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There is progress in the long-term struggle to achieve a nuclear agreement with Iran. Reliable reports indicate the United States and Iran have moved toward compromise.Current focus is on a possible accord that would strictly limit Iran’s nuclear development for a decade, to be followed by reduction of the limitations, plus easing harsh economic sanctions.

Posted Feb 25, 2015 at 1:01 PM

Editor, I’m writing in response to Mr. Wayne Lela’s letter of Feb. 19th, where he supports Brownback’s decision to rescind rights to Gays. He referenced Plato and the formers of our Constitution as evidence of the immorality...

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 11:29 AM

Don Landgren cartoon about the mall terror threat.

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 8:40 AM

The way I see it, we have two choices.We can set up our economic system so that every able-bodied person who wants to work hard can succeed.

Posted Feb 24, 2015 at 1:01 PM

Recently, Ms Lori Jensen addressed the public stating she was withdrawing from the Newton City Commission race stating "Newton is at a crucial point in our planning and I do not want a crowded ballot to get in the way or muddy the...

Updated Feb 24, 2015 at 9:28 AM

Don Landgren cartoon about Old Man Winter.

Updated Feb 23, 2015 at 10:07 AM

The Kansan encourages readers to express their views about issues through letters to the editor. Letters should be 400 words or fewer. Letters must be typewritten or submitted electronically. Handwritten letters will...

Updated Feb 23, 2015 at 9:19 AM

By all modern measures the recession is over. Unfortunately, some segments of our economy are still feeling the effects. Unemployment is still an issue, especially among lower-skilled jobs. And growth in the manufacturing sector lags well behind the...

Posted Feb 21, 2015 at 1:01 PM

There are indeed a plethora of issues involved in testing pupils in the public schools. A major issue pertains to how the test results should be utilized. For instance how much of a pupil's test scores should become part of his/her...

Posted Feb 21, 2015 at 1:01 AM

One could almost hear the ire in Carolyn McGinn's voice when asked if Senate Bill 178 will have legs to move out of committee, or to become law. "Not if I can get in the way," were the...

Updated Feb 20, 2015 at 8:38 AM

Pennsylvania is in the midst of a constitutional crisis. Kathleen Kane, the state’s attorney general, is currently embroiled in an ever-widening scandal.

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