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  • Letters | January 29, 2013

    Reject legislative attempt to undermine public unions

    To the Editor: House Bill 2023 was recently approved by the House Committee on Commerce, Labor, and Economic Development. This means that the bill will now find its way onto the Kansas House floor. It seems the intent of HB 2023, according to Kansas Chamber of Commerce

  • Letters | January 29, 2013

    Resist effort to eliminate important tax deductions

    To the Editor: Kansans, Gov. Sam Brownback wants to raise our taxes consi-derably! He wants to eliminate two deductions from the state income tax returns: the mortgage deductions and the property tax deduction.

  • Columns | January 28, 2013

    Do what’s best for students

    I read earlier this month in the Topeka Capital Journal that Topeka’s major high schools are lowering the number of credits needed for graduation. Now Topeka West is resisting a similar change. Why? The schools are moving from eight-hour to seven-hour schedules. Changing schedules

  • Editorials | January 28, 2013

    North Korea vents again

    If it weren’t for the fact that North Korea might someday make good on its bluster and launch a nuclear strike against one of its neighbors or the United States, its chronic shenanigans would be downright laughable. North Korea is a dangerous whiner. It

  • Area Schools | January 28, 2013

    Page sisters pacing Wamego


    This could be a special season for the Wamego High girls. So far it has been, as the Red Raiders are 12-1 on the year and currently ranked No. 2 team in Class 4A. Wamego had won its first 10 straight to start the season before falling

  • Local | January 28, 2013

    Labor Dept. hits GTM with $97,762 fine

    The U.S. Department of Labor will require GTM Sportswear in Manhattan to pay 133 workers $97,762 in back wages as a result of an investigation by its wage and hour division. The investigation found violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime and record-keeping provisions

  • Area Schools | January 28, 2013

    Marysville tops Rock Creek girls in OT

    The Marysville girls squeaked out a 58-55 overtime win in the third-place game of the Hiawatha Invitational, defeating Rock Creek in a back-and-forth affair Saturday night. The Mustangs (5-8, 3-3 Mid-East) trailed by two at halftime, but outscored the Bulldogs 19-7 in the third quarter

  • Local | January 28, 2013

    It’s T-shirt weather, but just for a day

    You may be tempted to break out shorts and T-shirts today, but get ready to put them away again by mid-week. The temperature could approach 70 degrees this afternoon - certainly an anomaly in January, but not unheard of, said state climatologist Mary Knapp. “We’ve

  • Local |Traffic | January 28, 2013

    A home-based view of the street

    Is traffic backed up on Fort Riley Boulevard? Is there snow on Seth Child Road? Now, drivers can find out without leaving home. As part of the overall network of traffic signals in Manhattan, the city has been installing cameras at various intersections to give

  • Local | January 28, 2013

    Cole: More mental health push needed

    The executive director of Pawnee Mental Health Center told county commissioners Monday that while Gov. Sam Brownback’s decision to retain $12 million in his proposed budget for mental health services represents a positive step, there remains more to be done to improve mental health services

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