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  • Men's Basketball | December 03, 2014

    Williams, Thomas lead Cats past Omaha

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    Sometimes the biggest contributions come from the unusual suspects. Nino Williams scored 19 points and Jevon Thomas added 12 points and seven assists, as Kansas State used a big second-half run to beat Nebraska-Omaha, 84-66, on Tuesday in Bramlage Coliseum. Williams first came up big for the

  • Football | December 03, 2014

    Moving process begins at Vanier Football Complex

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    Everything must go. Moving trucks packed the Vanier Football Complex Tuesday afternoon, coach Bill Snyder’s office now sits empty, wood crates filled the lobby and just about everything is gone from the walls that have been home to the Kansas State football program since 1972.

  • Men's Basketball | December 02, 2014

    Wildcats regroup to beat Omaha, 84-66

    After a slow start, the Kansas State men’s basketball team used a late run in the first half and a big run in the second to beat Nebraska-Omaha, 84-66, on Tuesday in Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats got off to a slow start, allowing the

  • I Wonder |Local | December 02, 2014

    Why are Blue Earth Plaza’s lights blue?

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    Q: Are the lights at Blue Earth Plaza blue to fit the name of the park? A: Yes. The business owners and managers who brought you the lights at the Festival of Lights wanted you to have a blue, blue Christmas. Brad Everett, the general

  • Local |Government & Politics | December 02, 2014

    Health department to use new policy for unpaid bills

    The Riley County Health Department will soon have the ability to remove unpaid bills from its billing system. Riley County commissioners, acting as the Board of Health Monday morning, approved new protocols by the health department in managing long-standing debt for unpaid services. Department director

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 02, 2014

    Black Student Union, church aim to raise awareness with protests

    Members of the Black Student Union at K-State are holding a vigil Tuesday to remember black men and women who lost their lives because of police brutality but received no media attention.   The vigil is part of a week of events on campus intended to

  • Movies | December 02, 2014

    Newest movies-on-DVD really aren’t that bad

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    Who knows why there are comparatively few recent general release movies scheduled for sale as DVDs this December? At least there are some interesting films on the list, a list which includes family films “Dolphin Tale 2” and the most recent “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” Also

  • Local |Education | December 02, 2014

    Anti-bullying program update on board’s agenda Wednesday

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will get to hear an update about the district’s anti-bullying initiatives at a 6:30 p.m. meeting Wednesday. The district uses the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, a long-term plan to address bullying and improve peer relations, according to the board’s

  • Local |Government & Politics | December 02, 2014

    Property owners willing to pay to reopen road

    Pottawatomie County Commissioners and landowners will try to reach an agreement to reopen Mariadahl Road at the least cost to all parties. The property owners, Stanton Brock and David Heier, said they were willing to split the cost of reopening the road, but within a

  • Local |Business | December 02, 2014

    Farm Bureau president hangs up hat after 12 years

    Steve Baccus, president of the Kansas Farm Bureau, retired on Tuesday after 12 years on the job. Baccus, of Minneapolis, Kan., became president of Kansas Farm Bureau in April 2002 after having been elected vice president in 1997. “Typically, a Kansas Farm Bureau president stays around 10 years, and


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