Updated at 9:36 PM

By Jack CookI read with interest Jerry Plantz’s column (The Examiner, Wednesday, “Group seeks to curb gun violence”). Mr. Plantz wrote early in his column, “Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has thrown down the gauntlet and his wallet to the National Rifle Association with $50 million of his own funds to create Everytown For Gun Safety organization.” Let’s give that some thought.The National Rifle Association has around 5...

Updated at 8:01 PM

Forecasters are predicting a significant chance of strong tornadoes this weekend across a large part of the nation's mid-section, an outbreak that could stretch from the Great Plains to the Midwest and South.It's been a quiet year...

Posted at 7:00 PM

Quote of note"At some point in time I would be, but right now I think I need to take into account the feelings of the next of kin -- and some of them have said publicly that they aren't willing to accept it until they find...

Updated at 4:21 PM

Teams: Blue Springs South vs. KearneyPlace: Larry Stewart Memorial Stadium, BS South High SchoolTime: 7:30 p.m. todayWhat's on the line: The South Jaguars look to snap a three-game losing skid in the final game of their home...

Updated at 3:36 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on the pine tar incident.

Posted at 5:10 PM

I have not yet begun to read the new best-seller by economist Thomas Piketty, “Capital in the 21st Century,” but I may have to in order to keep up with

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