In his weekly Mellinger Minutes, Sam Mellinger answers these questions and more: Does Tim Kaine forward top 10 lists he appears on to all his friends? How should the Chiefs use Jamaal Charles this season? Why are the Royals are striking out so much more this season?
The City Council on Monday night approved an increase in the mill levy to build and staff a new fire station and to add one police officer, a street inspector and a property codes enforcement officer. The tax increase will generate nearly $1.8 million a year.
Two attackers took hostages inside a French church during morning Mass on Tuesday near the city of Rouen, killing an 86-year-old priest by slitting his throat before being shot and killed by police, French officials said. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack.
The next seven days will tell whether Republican moderate candidates can win in Johnson County and oust incumbents who back Gov. Sam Brownback. Let’s certainly hope so, for the sake of the Sunflower State. The Legislature needs a good crop of GOP members in the House and the Senate who can prevent the Brownback agenda from marching ceaselessly forward, especially when it comes to tax-cutting measures.
Bernie Sanders fan and comedian Sarah Silverman called on hecklers to unite together behind Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention. Sanders supporters disrupted day one of the convention inside and outside of the Philadelphia arena.
Comedian Sarah Silverman has a message for her fellow Bernie Sanders supporters
Royals general managaer Dayton Moore says he's not going to dismember the team
Ian Kennedy disappointed after slow start against Angels