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  • Movies | October 31, 2014

    ‘Killer details’ save familiar ‘St. Vincent’ story

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    The Hibachi Hut has moved downtown. There’s a taco shop in the Aggieville building where Bill Murray used to sit at its bar. This fact won’t bother twenty-somethings, but to old guys like me, it seems a little melancholy. That sort of sentiment

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 31, 2014

    Manhattan mayors endorse Huelskamp

    Six Manhattan mayors have endorsed Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., as a candidate in the U.S. House of Representative race, Huelskamp’s campaign announced Friday. The endorsements come from current mayor, Wynn Butler, and five former Manhattan mayors, Loren Pepperd, Mark Taussig, John Matta, Mark

  • Letters | October 31, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Elect God-fearing people who respect the right to life

    To the Editor: Friends, Romans, countrymen (and women), and fellow Kansas citizens: As the elections near, we are subjected to too many commercials on TV. As for the governor’s race, the big dispute is about how much is spent on education. The fact is

  • Football | October 31, 2014

    Wildcats enter final stretch of season with a lot on the line

    Morgan Burns won’t say whether Kansas State overlooked Baylor two years ago when the Wildcats had their undefeated season shattered in the final two weeks of the season. But one thing Burns does know is that anyone can beat anyone any given day, a

  • Letters | October 31, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Brownback, Roberts have wrong approach

    To the Editor: Over the course of their campaigns, a good number of ads that have been on television for Gov. Sam Brownback and Sen. Pat Roberts have contained more contempt for the president than explanations of what the candidates hope to accomplish in their

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 31, 2014

    Bat influenza viruses unlikely to pose a threat to human health

    Bats may not be quite as scary as they appear — at least when it comes to the spread of specific viruses. A research project conducted in part by a team of researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University suggests that influenza

  • Football | October 31, 2014

    K-State looking to contain Cowboys’ speedy Hill

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    Bill Snyder is no stranger to occasional hyperbole. When asked about Oklahoma State’s Tyreek Hill, the longtime Kansas State head coach called the junior-college transfer from Garden City Community College the fastest man in the world, on two different occasions. “He has world-class speed,”

  • Obituaries | October 31, 2014

    LYLE E. SYLVESTER

    Lyle E. Sylvester, 84, a Clay Center resident since 2003, and a resident of rural Wamego since 1966, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center of Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Lyle was born Aug. 7, 1930, on his family farm near Riley, the son

  • Football | October 31, 2014

    Freshman LB making plays for K-State

    With Kansas State clinging to its 6-0 first-half lead against Texas, Elijah Lee made a play that turned the momentum in the Wildcats’ favor at just the right time. On third-and-19 at the K-State 26, the Longhorns were looking to put points on the board when

  • Obituaries | October 31, 2014

    PAUL MANN

    Paul David Mann, 47, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at his residence in Manhattan of natural causes. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on May 22, 1967, in Ness City, the son of Paul “Gene” and Janice J. (Rufenacht) Mann. David graduated from Manhattan High


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