Op-Ed

Op-Ed

Help reduce prison costs with more arts programming

The editorial board of the Herald-Leader is right. Our governor and legislators can no longer ignore the rising costs of running prisons, which, at 11 percent of state spending, nearly equals the 12 percent we pay to run our public colleges and universities.

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Trump on North Korea: terrorism, lunacy and hypocrisy

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump delivered his first address to the United Nations. As we all know, the 42-minute speech included an unprecedented denunciation of North Korea. The president’s words were clearly aimed at intimidating not only the leadership of that country, but its impoverished population as well.

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Trump says any NFL player who sits during anthem is 'son of a bitch' and should be fired

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Mark Stoops blames communication breakdowns for loss

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John Wall fights back tears while honoring his mom in Hall of Fame speech

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Benny Snell after Florida loss: 'We were the better team'

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National Anthem at football game against Florida

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More NFL players sit, take a knee following Trump criticism

During President Donald Trump's speech at a rally in Huntsville, Ala. on Sept. 22, 2017, he said any player that sits during the national anthem is a "son of a bitch." The president also rescinded NBA champ Stephen Curry's invitation to the White House. Trump's comments ultimately led to more protests by NFL players, coaches and owners during the national anthem on Sept. 24, 2017.
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More NFL players sit, take a knee following Trump criticism 1:44

More NFL players sit, take a knee following Trump criticism

Trump says any NFL player who sits during anthem is 'son of a b****' and should be fired 0:51

Trump says any NFL player who sits during anthem is 'son of a b****' and should be fired

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CDC: Do you know what vaccines you need?

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You have 10 minutes to evacuate. Are you ready?