Yael T. Abouhalkah

Editorials

A new Kansas City arts festival is an idea worth pursuing

Earlier this week, Mayor Sly James announced an idea to create the Kansas City Arts Festival. Now it needs to be fleshed out, to see whether the public and private sector will support an event that could attract “regional and national attention to local talent and resources,” as the mayor said this week.

Yael T. Abouhalkah

Colin Kaepernick’s three big national anthem victories

National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to not stand during the National Anthem has sparked plenty of informative and emotionally charged writing about patriotism and the anthem. It also has spurred positive contributions for social issues. This has been a teachable last few weeks for Americans — all without costing any lives.

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Sam Cunliffe's advice from KU assistant coach Kurtis Townsend

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Raw video: KC police investigate homicide at bait shop

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