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‘Great honor’

Bethunger

Beth Unger walks to the stage as attendees give her a standing ovation during a ceremony to dedicate the Unger Complex at K-State. Unger is a former vice provost at the university and a pioneer in the information technology field.




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  • MAP QUEST Mapquest

    Bluemont Elementary fifth-grader Dakota Krause finds the spot on the map the instructor picked out for students during the Starbase, a military education program that provides real world applications of math and science, at Manhattan’s National Guard Armory on Thursday morning.

  • BOOK SALE Books

    Books are sorted into categories and stored in the basement of the library in preparation for Manhattan Public Library’s annual book sale, which begins on Friday. Friends of the Library sort the books throughout the year as donations come in. Last year’s sale raised more than $10,000 for the library.

Opinion

  • What else is out there?

    It wasn’t all that long ago that astronomers gazing endlessly into the sky hoped to find even one planet that might be a second home for humans, or at least might support life.

  • Brownback should get out of Legislature’s way

    To the Editor: “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

  • You’ll find plenty to read at annual library book sale

    To the Editor: We all know that books are food for the brain, stimulate our imaginations and take us to places beyond our physical reach.

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Sports

  • MHS wrestling seniors get one last shot at title

    Ask nearly anyone on the Manhattan wrestling team, and they will call the rest of the Indians their brothers.

  • KU clinches 13th straight league title

    Associated Press LAWRENCE — One by one, the glittering Big 12 championship trophies were paraded into Allen Fieldhouse, set upon a series of tables that these days stretch nearly the full length of the court.

  • Marysville boys edge Wamego in final seconds

    If there was any doubt as to Scott Brown’s emotions in the waning seconds of the third quarter Tuesday night, he erased it in a heartbeat.

State & Region

  • Kansas star Jackson charged with criminal damage

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas star freshman Josh Jackson has been charged with misdemeanor criminal damage after allegedly vandalizing a woman's car outside a Lawrence bar.

  • The Latest: Suspect in bar shooting extradited to Kansas

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Kansas bar that some witnesses said was racially motivated (all times local):

  • Witnesses: Bar gunman shouted 'get out of my country'

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Witnesses said a man accused of opening fire in a crowded bar yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country" before pulling the trigger in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help.

  • Some witnesses say Kansas shooting was racially motivated

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of opening fire in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, killing one man and injuring two others in an attack that some witnesses said was racially motivated, was charged Thursday with murder and attempted murder.

  • Officer shoots suspect in central Kansas triple homicide

    NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — A central Kansas man suspected of gunning down three other men in a home before being fatally shot by a police officer early Thursday knew his victims and targeted them, authorities said.





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