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Constitutional Conundrum

Constitutional Conundrum

April 22, 2015

A comment by Erik Shupe Barak Obama, President of the United States, April 17, 2015, at a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. And I have to say that there are times where the dysfunction in the Senate just goes too far. This is an example of it. It’s gone too far. […]

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Affordability or Durability…I Choose Both

Affordability or Durability…I Choose Both

April 22, 2015

I know it wasn’t long ago that I complained about the demise of my dishwasher. And not long before that, I complained about my computer dying. And not long before that, I complained about having to replace my stove, my humidifier, my vacuum cleaner, and my garage door opener. Now my printer has failed me. […]

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Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

April 22, 2015

Kansas and Kansas State will play their intersquad football games this coming Saturday to wind up spring practice. The focus of both teams is finding quarterbacks that can excel next season. Kansas State’s game will begin at 3 p.m. at Kansas City Sporting Park; the Wildcats are playing in KC because of the construction going […]

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Mr. Huelskamp Goes to Washington

April 15, 2015

A comment by Erik Shupe I like Tim Huelskamp, or at least I really like listening to him speak at town hall meetings. I can’t say that I know where he stands on every issue, and I haven’t really heard him speak on social issues (which is fine by me). But he strikes me as […]

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Letter to the Editor ~ Steven Lee

April 15, 2015

As I often do, I read the letter to the editor from Mr. Howard Coatney in the April 9 edition with interest, respect for his right to express his opinion, and my usual tendency to wholeheartedly disagree. In the letter, Mr. Coatney says he has had a hard time “swallowing Omega 3 jell caps and […]

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Letter to The Editor ~ Howard Coatney

April 15, 2015

With the recent improvements to the swimming pool in Minneapolis, I’m wondering now where the city and county law enforcement officers will be stationed while enforcing the new sanctions against “welfare” kids swimming in the pool. Yes, the Kansas Legislature recently passed House Bill 2258, which forbids all recipients of welfare from many, many things, […]

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Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

April 15, 2015

Dayton Moore, general manager of the Kansas City Royals baseball team, has done an amazing job. It’s too early to become wildly enthusiastic about the Royals, but they are off to a sensational start with a 6-0 record through April 12. KC lost three key players from the 2014 team: DH Billy Butler, RF Nori […]

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Letter to The Editor ~ Howard Coatney

April 8, 2015

Wouldn’t you know it, after all these years of my having swallowed fish oil gel caps “with Omega-3” every day, JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association, reports that “clinical trials involving fish oil have found no evidence that it lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke”, citing “at least two dozen rigorous […]

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Letter to The Editor ~ Vicki Zadina

April 8, 2015

While reading the profiles on the candidates for mayor, I was interested to see that Mr. White wants to work not just with our city, but also with the other towns in our county. I commend him for this. He also mentioned that he was most impressed how the Fair Board had turned the fair […]

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Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

April 8, 2015

Kansas State’s football team began their spring practice on April 1; the Wildcats will have 15 practices before the spring game on April 25 at Sporting Park in Kansas City, KS. Coach Bill Snyder will have 46 letterman and 12 starters returning from last year’s 9-4 team. Seven of the returning starters received All-big-12 recognition […]

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