It’s no surprise that members of the Pottawatomie County Commission took a moment at their meeting Monday to give a thumbs-down to the law — a law Gov. Sam Brownback signed that very day — that beginning next year will limit .
The debate about whether the Food and Drug Administration went too far in issuing federal regulations on e-cigarettes and other tobacco products is far from settled, but the FDA at least deserves credit for banning the sale of e-cigarettes to .
So Donald Trump is all but certain to be the Republican candidate, and Hillary Clinton the Democrat. This is depressing to a lot of people, as it probably should be. Clinton is seriously flawed as a candidate, and Trump would .
It’s easy to remember that today is Mother’s Day. Reminders come in newspaper ads, on television and, if not from moms hoping for a little extra attention, then from dads making sure their children don’t forget. Those .
Canceling the last day of school, which the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education did Wednesday evening, might have been one of the easiest decisions board members will ever make. That’s true even though, as was noted during the meeting, the .
Funding woes are going from bad to worse at Kansas State University and the University of Kansas. That’s because the same Legislature that made a shambles of the state’s finances in recent years now expects the state’s .
Well, that didn’t take long. In fact it took just one day after the Kansas Legislature approved a budget that further compromises the state’s future financial stability to balance the present budget for one of the world’s .
Area football fans who enter Bill Snyder Family Stadium on fall Saturdays expect to leave satisfied after having watched the Kansas State Wildcats put on a good — and winning — performance. Fans entering the stadium the second Saturday of September can .
Kansans have little reason to feel good about the closing days of the 2016 legislative session. Yes, lawmakers passed a budget that will be balanced, but they did it largely by letting Gov. Sam Brownback do what he’s been doing. .
One of these days, enough patrons of the Riley County School District will realize that waiting for a perfect set of proposals to improve their schools — one that does everything anyone could want and lowers taxes in the process — is .
We’re not among the majority of Kansans who disapprove of the job Sen. Pat Roberts is doing, but actions like his decision to block a Senate vote on a nominee for secretary of the Army might help explain his .
During his 20 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert spoke on the House floor on more than one occasion in support of stronger punishment for child molesters. In fact he said that repeat offenders should be put .
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