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Well, in the Orwellian tradition, Crackmaster Barry trotted out a new strategy this week to prove that his signature disaster health care program is working and that the Republicans are just plain wrong. This is, apparently, the new and carefully thought out strategy that vulnerable Democrats are supposed to use in November, and here it is: Since the program is failing, lie about what the original intent of the program was. But make sure that when you lie about what the intent was, that you...

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There are two things that bug me about the shooting in Overland Park by Frazier Glenn Miller.

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Week in Religion

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When you’re 16, the idea that you have to “survive” things can take up a lot of your time. For me, it was trying to survive a gym class where I had to perform gymnastics routines on an actual balance beam and uneven bars. For 16-year-old Frankie...

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God-Man, I like that name for Jesus. God-Man sounds like a superhero. God-Man zinged into my ears during a Sunday service while I was recently in Dayton, and I loved its fresh and unfamiliar sound.

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Word of the Daypunnet \ PUHN-it \ noun; a small container or basket for strawberries or other fruit. — Dictionary.comWebsite of the Day

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James A. EverettIndependenceTo the editor:There are both good and bad politicians. I am pleased to report that Ira Anders, state representative for the 21st District (Independence) is a good one. He strongly believes in...

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HOUSTON – Mike Moustakas homered in the 11th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.Moustakas has been off to a tough start this season and was hitting .098 before his solo...

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Regina Kepplepresident, Susquehanna Village Home Owners AssociationTo the editor:I would like to personally thank Council Memnber Curt Dougherty of the 2nd District for his prompt attention to a...

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The Lee’s Summit North boys golf team finished behind just two teams Wednesday.The Broncos fired a team total of 322 to finish third in the Camdenton Laker Invitational at the par-72 Club at Old Kinderhook. Blue Springs finished...

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A solid Liberty boys tennis team was too much for visiting Truman Tuesday, winning 9-0.“While the overall score didn’t reflect it, I thought we played some of the best tennis we have all year,” Truman coach Willis...

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