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New tax would hurt Kansas importers, jobs

Congress has a rare opportunity in the coming months to replace our nation’s broken and dysfunctional tax code with one that is simple, efficient and fair for all Americans. But one provision being debated would do the exact opposite – imposing $2.4 billion in new taxes on Kansas businesses that import goods, while threatening thousands of their jobs.

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Opinion Line (April 26)

For once a great big “thank you” to the Kansas Corporation Commission for stopping the sale of Westar. That ultimately would have caused even more harm to customers than Westar already does, with the KCC’s blessing.

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Opinion Line (April 25)

People, get ready for the 2018 gubernatorial race. We don't want another Sam Brownback, and the GOP has lots of money. Stop supporting GOP candidates to halt the downward spiral in Kansas.

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Opinion Line (April 24)

I get so tired of the poorly repaired city streets of Wichita beating up my car. The streets are horrible and embarrassing when I have a visitor from out of state.

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Greensburg resident reflects 10 years after tornado

Former Kansas State Treasurer and Greensburg resident Dennis McKinney recounts his experience from the night of May 4, 2007, when nearly the entire town of Greensburg was destroyed by a mile and a half-wide tornado. (Video by Travis Heying - Aerial drone footage by Bo Rader)
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Greensburg resident reflects 10 years after tornado 3:26

Greensburg resident reflects 10 years after tornado

Greensburg 10 years after tornado 3:04

Greensburg 10 years after tornado

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