The problem with growing industrial hemp in Kansas is in the name.
Smoking tobacco is an addictive, destructive habit proven to cause lung diseases, including most cases of lung cancer.
On Thursday, the Topeka City Council voted 7-0 to sell the disused Van Buren School building and three other properties to Pioneer... Read more
As the end of the year approaches, columnists and editorial writers often remind readers what an atrocious 360ish days it has been.... Read more
Although the U.S. only accounts for about 5 percent of the world’s population, it’s home to more than 20 percent of the... Read more
We often discuss the importance of postsecondary education on this page. From the 71 percent of Kansas jobs that will require some... Read more
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After the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that K-12 education funding is still inadequate and inequitable last month, the Senate GOP leadership condemned... Read more
In July 1859, the Leavenworth Times described John Ritchie as a radical abolitionist who helped slaves flee their captors, advocated for women’s... Read more
When Pew Research Center asked Americans about their political values in 1994, the survey found that almost half of them held a... Read more
Good journalism is never going to be free. Sure, there are a few impressive, paywall-free blogs and online magazines out there, but... Read more
Every year, the United States Department of Agriculture releases a report on the level of food insecurity in the country. According to... Read more
In 2000, almost half of American adults told Pew researchers that they didn’t use the Internet. Over the past 17 years, that... Read more
Two weeks ago, we ran an editorial about Constitution Day — an occasion to study the history of our founding document, as... Read more