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Children who enter foster care due to child abuse, neglect or other challenges deserve to be safe and connected to a strong family and a healthy community. At KVC Kansas, we’ve provided foster care case…

Researchers use controlled studies to determine the efficacy of things such as products, drugs, advertising campaigns, etc. In the studies they limit subjects’ exposure to outside influences such as their diets if a weight-loss drug…

A symbol is anything that stands for, or represents, something else. Symbols encourage people to go beyond the original purpose and create a connection that can cross psychological boundaries, cultures or politics. Anything can be…

Dear precious Afghan girl, I see you. I see you in the belly of a packed U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, a telling round face among the 640 Afghans being airlifted from Hamid Karzai…

President Joe Biden has a huge opportunity in the next few months to regain his footing as a foreign policy president after the fall of Kabul — a chance to demonstrate that the United States…

If local buy-in to Moran’s Marmaton Market doesn’t pick up, the store will likely close within the next 30-60 days, predicts manager Marilyn Logan. “If just half the people in town would come in and…

Every ten years, districts for Congress, state legislature, state school board, and local offices must be redrawn based on the latest Census.  The 2020 Census numbers were recently released and we already know one thing: …

Five times I landed at the Kabul airport. Before touching down, I saw women doing what I was doing — pulling a headscarf out of a bag. I experienced natural trepidation: Would I get through…

This summer I attended the celebration of life service for Dr. Rick Holm, the original Prairie Doc who founded this newspaper column, a radio show and a television show now entering its twentieth season. He…

Over his 60 years in the business, Larry Hiatt has become a newspaper “whisperer,” rescuing publications on the path to ignominious death. His most recent — and by far most challenging — endeavor is the…