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Making same-sex marriage the law of the land is one thing. Making same-sex marriage acceptable all across the land is quite another thing. The problem now is in the details of the marriage license form. In the United States, a country based on laws, you can disagree with a law but that doesn’t give...
A special Kansas Judicial Council will study whether a loophole in the state's Open Records Act, that currently allows public officials to secretly use their private E-mail accounts to conduct official business, should be closed. The loophole, of course, should be closed. The study, requested by...
Trans fat is starting its three-year farewell forever tour. That’s good news for your heart. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finally announced recently that it was removing trans fat from its "generally recognized as safe'' list, and companies would need to reformulate products within three...
The state of California has not always been a state that sets good examples for the rest of the country to follow but this time California is right. California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed one of the nation's toughest mandatory childhood vaccination bills, moving to end exemptions from state...
It has been nearly 40 years since I have communicated with Emmitt Omar, a teacher and coach at Garnett High School in the 1970s, but I did so recently through the Internet. Back at GHS, I surely did not have any idea how important this teacher/coach would be in what's become the continuing...
 Local hospital officials are saying that expanding Medicaid within the state is vital to our local economy. The passaqge of House Bill 2319  is important to rural and urban hospitals. It requires the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) to develop a federal Medicaid waiver for a...
The Holton Recorder will be recognized with six awards at the 2015 annual convention of the The Kansas Press Association, it has been announced. The convention will be held April 17-18 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Junction City. Competing in the largest non-daily division of the annual Awards of...
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