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Do you agree with Kansas legislators’ move to make state concealed carry laws less restrictive and more uniform across Kansas?

  • Yes, the same rules should apply to all Kansans.
  • Yes, the state’s gun control laws are too extreme.
  • No, the change would remove control from local leaders.
  • No, Kansas’ gun laws already are too loose.

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Friday, November 09, 2012 5:43 PM

Photo by Crystal Herber/The Ottawa Herald

Frank Gibbons, 90, Ottawa, holds a photo of himself from his time in the U.S. Army in the 1940s. His unit, the 6th Tactical Air Communications Squadron, was tasked with radioing enemy coordinates to air support. His unit was put into many dangerous battles in the war, including the Battle of the Bulge.

Slient scars: Trauma, memories of war remain

By CRYSTAL HERBER, Herald Staff Writer

The history book authors weren’t there. And the re-enactments in movies can’t quite depict what really happened.

But a few old warriors who witnessed the second World War first-hand remain.

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