and ‘black is beautiful’ movements of the civil rights-era similarly were designed to reverse antebellum and Jim Crow degradation

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:07:24 CDT

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More kids as young as age 10 now own cellphones and a host of accompanying problems http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article89560267.html#storylink=rss Influence Center’s 2016 Digital Trends Study notes the increased use of smartphones by younger children

Children use tablets and cellphones for entertainment and to access social media websites

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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 10:54:02 CDT

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Sanders endorsement of Clinton won’t guarantee his backers will go for her http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article89341117.html#storylink=rss The Democratic presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders appealed to young adults

Presumptive party nominee Hillary Clinton will have to do more to win young voters

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg was right to speak out against Donald Trump winning the White House

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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:50:08 CDT

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People crave heroes in difficult times http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article89132227.html#storylink=rss “Supergirl,” “The Flash,” “Arrow” and “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” have drawn large audiences

In times of distress like during the Great Depression and World War II superheroes become attractive

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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:00:00 CDT

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Undoing Donald Trump requires new strategy http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article87819917.html#storylink=rss Criticism and name-calling have failed to deflate Donald Trump campaign for the White House

Opponents need to come up with a new strategy that appeals to Trump’s many followers

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Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:54:12 CDT

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Healing must follow talks on race http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article86498747.html#storylink=rss The W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation initiative promises change in race relations

Republican presidential campaigns in the last year have exposed racism as a major problem

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Snowden criticizes Russia for ‘Big Brother law’ Huh? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article86402682.html#storylink=rss Edward Snowden for three years has lived in Russa after leaking data on U.S. global surveillance

The former National Security Agency contractor is wanted for violating the U.S. Espionage Act

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:11:11 CDT

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Celebrate the Fourth of July with a few important facts about this great nation http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article86393162.html#storylink=rss The Declaration of Independence was signed by 56 persons on July 4, 1776

Expect fireworks sales to approach a half-billion dollars this year

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:15:47 CDT

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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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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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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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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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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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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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