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  • Books | October 20, 2013

    Landscape architect viewed gardening as an art form

    Which is it? Landscape gardening or landscape architecture? And, what is its nature? During the Gilded Age (1870-1898), critic Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer (1851-1934) and others debated these and related questions. Judith K. Major’s biography of Van Rensselaer tells her life’s story, discusses

  • Books | October 20, 2013

    Publisher’s motives not ‘Truth’

    Keith Mabbut is a British writer and a nice guy in his mid-50s whose wife, Krystyna, wants a divorce because she has found a more satisfying relationship with another man. They have two adult children whose childhoods he missed out on and whom he

  • Books | October 20, 2013

    Franklin’s sister’s story proves interesting read

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    She was not a recognized personality nor was she a Revolutionary War figure. She was not wealthy, nor was she well educated.  There are no surviving paintings of her, and many details of her life are relatively sketchy. In fact, hers was an ordinary

  • Women's Basketball | October 20, 2013

    Once-undersized Wildcats add a trio of big posts

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    Reinforcements have arrived. The vertically challenged days are behind the Kansas State women’s basketball team with the arrival of three new posts this season, all of which are the tallest players the Wildcats have had on their roster in almost nine years. K-State finished

  • Columns | October 20, 2013

    Egypt, Russia try to control radical Islam

    It is interesting that all states have decided to oppose radical Islam and have taken similar actions to control it. Almost all governments around the world feel threatened by it. Despite their many differences this is true both of Russia and — believe or not — Egypt.

  • October 20, 2013

    Rural Kansas bed and breakfast has global visitors

    Ron Wilson Contributing writer The overnight guest wrote a note in the guest book. That’s not so unusual, but this note was written in Spanish. Of course, that is understandable, since this guest came from Argentina.  Today we’ll meet a woman who

  • Columns | October 20, 2013

    Welfare fraud spreads with EBT cards

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    The food stamps have been replaced by Electronic Benefit Transfer cards that ended checkout lane shame, supposedly, and helped users buy virtually everything else in the store non-welfare recipients enjoy. Fast, private, plastic. Pretty nifty. But wait. There’s more. The EBT magic failed to

  • Local |Business | October 20, 2013

    CivicPlus adds to staff

    The CivicPlus marketing team added Leslie Keister to the team as the marketing campaign coordinator. With her extensive experience in the field as marketing manager from companies such as Time Warner Cable, and Social Security Solutions, she will be a great fit for the company.

  • Volleyball | October 20, 2013

    K-State regains footing, sweeps Tech

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    Over the course of a tough opening stretch of the Big 12 season that saw the Kansas State volleyball team match up against four of the conference’s top-five teams, head coach Suzie Fritz has tried desperately to find a combination that would facilitate offensive balance

  • Football | October 20, 2013

    Cats looking forward to second half

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    Kansas State has approached this bye week with cautious optimism, a feeling that mistakes that have plagued the Wildcats much of the season are finally getting corrected. Even with a more positive outlook on life, the Wildcats are still in an uncomfortable position — owning a 2


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