<![CDATA[Midwest Voices | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you Midwest Voices. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:06:36 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:06:36 CDT Midwest Voices 60 Zoltan Krompecher: Ode to the retiring leader of U.S. Army band http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article2173179.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:07:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article2173179.html Aimee Patton: Why Chad Taylor really wants out of Kansas' U.S. Senate race http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article2093882.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article2093882.html Blake Hurst: Baseball creates good memories http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article1601275.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article1601275.html Teresa Williams: How to connect with foreign visitors http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article1327984.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:29:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article1327984.html G. Joseph McLiney: Voters are tied to the streetcar tracks http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article1277708.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:40:20 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article1277708.html Cindy Frewen Wuellner: Can-do spirit is still needed in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article1236206.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article1236206.html Hampton Stevens: Kansas City Chiefs should lead the way and take a new name http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article1179173.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:30:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article1179173.html Carol Dark Ayres: College degrees must be job ready http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article857516.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:32:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article857516.html Dale Irwin: Payday loans drain needy families http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article805351.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:17:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article805351.html Melvina Johnson Young: Imagine the debate that Hobby Lobby decision might stir between most American women and the GOP http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article773577.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article773577.html Melvina Johnson Young: Hobby Lobby decision spurs debate between most American women v. GOP http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article761373.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article761373.html Zoltan Krompecher: Air travel is its own adventure, especially with family http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article716945.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:08:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article716945.html Aimee Patton: Supreme Court ruling in Hobby Lobby case should make people mad enough to vote http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article670296.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article670296.html Blake Hurst: Protect Missouri farmers by passing Amendment 1 http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article635926.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:02:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article635926.html Teresa Williams: Object to sexual violence in the media http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article589120.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:52:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article589120.html G. Joseph McLiney: Crony capitalism that protects taxis hurts consumers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article548973/G.-Joseph-McLiney-Crony-capitalism-that-protects-taxis-hurts-consumers.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:03:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article548973/G.-Joseph-McLiney-Crony-capitalism-that-protects-taxis-hurts-consumers.html Cindy Frewen Wuellner: It’s time for a renewed feminism push http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article496223/Cindy-Frewen-Wuellner-It’s-time-for-a-renewed-feminism-push.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:34:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article496223/Cindy-Frewen-Wuellner-It’s-time-for-a-renewed-feminism-push.html Adults-only marijuana law reform is needed 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http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article390622/Constitutional-rights-signed-away.html Sadie 101: Lessons in Mother — Love http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article354246/Sadie-101-Lessons-in-Mother-—-Love.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 May 2014 17:54:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article354246/Sadie-101-Lessons-in-Mother-—-Love.html Survival skills when mom’s away http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article348714/Survival-skills-when-mom’s-away.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 May 2014 17:45:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article348714/Survival-skills-when-mom’s-away.html Cliven Bundy needs a patient, nonjudgmental black friend 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http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article344258/Streetcar-is-taking-Kansas-City-on-a-costly-ride.html Innovate to make Kansas City a startup hub http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article343590/Innovate-to-make-Kansas-City-a-startup-hub.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:33:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article343590/Innovate-to-make-Kansas-City-a-startup-hub.html A conversation between God and Fred Phelps http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article343172/A-conversation-between-God-and-Fred-Phelps.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:20:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article343172/A-conversation-between-God-and-Fred-Phelps.html Arts give a city meaning and money 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http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article342330/Singing-because-I’m-happy.html Baking cookies becomes nostalgia-induced insanity http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article341975/Baking-cookies-becomes-nostalgia-induced-insanity.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:19:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article341975/Baking-cookies-becomes-nostalgia-induced-insanity.html Debt buyers’ mass lawsuits: Oh evidence, where art thou? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article341653/Debt-buyers’-mass-lawsuits-Oh-evidence-where-art-thou.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:44:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article341653/Debt-buyers’-mass-lawsuits-Oh-evidence-where-art-thou.html To be 50, free from the old rules 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more respect http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article338568/Farming-deserves-more-respect.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 18:16:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article338568/Farming-deserves-more-respect.html New food rules are an awkward fit http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article337939/New-food-rules-are-an-awkward-fit.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:41:24 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article337939/New-food-rules-are-an-awkward-fit.html Obama’s State of the Union speech was OK, but http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article337614/Obama’s-State-of-the-Union-speech-was-OK-but-….html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 22:48:12 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article337614/Obama’s-State-of-the-Union-speech-was-OK-but-….html Obama’s State of the Union speech lacked specific solutions http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article337613/Obama’s-State-of-the-Union-speech-lacked-specific-solutions.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 22:41:55 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article337613/Obama’s-State-of-the-Union-speech-lacked-specific-solutions.html Help teens by killing the minimum wage http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article337263/Help-teens-by-killing-the-minimum-wage.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:43:48 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article337263/Help-teens-by-killing-the-minimum-wage.html All-day kindergarten in Kansas sets kids up for valuable life lesson: disappointment http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article336710/All-day-kindergarten-in-Kansas-sets-kids-up-for-valuable-life-lesson-disappointment.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:32:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article336710/All-day-kindergarten-in-Kansas-sets-kids-up-for-valuable-life-lesson-disappointment.html No more tolerating child poverty traps http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article336740/No-more-tolerating-child-poverty-traps.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:24:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article336740/No-more-tolerating-child-poverty-traps.html The perils of 'I’m Not, But ' talk, especially when it turns to Maryville teen sex case http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article330480/The-perils-of-I’m-Not-But-…-talk-especially-when-it-turns-to-Maryville-teen-sex-case.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:39:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article330480/The-perils-of-I’m-Not-But-…-talk-especially-when-it-turns-to-Maryville-teen-sex-case.html