Yael T. Abouhalkah

Is the GOP’s Jan Meyers cunning or confused?

Sure, former Kansas GOP congresswoman Jan Meyers might have been confused when she was listed as endorsing Democrat Paul Davis for governor over Sam Brownback. Or, maybe Meyers is more cunning than some people think — including GOP officials who were criticizing her earlier this week.

Yael T. Abouhalkah

Japanese delegation visits KC, emphasizing need for strong relationships

Ken Shimanouchi, former Japanese ambassador to Spain and Brazil, is leading a delegation on a trip to Kansas City this week, helping draw America’s attention to what’s happening in his country. The trip is especially meaningful to many local residents, given the longstanding history of positive relations between Japan and the city. The Heart of America Japan-America Society helped organize the visit Wednesday and Thursday.

Yael T. Abouhalkah

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