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  • Men's Basketball | December 01, 2013

    Gipson, Johnson proving vital to Wildcats’ season

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team is still trying to find itself, but it should know one thing already. Without Thomas Gipson and DJ Johnson, they’d be in trouble. (With very little size this season, Kansas State is having to rely on Thomas

  • Women's Basketball | December 01, 2013

    K-State women end skid with 49-46 win over Virginia

    FREEPORT, Bahamas — The Kansas State women’s basketball team used an energetic, defensive first half and a late defensive stop to record a 49-46 win over Virginia on Friday night in the Junkanoo Jam. The win ended K-State’s three-game losing streak. With the win,

  • Columns | December 01, 2013

    Be wary, but give Iran nuclear deal a chance

    At last we have an agreement with Iran that President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry consider a positive step in limiting Iran’s march toward a nuclear bomb. Others, convinced that Iran will cheat, are not so optimistic. I am somewhere in

  • Editorials | December 01, 2013

    Keep flights free of cell phone calls

    Perhaps apart from young children who’ve never been on an airplane, airline passengers today rarely associate air travel with enjoyment. It might not quite be a chore — chores are less expensive — but air travel can be arduous nonetheless. Courtesy doesn’t yet cost extra,

  • Letters | December 01, 2013

    The question is how many MHS freshmen graduated

    The question is how many MHS freshmen graduated To the Editor: I read the article in The Mer-cury reporting on the concern over the number of graduating seniors. Notice I said the Mercury report on “graduating seniors.”  What I would like to know is

  • Letters | December 01, 2013

    Young Americans should learn the unvarnished truth

    To the Editor: In recent weeks the daily news has been unusually focused on American history. Last month alone alone we observed the 50th anniversary of John Kennedy’s murder and the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. It is good that Americans are periodically

  • Letters | December 01, 2013

    Enjoy concert and support Peace Memorial Auditorium

    To the Editor: On Wednesday, Dec. 11, the music fraternity of Phi MU Alpha Sinfonia from Kansas State University will put on a musical program on the stage in Peace Memorial Auditorium at City Hall. It will begin at 7:30 pm. One object of the fraternity is

  • December 01, 2013

    Manhattan runners return to NYC Marathon a year after Sandy

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    It took nearly two years of preparation and two trips to the Big Apple, but a pair of Manhattan women recently finished the New York City Marathon. Finally. Kitra Schartz and Angela Chauncey, along with another friend, were set to run the race last year

  • Local |Education | December 01, 2013

    Manhattanite to receive degree from Washburn

    Shonica Cindy Murray, of Manhattan, is a candidate to receive a bachelor of science in nursing degree at Washburn University commencement exercises at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 in Lee Arena at Petro Allied Health Center in Topeka. They will also be honored during a recognition and

  • Arts, Leisure | December 01, 2013

    Festival of Trees, Bill Nye and ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

    TODAY Festival of Trees: Ladies Holiday Preview and Fashion Show, 1-5 p.m. Ladies will be the first to preview the magnificent trees and enjoy an afternoon of holiday shopping from local vendors followed by a fashion show highlighting the holiday looks from casual to


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