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DEP access: The state should not be barred from drill sites

For two days after a gas well exploded in Greene County, Chevron refused to allow DEP emergency response investigators onto the site.


Syria’s challenge: After the war, can the country be put together?

There appears to be little movement toward democracy or the departure of President Bashar Assad.



Consequences of hate: Homegrown terror takes its toll in Kansas

The suspect in the murder of three people Sunday near Kansas City is a reminder that the United States has a domestic terrorism problem.



Reverse course: Yellow Cab seeks to join the ride-share business

The company is seeking PUC approval for what is referred to as “call and demand” taxi service.



African adventure: The Pentagon pursues a costly, risky expansion

The Defense Department’s Africa Command, created in 2008, continues to expand U.S. military activities in Africa.


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David Shribman



David M. Shribman: Will Jeb Bush run?

That's the big 2016 question for Republicans, just as Democrats wait to hear from Clinton.


 

Brian O'Neill



Brian O'Neill: Building park over I-579 could cap rebirth of Hill

Public funds to cover over highway eyesore between Downtown and Hill would be money well spent.


 

Sally Kalson



Health care sabotage 101

The GOP, not a botched website, is the real obstacle.


 

Reg Henry



Reg Henry: Limbaugh lacks a sense of humor or sense

Right-wing ideologues have a hard time loosening up to the likes of Stephen Colbert, and the joke's on them.


 

Dan Simpson



Dan Simpson: The latest on U.S. foreign policy

State Department types hold out hope on some fronts as danger mounts elsewhere.


 

Jack Kelly



Jack Kelly: What price lying?

Public officials should be held to account just like private citizens.


 

Ruth Ann Dailey



Ruth Ann Dailey: Sebelius speech missing more than a page

Scapegoating how Ms. Sebelius delivered her speech evades analyzing what she had to say.


 

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