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Fury grows about the death of Cecil the Lion at the hands of Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer

Walter Palmer, the Minnesota dentist who killed a beloved African lion, is now the “hunted” himself. From Jimmy Kimmel delivering an emotional smackdown to Twitter users issuing death threats against Cecil the Lion’s killer, the outpouring of rage continues to grow.

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Cowboy churches in Kansas and Missouri find their own trail to faith

Cowboy churches strive to avoid the trappings of traditional church, like many nondenominational churches. But cowboy churches go further: They don’t have a roster of members. They don’t pass a collection plate. They don’t have a dress code. Worshippers wear cowboy boots — and their cowboy hats, except during prayer.

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Yael T. Abouhalkah

Johnson County must reject Kansas GOP’s toxic dogma

In a stunningly positive move, the Johnson County Commission is on the verge of passing a budget that would be a 180-degree turnaround from the toxic dogma that’s pursued by the GOP in the Kansas Legislature. Johnson Countians should be saying a huge “thank you” to the five commissioners who so far are pursuing this action: Ed Eilert, Jim Allen, Steve Klika, Ron Shaffer and Jason Osterhaus.

 
 
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