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  • Movies | November 11, 2014

    ‘Big Hero 6’ proves an endearing and fun film

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    In a somewhat odd corner of the late ’90s Marvel Universe is a little comic book named “Sunfire & Big Hero 6.” That mini-series provides the kernel of inspiration for Walt Disney Animations 2014 release “Big Hero 6.” Originally set in Japan, then reset in the US, this

  • Women's Basketball | November 11, 2014

    Cats dominate in exhibition finale

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    While temperatures were dropping outside, the Kansas State women’s basketball team was sizzling inside Bramlage Monday night, as the Wildcats used a dominating performance to close out its exhibition slate and beat visiting Newman, 80-30.  Unlike the Wildcats’ first showing a week ago,

  • Volleyball | November 11, 2014

    Stakes high as KU invades Manhattan

    Regardless of the adjective used to describe the situation surrounding the No. 23 Kansas State volleyball team heading into its 7 p.m. showdown with rival Kansas Wednesday night at Ahearn Field House, everything is magnified. Coming off back-to-back losses — both on the road — for the first

  • Football | November 11, 2014

    KSU lands 3-star LB

    The Kansas State football program picked up a significant verbal commitment on Monday when three-star linebacker Mohamed Barry announced his intention to sign with the Wildcats via Twitter, de-committing from Wisconsin. Barry, who visited Manhattan two weeks ago during the Wildcats’ 48-14 victory over Oklahoma

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 10, 2014

    K-State set to help feed the world

    Can a wasp feed the world? It can help. If its larvae are nurtured near millet fields where a devastating moth steals harvests from the field, they can grow to become predators that destroy the pests and save a crop. And that just might put

  • Neighbors | November 10, 2014

    Preparation boosts motorcycle racer

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    Motorcycle racer Drew Jankord always tries his best to be prepared for a day on the track. It’s preparedness, Jankord said, that has helped him win motorcycle races this past year — some big races. Jankord, 26, won five national championships at the Daytona 200 at the

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 10, 2014

    County: Many who voted weren’t registered

    Three hundred thirty-one ballots cast in the Nov. 4 elections were not valid, said Riley County clerk Rich Vargo. A total of 15, 935 ballots were cast in the county, including 770 provisional ballots, according to the county’s 2014 General Election Canvass Report, released Monday. Provisional ballots are given

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 10, 2014

    Ogden man found dead

    Riley County police found a man deceased at 4:44 p.m. on Saturday after they conducted a welfare check in Ogden. Michael Hentges, 27, of Ogden, was found dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to a police report.

  • Manhattan High School | November 10, 2014

    Indians land five on all-Centennial volleyball teams

    The Manhattan High volleyball team, which finished one match short of a state berth in Class 6A, put five girls on the all-Centennial volleyball teams released by league coaches over the weekend. The group was led by senior middle Kelsey Schroll, who was the only

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 10, 2014

    Man shot during attempted robbery

    A 19-year-old Manhattan man was shot in the face during a robbery attempt late Friday night, Riley County police said Monday. Dispatchers received a call at 11:55 p.m. reporting that a victim had arrived in the Mercy Regional Health Center emergency room with a gunshot


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