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Updated Jun 29, 2016 at 2:34 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. Clinton’s political opponents advertised her guilt for years but in the end, couldn’t prove she’d done anything wrong. The latest House probe, led by Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-SC, was transparently political and partisan.

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. As has happened too often these last few years — at the Boston Marathon in 2012, a Colorado movie theater a few months...

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. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers could determine that certain areas...

Updated Jun 3, 2016 at 3:55 PM

We were pleased Thursday, to hear from Senator Jake LaTurner that he had a verbal commitment that at least a portion of the Highway 69 expansion project, which had been delayed due to budget cuts, would be restored. We were even more...

Updated May 9, 2016 at 5:35 PM

It was with relief and some satisfaction that we attended last week’s groundbreaking for Kansas Crossing. It has been too long in coming. Indeed, had the Cherokee County Commission and the Castle Rock developers not thrown their...

Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 2:20 PM

The lawsuit by the Castle Rock Casino developers and the Cherokee County Commission has reached ridiculous proportions. Word came down this week that the commission intends to appeal Judge Larry Hendricks’ ruling that construction...

Updated Apr 22, 2016 at 2:38 PM

That politicians lie is axiomatic. It’s also, generally, untrue. While politicians will shade promises and statements so that they can be left with maneuvering room when circumstances change, good politicians keep...

Updated Apr 8, 2016 at 4:29 PM

We were skeptical, Monday night, when attending a town hall-style meeting at Pittsburg Community Middle School to explain a new grading system. The traditional A-F grades are being eliminated at PCMS and it seemed to us just another attempt...

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