Steve Kraske

Steve Kraske

Why is Sen. Jerry Moran always running scared?

The U.S. senator from Kansas holds one of the safest seats in the country and could be a leader in the mold of Bob Dole or a maverick like Nancy Kassebaum. Instead, this week he took one step toward a more independent approach to his job, then two steps back.

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Raiders, Chiefs leave the field after Oakland victory

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Watch as a deer narrowly avoids collision with two cross-country runners

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Tourette's syndrome didn't stop this Royals player from being successful

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Michael Porter Jr.: Raw vegan diet adviser is a “good mentor for me”

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Opioid crisis in America, by the numbers

The Star's editorial board Facebook Live with Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley

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Shelly Yang The Kansas City Star
The Star's editorial board Facebook Live with Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley 6:55

The Star's editorial board Facebook Live with Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley

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Derrick Johnson: 'It's how you respond'

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Raiders, Chiefs leave the field after Oakland victory

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