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  • Area Schools | October 13, 2014

    EMS 7th graders defeat Anthony

    In seventh-grade action, the Eisenhower volleyball teams finished the regular season with wins over Anthony on Thursday. The A team got the day started with a two-set win over the Tornadoes, 25-12, 26-24. In the first set, EMS made several spectacular plays including a one-armed,

  • Arts & Leisure | October 12, 2014

    Parade of Homes, hog-kissing contest, Pinterest party

    TODAY Flint Hills Area Builders Association Parade of Homes Tour, 1-4 p.m.   For information, visit flinthillsbuilders.com.   The Facing Project, 2 p.m. Featuring stories of those in Manhattan who have faced hunger and book release. For more information, contact Lori Kniffin at 785-532-6085

  • Local | October 12, 2014

    Star Wars-themed event encourages Jedi-like reading skills

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    “I want to do it one more time,” said Kaiser Wymer, 7, on Saturday morning. Several children uttered variations of that phrase after going through the Jedi Training Academy outside of the Manhattan Public Library. The academy was part of Star Wars Reads Day, a national

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 12, 2014

    Author of controversial prairie burn study let go

    A researcher at Konza Prairie Biological Station who published a controversial article about prairie burns has learned that his contract won’t be renewed. Gene Towne, Kansas State University biology research associate and the Konza Prairie Biological Station fire chief, wrote about a 20-year study

  • Manhattan High School | October 12, 2014

    Manhattan beats JC to reclaim Silver Trophy

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    JUNCTION CITY — In a battle of stout defenses, the Manhattan High football team needed just a pair of touchdowns to stay undefeated and reclaim the Silver Trophy Friday night at Al Simpler Stadium, winning 16-7 on a cool, rainy night in a low-scoring game. The 100

  • Football | October 12, 2014

    Former K-State DB killed

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    Former Kansas State defensive back David Garrett died early Saturday morning from a gunshot wound to the chest. Garrett, who played for the Wildcats from 2009-11, was reportedly found in the 3600 block of West 117th Street in his hometown of Cleveland shortly after he was

  • Columns | October 12, 2014

    Cameron: ESPN proves far too cozy with its NFL pals

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    What you’re reading here is journalism. More specifically, it is sports journalism — which you probably already knew just by looking around the page. Now just to categorize this bundle of words one further time, so we all know we’re discussing the same subject:

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 12, 2014

    1st Infantry Division Band plays role in community, on post

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    FORT RILEY — When most people think of Fort Riley and the Big Red One, images of soldiers, tanks and helicopters come to mind. People more familiar with the 1st Infantry Division will include another item to that list: its band. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Jeffrey Price,

  • October 12, 2014

    Fans old and new catch Royals fever in Manhattan

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    The Kansas City Royals’ winning streak has casual fans cheering hard and the community coming together for America’s pastime. In Aggieville, celebrating fans have filled bars to capacity. “A bunch of people that don’t even know each other hug each other,” Tanner’s

  • Off The Beat | October 12, 2014

    Learn a lesson from cartoons

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    Saturday morning cartoons are done, y’all. Finished. Dead. Raptured. Oct. 4 was the first Saturday since the 1960s with no cartoons on broadcast television. Where will the kids get their five hours of summer once a week? Cable? Yes. Netflix? Yes. YouTube? Yes. That’s


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