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Updated Sep 19, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Art Linkletter used to say that kids say the darndest things. Well, that was a long time ago and those kids are all grown up now. Apparently, most of them became attorneys.

Updated Sep 19, 2014 at 5:51 PM

The 1970s was called the "Me Decade" by author Tom Wolfe. As is appropriate for a decade in which so much of the American public devoted themselves exclusively to their own self-enjoyment, a book entitled "Looking Out...

Updated Sep 19, 2014 at 5:47 PM

My semi-trusty military oriented calendars have let me down yet again, but one source proclaimed that Saturday is National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day, so I’m going with that.Two calendars said the day...

Updated Sep 19, 2014 at 5:40 PM

September is an exciting month at your Leavenworth Public Library. With the celebration of two established traditions, Library Card Sign-Up Month and Banned Books Week, your library joins libraries across the nation in providing...

Updated Sep 19, 2014 at 5:29 PM

"God gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they...

Updated Sep 19, 2014 at 5:25 PM

To the editor:Kansans are being lied to about our Governor. Sam Brownback, as Jim Ryan before him, is being railroaded by organizations claiming to be non-political, while acting as liberal attack groups.Ryan was...

Updated Sep 19, 2014 at 5:21 PM

To the editor:Below is a copy of my poem, "Vote, it's American."I pledge allegianceTo the people of my countryI have loved and cared for youNever killed for youCried for youWorked until...

Updated Sep 19, 2014 at 1:01 PM

For those looking for a great deal, let me remind eager shoppers that the Fort Leavenworth Fall Yard Sale is this weekend.It is a fun savings event this Saturday and will begin at 6 a.m. The sale is open to the public,...

Updated Sep 19, 2014 at 12:55 PM

Who woudda thunk it?In deep-red Kansas, we’ve got three red-hot statewide races, featuring three nationally prominent Republicans — Sam Brownback, Pat Roberts and Kris Kobach.This oddity has sent reporters...

Updated Sep 19, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Leavenworth County has numerous volumes of books containing family biographies and histories. If you owned a business in the early days of Leavenworth, it’s a safe bet the family will be mentioned in one of the books.

Posted Sep 19, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Nearly 50 years ago when Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl Gates organized the nation’s first special weapons and tactics team (SWAT), nobody envisioned that most police departments — large and small — across the country would someday have SWAT teams.

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