Mary Sanchez

Mary Sanchez

Wells Fargo schemes prove the value of vigorous bank regulation

A $185 million fine imposed by regulators on Wells Fargo is in answer to the bank’s stunning disregard for its customers in order to meet sales goals and gain bonuses. So far, 5,300 employees have been fired for schemes where they opened new accounts, made applications for credit cards and shifted people’s money into the new accounts, all of it done on the sly.

Mary Sanchez

Why outcome of Kansas voter ID law case is crucial for our country’s future

It’s already hard enough to get voters to the polls. Kansas made it even harder with its voter ID law, which asks residents registering to vote for proof of citizenship beyond what is required by federal law. Now, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is in a federal appeals court to argue for keeping the law, and if he prevails, that could have frightening ramifications beyond Kansas.

Mary Sanchez

Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump: Game on!

The contenders are formally set for the 2016 presidential election: Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. Their vast differences in political experience, knowledge of global affairs and the U.S. economy — not to mention personal maturity — make Clinton the easy choice at the polls.

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Interim MU Chancellor Hank Foley responds to new report of racial slurs

Interim University of Missouri Chancellor Hank Foley addressed a gathering at the Mizzou student center Wednesday in response to racial slurs used on campus. Two members of the Legion of Black Collegians’ activities group were passing a group of six or seven white MU students Tuesday night when racial obscenities were directed at the black students from a member of the white group.
Alec Lewis The Kansas City Star
Interim MU Chancellor Hank Foley responds to new report of racial slurs 2:05

Interim MU Chancellor Hank Foley responds to new report of racial slurs

Chiefs QB Alex Smith on missed offensive opportunities 1:28

Chiefs QB Alex Smith on missed offensive opportunities

Royals' Alex Gordon on finishing 2016 season with with a winning record 1:35

Royals' Alex Gordon on finishing 2016 season with with a winning record

Chiefs Daily with Terez Paylor: Marcus Peters wins award, has flu 2:43

Chiefs Daily with Terez Paylor: Marcus Peters wins award, has flu