The Kansan - Newton, KS
Posted at 1:01 PM

There is a long list of reasons why Kansas needs to abolish the death penalty and there is no sensible reason for us to keep this dysfunctional system. The last time the state of Kansas executed a person was exactly half a century ago. Yet the death penalty is still part of our criminal justice system, consuming millions of tax payers’ dollars which could more wisely be spent on pro-active law enforcement, social and mental health programs that could...

Updated at 12:25 PM

Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

Updated at 12:05 PM

The Pro Bowl doesn't get the hype the Super Bowl does but Key and Peele bring their unique brand of all-star football comedy - at least the introductions anyway.

Posted at 1:05 PM

Severide has been grieving the death of his best friend Shay all season on Chicago Fire, but on...

Updated at 11:31 AM

Jan. 27 marked the first day of class in the new Goessel High School annex. The construction was part of a $3.2 million bond project passed two years ago.  Loyd Builders,  general contractor for...

Updated at 11:12 AM

When the Bill of Rights the first 19 amendments to the U.S. Constitution were adopted in 1791, the Fourth Amendment was included to protected individuals from unlawful search and seizures.

Updated at 11:02 AM

The chances of dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine car models had zero deaths per million registered vehicles, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Posted at 11:15 AM

  Painting the exterior of your home will give your property a tremendous lift ... if it's done the right way. Read this...

Posted at 11:15 AM

  Tile floors have a lot going for them. They're handsome, durable, and easy care. To add even more to their appeal, individual...

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