It’s not unheard of for the mother of a murder victim to spare the life of her son’s killer, but it’s rare enough to be remarkable. It happed a couple of weeks ago in Iran, a country that, at least to Americans,
It’s hard not to be impressed by the naturalization ceremony Wednesday on Fort Riley — the first such ceremony ever on post. And we suspect that the five soldiers, who have long since sworn to protect the United States, will treasure the memory all the
Critics who argue that the regulations the Food and Drug Administration has proposed on e-cigarettes were long in coming and don’t go far enough might have a point. That shouldn’t, however, obscure the worth of the steps the FDA is taking. “It’s
Bob Dole isn’t quite as mobile as he once was, but he still gets around pretty well, particularly for a 90-year-old who was badly wounded during World War II. What matters is that he’s been getting around Kansas quite well, visiting large cities
We are delighted to learn that the Kansas National Guard will be adding to its present strength in Manhattan. The addition will be in the form of the 130th Field Artillery Brigade headquarters, which will operate out of the National Guard armory on Levee Drive.
Once there was reason to believe that Americans collectively would come to our senses about guns and gun violence. If nothing else, maybe the shock of mass murders would jolt us into productive actions. Such tragedies have made household words of Columbine, Newtown, Virginia Tech
Funny thing about the Transparent Airfares Act of 2014. It wouldn’t make the cost of air travel more transparent; it would make it murkier. That’s not the stated purpose, of course, of advocates of the bill, a group that starts with the airline industry.
You’d think the folks at the Internal Revenue Service would be smarter. After all, the IRS is the agency Americans love to hate. You’d at least think that after being raked over the coals for bullying taxpayers a few years ago and more
The Kansas Board of Regents shouldn’t be surprised that faculty at its universities feel double- crossed. The Regents last December drew up a policy on the use of social media, largely in response to an anti-NRA tweet by a journalism professor at the University
If the Kansas Bankers Association is so concerned about lowering fees, perhaps it ought to encourage its members to lower some of the fees they routinely charge their customers. That would likely help more Kansans than repealing the mortgage registration fee. Eliminating that fee, which
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