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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 14, 2014

    Man sentenced in trafficking case

    JUNCTION CITY — A Junction City man was sentenced Monday in a human trafficking and rape case. Paul Goodman III, 43, was sentenced in Geary County court to 57 months in prison on three counts of sexual exploitation of a child. Goodman will serve the three sentences concurrently.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 14, 2014

    Wamego man held in theft

    Tracy Shane Roberts, 44, Wamego, was arrested Monday evening on felony theft charges. Captain Tim Hegarty of the RCPD said Roberts is accused of writing business checks from the Flint Hills Area Builders Association, 2601 Anderson Ave., for personal use. Loss to the builders group was $25,000. Police

  • Arts, Leisure | January 14, 2014

    Jazz concert to feature quartet

    TOPEKA — For its sixth concert of the 2013-14 season, Topeka Jazz Workshop Inc. will showcase the Joe Cartwright Quartet from Kansas City, consisting of Cartwright on piano, Lester “Duck” Warner on trombone and vocals, Gerald Spaits on bass, and Tommy Ruskin on drums.   The

  • Football | January 14, 2014

    Waters, Lockett ride surge into 2014

    Three games and three losses — nobody on the Kansas State football team had ever won a bowl game going into this past season. All that changed a few weeks ago with the Wildcats’ 31-14 victory over Michigan in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl in Tempe,

  • Men's Basketball | January 14, 2014

    Weber open to playing Wichita State

    The Kansas State and Wichita State basketball teams might not have anything on the future schedule now, but don’t rule out something down the line. Wichita State — ranked fifth in both polls —  has been the state’s hottest team the last two seasons.

  • Men's Basketball | January 14, 2014

    Cats look to regroup vs. Sooners

    Saturday was a very different day for both Kansas State and Oklahoma. The Sooners grinded out an 87-82 win over unbeaten Iowa State at home, before the Wildcats’ 10-game winning streak skidded to a halt with an 86-60 loss at Kansas. ( Oklahoma guard Cameron Clark

  • Editorials | January 13, 2014

    Kobach’s approach is counterproductive

    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says that checking for voter fraud is simply “good government.” In the narrow sense, he’s right. In the broader sense, though, his frantic search for voter fraud appears to be a matter of misplaced priorities and a ridiculous

  • Letters | January 13, 2014

    PBS editors get carried away with ‘Downton Abbey’

    PBS editors get carried away with ‘Downton Abbey’ To the Editor: In the olden days, film editing was a skill, even an art that moved the action along, keeping audiences’ attention and per-mitting continuity of a plot in such a way that audiences wouldn’t

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 13, 2014

    County wants welcome sign back

    The Riley County Commission would like to reinstall a “Welcome to Manhattan” sign that was removed during construction on K-18. However, the Kansas Department of Transportation’s regulations may or may not allow it to be reinstalled in its previous form. Public Works director Leon

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 13, 2014

    City to address floodplain issues

    More floodplain regulations are up for discussion by the city commission. Tuesday’s meeting — 5 p.m. at City Hall — concerns building regulations for structures that already exist in the floodplain. City staff and commissioners have debated new floodplain regulations at previous work sessions. According to


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