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Editorial: Guns and KU basketball don’t mix

The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved plans from three of the six universities it governs to prohibit the concealed carry of guns in stadiums and arenas during athletic events with 5,000 people or more. Now, sports fans will endure an assortment of security hassles resulting from gun laws that ignore common sense.

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Editorial: The Jackson County jail should not be a death sentence

An expensive lawsuit and some soul-searching by Jackson County officials will likely be required to uncover the truth about the circumstances surrounding ReGina Thurman’s death at the detention center in January. This horrific, possibly preventable death has all the markings of a poorly functioning system colliding with bad judgment.

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Editorial: The education of Donald J. Trump

The presidential learning curve has been steeper for Donald Trump, a businessman with no previous experience in either politics or policy. It’s a relief now to see him taking at least some of what he has learned so far seriously and openly shifting course. We hope it’s just the beginning.

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Meet the Editorial Board: Colleen McCain Nelson

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Meet the Editorial Board: Colleen McCain Nelson

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Political cartoonists draw their versions of Trump's inauguration

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State Rep. John Rubin on juvenile justice

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Don Munday recaps 2015 in rhyme and verse