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Updated Jul 13, 2016 at 1:52 PM

“I don’t wanna kill you! What would I do without you? No, no, no. You … you complete me!”— The Joker to Batman in the movie “The Dark Knight.”They need each other, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Neither would stand much of a chance without the presence of the other on the ballot.

Posted Jul 12, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Congratulations are in order to the following people and organizations, which appeared in The Kansan last week: The Representative Payee Program, which was profiled as part of the Kansan's Giving Back...

Updated Jul 7, 2016 at 1:18 PM

“Only facts matter, and the FBI found them here in an entirely apolitical and professional way,” was the way in which FBI Director James Comey wrapped up his extraordinary statement accusing Hillary Clinton and her staff of being “extremely careless...

Updated Jul 6, 2016 at 3:21 PM

In the middle of the last century, as Americans took to the highway in record numbers, the statistics on lives lost in auto accidents set records as well. By 1972, more than 54,000 people were killed on the road.

Posted Jul 1, 2016 at 1:01 AM

However you celebrate Independence Day — whether that be sleeping in, grilling out, finding a parade to go to or blowing stuff up for fun — spend some time pondering one of the greatest pieces of writing in the history of...

Updated Jun 29, 2016 at 2:35 PM

The eighth investigation of the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi ended like all the many investigations targeting Hillary Clinton over more than two decades. Millions in taxpayer dollars were spent with next to nothing accomplished.

Posted Jun 21, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Congratulations are in order to the following people and organizations which appeared in The Newton Kansan last week: Brian Reimer of Newton Fire/EMS who announced his retirement, and whose community involvement was highlighted in The...

Posted Jun 17, 2016 at 1:01 AM

For decades we have believed public education to be important, and an important legislative issue, for the state of Kansas. This week, we are bearing that out, as we involved every reporter on staff in taking a look at the effects of shuttering...

Updated Jun 14, 2016 at 1:04 PM

Once again, mass violence has taken the lives of innocents, this time at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Posted Jun 14, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Congratulations are in order to the following people and organizations which appeared in The Newton Kansan last week: Marcus Coleman of Newton, who is operating four teams for MAYB Basketball this summer and competed in the summer kick off...

Updated Jun 10, 2016 at 11:56 AM

The U.S. Supreme Court has given landowners a way to fight back if they feel government bureaucratic decisions are unfair or flawed.That is good news.

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