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Need to protect, maintain state airplane

Given the state’s budget problems, it’s not surprising that some are complaining about the state spending more than $600,000 to refurbish its executive airplane. But the airplane is an important tool and needs to be properly maintained and protected.

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It seems the fat has finally hit the fire in educators’ salaries. The cuts should be made away from the classroom, and the superintendent seems like a good place to start. Times are tough all over. All should be ready to sacrifice.

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The media always refer to anything in the north part of town as northeast or northwest Wichita. But let something happen in southeast or southwest Wichita, and they just clump us all together as “south Wichita.” I’m sick of the stereotype.

Editorials

State put tax cuts before schools

Expect wailing and gnashing of teeth if the Kansas Supreme Court rules that the state must increase funding to K-12 public schools – perhaps by $500 million or more. But the blame for such an outcome should fall squarely on Gov. Sam Brownback and state lawmakers, who put cutting taxes before adequately funding schools.

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Opinion Line (Sept. 21)

Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, seems a bit mixed up about who the bad guys are. Edward Snowden is a national hero. Those in the National Security Agency who illegally spied on the American people are the ones who should be in prison.

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VIDEO: Karl Peterjohn on carbon dioxide, the EPA and not breathing

Sedgwick County commissioner shares his thoughts on climate change during commission meeting Wednesday.
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VIDEO: Karl Peterjohn on carbon dioxide, the EPA and not breathing 1:21

VIDEO: Karl Peterjohn on carbon dioxide, the EPA and not breathing

Komen Race for the Cure in downtown Wichita 1:27

Komen Race for the Cure in downtown Wichita

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Goddard QB Blake Sullivan

Goddard tailback Kody Gonzalez 1:03

Goddard tailback Kody Gonzalez

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