Sunday, October 13, 2019

Global Cooling? No Day Above 83 in KC Forecast Through June 9

Kansas City may be on the verge of setting a new cooling record. This record may raise eyebrows even among those weary of seeing one cooling record after another set during this, the global warming...

The Worst High Schools in the KC Metro Might Just Surprise You

Over the past few weeks, the Sentinel has been documenting the performance of the public high schools on the Kansas side of the Kansas City metro from best to worst. As a guide, The Sentinel...

Four Dead: Is An “Indian Creek Killer” Targeting White Men in South KC?

On Thursday, popular restauranteur Mike Darby was found murdered along the Indian Creek Trail just east of State Line Road in south Kansas City. He was the fourth middle-aged white man murdered on or...

Who Pays For The High-Dollar “Last Chance U’s” of Kansas?

"Last Chance U," now in its third season on Netflix, shines its impressively dispassionate light this season on the football program of Independence Community College in southeast Kansas. A perennial afterthought in the Kansas Jayhawk...

Obamacare Cratering in Missouri, Kansas; Blue Cross Says ‘Adios’

On Wednesday Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City announced the company’s decision to "not offer or renew individual Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans"--a.k.a. "Obamacare"--in the company’s 32-county service area in Kansas and Missouri...

Are We Supposed to Believe The Woman Who Accused Emmett Till?

Just a year ago, the New York Times ran a story headlined, "Woman Linked to 1955 Emmett Till Murder Tells Historian Her Claims Were False." In 1955, Till, a 14-year-old visitor from Chicago, entered a...
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The Media Are More to Blame for the Death of Adrian Jones Than the...

The Kansas City Star headline is all too typical of media coverage of an unnecessary death: "Adrian Jones told Missouri investigators he was being abused." As much of the free world knows, the chronically abused...

Girl Scouts Tell Archbishop, ‘Why Us, Why Not Boy Scouts?’

The most telling detail in the Kansas City Star's lengthy article about the decision by Kansas City, Kansas Archbishop Joesph Naumann to sever ties with the Girl Scouts comes in the concluding paragraph. “I feel...

Overland Park Duns Parents $132K For Fallen Sculpture, Parents Should Sue OP

The 41 KSHB opening is irresistible: "Two Johnson County parents may be stuck with a $132,000 bill after their child damaged a sculpture inside the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center." From the opening, one would be...

At This Kansas School the Cost per Student is Less Than $4,000, and the...

At Padre Pio Academy in Shawnee, the cost per student is less than $4,000 a year. To be precise, the cost this school year per student is $3586. By contrast, the cost per student in...