<![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 2015 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 Diane Bigler: Kansas City area should provide more mental health services http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article8020554.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:44:55 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article8020554.html Glennie E. Burks: Police affected by shootings, protests after deaths of Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article7017086.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article7017086.html Meet The Star’s 2015 Midwest Voices columnists http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article5726400.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:18:24 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article5726400.html Liz Cook: Protests over the slayings of black males expose a police image problem http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article5720313.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16:50:12 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article5720313.html Hampton Stevens: For Kansas City, 2015 should be the year of back to basics http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article5015367.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 15:44:37 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article5015367.html Carol Dark Ayres: For the true meaning of the holiday, don’t forget that Christ has always been a vital part of Christmas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4692495.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4692495.html Dale Irwin: Low wages shortchange workers, placing the American dream out of reach http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4453169.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4453169.html Melvina Johnson Young: ALS takes from the people we love, but some things they will never let ALS have http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4370418.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:51:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4370418.html Melvina Johnson Young: America shows failure to value lives of black males http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4299220.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4299220.html Are You A Columnist?Apply to join the Kansas City Star’s Midwest Voices panel for 2015 http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4274535.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 12:21:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4274535.html Zoltan Krompecher: Letters help define joy, love and life http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4187682.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:52:31 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4187682.html Aimee Patton: Political difference creates an uncanny bond http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4053194.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:36:57 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article4053194.html Blake Hurst: Farmers grow in rock star status during the fall harvest http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article3937593.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article3937593.html Teresa Williams: The unaffordable consequences of health care pose a challenge for fiscal conservatives http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article3650368.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 17:35:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article3650368.html G. Joseph McLiney: To strengthen the national character, say no to government handouts http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article3499416.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article3499416.html Cindy Frewen Wuellner: Learning from a modern Asian city http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article3354400.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article3354400.html Hampton Stevens: Beyond the headlines of doom, happiness is in small joys of life http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article2957792.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article2957792.html Carol Dark Ayres: Ineffective teachers must be fired http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article2664673.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article2664673.html Dale Irwin: Overcoming bigotry in KC, America and dining with President Obama http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article2501064.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article2501064.html Melvina Johnson Young: Feminism’s never-ending struggles http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article2261855.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article2261855.html 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