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President Obama urged the British people to not leave the European Union, as did Prime Minister David Cameron. Cameron resigned after the voters turned him down, and so should Obama.

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I wonder whether in 10 years the CDC will identify the Rio Summer Olympics of 2016 as ground zero in the Zika epidemic and the resulting zombie apocalypse.

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Disabled enrich others

No modern film about blacks would feature white actors in black face. Yet a widely released movie, “Me Before You,” which deals with assisted suicide sought by a man with quadriplegia, was neither written, directed nor acted by someone with a severe disability.

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When I hear the phrase about making America great again, I wonder: Like when Ike was president? We built the interstates and our national infrastructure. And the country prospered. But does that include going back to income tax rates of 90 percent for the wealthy?

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John Bardo: I-35 corridor a key to growing economy

Wichita State University’s I-35 corridor strategy is designed to enhance the ability of south-central Kansas to compete in the global economy. That’s why we’ve requested permission from the Kansas Board of Regents in recent months to charge reduced tuition rates in the Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Dallas-Fort Worth and Kansas City, Mo., metropolitan areas.

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The stock Republican and NRA response to all of the mass murders is a “moment of silence.” How much blood must be spilled before we get a moment of sanity?

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The electoral system has developed a number of safeguards over the past few decades to prevent someone with independence, integrity, empathy and backbone from occupying the presidency. Bernie Sanders didn’t stand a chance.

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Business groups urge support for trade deal

More than 120 companies, associations and organizations active in Kansas – including Cargill, Kansas Farm Bureau, Kansas Livestock Association, and the Kansas and Wichita chambers of commerce – sent a letter to the Kansas congressional delegation last week expressing their strong support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Construction to improve drainage south of Emporia at mile marker 116 and 118 on I-35/KTA began the week of March 14, 2016, and will be completed in late November. The $2.7 million project is designed to keep water off the roadway in an area where 7 have died in flash flooding. (Bo Rader/kansas.com)
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