The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 2:17 PM

Someone at Urban Outfitters thought it would be — cool? Really? — to offer a faux-vintage Kent State University sweatshirt, replete with fake blood stains, an obvious reference to the fatal shootings that occurred there in 1970.Those who are old enough to remember what happened on May 4, 1970, know there was nothing hip or awesome about it.The company issued an apology, claiming that no connection was intended — adding insult to the injury.

Posted at 2:00 PM

For Scots, Wednesday was a day of excitement, apprehension, and a flood of final appeals before a big decision. In a matter of hours, they will determine whether Scotland leaves the United Kingdom and becomes an independent state.

Updated at 1:41 PM

Dave Granlund on troops in Iraq.

Posted at 2:05 PM

Guess who's back?!Saturday Night Live alum 

Posted at 2:05 PM

What's the best NFL stadium to eat at? Hands down Lambeau Field, if you ask the hosts of CBS' 

Updated at 12:55 PM

President Barack Obama reaffirmed Wednesday that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group, despite doubts about the ability of Iraqi forces, Kurdish fighters and Syrian rebels to carry out the ground fight...

Updated at 12:24 PM

The Sometimers Radio Control Model Airplane Club will be buzzing the Leavenworth County skies Saturday from its flying field south of Lansing in recognition of Model Aviation Day.The club will host demonstrations and activities...

Updated at 12:17 PM

I made a mistake in last week's column about the date of this year's Buffalo Bill Century Ride. The correct date is this Saturday, Sept. 20.Most people who are going to ride will have registered online, anyway, but just in case you...

Posted at 1:06 PM

Friends has been back in the news this month — see:

Updated at 12:09 PM

On Thursday, the U.S. Capitol flag hung at half-staff to honor the victims and heroes of that horrific day 13 years ago — 9/11/2001.We will never forget the lives lost or those who stepped forward to defend our great nation.

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