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, 12 Feb 2016 22:14:59 +0000 Kent Bush: The best Valentine’s Day gift of all http://www.news-star.com/news/20160212/kent-bush-best-valentines-day-gift-of-all?rssfeed=true Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:13:16 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160212/kent-bush-best-valentines-day-gift-of-all Matthew T. Mangino: The politics of fear doom criminal justice reform http://www.news-star.com/news/20160212/matthew-t-mangino-politics-of-fear-doom-criminal-justice-reform?rssfeed=true Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:45:00 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160212/matthew-t-mangino-politics-of-fear-doom-criminal-justice-reform Kent Bush: Dropouts should be making Rubio happy http://www.news-star.com/news/20160210/kent-bush-dropouts-should-be-making-rubio-happy?rssfeed=true Thu, 11 Feb 2016 04:46:23 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160210/kent-bush-dropouts-should-be-making-rubio-happy Arthur I. Cyr: New Hampshire retains distinctive role http://www.news-star.com/news/20160210/arthur-i-cyr-new-hampshire-retains-distinctive-role?rssfeed=true Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:37:12 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160210/arthur-i-cyr-new-hampshire-retains-distinctive-role Kent Bush: I can't be the only undecided voter http://www.news-star.com/news/20160208/kent-bush-i-cant-be-only-undecided-voter/1?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:38:31 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160208/kent-bush-i-cant-be-only-undecided-voter/1 Kent Bush: Five years have passed in a flash http://www.news-star.com/news/20160206/kent-bush-five-years-have-passed-in-flash?rssfeed=true Sun, 07 Feb 2016 04:29:39 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20160206/kent-bush-five-years-have-passed-in-flash Philip Maddocks: GOP dream team of Bush, Kasich, Christie sets sights on NH http://www.news-star.com/news/20160205/philip-maddocks-gop-dream-team-of-bush-kasich-christie-sets-sights-on-nh?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:23:33 +0000 Philip Maddocks More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160205/philip-maddocks-gop-dream-team-of-bush-kasich-christie-sets-sights-on-nh Matthew T. Mangino: When prosecutors renege on promises http://www.news-star.com/news/20160205/matthew-t-mangino-when-prosecutors-renege-on-promises?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:44:27 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160205/matthew-t-mangino-when-prosecutors-renege-on-promises Kent Bush: It is time to change our primary system http://www.news-star.com/news/20160204/kent-bush-it-is-time-to-change-our-primary-system?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:09:43 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160204/kent-bush-it-is-time-to-change-our-primary-system Kent Bush: It is time to change our primary system http://www.news-star.com/news/20160203/kent-bush-it-is-time-to-change-our-primary-system?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 Feb 2016 01:43:50 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160203/kent-bush-it-is-time-to-change-our-primary-system Arthur I. Cyr: North Korea missile threats underscore defense http://www.news-star.com/news/20160203/arthur-i-cyr-north-korea-missile-threats-underscore-defense?rssfeed=true Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:15:06 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160203/arthur-i-cyr-north-korea-missile-threats-underscore-defense Kent Bush: Trump gets bumped, the corn crowd picks its favorites http://www.news-star.com/news/20160201/kent-bush-trump-gets-bumped-corn-crowd-picks-its-favorites?rssfeed=true Tue, 02 Feb 2016 02:52:35 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160201/kent-bush-trump-gets-bumped-corn-crowd-picks-its-favorites Kent Bush: Trump-less debate was the best and worst it could be http://www.news-star.com/news/20160129/kent-bush-trump-less-debate-was-best-and-worst-it-could-be?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Jan 2016 23:39:37 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160129/kent-bush-trump-less-debate-was-best-and-worst-it-could-be Matthew T. Mangino: High court provides hope to juvenile lifers, again http://www.news-star.com/news/20160129/matthew-t-mangino-high-court-provides-hope-to-juvenile-lifers-again?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:09:19 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160129/matthew-t-mangino-high-court-provides-hope-to-juvenile-lifers-again Kent Bush: Trump brings theatrics even when he leaves debate stage http://www.news-star.com/news/20160128/kent-bush-trump-brings-theatrics-even-when-he-leaves-debate-stage?rssfeed=true Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:34:24 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160128/kent-bush-trump-brings-theatrics-even-when-he-leaves-debate-stage Kent Bush: Man buns and mullets and everything in between http://www.news-star.com/news/20160126/kent-bush-man-buns-and-mullets-and-everything-in-between?rssfeed=true Tue, 26 Jan 2016 07:22:26 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160126/kent-bush-man-buns-and-mullets-and-everything-in-between Kent Bush: We need more mirrors and fewer magnifying glasses http://www.news-star.com/news/20160123/kent-bush-we-need-more-mirrors-and-fewer-magnifying-glasses?rssfeed=true Sun, 24 Jan 2016 02:12:52 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20160123/kent-bush-we-need-more-mirrors-and-fewer-magnifying-glasses Matthew T. Mangino: Antipathy grows for solitary confinement http://www.news-star.com/news/20160122/matthew-t-mangino-antipathy-grows-for-solitary-confinement?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:57:44 +0000 Matthew Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160122/matthew-t-mangino-antipathy-grows-for-solitary-confinement Tina Bridenstine: I'm talking to you, Mr. Trump http://www.news-star.com/news/20160122/tina-bridenstine-im-talking-to-you-mr-trump?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Jan 2016 05:38:51 +0000 By Tina Bridenstine http://www.news-star.com/news/20160122/tina-bridenstine-im-talking-to-you-mr-trump Editorial: The triumph of diplomacy http://www.news-star.com/news/20160120/editorial-triumph-of-diplomacy?rssfeed=true Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:38:42 +0000 More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160120/editorial-triumph-of-diplomacy