<![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 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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Teaching today’s students is more taxing http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article78090477.html#storylink=rss Smartphones should be used in classrooms, not confiscated

New century students want culturally competent lessons in today’s more diverse America

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Tue, 17 May 2016 13:00:00 CDT

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African American women cadets at West Point were right to show their pride in class photo http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article78071712.html#storylink=rss The picture posted on social media forced an internal inquiry at the U.S. Military Academy

West Point officials decided that the photo was not politically motivated

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Tue, 17 May 2016 11:27:35 CDT

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Obama this month sadly became the longest war-time president in U.S. history http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article77882372.html#storylink=rss U.S. military continues fighting in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria

18-year-olds joining the military were only age 3 when 9/11 happened, yet they will inherit the fighting

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Mon, 16 May 2016 11:41:55 CDT

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Grand Boulevard viaduct closing will complicate traffic downtown http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article76562362.html#storylink=rss Motorists and others will have to find alternative routes, parking

Safety of vehicle and pedestrian traffic has to remain a priority

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Mon, 09 May 2016 14:25:00 CDT

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Rockfest again faces rain leading up to music at Penn Valley Park http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article77503142.html#storylink=rss Mud may be an uncomfortable byproduct of the music and fun around the Liberty Memorial

People who attend Rockfest can also enjoy downtown by hopping on a streetcar

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Fri, 13 May 2016 15:58:55 CDT

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‘Budweiser’ makeover as ‘America’ big gamble for beer-maker http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article77190667.html#storylink=rss Anheuser-Busch is seeking approval to redo the label of its leading beer

Change would coincide with Fourth of July, patriotism surrounding the Olympics and the November presidential election

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Thu, 12 May 2016 11:26:04 CDT

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Obama will carry hopes of many for a nuclear-free world when he visits Hiroshima this month http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article76965832.html#storylink=rss President Harry S. Truman during World War II made the decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan

Solemn ceremonies are held in Kansas City and worldwide in remembrance

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Wed, 11 May 2016 11:51:36 CDT

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Young families struggle to make a living http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article76794667.html#storylink=rss Political campaigns for president mostly ignore millennials’ concerns

Democratic socialist Bernie Sanders keeps economic issues alive

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Tue, 10 May 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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McCain is right to advise Trump to try to mend political fences ahead of GOP convention http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article76728847.html#storylink=rss Sen. John McCain was in Kansas City to receive the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award

Donald Trump’s march to the White House has left a lot of muddy foot prints with a badly needed clean up along the way

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Tue, 10 May 2016 11:23:58 CDT

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Jobs report for April shows Fed made right choice in not raising interest rates http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article76062352.html#storylink=rss The Labor Department tells that the U.S. economy added 160,000 nonfarm jobs

Unemployment remained unchanged at 5 percent

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Fri, 06 May 2016 11:42:58 CDT

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Mother’s Day rush — and stress — is on for cards, gifts at area stores http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article75829947.html#storylink=rss Anna Jarvis started Mother’s Day at the turn of the last century

The census reports that the U.S. has 43.5 million moms ages 15 to 50

Pop singer Janet Jackson may soon be among them

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Thu, 05 May 2016 12:29:57 CDT

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Liberalized gun laws should make police feel very nervous http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article75551777.html#storylink=rss More guns on the street are not good for public safety

No one knows who is carrying a firearms and who’s not

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Wed, 04 May 2016 11:29:02 CDT

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Virtues shared in after-school classes http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article75357327.html#storylink=rss Quindaro Elementary School in Kansas City, Kan., is where adults are working with boys and girls in separate groups to build character

Teachers and the principal said they have already noticed a difference in students’ behavior since the engagement started last month

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Tue, 03 May 2016 13:45:00 CDT

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Older Americans growing demographic in U.S. http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article75354082.html#storylink=rss May is Older Americans Month with significant details about people age 65 and up

Serving this demographic will be a growth industry in America

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Tue, 03 May 2016 13:46:43 CDT

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Trump’s charge of Clinton using ‘woman card’ now offered as ‘The Official Hillary for America Woman Card’ http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article75122157.html#storylink=rss Candidates turn their fire to Indiana primary on Tuesday

Trump’s charges against Hillary Clinton may have backfired big-time on his bid for the presidency

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Mon, 02 May 2016 11:23:32 CDT

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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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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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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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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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