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. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:26:12 +0000 Kent Bush: Thanks to Clinton’s nomination, now we have to worry about Big Sister http://www.news-star.com/news/20160727/kent-bush-thanks-to-clintons-nomination-now-we-have-to-worry-about-big-sister?rssfeed=true Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:01:01 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160727/kent-bush-thanks-to-clintons-nomination-now-we-have-to-worry-about-big-sister Arthur I. Cyr: Confronting North Korea’s challenge http://www.news-star.com/news/20160726/arthur-i-cyr-confronting-north-koreas-challenge?rssfeed=true Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:28:07 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160726/arthur-i-cyr-confronting-north-koreas-challenge Kent Bush: A great idea that came a little too late http://www.news-star.com/news/20160725/kent-bush-great-idea-that-came-little-too-late?rssfeed=true Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:50:30 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160725/kent-bush-great-idea-that-came-little-too-late Kent Bush: Trump misses opportunity to jump start his campaign http://www.news-star.com/news/20160723/kent-bush-trump-misses-opportunity-to-jump-start-his-campaign?rssfeed=true Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:22:24 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20160723/kent-bush-trump-misses-opportunity-to-jump-start-his-campaign Matthew T. Mangino: Why give criminals a second chance? http://www.news-star.com/news/20160722/matthew-t-mangino-why-give-criminals-second-chance?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:04:33 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160722/matthew-t-mangino-why-give-criminals-second-chance Rick Holmes: Will Clinton’s reintroduction be more successful than Trump’s? http://www.news-star.com/news/20160722/rick-holmes-will-clintons-reintroduction-be-more-successful-than-trumps?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:52:41 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160722/rick-holmes-will-clintons-reintroduction-be-more-successful-than-trumps Kent Bush: The RNC has been anything but boring http://www.news-star.com/news/20160721/kent-bush-rnc-has-been-anything-but-boring/1?rssfeed=true Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:56:07 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.news-star.com/news/20160721/kent-bush-rnc-has-been-anything-but-boring/1 Rick Holmes: Trump’s convention at mid-point: Other than the demagoguery, kind of dull http://www.news-star.com/news/20160720/rick-holmes-trumps-convention-at-mid-point-other-than-demagoguery-kind-of-dull?rssfeed=true Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:56:39 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160720/rick-holmes-trumps-convention-at-mid-point-other-than-demagoguery-kind-of-dull Rick Holmes: On the streets, a celebration of diversity, not division http://www.news-star.com/news/20160719/rick-holmes-on-streets-celebration-of-diversity-not-division?rssfeed=true Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:53:45 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160719/rick-holmes-on-streets-celebration-of-diversity-not-division Arthur I. Cyr: Coup attempt underscores Turkey’s strategic roles http://www.news-star.com/news/20160719/arthur-i-cyr-coup-attempt-underscores-turkeys-strategic-roles?rssfeed=true Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:42:59 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160719/arthur-i-cyr-coup-attempt-underscores-turkeys-strategic-roles Kent Bush: You can't handle the truth, at least not well http://www.news-star.com/news/20160715/kent-bush-you-cant-handle-truth-at-least-not-well?rssfeed=true Sun, 17 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160715/kent-bush-you-cant-handle-truth-at-least-not-well Matthew T. Mangino: Opioid abuse out of control, but not new http://www.news-star.com/news/20160715/matthew-t-mangino-opioid-abuse-out-of-control-but-not-new?rssfeed=true Fri, 15 Jul 2016 20:35:36 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160715/matthew-t-mangino-opioid-abuse-out-of-control-but-not-new Kent Bush: Those who don't vote in November may decide the winner http://www.news-star.com/news/20160714/kent-bush-those-who-dont-vote-in-november-may-decide-winner?rssfeed=true Fri, 15 Jul 2016 02:13:18 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160714/kent-bush-those-who-dont-vote-in-november-may-decide-winner Arthur I. Cyr: NATO Summit underscores durable alliance http://www.news-star.com/news/20160713/arthur-i-cyr-nato-summit-underscores-durable-alliance?rssfeed=true Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:35:37 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160713/arthur-i-cyr-nato-summit-underscores-durable-alliance Kent Bush: This problem can’t be solved separately http://www.news-star.com/news/20160708/kent-bush-this-problem-cant-be-solved-separately?rssfeed=true Fri, 08 Jul 2016 20:26:51 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160708/kent-bush-this-problem-cant-be-solved-separately Matthew T. Mangino: The 40th anniversary of the modern death penalty http://www.news-star.com/news/20160708/matthew-t-mangino-40th-anniversary-of-modern-death-penalty?rssfeed=true Fri, 08 Jul 2016 15:35:07 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160708/matthew-t-mangino-40th-anniversary-of-modern-death-penalty Kent Bush: Lobbyists' shopping lists will look different next year http://www.news-star.com/news/20160706/kent-bush-lobbyists-shopping-lists-will-look-different-next-year?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Jul 2016 04:53:07 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160706/kent-bush-lobbyists-shopping-lists-will-look-different-next-year Arthur I. Cyr: Canada-U.S. alliance as important as ever http://www.news-star.com/news/20160706/arthur-i-cyr-canada-us-alliance-as-important-as-ever?rssfeed=true Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:02:32 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160706/arthur-i-cyr-canada-us-alliance-as-important-as-ever Kent Bush: You just have to have faith http://www.news-star.com/news/20160705/kent-bush-you-just-have-to-have-faith/1?rssfeed=true Tue, 05 Jul 2016 23:44:35 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160705/kent-bush-you-just-have-to-have-faith/1 Suzette Martinez Standring: Prayers are spiritual Valium http://www.news-star.com/news/20160705/suzette-martinez-standring-prayers-are-spiritual-valium?rssfeed=true Tue, 05 Jul 2016 17:28:08 +0000 Suzette Martinez Standring More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160705/suzette-martinez-standring-prayers-are-spiritual-valium