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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:53:16 +0000 Kent Bush: Not all champions win medals http://www.news-star.com/news/20171022/kent-bush-not-all-champions-win-medals?rssfeed=true Sun, 22 Oct 2017 13:27:19 +0000 By Kent Bush Publisher http://www.news-star.com/news/20171022/kent-bush-not-all-champions-win-medals Kent Bush: Hall brings message of hope after cancer diagnosis http://www.news-star.com/news/20171022/kent-bush-hall-brings-message-of-hope-after-cancer-diagnosis?rssfeed=true Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171022/kent-bush-hall-brings-message-of-hope-after-cancer-diagnosis Tina Bridenstine: Victims' voices imperative to provoke change http://www.news-star.com/news/20171019/tina-bridenstine-victims-voices-imperative-to-provoke-change?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:08:42 +0000 By Tina Bridenstine http://www.news-star.com/news/20171019/tina-bridenstine-victims-voices-imperative-to-provoke-change On the Road with Rick Holmes: Salem: The dark history of ‘Witch City’ http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171019/on-road-with-rick-holmes-salem-dark-history-of-witch-city?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:04:25 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171019/on-road-with-rick-holmes-salem-dark-history-of-witch-city Kent Bush: It took Trump to get me back on the McCain train http://www.news-star.com/news/20171018/kent-bush-it-took-trump-to-get-me-back-on-mccain-train?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:29:53 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171018/kent-bush-it-took-trump-to-get-me-back-on-mccain-train Kent Bush: Seven years later, keeping Dawit close to his culture http://www.news-star.com/news/20171017/kent-bush-seven-years-later-keeping-dawit-close-to-his-culture?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:01:14 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171017/kent-bush-seven-years-later-keeping-dawit-close-to-his-culture I have a complicated relationship with Halloween http://www.news-star.com/news/20171016/i-have-complicated-relationship-with-halloween?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:22:10 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20171016/i-have-complicated-relationship-with-halloween On the Road with Rick Holmes: Beyond identity politics: Diversity, divisions and the ‘American mutt’ http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171012/on-road-with-rick-holmes-beyond-identity-politics-diversity-divisions-and-american-mutt?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:33:07 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171012/on-road-with-rick-holmes-beyond-identity-politics-diversity-divisions-and-american-mutt Superintendent's Column: The Changing of Seasons http://www.news-star.com/news/20171012/superintendents-column-changing-of-seasons?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:00:00 +0000 By Dr. April Grace Shawnee Public Schools superintendent http://www.news-star.com/news/20171012/superintendents-column-changing-of-seasons Kent Bush: Whataboutism is a disease infecting both parties http://www.news-star.com/news/20171011/kent-bush-whataboutism-is-disease-infecting-both-parties?rssfeed=true Wed, 11 Oct 2017 23:41:06 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171011/kent-bush-whataboutism-is-disease-infecting-both-parties Kent Bush: Dove can't wash away racist ad http://www.news-star.com/news/20171009/kent-bush-dove-cant-wash-away-racist-ad?rssfeed=true Tue, 10 Oct 2017 02:01:42 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171009/kent-bush-dove-cant-wash-away-racist-ad Senate Review: Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology http://www.news-star.com/news/20171008/senate-review-oklahoma-center-for-advancement-of-science-and-technology?rssfeed=true Sun, 08 Oct 2017 16:00:00 +0000 By Senator Ron Sharp http://www.news-star.com/news/20171008/senate-review-oklahoma-center-for-advancement-of-science-and-technology Kent Bush: Sexism hasn't changed much in 25 years http://www.news-star.com/news/20171008/kent-bush-sexism-hasnt-changed-much-in-25-years?rssfeed=true Sun, 08 Oct 2017 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171008/kent-bush-sexism-hasnt-changed-much-in-25-years Evan F. Moore: What the NFL protests really mean http://www.news-star.com/news/20171006/evan-f-moore-what-nfl-protests-really-mean?rssfeed=true Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:37:52 +0000 By Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20171006/evan-f-moore-what-nfl-protests-really-mean Kent Bush: I wish I had a better answer http://www.news-star.com/news/20171002/kent-bush-i-wish-i-had-better-answer?rssfeed=true Tue, 03 Oct 2017 02:36:07 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171002/kent-bush-i-wish-i-had-better-answer On the Road with Rick Holmes: The mill and the mountain: When a company town loses its company http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170928/on-road-with-rick-holmes-mill-and-mountain-when-company-town-loses-its-company?rssfeed=true Thu, 28 Sep 2017 17:57:50 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170928/on-road-with-rick-holmes-mill-and-mountain-when-company-town-loses-its-company Kent Bush: Never stop wielding the sword that heals http://www.news-star.com/news/20170927/kent-bush-never-stop-wielding-sword-that-heals?rssfeed=true Thu, 28 Sep 2017 04:23:36 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170927/kent-bush-never-stop-wielding-sword-that-heals Kent Bush: Protests against racial inequality an unfortunate necessity http://www.news-star.com/news/20170926/kent-bush-protests-against-racial-inequality-unfortunate-necessity?rssfeed=true Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:37:13 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170926/kent-bush-protests-against-racial-inequality-unfortunate-necessity Kent Bush: I don't want to get over it http://www.news-star.com/news/20170923/kent-bush-i-dont-want-to-get-over-it?rssfeed=true Sun, 24 Sep 2017 02:49:02 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170923/kent-bush-i-dont-want-to-get-over-it On the Road with Rick Holmes: Politics and introspection at Yale http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170921/on-road-with-rick-holmes-politics-and-introspection-at-yale?rssfeed=true Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:28:38 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170921/on-road-with-rick-holmes-politics-and-introspection-at-yale