It’s become difficult to even think about Thanksgiving without such thoughts being interrupted by the retail side of this unique holiday. Once, of course, there wasn’t much business conducted on Thanksgiving. Then Black Friday became big business. It .
One can appreciate the caution that led Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle, a Wichita Republican, to persuade other state leaders on Monday to postpone approval to issue bonds for NBAF until the state has stronger assurances that its financial commitment .
Consolidating elections — moving spring municipal and school board elections to the fall — was a lousy idea last year and it’s a lousy idea this year. Unfortunately, that hasn’t kept the Kansas Legislature from considering the idea. At a .
The Kansas Court of Appeals acted wisely in overturning the sentence 21st District Judge John Bosch issued to Miles Theurer in connection with an incident that left two people dead and several others injured in May 2012. Mr. Theurer’s blood-alcohol .
Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick, a Stilwell Republican, didn’t quite apologize for his insults last week about state employees, but in saying his earlier remarks were “poorly phrased and poorly contextualized,” he’s gone about as far as he .
To protect recent income-tax cuts, including exempting almost 200,000 businesses altogether, Kansas legislators are turning their attention to money set aside for state highway projects. Though not necessary, it was probably inevitable. It’s not necessary because scaling back the overly .
Ready or not, the holidays are here. Thanksgiving is next week and Christmas is just five weeks away. Each year polling agencies and the National Retail Federation make projections about how the coming season will be compared to previous years .
If the Islamic State threatened to kill a relative of yours unless it received tens of millions of dollars in ransom, you would do anything within your power to find the money. Anything within our power is what we do .
The world is full of surprises. For instance, this morning we were surprised to learn that Dallas — yes, Big D Dallas — is preparing an ordinance to ban smoking in its 381 city parks. The Dallas Parks and Recreation Board has voted .
Perhaps one day we will get used to reports that the Islamic State has beheaded yet another innocent person. Let’s hope not. Let’s hope that such killings, which President Barack Obama rightly described as acts “of pure evil,” .
Last week’s meeting of the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education wasn’t the first at which talk of a new bond issue surfaced. But, given the reports of crowding at the district’s elementary schools, it would seem that the .
This is no way to get things done. Against the clear wishes of Congress, President Barack Obama is said to be on the verge of taking executive action to give several million undocumented immigrants at least temporary legal status in .
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