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  • Columns |General Activities | October 21, 2014

    Seaton: Never been a suffering Royals fan

    Ned seaton

    A lot of the stories you read about the Kansas City Royals these days include the term “long-suffering.” As in “Long-suffering Kansas City Royals fans are finally rewarded for their patience as their team prepares for the World Series.” I think that’s a bunch

  • Manhattan High School | October 21, 2014

    MHS soccer pounds Chargers, 7-0

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    In a dominant win over Topeka West Monday night at Bishop Stadium, something happened to the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team that hadn’t happened in 15 years under head coach Frank Alonso. The team had a goal come off the board after it was pointed

  • Manhattan High School | October 21, 2014

    Indians take 5th at state golf

    Playing on a tough course at the Topeka Country Club, half of the 12 teams competing at the Class 6A state golf tournament shot a team score higher than 400. That’s the kind of day it was for most teams except Washburn Rural, which won its 20

  • Editorials | October 21, 2014

    Better late than never

    Maybe Kobani won’t fall into the Islamic State’s hands after all. Kobani is the Syrian town near the Turkish border where Kurdish fighters, outnumbered and outgunned, have refused for several weeks to yield to the Islamic State. In addition to scores of U.

  • Letters | October 21, 2014

    Believe whatever you want, but allow me to do the same

    To the Editor: Opinions are like noses; everybody has one. (Most of us have a lot more than just one, but you know what I mean.) Having grown up and lived most of my live around Kansas State University and Manhattan Christian College, I am

  • Letters | October 21, 2014

    Vicious political attacks can backfire on candidates

    To the Editor: I have received political hate mail attacking Paul Davis and Greg Orman, as many of your have also. It is paid for by outside groups like Americans for Prosperity and the Repub-lican Governors Association. Without saying so, it is clearly intended to

  • Letters | October 21, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Carlin has represented all of her constituents well

    To the Editor: Please join me in voting for Sydney Carlin for Kansas House District 66. She has represented us all, regardless of party affil-iation. Sydney’s service has been excellent, from mayor of Man-hattan to representative of Kansas District 66.

  • Volleyball | October 21, 2014

    Cats look to protect home court vs. OU

    After moving up three spots to No. 22 in this week’s AVCA poll, despite losing in straight sets to No. 2 Texas, the Kansas State volleyball team looks to rebound tomorrow night as Oklahoma visits Ahearn Field House starting at 7 p.m. “Responding to adversity is

  • Men's Basketball | October 21, 2014

    Big 12 saw Foster’s talent early

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    Before Marcus Foster ever committed to play at Kansas State, he was a known commodity among Big 12 coaches. For some, it wasn’t a good fit. For others, Foster’s AAU teammates were the focus. For K-State coach Bruce Weber, he was a must-get to

  • Local | October 20, 2014

    Health dept. says it’s ready for Ebola

    The Riley County Health Department joined Mercy Regional Health Center in preparedness steps for infectious diseases, including Ebola. Health department director Brenda Nickel updated Riley County commissioners at a meeting Monday, and said that the department is prepared to respond to Ebola infection in Kansas.


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