Editorials

School board bill is nutty

A bill that would prohibit a Kansan from serving on a school board if a family member or roommate is employed by a school district sounds like a spoof. This couldn’t possibly be serious.

State

Two in custody after Wyandotte County deputy shot during robbery

Police had two possible suspects in custody after an off-duty Wyandotte County Sheriff deputy was shot and critically injured in a convenience store robbery. Police took the two persons in custody about 7:15 a.m. near 47th Street and Ruby Avenue in Kansas City, Kan. A manhunt is still underway for at least one more assailant.

Blogs & Columns

Weather

Does Kansas have a ‘mini Tornado Alley’?

State officials urge Kansans to take advantage of Tuesday’s statewide tornado drill to review their action plans should tornadoes threaten when they’re at home, work or school. The statewide drill, part of Severe Weather Awareness Week, will be at 1:30 p.m.

Wichita Deals

Today's Circulars

BTK

When your father is the BTK serial killer, forgiveness is not tidy

Few people are the sons or daughters of serial killers. But psychologists say all of us suffer trauma in life. How we respond defines us. One key, as Kerri Rawson’s psychologist said later, is who we have in our lives and how good they are at guiding us. Another key, as Kerri herself would say someday, is whether we can forgive the seemingly unforgivable.

Contests

The Wichita Eagle’s annual Oscar Ballot Contest offers a top prize of $350 worth of gift certificates to the Warren Theatres that are good not only for movie admission but also for anything else the theater sells.

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