The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS

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Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 10:45 AM

My less politically fanatical friends have pointed out that while most of the nation is brewing with excitement for the start of football season, I’m preoccupied with the start of campaign season.I can’t seem to let go of the comparison to Nielsen ratings where 161.3 million Americans tuned in at some point during NBC’s broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX while a pitiful 129.2 million total votes were cast during the last presidential election.

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 10:27 AM

To the editor:The Times article "Guns and bars" brought back an old war story from my military days. In the mid-70s, I was working in the finance center at Fort Benjamin Harrison. A regular after-work event was...

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 10:23 AM

All of these 'successes' and plans are exactly what our state leaders have said they would do.

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 10:19 AM

The No. 1 rule is to commit to never moving more than 20 miles away.

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 8:18 AM

Nate Beeler cartoon on Donald Trump.

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 8:13 AM

Congress is taking on criminal justice reform with zeal. There are approximately 94 bills pending in the House and Senate that deal specifically with sentencing reform. The newly reform-minded Congress is no surprise.

Updated Aug 27, 2015 at 11:02 AM

To the editor:The grassroots gets it. We have been ignored, mocked and lied to. We have been used to elect establishment candidates because "the alternative is worse." Our tea party members in Congress (Huelskamp) have...

Updated Aug 27, 2015 at 10:58 AM

It’s known as the “senior salute,” and a teen on trial for allegedly raping a freshman at the elite St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire, had written up a list of potential conquests.

Updated Aug 27, 2015 at 8:18 AM

The 38th Parallel dividing North and South Korea is less tense thanks to a sensible new agreement. Pyongyang has expressed regret over land mines injuring South Korean soldiers. The South will curtail loudspeaker broadcasts. The confrontation led to...

Updated Aug 27, 2015 at 8:12 AM

Crazy, desperate and armed are a bad combination.Wednesday morning, the world was exposed to two brutal murders from the perspective of the news crew filming a live shot and from a camera strapped to the killer himself.

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 11:05 AM

Don Landgren cartoon about the stock market.

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