Editorial: The unforgettable Sam Brownback

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is poised to leave before the end of his second term to become President Donald Trump’s ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. He will depart as one of the most unpopular governors in America and in Kansas history. It didn’t have to be this way.

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Two rescued from flooding in Coach's Bar & Grill in south Kansas City

Shortly before 8:30 a.m., Chris Donna-Louise Carle and Brian Darby were rescued by firefighters, emerging through the roof of the business near 103rd Street and Wornall Road. They became trapped when water quickly rose and broke through a wall of their business. Firefighters rescued others early Thursday when people got caught in vehicles and buildings as flash flooding affected the region.
Shane Keyser The Kansas City Star
Two rescued from flooding in Coach's Bar & Grill in south Kansas City 1:25

Two rescued from flooding in Coach's Bar & Grill in south Kansas City

Aerial video views of flooding in Kansas City 1:35

Aerial video views of flooding in Kansas City

Senate votes to begin debate on Obamacare repeal 0:47

Senate votes to begin debate on Obamacare repeal

What you can expect from your insurance after severe storms 2:25

What you can expect from your insurance after severe storms