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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. When has a choice between presumptive nominees come down to two candidates with such high negative ratings? Clinton’s...

Updated Jul 7, 2016 at 1:17 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...

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. Complicated problems...

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.

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...

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