Saturday, February 17, 2018

Mueller Indicts Group Responsible for Fanning Flames at Mizzou

The first group Special Counsel Robert Mueller named in his indictment on Friday is the same group Lt. Col. Jared Prier, author of “Commanding the Trend: Social Media as Information Warfare,” identified as the...

Female Kansas Regent Explains Arrest for Domestic Battery

State and local media were abuzz this Saturday Morning with the news that Kansas Regent and Wyandotte County Commissioner Ann Brandau-Murguia, 50, had been arrested Friday night on a domestic battery charge and booked...

That Was Quick: KU Student Senate Defunds ‘Multicultural Student Government’

For a student body president to dismantle a funded entity on a college campus with the intimidating name "Multicultural Student Government" (MSG) took a certain amount of moxie and a fundamental grasp of what...

Legislator Says Right-to-Shop Proposal Would Drive Down Health Costs

Rep. Abraham Rafie is seeking a solution to drive down healthcare costs. U.S. health care costs will outpace economic growth for the foreseeable future, according to a report from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...

Tracey Mann Sworn-in as Lieutenant Governor

Tracey Mann is the 50th Lieutenant Governor of Kansas. He was sworn-in by Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss on Wednesday afternoon. Gov. Jeff Colyer named Mann as his second during a dinner the...

Senate Committee Hosts Medicaid Expansion Hearing

The annual effort to expand Medicaid in Kansas cleared one hurdle Wednesday morning. Members of the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee heard more than an hour’s worth of testimony from advocates and opponents...

Russian Bots Reportedly Fueled Racial Unrest During Mizzou 2015 Campus Protest

According to Lt. Col. Jarred Prier USAF, writing in Strategic Studies Quarterly, "Russian trolls seemed to target multiple groups to generate anger and create chaos," no place more effectively than on the University of...

Colyer’s Position on Medicaid Expansion Veto Unclear

Gov. Jeff Colyer won’t say whether he’ll veto Medicaid expansion, but he may have a choice to make on the subject soon. Members of the Senate Public Health and Welfare committee will host a...

KS, MO Earn Below Average Marks in Education Week Survey

Kansas and Missouri receive barely passing grades for their K-12 education performance, according to Education Week's 22nd annual Quality Counts survey. Both states scored less than the national average of 74.5 points, or a 'C'...

Today’s Saddest Headline: “UMKC tops Utah Valley, has two-game win streak”

"Just a couple of days ago the Kangaroos were saddled with a five-game losing streak," reads the hopeful lead in the Kansas City Star about the men's basketball team at UMKC. "Now they are...

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