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  • Letters | November 10, 2013

    Mercury should apologize to Roberts; he was right

    To the Editor: A few weeks ago, after a few words of kindness, to appear fair, you criticized Senator Pat Roberts’ call for the resignation or firing of Kathleen Sebelius as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Now that her incompetence appears

  • Arts, Leisure | November 10, 2013

    WWII anniversary inspires Manhattan High’s production of ‘South Pacific’

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    It’s been nine years since Manhattan High School put on “South Pacific” for its annual musical, but this year, there was all the more reason to do it. “This is the 70th anniversary of the push to take back the Japanese-held islands,” said drama

  • Off The Beat | November 10, 2013

    Grievances against a fortune cookie

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    As should be very apparent by now, I’m an extremely petty individual who feels strongly about insignificant things. I hope I’m delivered from this evil spirit in my life one of these days. DEAR CEO of the fortune cookie company, “You will be

  • Books | November 10, 2013

    Tragedy in Wichita provokes racial tension

    On January 16, 1965, Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker 57-1442, familiarly called “Raggy 42,” took off at 9:26 am from McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, heading north on a routine refueling exercise.  Four minutes later, it crashed at the corner of 20th and North Piatt Street, about halfway

  • Books | November 10, 2013

    Crime leads to ‘Abomination’

    Abomination has multiple meanings in Christianity, but for the purposes of this story, it begins with the discovery of the body of a woman in priests’ clothing at the Santa Maria della Salute, one of Venice’s landmarks. The woman had been executed, shot twice

  • Books | November 10, 2013

    Poet remembers furry friends

    Anyone who has ever loved a dog will be smitten with Mary Oliver’s “Dog Songs.” Anyone who has never been around dogs to experience the pleasure of their company might not realize what they are missing, and that would deeply disappoint Oliver. In this

  • Books | November 10, 2013

    Library cookbooks offer wide fall food selection

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    Time to ward off the autumn chill with some simple, soul-satisfying home cooking — soups, stews, one-pot cooking, comfort foods, and slow-cooker meals. Full of the flavors of the season, this is cooking that fills the house with delicious aromas and anticipation of the meal ahead.&

  • Manhattan High School | November 10, 2013

    MHS soccer finishes as state runner-up

    JUNCTION CITY — Regardless of sport or season, for every state champion, there is a runner-up. That’s the gloomy reality for the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team, which capped its most successful season in school history with a two-week playoff run that culminated in a

  • Volleyball | November 10, 2013

    K-State volleyball sweeps WVU

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    The Kansas State volleyball team was firing on all cylinders as they swept West Virginia 25-13, 25-15, 25-14, Saturday night in Ahearn Field House.  “We played extremely well in all phases,” head coach Suzie Fritz said. “We stayed low-error, which is true to who

  • Football | November 10, 2013

    Behind Hubert, Cats run past Texas Tech

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    LUBBOCK, Texas — John Hubert’s slow start to the season is clearly in his rearview mirror. On Saturday, everyone was in his rearview mirror, as the senior ran Kansas State to a decisive 49-26 rout of No. 25 Texas Tech at Jones AT&T Stadium.


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