Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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    UMKC, What “Prudent Steps” Ought Students Take to Avoid Crime?

    Following the murder of UMKC graduate student Sharath Koppu during a robbery on the east side of Kansas City on July 6, UMKC Chancellor C. Mauli Agrawal...

    Did Thomas “What’s the Matter” Frank Get Anything Right About Kansas?

    Thomas Frank, author of the surprise 2004 bestseller, What's the Matter With Kansas?, will be speaking tonight, Tuesday, at the Plaza Library in Kansas...

    Not Sure Whether You’re LGBTQIA? The Wichita Eagle Will Tell you.

    Right below an article on an administrative change in Kansas adoptions that at least one Democratic state rep calls "frightening"--it's not--the Wichita Eagle has...

    Why Are Police and Firefighters Disciplined So Differently?

    Today, Monday, 46-year-old nail worker Thu Hong Nguyen goes on trial for possible second-degree murder in the 2015 arson deaths of two Kansas City...

    Welder, Kander, and the Demise of the “Entrepreneurial City”

    With the buzz being generated around 3rd District congressional candidate Brent Welder and Kansas City mayoral candidate Jason Kander, entrepreneurship would seem to be...

    Sorry, Star, But “Koch” Mailer Does Not Pretend To Be “Pro-Union”

    On Wednesday, the Kansas City Star editorial board warned its readers, "Political mailer that pretends to be pro-union is really from the Koch brothers." The...

    Flag’s Down But Not Before Turning KU Campus Into “Unsafe” Space

    Despite spending millions of dollars annually to make students of all stripes feel "safe" and "comfortable" on campus, despite an active prohibition against "behavior...

    What About The Kansas Kids Who Don’t Go to Public School?

    For all the tears shed, money spent, decisions made, debating points argued, laws passed and ink devoted to the public school establishment in Kansas,...

    Missouri Dems “News” Site Has One Goal–Scare Voters Into Reelecting McCaskill

    There is a place in marketing hell reserved for the genius who chose to name the new Democratic news site "The Missouri Download." More problematic,...

    Kansas, Missouri Dems “At War Among Themselves Over Choice.”

    Shockingly, the source of the quote, "Democrats in the heartland are at war among themselves over choice," is the Washington Post. Writing for the Post, David...

    KC-Based National Catholic Reporter Wants “Guillotine” For Trumpers

    "To my friends in the Republican political and legal establishment who have not stood up to Trump: When the revolution comes, you are on...

    National Media Mum on KC Murder of Indian Man

    The national media have yet to weigh in on the shooting death of Sharath Kopuu, a 25-year-old graduate student at UMKC, who was shot...