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  • Columns |Men's Basketball | January 05, 2014

    Kinder: Young Cats throw wrench into Big 12 race

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    The two-horse race we thought would be the Big 12 this season might have just added a third entry to the field. It’s early still, but Kansas State did its part Saturday to shake things up by edging sixth-ranked Oklahoma State and defending Big 12 Player

  • Women's Basketball | January 05, 2014

    Romero still adjusting to life in Kansas

    Leti Romero makes it look so easy. That, however, couldn’t be further from the truth for the talented Kansas State freshman playing more than 4,500 miles from home. (Kansas State coach Deb Patterson talks to freshman guard Leti Romero during a game this season at

  • Area Schools | January 05, 2014

    Frankfort splits with Wabaunsee

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats got their first win of the season with a 42-39 win over the Wabaunsee Chargers Friday night, riding a nine-point halftime lead to a victory, despite struggles from the free-throw line. The Wildcats were just 13 of 35 from the line, good for 37

  • Books | January 05, 2014

    Author examines politics of executing women in the U.S.

    At 11:31 a.m. on June 3, 1955, 31-year-old Barbara Elaine Ford Graham died a horrible, lingering, eight minute long death in San Quentin’s gas chamber for a murder she may not have committed. Behind the title, “Proof of Guilt: Barbara Graham and the Politics of Executing

  • Books | January 05, 2014

    Photog helped American Indian culture live on

    Shadow Catcher is the name Edward Curtis, given by the Native Americans whom he photographed.  The title refers to his atypical circadian rhythm when feeling driven. The Apache warrior Geronimo was quoted as saying, “We are vanishing from the earth, yet I cannot think

  • Books | January 05, 2014

    Much anticipated films based on young adult fiction

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    With the popularity of the movie franchises of “Harry Potter” and “Twilight,” there has been a boom in young adult books being turned into movies. Several YA books were released as movies in 2013, with more to come in 2014. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” was one

  • Area Schools | January 05, 2014

    Lanie Page keys Wamego’s 47-18 rout over Mustangs

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    WAMEGO — Paced by junior Lanie Page, the Wamego Red Raiders girls’ basketball team overwhelmed the Rock Creek Mustangs for a 47-18, victory on Friday night. Rock Creek head coach Mike Zabel said Wamego was just “bigger, faster, and stronger.” He added that he would be

  • Area Schools | January 05, 2014

    Rock Creek salvages twin bill with 75-64 boys win

    WAMEGO — Packed to the brim, Wamego and Rock Creek fans squeezed into the gym at Wamego High School expecting a shootout, and that’s exactly what they got. Rock Creek ran away from Wamego, 75-64, in a game that was much closer down the stretch

  • Editorials | January 05, 2014

    We’ve traded privacy for security

    This seems almost impossible, but America must have been asleep until the National Security Agency (NSA) was caught peeping into everyone’s life. Ever since whistleblower Edward Snowden leaked thousands of documents proving the incredible extent of the NSA’s reach, there has been one

  • Letters | January 05, 2014

    Optimists say ‘thanks’ to all who supported Christmas Tree Lot

    To the Editor:       The Manhattan Breakfast Optimist Club would like sincerely to thank everyone who supported the Optimist Christmas Tree Lot this past holiday season.  We had another successful year, thanks to those who purchased trees or decorations from us.   &


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