The growing volume and intensity of talk about the state’s finances among Kansas legislators seeking re-election and candidates for their seats in recent weeks is welcome. Given that even some conservative lawmakers have seen the light, it could be .
Not surprisingly, U.S. officials have declined Russian President Vladimir Putin’s generous offer to dispatch Russian observers to monitor our presidential election. Russia’s long devotion to democracy is known worldwide. A fair election there is one in which .
Americans might breathe a little easier now that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have left the debate stage for the final time without once coming to physical blows. But for the second consecutive debate, the candidates on Wednesday didn’t .
The long-awaited offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from ISIS, which has held it since 2014, began this week. It must be successful. This battle is not D-Day, nor is it on a par with the U.S.-led .
Sen. John McCain certainly didn’t sound like a former presidential nominee on Monday. The Arizona Republican and 2008 GOP nominee, while campaigning in Pennsylvania for fellow GOP Sen. Pat Toomey, told a radio host, “I promise you that we will .
Hurrah for the FBI for breaking up a plot to bomb an apartment complex occupied primarily by Somali refugees in Garden City, and three cheers for the residents of Garden City who see beyond skin color and religious beliefs and .
Pay attention to Dallas tomorrow. It’s not that you can really do anything about this, but there are decisions about to be made there that could have a major effect on our city’s future. Dallas is where the .
It’s worth taking a moment to celebrate the completion of Fort Riley’s new hospital. Yes, it’s four years late. The project was delayed over and over, due mostly to a flurry of lawsuits. Subcontractors sued the general .
This morning was a little cool, even frosty in spots; it’s been a while since we’ve had temperatures in the 30s, but they’re not unwelcome. We could use the reminder that winter is coming. After all, last .
Somewhere in Las Vegas, an enterprising soul this morning might be laying odds on how long the Kansas Legislature’s 2017 session will last. Sessions typically run about 90 days, but the last couple of years are as good as any at .
News from the Kansas Attorney General’s Office that marijuana from Colorado has “permeated nearly all parts of Kansas” isn’t quite alarming, but it deserves more than a shrug. First, Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s findings should not surprise .
Donald Trump certainly knows how to get attention; he’s been doing it for most of his adult life. He is, however, losing his ability to shock. Yes, the vulgar tape released Friday of his 2005 conversation with Bill Bush of “.
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