4,000-passenger cruise ship inexplicably sails into Atlantic mega-storm

A massive storm exploded in intensity just off the Southeast U.S. coast on Sunday afternoon, driving hurricane force winds and whipping waves into a frenzy. And in the middle of this monster storm was a cruise ship on its way to Florida - rocking, roiling and taking a major beating from the most powerful storm we've seen in the western Atlantic so far this winter.

If you aren’t worried about the future of Kansas, here are some reasons to start

Mismanagement and chronic fiscal problems in Kansas are eroding the state’s ability to serve the public. The situation is no longer one of short-term budget pain, as states typically experience in a recession. The financial problems are severe and deep-seated. They are pushing officials to make decisions that will harm Kansas and its citizens well into the future.

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