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  • Unfortunately, more of the same

    Kansans who like the direction that Gov. Sam Brownback is taking this state probably took heart from his remarks in his annual State of the State address. We’re not among them. We were dismayed that the governor attributes the .

  • Brownback’s tax policies are hurting ordinary Kansans

    To the Editor: Thank you for publishing editorials and comments about the dire financial situation in Kansas. The complexities are intimidating to most ordinary citizens, but despite a lack of economics courses, I’d like to add my voice to .

  • Not many treasures on new-DVD shelves G.w.clift1

    No, 2014 wasn’t a great year for the movies. Only one summer blockbuster did continuing business—”Guardians of the Galaxy.” The serious movies for people over the age of 30 were mostly cinematic wastes of time. The juvenile comedies weren’t .

  • CHERLYN SMITH

    Cherlyn Louise (Wilcox) Smith, 80, of Westmoreland, formerly of Wichita, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in Wamego. Cherlyn was born Feb. 9, 1934, in Wichita. She married Lynn E. Smith on Jan. 9, 1982, in Wichita. She worked at Henry’s Department Store in Wichita and was .

  • ALLEN BIGSBY

    Allen Glen Bigsby, 68, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at his home. Allen was born on May 16, 1946..

  • ROBIN ELAINE SMITH

    Robin Elaine Smith, 57, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center. Robin was born in Topeka on Oct. 3, 1957..

  • Scots offer MHS boys tough test

    Benji George isn’t the only brand-new coach in the Centennial League this season. On Friday, he’ll go up against his rookie counterpart at Highland Park in Jason Jones, who replaced longtime coach Ken Darting as head coach of .

  • Iwundu coming around for Wildcats Wes.phatch

    Last summer, Wesley Iwundu knew it would be hard to crack the Wildcats’ starting lineup. Even though he started 32 of the Wildcats’ 33 games last season, the sophomore was essentially in the same position on the floor as transfer Justin Edwards. .

  • Bauman: Surprise, surprise, Globetrotters win again Globe1.phatch

    Some teams live and die by the 4-pointer (not really) and the Harlem Globetrotters certainly lived by it Thursday night — making one at the buzzer to erase the Washington Generals’ hopes of replicating its famed 1971 victory in the long rivalry — .

  • Waters played hurt for K-State Waterscolor.phatch

    Jake Waters broke the school record for passing yards with an injured shoulder. The outgoing Kansas State quarterback revealed on Thursday through a tweet that he had surgery on his throwing shoulder, just five days after playing in the Medal .

  • Young Martin doing it all for Wildcats Martin.phatch

    Kansas State women’s basketball coach Jeff Mittie knew exactly who Shaelyn Martin was before he took the Kansas State job last spring. Though the do-everything guard from Salina Central signed with the previous coaching staff, Mittie was familiar with .

  • K-State engineer initiative on track

    TOPEKA — A 2011 initiative to increase Kansas engineering graduates among three universities by almost 60 percent appears to be on track. The Kansas Board of Regents received an update on the University Engineering Initiative Act at its meeting on Wednesday. The initiative’.







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