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  • Movies | September 17, 2013

    ‘Way, Way Back’ is a fair small-scale character movie

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    “The Way, Way Back” is one of those “little” movies, character-heavy pictures, small-budget ones, that known actors sometimes get into in between bigger projects. Originally released in late July, it did good business and so has been brought to our twelve-plex. The movie stars Steve

  • Volleyball | September 17, 2013

    Brand named Big 12 Rookie of the Week

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    The Kansas State volleyball team’s Katie Brand was named Big 12 Rookie of the Week on Monday, becoming the first Wildcat to earn a weekly honor this season. The redshirt-freshman setter helped K-State pick up three wins in four matches last week, including a five-game

  • Football | September 17, 2013

    Final Sports Illustrated piece details fallout from scandal

    After detailing allegations by the Oklahoma State football program in the form of improper cash benefits, academic fraud, widespread drug abuse and sexual misconduct last week, Sports Illustrated finished its series on the Cowboys’ football program Tuesday morning, describing the issues former players faced after

  • Columns |Football | September 17, 2013

    Jellison: Wildcats could run all over reeling Longhorns, Brown

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    Mack Brown’s team is in trouble. Through three games this season, Brown’s Texas Longhorns have allowed more than 300 rushing yards per game, ranking 121st out of 123 teams nationally. And what a coincidence, the Longhorns (1-2) have to face Kansas State on Saturday — a

  • Area Schools | September 17, 2013

    EMS volleyball wins match

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade volleyball B team picked up its first match win of the season on Monday, splitting a pair of matches. EMS defeated Emporia 25-10 and 25-14 and then lost to Abilene 19-25 and 12-25. Kaitlyn Hagedorn served 16 straight points in

  • General Activities | September 17, 2013

    Manhattan Attack wins sixth straight tournament

    The 10-and-under Flint Hills Soccer Club’s Attack boys soccer team won its sixth consecutive tournament Sunday by claiming the Gold Division championship at The Tournament in the Woods in Raytown, Mo. The Attack opened with a 3-3 tie against Tamashi Futobol and then defeated

  • Golf | September 17, 2013

    Wildcats fifth in Columbia

    COLUMBIA, Missouri — The Kansas State men’s golf team made a 13-stroke improvement from round one to round two on Monday to sit in fifth place at the 2013 Columbia Regional Preview at the par-72, 7,221-yard Club at Old Hawthorne. After carding a 9-over-par 297 in the

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 16, 2013

    Human rights expert: Manning, Snowden ‘brave’

    An international human rights expert told a K-State audience Thursday that the US government has overstepped its boundaries by increasingly invading privacy. The Manhattan Alliance for Peace and Justice invited Marjorie Cohn, professor of law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, to

  • Obituaries | September 16, 2013

    Terry L. Miller

    Terry Miller, 66, of Manhattan, died Monday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Movies | September 16, 2013

    New ‘Manhattan’ has plenty to recommend it

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    Last Thursday evening I was one of a large crowd at a local screening of the current draft of the new movie “Manhattan.” Most all of us must have fit into the obvious categories of people who are going to be excited about the new


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