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Court did its job; now up to Legislature

The school-funding provision in the Kansas Constitution contains no exemptions for political winds, tax-cut quests or even hard times. It’s the Kansas Supreme Court’s somber and unenviable job to hold the state to its responsibility to public school districts and their students. Friday’s decision did so.

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Renting an apartment on a Wichita wage no easy feat

One of Wichita’s best competitive assets is its affordability, especially of housing. But the latest study by the National Low Income Housing Coalition found that a Wichitan still needs to earn $14.27 an hour, or $29,680 a year, to afford a two-bedroom apartment, or to work 79 hours a week at the $7.25 minimum wage.

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Until the teachers in this state have the guts to withhold services, they are going to be bullied by petty tyrants like Gov. Sam Brownback, and students are going to suffer.

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While visiting Japan and supposedly representing all Americans, Barack Obama called Donald Trump ignorant. This is the same Barack Obama who claimed during his presidential campaign to have visited 57 states, with one to go. Who’s ignorant?

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Imagine a City Council member whining about the casino taking away conventions and acts from Wichita. The people of Sedgwick County are to blame for this, because they voted not to have gambling.

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