In some circles, President Barack Obama added polish to his legacy Tuesday when he commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, the Army private serving 35 years in prison for violating the Espionage Act and other crimes.
To the Editor: Loved, understood and stigma- free! Those are the things we want to be.
To the Editor: Given the renewed attention to the upcoming July 2017 implementation of the Kansas concealed carry law and the beginning of a new Kansas legislative session, I want to state my unequivocal opposition to this ill-conceived law.
It can be hard to tell with President-elect Donald Trump, or earlier with candidate Donald Trump, which of the many blunt declarations he makes constitute bluster and which will become policy.
There are those who believe Kansas has a school funding crisis — even though spending exceeds $13,000 per student and continues to set records — but low student achievement continues to be the real crisis.
Martin Luther King Jr.
To the Editor: The inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, Donald J.
To the Editor: With the Republican Congress bent on depriving 22 million Americans of medical insurance, this is a great time to provide our own, totally free and totally effective health insurance — a plant-based diet.
There’s always been something contrived about K-State’s 2025 goal.
To the Editor: Mental illness and guns are in the news again.
To the Editor: This spring, Manhattan High School will celebrate the 30th annual prom held at Manhattan Town Center.
To the Editor: On Wednesday, Jan.
Manhattan residents moved a step closer on Tuesday to deciding whether to pay a modest sales tax for an impressive array of recreational upgrades across the city.
Following the election of Donald Trump, farmers and the agricultural community in Kansas are wondering what the future holds.
Weather forecasters aren’t always right, but area residents would be foolish to ignore the consensus forecast of an ice storm that expected to strike this weekend.
To the Editor: Families and citizens in Manhattan and the area are invited to participate in several activities of the Martin Luther King Jr.
Tim Huelskamp, who once represented Kansas in Congress and hopes to do so again, needs more to do.
To the Editor: This is in regard to Arthur F.
It will be a busy week for U.
To the Editor: I was interested in Myron Ammeter’s perspective of accepting the outcome of the presidential election, which he wrote about in his letter to the editor Dec.
To the editor: With all due respect to my good neighbor Myron Ammeter, after reading his Dec.
Kansas hasn’t enjoyed a big dose of good financial news in a long time, and given the degree of budget turmoil, Kansans would be wise not to hold their breath waiting for great news.
To the Editor: I am writing about the article in Wednesday’s Mercury, “Pence, Obama in dueling meetings at Capitol on health care.
To the Editor: Most Republicans find it interesting and even amusing that many Democrats/liberals/ progressives can not accept the reality that according to our system of government, the presidential candidate who wins 270 electoral votes is elected.
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