Pope Francis biography expected next year

NEW YORK (AP) — A leading Roman Catholic commentator and founder of a pro-Catholic media organization has landed a deal to write a “full-sca…

Erik Compton wins PGA Tour Courage Award

SAN MARTIN, Calif. (AP) — Two-time heart transplant recipient Erik Compton won the inaugural PGA Tour Courage Award on Wednesday. The PGA To…

Kansas nutrition program hit by shutdown

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials began notifying county health clinics on Wednesday that a program providing cash subsidies to women and…

The Jonas Brothers cancel tour

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jonas Brothers have canceled their upcoming tour over creative differences. Brothers Joe, Kevin and Nick were scheduled …

Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

Wisconsin State Journal, Oct. 8 Expand Wisconsin’s best charter schools Wisconsin has some 2,200 public schools. Only about 10 percent are c…