THE LAST WORD: Addiction plays sad role in ‘Country Music’


I learned some things about country music during the last couple of weeks. And one was that country musicians have a sordid history of lives scarred by addictions to drugs and alcohol. Over the past two weeks, I watched the riveting eight-episode, 16-hour documentary miniseries “Country ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: The sooner GM strike ends, the better


On the one hand, you have a collective bargaining agreement between Fort Wayne Community Schools and the Fort Wayne Education Association discussed at a school board meeting Monday that is set to be approved next month. On the other hand, you have a General Motors strike entering its second ...

The Last Word: University wrong to attack Chick-fil-A


Some University of Kansas faculty members want America’s favorite restaurant removed from campus for being what they call a “bastion of bigotry.” Bigotry means intolerance toward those who hold different opinions from oneself; obstinate or intolerant devotion to one’s own opinions and ...