For most area adults, this is just another Monday in May. For hundreds of others, especially certain young adults, this is the first Monday since they became high school graduates. (For others who graduated last week, of course, it’s .
The people in charge of picking the next president at Kansas State University are asking for help, and we’d like to offer some thoughts. They want comments from university employees and staff, and you ought to raise your voice .
It probably won’t take long for Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League and Major League Soccer to get right with Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake and the Department of Defense. Like the .
The Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games don’t need additional problems. Already beset by pollution woes, domestic political turmoil and Zika-bearing mosquitoes, the games might take place without one of the main national teams — the Russians. Unfortunate as that might .
The best chance Kansas State University and the University of Kansas had for something resembling a fair shake with regard to funding died Wednesday when Gov. Sam Brownback rejected their joint appeal to veto a provision that cut their funding .
Kansans want to believe that the welfare reform measure Gov. Sam Brownback signed into law Monday puts the interests of poor people in this state first, as the governor suggests. He says that like earlier elements of welfare reform, the .
We’ll begrudge Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach a little credit for seeing things few others saw — or perhaps saw and couldn’t fathom. Almost alone among Kansas Republican leadership, he made clear his support for Donald Trump for .
It’s been a busy few days at McCain Auditorium and Bramlage Coliseum. That was especially true Saturday, when many hundreds of undergraduates — accompanied by thousands of relatives and friends — filed in and out on a tight schedule so the .
Not so long ago we might have cheered news that Budweiser is changing the name on its 12-ounce cans of beer to “America” through the election. Then again, not so long ago Bud was an American beer. Yes, we know .
Earlier this week, Fred Stork, food drive coordinator for local postal workers, wrote a letter to the editor encouraging area residents to help letter carriers this Saturday in their annual drive to “stamp out hunger” in this community. We second .
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 .
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