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  • A newspaper fact-checks its own right-wing op-ed; hilarity ensues

    The Kansas City Star probably thought it was on solid ground when it published an op-ed by Stephen Moore defending the draconian, and economically debilitating, tax cuts instituted by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. (We reported on how the tax cuts have turned...
  • Cyber Risks To Voting As Well

    Arthur House's July 21 op-ed, " Cyber Attacks Require National Coordination" articulates the cyber risks to our power utilities, as should be expected from a former director of communications for the director of national intelligence. Yet, voters and...
  • 2014 L.V. Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza in Kempton takes place Aug. 23-24

    Tom Fegely, the late outdoors editor and writer for The Morning Call, once told Bob Danenhower and Rick Weaknecht that if they could make a go of their outdoors show for five years, then it would be a success. The pair of avid outdoorsmen —...
  • Stephanie Kwolek dies at 90; DuPont researcher helped develop Kevlar

    Stephanie Kwolek, the DuPont Co. scientist whose research on polymers in the 1960s led to the creation of Kevlar, the light, super-strong synthetic fabric used in bulletproof vests and body armor credited with saving thousands of lives, has died. She...
  • John Kerry, Ted Cruz, Paul Krugman: Sunday guests

    John Kerry, Ted Cruz, Paul Krugman: Sunday guests
    UPDATED: Secretary of State John Kerry will be a guest on five Sunday morning programs. Here's the guest list: ABC's "This Week" welcomes Kerry, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other...
  • Inadequate funding puts schooner Virginia up for sale

    Inadequate funding puts schooner Virginia up for sale
    The Virginia Maritime Heritage Foundation says the Norfolk-based 126-foot schooner Virginia will be put up for sale after it returns to Hampton Roads this month. The replica of the schooner that that trained and transferred Hampton Roads ship pilots...
  • Welfare state grows as self-sufficiency declines

    For the past 50 years, the government's annual poverty rate has hardly changed at all. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 15 percent of Americans still live in poverty, roughly the same rate as the mid-1960s when the War on Poverty was just starting....
  • Historic St. Charles law office to move

    Historic St. Charles law office to move
    An 1840s building in the St. Charles historic district is set to be moved next month to the city's east side, officials said. Public Works Director Peter Suhr told aldermen that the Jones Law Office, currently at 302 Cedar Ave., would be relocated to...
  • A look at Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's economic claims

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. On May 29, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback passionately defended his economic policies in a speech to conservatives at the Heritage Foundation think tank in Washington. "Day one, when I entered office, I was handed a projection that if we...
  • In devising a plan in Iraq, U.S. looks to its Yemen model

    In devising a plan in Iraq, U.S. looks to its Yemen model
    As they plan their response to the crisis in Iraq, President Obama and his top aides are hoping to replicate elements of an often-overlooked and relatively successful U.S. military operation in another war-ravaged Middle East nation: Yemen. An...
  • Republican Party infighting threatens renewal of Export-Import Bank

    The House Republican leadership shakeup has revived a conservative-led push to terminate the nation's Export-Import Bank, testing the GOP's traditional alliance with business groups. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who lost his seat earlier...