Tag Archives: Kansas

Concealed carry of guns on Kansas campuses: Potentially deadly consequences

I’m the father of two daughters. One is a Kansas University graduate. Our other daughter is currently enrolled at KU, where three generations of our family have taught or attended. So, I have to raise my voice in opposition to … Continue reading

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What’s the matter with Kansas: Public health, disasters and diseases

I don’t get it. Neither does Kansas Governor Sam Brownback nor other state political leaders. I’ve always been proud of Kansas. It’s where I was raised, educated and spent a third of my professional life. I always felt Kansas politicians … Continue reading

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Missouri River turns Midwest areas into Waterworld

Heavy rains this week have compounded historic flooding on the Missouri River in parts of South Dakota, Nebraska, Missouri, Iowa and Kansas, rendering many towns, villages and rural areas a Midwestern version of Waterworld.  As I write this update tonight, … Continue reading

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A Flint Hills side trip to refresh the soul

There’s nothing quite like a road trip through the Kansas Flint Hills to refresh the mind and restore the soul. According to Wkipedia, the explorer Zebulon Pike first coined the name the “Flint Hills” in 1806 when he entered into … Continue reading

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