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  • Arts, Leisure | September 29, 2013

    Artists’ works inspired by natural beauty of the Flint Hills

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    The works of 45 artists who have captured the life and beauty of the Flint Hills have converged in an exhibit that shows why they think this part of the world is a wonder to behold. The exhibit, “Through Artists’ Eyes,” is at the Flint Hills

  • Local | September 29, 2013

    On the street and in bars, bands play in Aggieville

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    Though bands were playing in eight venues nearby, a group of street performers also drew a crowd at the eighth annual Aggiefest music festival this weekend. Between gigs at the festival, members of the bluegrass band The Haymakers! brought out a cello, harmonica, mandolin and

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 29, 2013

    How a shutdown could affect Manhattan

    Plenty of area residents are holding their breath as politicians in Washington play partisan politics over the Affordable Care Act, using a possible government shutdown as leverage. The latest continuing resolution to keep the country funded expires Monday, and Congress has yet to pass a

  • Local | September 29, 2013

    Dorothy goes free in mock murder trial

    “Wizard of Oz” fans can breathe a sigh of relief. Dorothy Gale was aquitted Saturday in a mock trial at the Columbian Theatre in Wamego. The beloved character was tried for the murder of the Wicked Witch of the West and theft of a pair

  • Football | September 29, 2013

    Cats looking for everyone to ‘buy in’

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    Just four games into the Kansas State football season, self examination is par for the course as the Wildcats use their bye week to determine just exactly what went wrong in two early losses this season. But K-State’s leaders never expected to be answering

  • Off The Beat | September 29, 2013

    Someone here owes me $20

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    People owe me $20. It’s not a lot of money, but principles are involved. It all started Sept. 8 at Pillsbury Crossing. A few of us from the newsroom hung out that Sunday afternoon. In order to serve your need to know, it’s important for

  • Books | September 29, 2013

    19th-century writer and daughter hunt for serial killer

    Understanding that reading is vicarious experience, Morrell gives you the opportunity to travel back to 1854 London on the printed page, and from the nice, clean, sunny environment of 2013 Manhattan. While educational pioneers like the Frances and Joseph Denison were traveling west to begin Bluemont College (

  • Books | September 29, 2013

    Spies snoop for the truth

    John Le Carré, the master of espionage novels, is alive and well. And with “A Delicate Truth,” he proves yet again that though he is not just a 20th century or Cold War spy novelist. “A Delicate Truth” is about an operation named Wildfire that

  • Books | September 29, 2013

    Library offers many selections for military, families

    In recent years, as part of a unique university-military community partnership, Kansas State University and Fort Riley have collaborated each fall to celebrate “A Season of Service,” an annual effort addressing “mission critical needs of campus, military, family and community.”  Again this year, the

  • Tennis | September 29, 2013

    Niedermayerova nets first win of season

    BLOOMINGTON, Indiana — The Kansas State tennis team continued action at the Hoosier Classic on Saturday, as senior Petra Niedermayerova carded her first singles win of her final season in a Wildcat uniform. K-State freshman Riley Nizzi also bounced back from her first loss of the


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