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Kansas Democrats’ endorsement streak is over

Kansas started 2016 with the nation’s only perfect 50-year record of endorsing the Democratic Party’s eventual presidential nominee, according to a study by American University’s Kogod School of Business. But the Kansas streak ended this week when the Democratic National Convention awarded the nomination to Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders.

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Listening to Bill Clinton, you would think he actually liked his wife. If Hillary actually is the best mother in the whole world, why did he cheat? What a big storyteller.

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It’s scary to watch the DNC and see the number of people who want this country destroyed, or are just so low in intelligence or information that they follow along like human lemmings.

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Kansas child welfare system is safe

A legislative audit suggests that some processes are inadequate within the child welfare system. I want to assure the public that although the LPA report criticizes these processes, it does not measure safety outcomes and never demonstrates the system is unsafe.

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Senior citizen had to plead for voting rights

Because Jo French had lost her birth certificate, and Arkansas couldn’t find one for her, the 75-year-old resident of Osage County had to persuade Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer and a representative of the Attorney General’s Office that she is a citizen and qualified to vote under Kansas’ proof-of-citizenship law.

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To Bernie Sanders’ supporters: The Democratic process worked. Hillary Clinton received more popular votes than Sanders and should receive the nomination.

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The reason the Democrats thought Trump’s speech was so scary is because he told the truth, which we have not heard from Obama or Hillary for the past eight years. They can’t handle the truth.

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ICT Chalk Talks kicks off

The ICT Chalk Talks public engagement initiative kicked off Friday at lunchtime next to the Pop-Up Urban Park. Organizers have turned the facade of the Caldwell- Murdock building into a community chalkboard. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle)
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ICT Chalk Talks kicks off 1:45

ICT Chalk Talks kicks off

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Secretary of the Air Force visits McConnell

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