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when the lee s summit school board rejected yet another plan to address racial equity in the district the boar
When the Lee's Summit school board rejected yet another plan to address racial equity in the district, the board president suggested that "driving while blond" is somehow akin to driving while black. No wonder the superintendent wants out.
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in rejecting a plan to address racial equity in the district the president of the lee s summit school board ac
In rejecting a plan to address racial equity in the district, the president of the Lee's Summit school board actually compared "driving while blond" to driving while black.
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it should not have taken me this long to see that neither the pro life nor the pro choice label fits me writes
"It should not have taken me this long to see that neither the pro-life nor the pro-choice label fits me," @MelindaDC writes. "But I won’t ever again try to make myself fit either one."
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in the dark of night literally at 3 am thursday the missouri senate passed a near total abortion ban under thi
In the dark of night — literally at 3 a.m. Thursday — the Missouri Senate passed a near-total abortion ban. Under this measure, not even an adolescent victim of rape, incest or human trafficking could end a pregnancy after eight weeks.
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thanks again to and for last night s substantive mayoral debate we tackled issues ranging from violent crime t
Thanks again to @joliejustus and @QuintonLucasKC for last night's substantive mayoral debate. We tackled issues ranging from violent crime to whether KC needs a baseball stadium downtown. If you missed it, you can still watch the replay here:
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in lawrence kansas the fine for marijuana possession is 1 down the road in wyandotte county you could get up t
In Lawrence, Kansas, the fine for marijuana possession is $1. Down the road in Wyandotte County, you could get up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine for the same offense. Is it time to rewrite that law?
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lawmakers are going to let another legislative session come and go while missouri remains the only state in th
Lawmakers are going to let another legislative session come and go while Missouri remains the only state in the country without a prescription drug monitoring program. Do legislators really think all 49 other states got it wrong?
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it s debate day tonight at 7 30 pm the is hosting the second of six mayoral forums with and join us at the bob
It's debate day! Tonight at 7:30 p.m., the @KCStar is hosting the second of six mayoral forums with @QuintonLucasKC and @joliejustus. Join us at the Bob Mohart Center or watch the livestream on our Facebook page. https://t.co/T655Buz2qC https://t.co/xWdSl4UIbZ
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is going to be a fantastic addition to our team he has kansas city roots and a unique perspective on politics
.@MRyanKC is going to be a fantastic addition to our @KCStarOpinion team. He has Kansas City roots and a unique perspective on politics and policy. Welcome!
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i m excited to announce that is coming home next month to join our team as michael says he s kansas city born
I'm excited to announce that @MRyanKC is coming home next month to join our @KCStarOpinion team. As Michael says, he's "Kansas City born and bred, and barbecue fed."
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trump s budget bears a strong resemblance to kansas failed policies this wont end well our kcstar editorial
Trump's budget bears a strong resemblance to Kansas' failed policies. This won’t end well. Our @KCStar editorial:
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what exactly does rep kevin yoder mean when he says his democratic opponent isn t from around here sharice dav
What, exactly, does Rep. Kevin Yoder mean when he says his Democratic opponent isn't from around here? Sharice Davids, a Native American who graduated from Leavenworth High School and Johnson County Community College, is very much from around here.
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among the questions realdonaldtrump declined to answer as he walked out was this a terrorist act do you denoun
Among the questions @realDonaldTrump declined to answer as he walked out: Was this a terrorist act? Do you denounce the white nationalists?
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president obama was briefed tonight on the situation in ferguson mo by adviser valerie jarrett and attorney ge
President Obama was briefed tonight on the situation in Ferguson, Mo., by adviser Valerie Jarrett and Attorney General Eric Holder.
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amazing kris kobach says he ll be working with the department of homeland security as it investigates voter fr
Amazing. Kris Kobach says he'll be working with the Department of Homeland Security as it investigates voter fraud. DHS says Kobach has no formal or informal role.
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kris kobach s advice to dreamers go back to your home country get in line
Kris Kobach's advice to Dreamers: "Go back to your home country. Get in line."
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amazing the secretary of interior has his own flag and has a staffer hoist the flag whenever he enters the bui
Amazing: The Secretary of Interior has his own flag and has a staffer hoist the flag whenever he enters the building https://t.co/14QBuUR6Nf
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i feel like we re stating the obvious but kris kobach should recuse himself and have nothing to do with oversi
I feel like we're stating the obvious, but Kris Kobach should recuse himself and have nothing to do with oversight of the recount in his own race. Apparently, this isn't obvious to Kobach.
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kate spade s sister tells the that the designer suffered debilitating mental illness and was self medicating w
Kate Spade's sister tells the that the designer suffered debilitating mental illness and was self-medicating with alcohol. Suicide "was not unexpected by me," she told
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the fact that 12 kansas city public schools students have been injured or killed in shootings this year has be
The fact that 12 Kansas City Public Schools students have been injured or killed in shootings this year has been met with silence. Can you imagine the outrage if 12 students had been shot in Overland Park or Blue Springs? https://t.co/JDWDZTxV3G
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