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  • Books | January 12, 2014

    TALK series offers chance to interact with readers

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    Winter days getting to you?  If so, there’s an upcoming library tradition that can get you past the bleak cold days we’ve yet to face. Whether you’ve participated in the TALK (Talk About Literature in Kansas) series before, or you’re

  • Books | January 12, 2014

    Rowing team wins gold after surmounting obstacles

    This has to be among the best non-fiction books of the year. It weaves two stories seamlessly: the personal saga of Joe Rantz, a rower for the University of Washington; and the unlikely success of the University of Washington eight, which won gold at the 1936

  • Columns | January 12, 2014

    The attack on Volgograd and the Olympics

    The recent terrorist attacks on the main train station in Volgograd, followed two days later by one on a bus,  killed at least 28 and wounded 34 people, some critically..  Both bombers are believed to have been women; known in Russia as “black widows.” 

  • Arts, Leisure | January 12, 2014

    New CD features performers across state

    Ron Wilson Contributing writer It’s a debut. Not exactly with red carpet, spotlights, and paparazzi, but it is a debut. In this case, it is a debut of a CD featuring western artists from across Kansas and beyond. This is a new project of

  • Men's Basketball | January 11, 2014

    KU beats K-State, 86-60, to snap Wildcats’ 10-game winning streak

    LAWRENCE — The 25th-ranked Kansas State men’s basketball team saw its 10-game winning streak snapped Saturday afternoon, losing to No. 18 Kansas, 86-60, at Allen Fieldhouse. The Wildcats (12-4, 2-1 Big 12) stayed close with the Jayhawks (11-4, 2-0) in the first 10 minutes of the game, but

  • Men's Basketball | January 10, 2014

    K-State freshmen bracing for Allen Fieldhouse

    Kansas State’s Basketball Training Facility was filled with unusual sounds Thursday afternoon. During the K-State men’s basketball team’s practice and preparation for Saturday’s game against Kansas, the gym’s speakers were pumping out simulated crowd music at near-deafening levels. The coaching

  • Manhattan High School | January 10, 2014

    T-Birds hand Indians first loss

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost its first game of the season, falling to Shawnee Heights at home on Friday night, 53-45. The Indians got 17 points from Payton Stephens, but an off-night from the rest of the team, with no other players in double

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 10, 2014

    Details emerge about connection between September murders

    Three people, two killings, one night. More details were revealed Friday in a hearing in Riley County District Court about two September homicides – one in Manhattan and one in Junction City – that allegedly involved the same gunman. Anthony Nichols, 33, of Kansas City, Kan., is accused

  • Manhattan High School | January 10, 2014

    MHS girls rout Shawnee Heights, 66-43

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team used a 20-3 run in the second quarter to pull away from Shawnee Heights early Friday night, winning 66-43 but playing with a 30-point lead most of the night. The Indians got 18 points from Caroline Ballard and a career-high 13

  • Letters | January 10, 2014

    Let’s stop associating Christian faith with politics

    To the Editor: In our currently highly politicized and divisive society, individuals and parties have tried to portray themselves as defenders of the Christian faith. The result is a distortion of government and of Christianity. There is no Christian party, there is no “Christian right”


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