Columns - The Shawnee News-Star http://www.news-star.com/article/20121010/NEWS/121019966/1008/OPINION news-star.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:38:05 +0000 Kent Bush: Sometimes skipping church isn't so bad http://www.news-star.com/news/20170424/kent-bush-sometimes-skipping-church-isnt-so-bad?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:46:05 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170424/kent-bush-sometimes-skipping-church-isnt-so-bad On the Road with Rick Holmes: Intentional tourism — taking to the road and making it your own http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170422/on-road-with-rick-holmes-intentional-tourism--taking-to-road-and-making-it-your-own?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:52:53 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170422/on-road-with-rick-holmes-intentional-tourism--taking-to-road-and-making-it-your-own Kent Bush: A good idea whose time has passed http://www.news-star.com/news/20170422/kent-bush-good-idea-whose-time-has-passed?rssfeed=true Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:53:54 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20170422/kent-bush-good-idea-whose-time-has-passed Arthur I. Cyr: President Trump’s Kenosha visit underscores importance of region http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170421/arthur-i-cyr-president-trumps-kenosha-visit-underscores-importance-of-region?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:47:54 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170421/arthur-i-cyr-president-trumps-kenosha-visit-underscores-importance-of-region Matthew T. Mangino: Hernandez’s prison suicide, one of many nationwide http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170421/matthew-t-mangino-hernandezs-prison-suicide-one-of-many-nationwide?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:05:44 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170421/matthew-t-mangino-hernandezs-prison-suicide-one-of-many-nationwide Tina Bridenstine: What Alzheimer's stole from me http://www.news-star.com/news/20170421/tina-bridenstine-what-alzheimers-stole-from-me?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:37:55 +0000 By Tina Bridenstine http://www.news-star.com/news/20170421/tina-bridenstine-what-alzheimers-stole-from-me Kent Bush: Winning really isn't everything http://www.news-star.com/news/20170419/kent-bush-winning-really-isnt-everything?rssfeed=true Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:35:04 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170419/kent-bush-winning-really-isnt-everything Arthur I. Cyr: Referendum ‘victory’ may prove costly for Turkey’s president http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170419/arthur-i-cyr-referendum-victory-may-prove-costly-for-turkeys-president?rssfeed=true Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:22:32 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170419/arthur-i-cyr-referendum-victory-may-prove-costly-for-turkeys-president Kent Bush: What about the other four? http://www.news-star.com/news/20170417/kent-bush-what-about-other-four?rssfeed=true Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170417/kent-bush-what-about-other-four Kent Bush: On the wrong end of the super power spectrum http://www.news-star.com/news/20170417/kent-bush-on-wrong-end-of-super-power-spectrum?rssfeed=true Mon, 17 Apr 2017 20:59:16 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170417/kent-bush-on-wrong-end-of-super-power-spectrum Matthew T. Mangino: The assault on science moves to the DOJ http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170414/matthew-t-mangino-assault-on-science-moves-to-doj?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Apr 2017 15:12:54 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170414/matthew-t-mangino-assault-on-science-moves-to-doj Kent Bush: National Democrats miss another chance http://www.news-star.com/news/20170413/kent-bush-national-democrats-miss-another-chance?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:56:27 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170413/kent-bush-national-democrats-miss-another-chance Arthur I. Cyr: Poison gas accusations greatly raise Syria stakes http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170411/arthur-i-cyr-poison-gas-accusations-greatly-raise-syria-stakes?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Apr 2017 18:55:09 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170411/arthur-i-cyr-poison-gas-accusations-greatly-raise-syria-stakes Kent Bush: You can't remember everything http://www.news-star.com/news/20170410/kent-bush-you-cant-remember-everything?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Apr 2017 23:23:05 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170410/kent-bush-you-cant-remember-everything Kent Bush: Camp's early life prepared him for challenges ahead http://www.news-star.com/news/20170410/kent-bush-camps-early-life-prepared-him-for-challenges-ahead?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:14:49 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.news-star.com/news/20170410/kent-bush-camps-early-life-prepared-him-for-challenges-ahead Matthew T. Mangino: The Senate is the only victim of ‘Nuclear Option’ http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170407/matthew-t-mangino-senate-is-only-victim-of-nuclear-option?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Apr 2017 17:08:38 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170407/matthew-t-mangino-senate-is-only-victim-of-nuclear-option Kent Bush: Little dog is crowding my castle http://www.news-star.com/news/20170405/kent-bush-little-dog-is-crowding-my-castle?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Apr 2017 04:20:22 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170405/kent-bush-little-dog-is-crowding-my-castle Kent Bush: Criticism of Pence is misplaced http://www.news-star.com/news/20170405/kent-bush-criticism-of-pence-is-misplaced?rssfeed=true Wed, 05 Apr 2017 19:58:29 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170405/kent-bush-criticism-of-pence-is-misplaced Arthur I. Cyr: Preserving fragile peace in Northern Ireland http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170404/arthur-i-cyr-preserving-fragile-peace-in-northern-ireland?rssfeed=true Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:49:08 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170404/arthur-i-cyr-preserving-fragile-peace-in-northern-ireland Charita M. Goshay: Drugs are killing some Americans’ chances to work http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170403/charita-m-goshay-drugs-are-killing-some-americans-chances-to-work?rssfeed=true Mon, 03 Apr 2017 17:40:25 +0000 Charita M. Goshay More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170403/charita-m-goshay-drugs-are-killing-some-americans-chances-to-work