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Editorial: Kansas education aims higher

Fourteen Kansas schools will be the faces of change in Kansas education a year from now. In nine years, the state hopes all schools will make similar redesigns to get a higher percentage of graduates ready to live and work in the middle class.

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D.C. is testing its Trump limits

A future trivia question and historical footnote, the spectacular 10-day flameout of Anthony Scaramucci qualifies as the most entertaining episode yet of the ongoing reality show that is the Trump presidency. (Working title: “The Pompadours of 1600 Pennsylvania.”) But even as the cocksure sycophant’s gobsmacking spectacle stole the show, something of real importance took place a bit lower on the radar.

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I was in the Army 34 years. I’m transgender. Trump is wrong

President Trump says allowing transgender people to serve in the military would bring “disruption” that could stand in the way of the “decisive and overwhelming victory” our armed forces must strive for. Apparently, he doesn’t think transgender Americans are capable or worthy of defending our nation. But he’s wrong. Thousands of patriotic transgender Americans already put their lives on the line every day to keep our country free. We’ve been doing that since the 1700s.

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Charlie Gard case provides debate

In a summer of acrimony, the story of Charlie Gard captured headlines as the world waited for doctors and courts to decide whether the son of Chris Gard and Connie Yates of the United Kingdom would receive experimental treatment which would have at best only give him five painful years of life.

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Ward throws hat in governor's race

Jim Ward, the House Democratic leader, announced on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, that he is running for governor. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
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Ward throws hat in governor's race 2:14

Ward throws hat in governor's race

Students move into new WSU residence hall 1:02

Students move into new WSU residence hall

Four KU walkons were surprised with scholarships at the Royals game. Watch their reaction 1:50

Four KU walkons were surprised with scholarships at the Royals game. Watch their reaction

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Cuban Cuisine with Armando Perez

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