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May 24, 2013 12:00 AM

Eagle editorial: State BOE member’s comments were offensive

Kansas State Board of Education member Steve Roberts of Overland Park was apparently trying to make a bizarre point about political correctness when he used the N-word during a state board meeting last month. But using the vile word as a prop was inappropriate and offensive, and the fact he can’t grasp that is equally disturbing.

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