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Posted at 1:01 AM

Have You Ever Noticed that most movie actors have blue eyes? I don’t know if there’s a valid explanation, except for the superstition that blue eyes are lucky, but when you start looking for them, you’ll find that blue eyes seem to be predominant in the movies, and it may also be true of stage actors, but there it is. Most have blue eyes – or, at least, more often that we’d find in everyday life. Odd? A little, but there you have it –...

Posted at 1:01 AM

I watched the televised Fox News Republican presidential debate on Jan. 28.   I thought it was good, but the candidates still did their "talking points." The only new thing was...

Updated Feb 4, 2016 at 2:20 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Roman numerals and NFL execs.

Updated Feb 4, 2016 at 9:09 AM

We live in the greatest democratic republic around, but the method we use to elect the leader of the free world is among the most foolish.Letting Iowa and New Hampshire have undue influence in the process is silly.

Posted Feb 4, 2016 at 1:01 AM

As the legislative session is in full swing and the funding of higher education continues to be a topic of discussion, I felt impressed to articulate the value two-year colleges, and specifically Cowley College, provide to their communities.

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 2:14 PM

Nate Beeler cartoon about the Flint water crisis.

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 2:08 PM

Nate Beeler cartoon about Donald Trump after the Iowa caucus.

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 12:04 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon about the New Hampshire primary.

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Joe Liccar cartoon on Iowa caucus.

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 11:15 AM

“Hitting a bullet with a bullet” aptly describes the challenge of destroying incoming missiles, but effective defenses do exist. North Korea threats have led the Obama administration to discuss deployment in South Korea of the Lockheed Martin THAAD...

Posted Feb 3, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Well, the mystical Kansas legislature has done it again. Like clockwork, every four years, somebody has to come up with a bone-headed plan to consolidate schools. This "runs counter to research showing smaller schools and districts produce better...

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