Good morning everybody:
The week ended on a climactic note with state Supreme Court Justice Carol Beier's surprise retirement announcement and the governor's late afternoon appointments to the Kansas Corporation Commission and the Board of Tax Appeals.
The good news for the week: Mrs. SSJ has finished binge watching seven seasons of "Melrose Place." The bad news: The future of baseball this year and what the season could look like seem murky at the time we are writing this.
Now, let's get down to business with the most significant stories we published last week and other news . . .