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  • Columns |General Activities | October 02, 2014

    Cameron: Royals won wild playoff game in spite of Yost

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — You might watch a thousand baseball games and never see anything like this. You know by now that the Royals rallied — implausibly, almost impossibly — to beat the Oakland A’s 9-8 in the 12th inning of an American League wild card playoff

  • Editorials | October 02, 2014

    Way to go, Ogden Elementary!

    We offer our congratulations to Ogden Elementary School for being recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School. As a story in Wednesday’s Mercury explained, Ogden is one of the most successful schools nationwide in improving students’ scores in reading and math. Ogden, which has

  • Movies | October 02, 2014

    Denzel Washington stars in ‘The Equalizer’

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    Denzel Washington and Director Antoine Fuqua, who earlier collaborated on the movie “Training Day,” have reunited for a new feature film called “The Equalizer.” In it Washington plays a fairly quiet old guy who works at a “home improvement” store in a city we later

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 02, 2014

    Reported sexual assaults up at KU

    LAWRENCE — A new report says sexual offenses reported last year on the Kansas University campus increased by 10 from the previous year. The federal Clery Act requires colleges to report crime statistics and submit them to the U.S. Department of Education. Thirteen sex offenses were

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 02, 2014

    Murder suspect faces trial

    A Leonardville man charged with murder in a 2008 killing will proceed to trial in November now that he’s been found competent. Howard Barrett, 58, is accused of stabbing to death Thomas James, 48, of Clay Center in February 2008. James was performing pest control at Barrett’s

  • Obituaries | October 02, 2014

    MICHAEL J. MILLIGAN

    Michael J. Milligan, 66, of Junction City, former longtime Manhattan resident, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at the Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Dec. 8, 1947, in Manhattan, the son of Harold E. and Sybil A. (Burres)

  • Obituaries | October 02, 2014

    DAVID M. WATAHA

    David M. Wataha, 59, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at his residence in Manhattan following an extended illness. He was born on March 7, 1955, in Manhattan, the son of Clay J. and Janet R. Wataha.  David was raised in Manhattan where he attended Manhattan High School,

  • Obituaries | October 02, 2014

    ERNEST DENZIL STEPHENS

    Ernest Denzil Stephens, 86, of El Dorado, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in El Dorado. The family provided some of the following information. Ernest was born on July 5, 1928, in Hollis, Okla., the son of Ernest J. and Jane (Moss) Stephens.  He was retired from Getty Oil as

  • Obituaries | October 02, 2014

    TERRY BILLS

    Terry L. Bills, 64, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on April 20, 1950, in Wichita, the son of Ludie and Dortha (Adams) Bills. Terry enlisted in the Marines in 1967.&

  • Arts & Leisure | October 02, 2014

    ‘Cats,’ Manhattan history tour and more

    “Let the memory live again” and catch the Manhattan Arts Center’s production of the Broadway musical “Cats” this weekend. Based on “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T.S. Eliot and with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. “Cats” tells the story of


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