The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS

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Updated at 4:29 PM

Sentencing has been rescheduled in the case of a Leavenworth man who was convicted last month of several drug charges.

Updated at 11:38 AM

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation I introduced to update and expand the child tax credit by a vote of 237-171.The Child Tax Credit Improvement Actof 2014 indexes the child tax credit to inflation,...

Updated at 11:24 AM

To the editor:Is it not a contradiction that some of the pro-lifers have not come out to defend the rights of the immigrant children that made it to the shores of America to escape danger?Are their lives less than the unborn...

Updated at 11:20 AM

To the editor:Published opinion invites opinion and here is my opinion of their opinions on two articles, Bruce Wiley’s on July 24 and Byron Maduska’s of July 26-27 in the Leavenworth Times.Hyperbole and bluster...

Updated Jul 28, 2014 at 11:39 PM

The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth have joined an effort that includes 300 faith-based organizations across the U.S. in lobbying the federal government to provide protection for Central American children fleeing "escalating violence, conflict and...

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 5:57 PM

An article on today’s front page gives details about today’s importance in military history.One hundred years ago Monday, the conflagration began that was known by several names but initially was The Great War.It...

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 5:52 PM

Starting in spring 2008, there has been a major surge of violence in the black neighborhoods of Kansas City, Mo.In calendar year 2007, there were 94 homicides in KCMO — 62 black and 32 other races. In 2008, there were 126...

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 3:11 PM

The defining issue in upcoming state elections is each candidate’s position regarding "the path of our economic recovery." So wrote Republican State Representative Steven Becker, of Hutchinson, in a recent letter...

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 3:01 PM

It’s no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating.In June, a Gallup poll found members’ standing with the American...

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office deputies will soon have another tool in helping determine when use of force is necessary.The Sheriff's Office is using federal grant money to purchase a use of force training simulator."We...

Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 9:50 AM

Charges have been filed against the suspect in Friday's shootout in Leavenworth that left a young girl dead.

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