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  • Football | August 29, 2014

    Wildcats open season with stable of RBs vying for top job

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    Jones, Robinson, Leverett and Jones may sound like a law firm, when in reality it’s the stable of running backs Bill Snyder could conceivably march out this Saturday night for Kansas State’s season opener against Stephen F. Austin. Sophomore Charles Jones is expected

  • Football | August 29, 2014

    K-State preparing for anything vs. ‘Jacks

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    Last season, Stephen F. Austin was like a tale of two teams. On the one hand, the Lumberjacks led all of FCS in passing offense with 389 passing yards per game. But then there was the defensive side of the ball, where Stephen F. Austin ranked

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 29, 2014

    Gonzalez found guilty of second-degree murder

    WESTMORELAND – A man’s intentions on the night he killed his friend were at the center of the jury’s deliberations on Thursday in Pottawatomie County District Court. The jurors left Judge Jeff Elder’s courtroom at 9:50 a.m. Almost four hours later, they returned

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 28, 2014

    Gonzalez takes stand in murder trial

    WESTMORELAND — Pablo Gonzalez was driving his black Honda Accord around St. Marys sometime between 4 or 5 a.m. Jan. 1, when the .40-caliber semiautomatic handgun he had with him fired a shot. On Wednesday in Pottawatomie County District Court, Gonzalez told jurors that he remembers glancing at

  • Football | August 28, 2014

    Lockett ready to stand alone as the best

    Kevin Lockett’s past can cast a long shadow. Nobody knows that better than his son, Tyler, who is on the verge of stepping out of that shadow and creating one of his own. Kevin twice led the Big Eight in receptions and finished as

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 28, 2014

    Officials consider road expansions

    Riley County commissioners are looking to the future, and the direction they are eyeing is north. As Manhattan grows, all three commissioners believe developing roadways north of the city can better connect the area, ease semi-truck traffic and cultivate commercial expansion. As county engineer Leon

  • Football | August 28, 2014

    Lochbihler, Walsh competing for punter job

    Mitch Lochbihler and Nick Walsh couldn’t be any more different. The two Kansas State punters, who consider each other to be best friends, have different ways of kicking and another difference that’s apparent just by looking at them. Lochbihler is 6-foot-6 and Walsh

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 28, 2014

    KSU Women’s Center changes name, expands scope of care


    What was known as the Kansas State University Women’s Center is now the Center for Advocacy, Response and Education. “We got some feedback that the title of the women’s center was sort of limiting us to who we serve,” office coordinator Jessica Haymaker

  • Football | August 28, 2014

    Johnson relishing chance to come home

    Terrale Johnson is grateful for the rare opportunity he has at Kansas State. The Manhattan native and junior-college transfer was the last recruit to ink his scholarship with the Wildcats on signing day last February, because the offer wasn’t extended until that day. Coaches

  • Local |Business | August 28, 2014

    Sales tax receipts up in August

    The city had $894,136 in sales tax receipts in August, according to the August sales tax report from finance director Bernie Hayen. The report reflects sales from the previous month. This is higher than the August 2012 and 2013 numbers of $880,233 and $848,704, respectively. The overall sales tax receipts

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