Benjamin Einck, 18 months, and his nanny, Becah Lewis, play hide-and-seek at Manhattan Public Library on Thursday. They came to the library because of the rainy weather.

  • Cats hit the road to face Nebraska

    After its conference-opening weekend, the Kansas State baseball team travels north to Lincoln, Nebraska, to meet former Big 12 rival Nebraska Tuesday night at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

  • Wesemann to compete in 3-point championship

    Kansas State’s Kindred Wesemann has accepted an invitation to compete in the 29th-annual State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships in Phoenix on Thursday.


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  • TOT TIME Tottime

    Luca Innocenti, 13 months, looks at the camera while playing in the children’s library.

  • WET WEDNESDAY Wetwednesday

    Emily Gatschet, a K-State senior majoring in communications, walks through Aggieville in the rain on Wednesday morning. Manhattan received 1.57 inches of rain overnight. Weather forecasts call for more storms through Saturday.


  • EDITORIAL | Abortion bill erects unnecessary hurdles

    Abortion opponents seem poised to win new requirements for abortion providers in Kansas, but they ought to stop pretending that their intent is to give women information that’s pertinent to their decision about whether to actually have an abortion.

  • Kansans should be wary of Medicare phone scams

    To The Editor: Never give out your Social Security number, Medicare number or bank account information if someone calls on the phone and says, “Medicare is issuing new cards and I must verify your information before the new card is sent to prevent a lapse in your benefits.

  • EDITORIAL | Sign Medicaid expansion bill

    That a bill to expand Medicaid has gotten through the Kansas Legislature, the governing body in one of the nation’s reddest states, is remarkable.



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State & Region

  • Kansas governor vetoes expansion of state's Medicaid program

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' conservative governor vetoed a bill Thursday that would have extended the state's health coverage for the poor under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law, setting up a likely showdown with the Legislature.

  • Kansas House advances tougher amusement ride law

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas House member whose 10-year-old son died last summer on a water park slide spoke to his colleagues on the subject for the first time Thursday shortly before they voted unanimously to strengthen inspection rules for amusement rides.

  • The Latest: Kansas lawmakers postpone vote on Medicaid veto

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback vetoing an expansion of the state's Medicaid program (all times local):

  • Kansas mulls new requirements for abortion providers

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas already requires abortion providers to inform women about the risks involved in the procedure. Soon, it may also require them to tell women where the doctor performing an abortion went to medical school. In black, 12-point Times New Roman font, no less.

  • Man sentenced to 22 years in Kansas prison for woman's death

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man who said he "should be taken out back and stoned or shot" for killing a woman has been ordered to spend 22 years in prison.

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