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

    Affidavit: Manhattan infant killed in February suffered previous abuse

    An affidavit released Thursday showed that a baby killed in Manhattan in February died as a result of “multiple blunt traumatic injuries” and that she had suffered previous abuse. Alexander McConnell, 22, of Manhattan, a specialist at Fort Riley, was arrested Sept. 29 in connection with death

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 10, 2014

    Democratic candidate for insurance commissioner pledges to seek out fraud

    Dennis Anderson thinks the state insurance commissioner can make a difference, even if some Kansans forget the position even exists. “But that’s how it should be,” he said. “They should be doing the job, not trying to make headlines.” Anderson is the Democratic candidate

  • Manhattan High School | October 10, 2014

    Coughlin working hard in backup role

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    Manhattan High senior Brian Coughlin has been working hard in practice for four years now. A seldom-used running back buried on the depth chart, in some cases by talented underclassmen, Coughlin hasn’t had many chances to shine at the varsity level. He’s made

  • Obituaries | October 10, 2014

    JAMES OWENSBY

    James Owensby, 46, of Manhattan, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. James worked for the Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center as a procurement officer for 17 years. Prior to that position, he worked as a manager for Wal-Mart and a dog

  • Editorials | October 10, 2014

    Forget Waldo… Where’s Kim?

    Americans who had other plans this weekend, or who thought Ebola and ISIS gave them enough to worry about now are expected to make a little room for Kim Jong-Un. He’s the overweight twentysomething with the goofy haircut — and the son and grandson of

  • Columns | October 10, 2014

    What’s in those 28 secret pages?

    In December 2002, the 9/11 Joint Inquiry — comprised of the House and Senate Intelligence committees — unveiled an 800-page report on the causes of 9/11, only to have the Bush White House redact on “national security” grounds a 28-page chapter titled “Finding, Discussion and Narrative Regarding Certain Sensitive National

  • Men's Basketball | October 10, 2014

    K-State picked to finish 4th in Big 12

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team was selected to finish fourth in the 2014-15 preseason Big 12 coaches’ poll released by the league office Thursday. The Wildcats received 53 points to earn the nod in fourth place, just two points ahead of fifth-place Iowa State (51). The

  • Football | October 10, 2014

    Cats’ Walsh wanted the big stage

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    Nick Walsh could have gone to any small school, but he didn’t want to miss the chance to experience the atmosphere of a big college game day. And now Kansas State’s freshman punter isn’t just a part of it, he’s a

  • Football | October 10, 2014

    Wallerstedt lands job at LA-Lafayette

    Matt Wallerstedt has a new job. The former Kansas State linebacker has accepted a defensive consultant position at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, according to Sports Illustrated. Wallerstedt heads to ULL less than a month after resigning his defensive coordinator post at Texas Tech due to “

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

    Gay marriage takes small step forward here

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    Riley County is not turning away same-sex marriage applications, but it’s not yet clear if they’ll be approved. Riley residents Darci Bohnenblust and Joleen Hickman, a same-sex couple of 19 years, applied for a marriage license Thursday, and the court took in the application.


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