Columns - The Shawnee News-Star http://www.news-star.com/article/20121009/NEWS/121009679/1008/OPINION news-star.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Tue, 30 May 2017 05:36:58 +0000 Charita M. Goshay: His name was 2nd Lt. Richard W. Collins III http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170529/charita-m-goshay-his-name-was-2nd-lt-richard-w-collins-iii?rssfeed=true Mon, 29 May 2017 16:40:06 +0000 Charita M. Goshay More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170529/charita-m-goshay-his-name-was-2nd-lt-richard-w-collins-iii Evan Moore: Adam Jones and the downplaying of racially charged incidents in sports http://www.news-star.com/lifestyle/20170529/evan-moore-adam-jones-and-downplaying-of-racially-charged-incidents-in-sports?rssfeed=true Mon, 29 May 2017 15:28:33 +0000 Evan Moore More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/lifestyle/20170529/evan-moore-adam-jones-and-downplaying-of-racially-charged-incidents-in-sports Kent Bush: More than 40 years of summer fun is over http://www.news-star.com/news/20170527/kent-bush-more-than-40-years-of-summer-fun-is-over?rssfeed=true Sun, 28 May 2017 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170527/kent-bush-more-than-40-years-of-summer-fun-is-over Matthew T. Mangino: Ratcheting up the ‘war on drugs’ http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170526/matthew-t-mangino-ratcheting-up-war-on-drugs?rssfeed=true Fri, 26 May 2017 21:39:53 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170526/matthew-t-mangino-ratcheting-up-war-on-drugs Kent Bush: Oklahoma lawmakers have mastered what not to do http://www.news-star.com/news/20170524/kent-bush-oklahoma-lawmakers-have-mastered-what-not-to-do?rssfeed=true Thu, 25 May 2017 04:27:42 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170524/kent-bush-oklahoma-lawmakers-have-mastered-what-not-to-do Keith Magill: Happiness through hard work and failure http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170523/keith-magill-happiness-through-hard-work-and-failure?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 May 2017 17:08:21 +0000 Keith Magill More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170523/keith-magill-happiness-through-hard-work-and-failure Arthur I. Cyr: The Vietnam War: Legacies and lessons http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170523/arthur-i-cyr-vietnam-war-legacies-and-lessons?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 May 2017 16:11:54 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170523/arthur-i-cyr-vietnam-war-legacies-and-lessons Kent Bush: Political polarization prevents positive solutions http://www.news-star.com/news/20170519/kent-bush-political-polarization-prevents-positive-solutions?rssfeed=true Sun, 21 May 2017 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170519/kent-bush-political-polarization-prevents-positive-solutions Matthew T. Mangino: A young presidency and a growing scandal http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170519/matthew-t-mangino-young-presidency-and-growing-scandal?rssfeed=true Fri, 19 May 2017 14:26:34 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170519/matthew-t-mangino-young-presidency-and-growing-scandal On the Road with Rick Holmes: Off the beaten track in Mobile, Alabama, the Duffie Oak endures http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170518/on-road-with-rick-holmes-off-beaten-track-in-mobile-alabama-duffie-oak-endures?rssfeed=true Thu, 18 May 2017 17:55:17 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170518/on-road-with-rick-holmes-off-beaten-track-in-mobile-alabama-duffie-oak-endures Arthur I. Cyr: South Korea election confirms democracy http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170516/arthur-i-cyr-south-korea-election-confirms-democracy?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 May 2017 17:12:49 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170516/arthur-i-cyr-south-korea-election-confirms-democracy Kent Bush: An incredible year for area sports, on and off the scoreboard http://www.news-star.com/news/20170516/kent-bush-incredible-year-for-area-sports-on-and-off-scoreboard?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 May 2017 14:47:08 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170516/kent-bush-incredible-year-for-area-sports-on-and-off-scoreboard Kent Bush: Leaving graduates need to know where to stay http://www.news-star.com/news/20170515/kent-bush-leaving-graduates-need-to-know-where-to-stay?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 May 2017 15:37:39 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170515/kent-bush-leaving-graduates-need-to-know-where-to-stay Matthew T. Mangino: A reprise of ‘our long national nightmare’ http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170514/matthew-t-mangino-reprise-of-our-long-national-nightmare?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 May 2017 01:36:06 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170514/matthew-t-mangino-reprise-of-our-long-national-nightmare On the Road with Rick Holmes: In Kennedy country, Obama chooses to 'go high’ http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170511/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-kennedy-country-obama-chooses-to-go-high?rssfeed=true Thu, 11 May 2017 16:40:52 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170511/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-kennedy-country-obama-chooses-to-go-high Kent Bush: Trump believes he is untouchable http://www.news-star.com/news/20170510/kent-bush-trump-believes-he-is-untouchable?rssfeed=true Thu, 11 May 2017 04:56:29 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170510/kent-bush-trump-believes-he-is-untouchable Arthur I. Cyr: Elections in France are about institutions -- not personalities http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170509/arthur-i-cyr-elections-in-france-are-about-institutions----not-personalities?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 May 2017 17:51:43 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170509/arthur-i-cyr-elections-in-france-are-about-institutions----not-personalities Kent Bush: Best of News-Star Preps - Monday is the big night http://www.news-star.com/news/20170506/kent-bush-best-of-news-star-preps---monday-is-big-night?rssfeed=true Sun, 07 May 2017 04:47:59 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170506/kent-bush-best-of-news-star-preps---monday-is-big-night Matthew T. Mangino: Punishment for punishment’s sake won’t solve problems http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170505/matthew-t-mangino-punishment-for-punishments-sake-wont-solve-problems?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 May 2017 14:39:18 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170505/matthew-t-mangino-punishment-for-punishments-sake-wont-solve-problems On the Road with Rick Holmes: As laws change, scientists rush to unlock the promise and peril of marijuana http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170504/on-road-with-rick-holmes-as-laws-change-scientists-rush-to-unlock-promise-and-peril-of-marijuana?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 May 2017 17:55:28 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170504/on-road-with-rick-holmes-as-laws-change-scientists-rush-to-unlock-promise-and-peril-of-marijuana