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Trump deserves chance to lead

Donald Trump will be sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States. And as Hillary Clinton said in her concession speech, he deserves an open mind and a chance to lead.

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Budget plan kicks the can

No wonder Gov. Sam Brownback didn’t mention any budget details in his State of the State address last Tuesday. His budget plan relies on more gimmicks and fund transfers, as well as tax increases that disproportionately affect lower-income Kansans.

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‘Toxic leadership’ at Kansas National Guard?

The Kansas National Guard has many dedicated personnel who serve our state and country with honor and integrity. But according to its own internal investigation, the Kansas Guard also has “toxic leadership” that failed to properly deal with serious problems, including racism, bullying, fraud and sexual assault.

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A wish list for the new year

Many of the challenges facing Kansas and the Wichita region in 2017 also existed last year. But the new year brings new hope for progress and improvement. Among the items on the wish list for the 12 months ahead:

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Export plan already paying off

A concentrated effort to increase exports from the Wichita area is off to a solid start – though future growth could be harmed by protectionist moves in Washington, D.C., including opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Good tidings of great joy

Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on this day. The story, as told in the King James Version of the Gospel of St. Luke 2:1-20, is simple, eloquent and beautiful.

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Light of that night still burns brightly

Col. M.M. Murdock, founder of the Wichita City Eagle, sat down at his desk and wrote the following editorial, which appeared on Christmas Day 1888. It has been reprinted annually, usually on Christmas Eve, with only a few years’ interruption since.

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Brownback still in state of denial

For someone who campaigned claiming “the sun is shining in Kansas,” it’s not too surprising that Gov. Sam Brownback is still in denial, blaming the media for why his policies are so unpopular.

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Bruce Weber: 'We made good decisions' in upset of West Virginia

Kansas State Coach Bruce Weber, flanked by Barry Brown and Wesley Iwundu, said the Wildcats made good decisions in their 79-75 victory over No. 7 West Virginia.
Blair Kerkhoff The Kansas City Star
Bruce Weber: 'We made good decisions' in upset of West Virginia 1:07

Bruce Weber: 'We made good decisions' in upset of West Virginia

K-States defeats #7 West Virginia 2:52

K-States defeats #7 West Virginia

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Gregg Marshall talks about WSU's win over Indiana State

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