Lighter energy prices should brighten the holidays for consumers

Gasoline prices have dropped about $1 a gallon from this year’s peak. Prices for natural gas, the most-used home heating fuel in the Midwest, also are far less than they were a few years ago. And prices of propane, popular in small towns and farms in Missouri and Kansas, are shaking off the volatility they showed last winter and appear headed for a much calmer period.

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Shawnee Mission East tops Olathe North in double-overtime thriller

Shawnee Mission East converts a two-point conversion for a 36-35 double-overtime victory against Olathe North in a Kansas 6A state semifinal game at SM North District Stadium sends the Lancers to the finals next Saturday in Emporia.

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The moral wisdom of President Obama’s executive action

The irony of President Obama’s plan of executive action — and the rolling freak-out it has engendered among Republicans — is that it doesn’t offer a path to citizenship for the millions of undocumented immigrants residing in this country. It doesn’t solve their status in limbo but merely alleviates the threat of deportation for about half of them, about 5 million people.

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