Kansas State football fans have been wowed by the school’s marching band performances at halftime after halftime for year after year, so they may be more delighted than surprised that the current version of the Pride of Wildcat Land .
Let’s see if we get this straight: The police have pulled the plug on a program they’ve stood behind for decades because a study 20 years ago showed that it wasn’t effective. And instead the cops are hopping .
For many Americans, the image of Greenpeace involves the environmental organization’s daring sea skirmishes with Japanese or Russian whaling ships. There’s something admirable, if reckless, about such endeavors. That isn’t the case with Greenpeace’s latest episode, .
One might think Pakistan would be immune to shock, given all the violence its people have endured in recent years. Pakistanis, too, might have thought they’d seen it all until the Taliban set a new standard for horror in .
New residents and KSU students might find it hard to believe, but the Manhattan Marketplace was a wasteland not so many years ago. Some folks, uncertain about the debated development project’s success, wondered if Best Buy would ever have .
There’s plenty to take issue with in the $1.1 trillion spending bill that Congress approved over the weekend, but the measure is not without merit. Most important, perhaps, is that members of both parties and both houses of Congress actually .
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the California Democrat who chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee, didn’t distinguish herself with regard to the Select Committee’s report on the CIA’s torture of terrorists and terrorism suspects. Not that the report’s accounts .
You’ve got to give Gov. Sam Brownback at least a little credit. He’s come up with a set of proposals to offset a projected shortfall of $279 million in the next six and a half months, and he’s .
We probably ought to be shocked, even outraged, that the CIA or its contractors used torture on dozens of al-Qaida operatives and other terror suspects. But after seeing all those photographs of detainees in the Abu Ghraib prison a few .
In the summertime, Kansas can boast some truly impressive — and pesky — mosquitoes. Sometimes they even bring exotic sounding ailments like the West Nile or chikungunya virus, which can cause misery and, on occasion, even claim lives. But Kansans — and residents .
The launch Friday of the Orion space capsule was exciting — and, like most launches, spectacular — but after the recent setbacks by two private companies, NASA’s test was also something of a relief. For some Americans, the test launch of .
City Commissioner Karen McCulloh is “fed up with being treated like a third-rate citizen on this commission.” Among reasons for her sentiment, which she felt the need to air at Tuesday’s meeting, is that Mayor Wynn Butler didn’t .
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