Columns - The Shawnee News-Star http://www.news-star.com news-star.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Fri, 27 May 2016 04:47:02 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr: Taiwan reconfirms equality as well as democracy http://www.news-star.com/news/20160526/arthur-i-cyr-taiwan-reconfirms-equality-as-well-as-democracy?rssfeed=true Thu, 26 May 2016 14:56:17 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160526/arthur-i-cyr-taiwan-reconfirms-equality-as-well-as-democracy Kent Bush: Sideshows and post card votes slow budget process http://www.news-star.com/news/20160525/kent-bush-sideshows-and-post-card-votes-slow-budget-process?rssfeed=true Thu, 26 May 2016 02:51:03 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160525/kent-bush-sideshows-and-post-card-votes-slow-budget-process Philip Maddocks: Bill Clinton shapes new role for Hillary http://www.news-star.com/news/20160524/philip-maddocks-bill-clinton-shapes-new-role-for-hillary?rssfeed=true Tue, 24 May 2016 18:25:55 +0000 Philip Maddocks More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160524/philip-maddocks-bill-clinton-shapes-new-role-for-hillary Mark L. Hopkins: Accepting the generation gap http://www.news-star.com/news/20160524/mark-l-hopkins-accepting-generation-gap?rssfeed=true Tue, 24 May 2016 18:18:38 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160524/mark-l-hopkins-accepting-generation-gap Rick Holmes: Bill Clinton can put Democrats back in the business of fighting poverty http://www.news-star.com/news/20160524/rick-holmes-bill-clinton-can-put-democrats-back-in-business-of-fighting-poverty?rssfeed=true Tue, 24 May 2016 17:58:17 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160524/rick-holmes-bill-clinton-can-put-democrats-back-in-business-of-fighting-poverty Kent Bush: Term limits make bad situation worse http://www.news-star.com/news/20160522/kent-bush-term-limits-make-bad-situation-worse?rssfeed=true Sun, 22 May 2016 06:48:09 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160522/kent-bush-term-limits-make-bad-situation-worse Matthew T. Mangino: Rhetoric is not the solution to surge in violence http://www.news-star.com/news/20160520/matthew-t-mangino-rhetoric-is-not-solution-to-surge-in-violence?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 May 2016 18:01:48 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160520/matthew-t-mangino-rhetoric-is-not-solution-to-surge-in-violence Kent Bush: Reason has to return to gun law debate http://www.news-star.com/news/20160519/kent-bush-reason-has-to-return-to-gun-law-debate?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 May 2016 05:44:44 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160519/kent-bush-reason-has-to-return-to-gun-law-debate Arthur I. Cyr: North Korea’s Erratic Course http://www.news-star.com/news/20160518/arthur-i-cyr-north-koreas-erratic-course?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 May 2016 18:21:11 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160518/arthur-i-cyr-north-koreas-erratic-course Kent Bush: Putting action to words of faith http://www.news-star.com/news/20160516/kent-bush-putting-action-to-words-of-faith?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 May 2016 03:39:46 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160516/kent-bush-putting-action-to-words-of-faith Rick Holmes: The Republicans’ awkward dance http://www.news-star.com/news/20160516/rick-holmes-republicans-awkward-dance?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 May 2016 18:45:04 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160516/rick-holmes-republicans-awkward-dance Mark L. Hopkins: The key to education is still the teacher http://www.news-star.com/news/20160516/mark-l-hopkins-key-to-education-is-still-teacher?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 May 2016 14:56:03 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160516/mark-l-hopkins-key-to-education-is-still-teacher Kent Bush: I hope graduates have learned the important lessons http://www.news-star.com/news/20160514/kent-bush-i-hope-graduates-have-learned-important-lessons?rssfeed=true Sun, 15 May 2016 03:38:48 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20160514/kent-bush-i-hope-graduates-have-learned-important-lessons Matthew T. Mangino: Crime and politics in 2016 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160513/matthew-t-mangino-crime-and-politics-in-2016?rssfeed=true Fri, 13 May 2016 15:16:58 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160513/matthew-t-mangino-crime-and-politics-in-2016 Kent Bush: Friendly fire can even bring down a stone wall http://www.news-star.com/news/20160512/kent-bush-friendly-fire-can-even-bring-down-stone-wall?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 May 2016 23:09:16 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160512/kent-bush-friendly-fire-can-even-bring-down-stone-wall Arthur I. Cyr: New evidence on Ukraine air tragedy http://www.news-star.com/news/20160511/arthur-i-cyr-new-evidence-on-ukraine-air-tragedy?rssfeed=true Wed, 11 May 2016 19:13:22 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160511/arthur-i-cyr-new-evidence-on-ukraine-air-tragedy Kent Bush: Trump is bringing new and bigger problems to the GOP http://www.news-star.com/news/20160510/kent-bush-trump-is-bringing-new-and-bigger-problems-to-gop?rssfeed=true Tue, 10 May 2016 05:27:02 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160510/kent-bush-trump-is-bringing-new-and-bigger-problems-to-gop Suzette Martinez Standring: Nuns run safe house for sex trafficked women http://www.news-star.com/news/20160509/suzette-martinez-standring-nuns-run-safe-house-for-sex-trafficked-women?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 May 2016 20:29:58 +0000 Suzette Martinez Standring More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160509/suzette-martinez-standring-nuns-run-safe-house-for-sex-trafficked-women Rick Holmes: The gap year adventure http://www.news-star.com/news/20160509/rick-holmes-gap-year-adventure?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 May 2016 17:13:51 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160509/rick-holmes-gap-year-adventure Mark L. Hopkins: Presidential power in our democracy http://www.news-star.com/news/20160509/mark-l-hopkins-presidential-power-in-our-democracy?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 May 2016 16:03:56 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160509/mark-l-hopkins-presidential-power-in-our-democracy