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  • Local |Business | September 28, 2014

    The kindness of a wicked witch

    Oz2.phatch

    WAMEGO — Paul Miles Schneider first encountered the Wicked Witch of the West at the Lincoln Center in New York City in 1970. But the 7-year-old boy from Lawrence wasn’t the target of one of the witch’s evil schemes. He was the private guest in

  • Football | September 28, 2014

    Cats use complete game to beat UTEP

    It took Texas-El Paso nearly 25 minutes to record a first down on Saturday. Kansas State was already leading by 24 points. It only got worse for the Miners, too, who entered the game as one of the top rushing teams in America, only to leave Manhattan

  • Columns |Football | September 28, 2014

    Guggisberg: K-State’s defense passes latest test

    Grant.phatch

    Maybe it’s too early in the season to start this kind of talk, but I’ll say it anyway. This Kansas State defense looks special. Now let me qualify it. The final score of 58-28 doesn’t scream defensive dominance. Not against a Conference

  • Volleyball | September 28, 2014

    Baylor upends K-State to snap winning streak

    It was a bitter taste left in the collective mouth of the Kansas State volleyball team after Baylor came into Manhattan and left Ahearn Field House with a five-set (13-25, 25-18, 23-25, 25-22, 15-12) win in the Big 12 opener for both teams Saturday night. It

  • Books | September 28, 2014

    ‘Redeployment’ shares collection of reality-inspired war tales

    The 12 stories in Phil Klay’s short story collection “Redeployment “ have two common themes. All have the specter of the United States’ recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as a backdrop (or, in many cases, a setting), and, like all great fiction which has war

  • Books | September 28, 2014

    Stumped by new gadgets? Consider the Assistive Technology Center

    Wandean.rivers

    Learning how to use new technology can be exciting, freeing, and totally frustrating all at the same time. If you find you need help, consider making an appointment for personal, one-on-one training in the Assistive Technology Center at the Manhattan Public Library. The best part

  • Arts & Leisure | September 28, 2014

    History walk, laser tag, ‘Cats’ and more

    TODAY 18th Annual WildKAT Chase Superhero 5K, 8 a.m. Sponsored by Kappa Alpha Theta. Benefiting Sunflower CASA. K-State campus.    Walk Through History 1917 to 1963 with Cheryl Collins, 2 p.m. A free downtown Manhattan walking tour with Collins, the director of the Riley County Historical Museum. The

  • Books | September 28, 2014

    ‘Twisted’ ushers in scary Halloween fun

    In the real world most everyone wants to feel safe. Spiritually, we can debate the consequences of our existence and ponder the afterlife. Fear makes us feel threatened or paranoid. Dialing “9-1-1” and uttering a prayer may soothe our nerves. Then, again, the thunder

  • Books | September 28, 2014

    ‘Apprentice’ holds attention till the end

    “The Accidental Apprentice” catches your attention from the first chapter and keeps it all the way to the satisfying conclusion. Sapna Sinha, the protagonist, is a pleasant, earnest young woman. She lives in Delhi and is a salesperson at an electronics store. She’s also

  • Arts & Leisure | September 28, 2014

    Characters built through teamwork, lots of makeup

    Group.phatch

    The cats of Manhattan are invited to the Jellicle Ball, courtesy of the Manhattan Arts Center. “Cats” opened Friday and is presented on a scale not often seen in a small theater like the MAC. To put on the classic musical, the cast and creative


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