The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
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To the editor:Fact: In President Jimmy Carter’s 1980 State of the Union Address, he asked Congress to budget for the nation’s "most massive peacetime investment in the development of synthetic fuels (biofuel)."In President George W. Bush's 2008 State of the Union Address, he said, "Our security, our prosperity, and our environment all require reducing our dependence on oil." Thus, the implicit energy goal since 1980 has been to...

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Tip of the WeekIf you’re ready to create a man cave in your home, or take your existing guy-centric space to the next level, here are a handful of upgrades sure to make your cave feel like a castle:

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A four-year project has finally come to fruition. The city ofLeavenworth has a brand new facility for housing stray dogs and catsor those that have been turned in by owners who couldn’t care forthem.The...

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Charlie Parker was a Kansas City boy who became a world renowned jazz saxophonist and composer. He loved jazz from the first time he heard it as a child. At 17, he began traveling with jazz bands, earning the nickname...

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The city of Lansing is building a reputation for safety.On the heels of one website in August declaring Lansing as the second safest city in Kansas, a second site moved the city one step higher.On Tuesday,...

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Dave Granlund cartoon on Russia and Ukraine.

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You may recall me mentioning how we have four dogs in our household, which you’d think would be enough. But my wife, Theresa, is of the opinion that you can never have too many dogs around, and once you’ve got two dogs you might as well have 10.

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