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The view of the 2014 Fake Patty’s Day crowd from the former Varney’s Bookstore. Police believe the drinking festival will continue to grow.




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    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.

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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

  • Witnesses say Kansas shooting may have racial overtones

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man opened fire at a crowded Kansas bar, killing one man and wounding two others before he was arrested in Missouri hours later, police said Thursday about an attack that some witnesses suggested had racial overtones.

  • Officer shoots suspect in central Kansas triple homicide

    NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — A central Kansas sheriff says a suspect who gunned down three other men in a home before being fatally shot by a police officer apparently targeted his victims.

  • Kansas guard Graham apologizes after traffic warrant arrest

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas guard Devonte Graham was arrested on a traffic-related warrant hours after helping the third-ranked Jayhawks to a record-tying 13th consecutive Big 12 Conference title with a win over TCU.

  • No. 3 Kansas routs TCU 87-68 to clinch share of Big 12 title

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — 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.

  • Kansas lawmakers scramble for budget fix after tax hike veto

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators pushing to roll back Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's signature income tax cuts scrambled Wednesday to find a new plan to fix the state's dire budget problems after he vetoed their bill.





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