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  • Movies | March 07, 2014

    Only you can decide whether ‘Son of God’ is satisfactory

    When producers and directors get ready to give the public a new version of “The Nutcracker” or “Hamlet,” they may be tacitly asserting that they liked something in the original quite a bit and thought other things in it could be improved or updated. What

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 07, 2014

    Federal jury convicts JC man of murder

    A Junction City man was convicted of murder in federal court Thursday, officials said. Marcus D. Roberson, 32, was found guilty of killing a woman four years ago to keep her from giving information to law enforcement officers about his drug trafficking, according to a report

  • Local |Business | March 07, 2014

    Local Radio Shack, Staples spared in spate of closures

    In a week when two popular restaurants reopened in Manhattan, the future of two retailers came into question. For all the excitement about upgraded locations for both McDonald’s and KFC fast food establishments, suddenly there was worry on the retail front when Radio Shack

  • Manhattan High School | March 07, 2014

    Indians end season with 63-60 OT loss

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    While it’s never easy to lose a close one in the final game of the season, losing in overtime is often even worse. Facing Topeka High in Thursday’s Class 6A sub-state semifinal, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost a heartbreaker at home

  • Area Schools | March 07, 2014

    Rock boys roll past Rossville

    SILVER LAKE — Inside, outside, take your pick. The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team can beat you in a variety of ways. Thursday night’s sub-state semifinal against Rossville was no different, as the No. 1-seed Mustangs routed the No. 4-seed Bulldogs for the third time

  • Area Schools | March 07, 2014

    Valley Heights boys advance to Saturday’s final

    BLUE RAPIDS — Out of sync and out of rhythm, the Valley Heights boys’ basketball team stumbled out of the gates against the Linn Bulldogs before pulling away in the second half for a 61-47 victory in Thursday’s Class 1A-Div. I sub-state game. Early, Linn

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 07, 2014

    St. Marys girl reports van following her

    ST. MARYS — An 11-year-old girl reported she was chased by a white van in St. Marys around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, but she managed to run home. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office was notified about the incident, in which it was reported the girl

  • Men's Basketball | March 07, 2014

    Cats’ four seniors reach home finale

    Coming off a run to the Elite Eight in 2010, Kansas State signed a promising recruiting class that included three freshmen. On Saturday, a class of four seniors, including two from that freshmen group — Shane Southwell and Will Spradling — will play their final games in Bramlage

  • March 07, 2014

    South Carolina suspends former K-State coach Martin


    South Carolina coach Frank Martin was suspended one game for harsh language aimed at his players during a loss to No. 1 Florida and won’t be with the team when it plays at Mississippi State on Saturday. Gamecocks athletic director Ray Tanner announced the suspension

  • Manhattan High School | March 06, 2014

    MHS boys fall to Trojans in OT

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost a heartbreaker at home to Topeka High in overtime Thursday night in the sub-state semifinals, 63-60. Manhattan had the chance to tie in the final seconds, but two costly turnovers in the final seconds sealed the loss. The

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