The numbers paint a sobering picture of families in Kansas and around the nation. Twenty percent of the Kansas population have been victims of domestic violence. One in five women and one in seven men.
Tuesday's vice presidential debate between Kaine and Pence was thankfully light on comments about illegal email servers, but unfortunately too much was made of Trump's not paying personal income tax for several years.
This marks the 76th anniversary of National Newspaper Week, an annual observance that underscores the impact of newspapers to communities large and small. The theme of this year's NNW is "Way to Know."
It was anticipated that the first presidential debates between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton which took place Monday night would draw an audience on par with the Super Bowl. Over 100 million viewers were expected to tune in and watch the two controversial candidates square off in the first of three meetings in a tight presidential contest.
I told Fred that this wonderful Fall weather deserves a rest from yard work. In fact, there is an awesome event going on this weekend at the Santa Fe Trail Museum Fort Larned National Historic Site in Pawnee County, and we are going to take part!
Every day in Kansas children are traveling in vehicles, riding to and from school or sports practice, the grocery store, or heading to a friend's house. The problem is, too many children aren't riding safely. To help families and caregivers know what to do to keep their children as safe as possible on the road, statewide partners including Safe Kids Kansas, the Kansas Department of Transportation, and the Kansas Highway Patrol are promoting Child Passenger Safety Week.