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  • Men's Basketball | February 10, 2014

    Cats ride weekend win into Showdown


    When Kansas and Kansas State met for the first time this season, the Wildcats were riding high on a 10-game winning streak that included wins over Ole Miss, Gonzaga and George Washington. But their performance in Lawrence on Jan. 11 — an 86-60 loss to the Jayhawks —

  • Columns | February 10, 2014

    Kinder: Smart, gay athletes and baseball

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    Just a few thoughts from the sports weekend that was and what lies ahead… • Missouri defensive end Michael Sam came out Sunday, becoming the first openly gay NFL draft prospect. Good for him. Good for the NFL. Good for America. Sam took the first step

  • Golf | February 10, 2014

    KSU golf opens season in San Antonio

    After a three-month break, the Kansas State men’s golf team will opened the spring season on Monday with the UTSA Oak Hills Invitational at the Oak Hills Country Club in San Antonio, Texas. The tournament will continue through Tuesday. K-State’s scoring lineup included

  • Court Calendar | February 09, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, February 10, 2014 9:00 - JWG 9:00   Bryan, Stephanie   SENTENCING (13 CR 611 Making False Information)  BKD   III 9:00   Hawkins, Keith   Status (14 CR 33 Dom Batt)  JJC   III 9:00   Heilman, Harold   Arr. (14 CR 2 Att. Sexual Exploitation o f a child)  BKD  

  • Arts, Leisure | February 09, 2014

    Tony-winning ‘God of Carnage’ plus football science

    Today Riley County Genealogy Society presents “Miller House: History and Reconstruction” Ron Wells, 2 p.m. Wells, a Riley County Commissioner, was born and raised on a farm in Riley County. Public Library.  The Historic Columbian Theatre presents the musical comedy “Nunsese,”  2 p.m.

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 09, 2014

    K-State’s new Performance Table improves dining for athletes

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    When it came to the way Kansas State University fed its athletes in the past, one can safely say Derby Dining Center got the job done. But, compared with other athletic departments in the Big 12 Conference, KSU was lagging behind. Not anymore. The dining experience

  • Holidays |Off The Beat | February 09, 2014

    Flowers? Chocolate? Yes, please!


    I don’t get why there are so many Valentine’s Day haters. Maybe if you’re single, a holiday dedicated to romance reminds you that you have only your cat to keep you warm at night. Does that alone justify being bitter about Valentine’

  • Holidays |Off The Beat | February 09, 2014

    Sure, it’s a cute idea… but, seriously


    I think Valentine’s Day is kind of a joke. Because it’s an incredibly popular holiday dedicated to love, it alienates a lot of people who are not in relationships. I love the idea of celebrating love. I try to show my family and

  • Off The Beat | February 09, 2014

    Grandma’s house could’ve told some tales


      Work has begun on Manhattan Public Library’s latest addition — an expansion of the library’s children’s area. When the addition is finished it will be filled with stories in the form of books, DVDs and other media.   But the house that used to

  • Books | February 09, 2014

    Woman leaves comfort of England home for Africa

    “The Fever Tree” is a saga about Frances Irvine, an English woman who moves to South Africa in the late 1800s to escape near poverty in England and marry a doctor she doesn’t love. The contrast between her privileged life in England and her

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