To the Editor: Last Sunday, the Mercury printed the article, “Topeka schools’ police force says it wants more fire power.” When describing the guns the police wanted or already owned, the article used the words “semi-automatic” seven times, but when describing the guns that “bad
To the Editor: Per usual when Art Loub is allowed to pontificate on the pages of the Mercury, it would take dozens of pages to rebut all the fallacious arguments and misleading numbers that he can cram into a few paragraphs. So please forgive me
To the Editor: Once again the Manhattan community has overwhelmed us with their generosity in donating to our annual Mitten Tree project at Manhattan Public Library.
To the Editor: This is in reference to the letter to the editor in Sunday’s paper, “Congressmen do not reflect our views on gun safety.”
To the Editor: Many thanks to the Mercury for the excellent article about Doug Muller, the agriculture instructor at Manhattan High School. This was well-deserved recognition.
To the Editor: House Bill 2023 was recently approved by the House Committee on Commerce, Labor, and Economic Development. This means that the bill will now find its way onto the Kansas House floor. It seems the intent of HB 2023, according to Kansas Chamber of Commerce
To the Editor: Kansans, Gov. Sam Brownback wants to raise our taxes consi-derably! He wants to eliminate two deductions from the state income tax returns: the mortgage deductions and the property tax deduction.
To the Editor: I am disappointed in the City of Manhattan’s determined course to deny free water service to schools and churches. This seems to me more of an ethical issue, rather than a legal one. When the city decided to pursue
Dear Editor: The flu epidemic has invaded 48 states, overwhelming medical facilities, exhausting vaccine supplies, and killing 29 children and thousands of seniors. Both the problem and solution to this disaster hinge on how we relate to animals raised for food.
To the Editor: In his State of the State address Tuesday evening, Gov. Sam Brownback boasted, “We are the air capital of the world. Our aircraft industry is back on the ascent — and Southwest Airlines is soon to land in Wichita.”
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