Sen. Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, a couple of genuine smearmasters, don’t imperil national security when they take cheap shots at each other’s wives. About the only good it does is give Americans one more piece to file .
President Barack Obama gets high marks for the handling of his visit to Cuba. He could have had the typical whitewashed VIP visit most foreign heads of state experience. He didn’t. He accomplished all we might have hoped for .
There’s a whole lot of Kansas in the Sweet 16. We’re not just talking about the Kansas Jayhawks, who are the overall top seed in this year’s NCAA basketball tournament. Certainly that’s something worth crowing about, as .
The Republicans who control the Kansas Legislature think they’ve got it tough. They’re saying they may never be able to meet the Kansas Supreme Court’s demands that they equitably fund education. That’s embarrassing. It amounts to .
In recent months, Fort Riley has sounded more neighborly than ever. We’re about to see the extent of that neighborliness, and we want to encourage everyone involved to make the best of it. Riley County Police Department officials last .
President Barack Obama has done his duty in choosing the moderate and highly qualified federal appellate Judge Merrick Garland as his nominee for Supreme Court justice. Now the GOP-held Senate should fulfill its duty and at least give Garland a .
Across the country, for people who care about such things, this is Sunshine Week. Most people take for granted the idea that our government operates out in the open. Oh, they have a vague idea that some information is kept .
With Tuesday’s primary victories Donald Trump’s GOP nomination appears all but certain. A view to what a Trump presidency might look like seems appropriate. The New York billionaire is not Adolf Hitler or Benito Mussolini, but his bullying, .
In the Kansas Legislature these days, if the Kansas Chamber of Commerce and the conservative organization Americans for Prosperity oppose a bill, its chances of passing are slim. Such is the case with a proposal from Rep. Mark Hutton, a .
In terms of basketball, it’s a time for a glance back at a slew of exciting state high school tournaments that drew participants from all corners of the state, and a time to fill out brackets for one of .
There’s no reason to doubt that some of the emails from opponents of a proposal to transfer authority for education finance policy from the Kansas Board of Education to the Kansas governor were, as state Sen. Ty Masterson said, “.
It sure didn’t take Westar Energy long to ask for another rate increase. The Kansas utility company, which was granted a rate increase by the Kansas Corporation Commission just last fall, is now seeking an increase of $25 million. That’.
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