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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 09, 2014

    Judge to rule on girls testifying in rape case

    Whether two of three young girls allegedly raped by a Fort Riley man last year should be required to testify in person at his trial was a point of contention during a hearing Thursday in Riley County District Court. County Attorney Barry Wilkerson argued that

  • Local |Business | May 09, 2014

    Parking at airport limited as construction continues

    Airport parking.phatch

    The parking situation at Manhattan Regional Airport continues to change. The loop in front of the terminal has been opened completely again, but other areas have been taken away. Airport Director Peter Van Kuren said half of the rental car parking area has been taken

  • Local |Government & Politics | May 09, 2014

    Hogan drops out of House race

    Dan Hogan, a former candidate for the Manhattan City Commission, has withdrawn his candidacy as the Libertarian Party nominee for the 67th District of the Kansas House of Representatives seat.  Hogan, 32, announced his bid for the nod in February. “Previously I announced my candidacy

  • Local |Business | May 09, 2014

    Match day effort raises $226,935

    The second annual GROW Green Match Day efforts raised $226,935.62 for 32 endowed funds of local nonprofit organizations Tuesday. The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation event brought a total of 887 gifts from the community through donations onsite at Colony Square Atrium and online, according to the organization’s

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | May 09, 2014

    Property taxes due Monday

    The second half of 2013 property taxes are due Monday in Riley County. Normally, they are due May 10, but because that falls on a Saturday, offices will not be open and taxpayers will get an extra day to pay. County Treasurer Eileen King said $44.5 million has

  • Manhattan High School | May 09, 2014

    Indians rout Scots

    Mhssoccer27.phatch

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team dominated from start to finish Thursday night against Highland Park, winning 11-0 in a game that could have been even more lopsided without the mercy rule. The Indians were on pace to score far more than the 10-goal lead

  • Manhattan High School | May 09, 2014

    MHS golfers 4th in Junction City

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team took fourth place as a team at the Junction City Invitational Thursday afternoon at Rolling Meadows Golf Course. The Indians shot a 306, finishing behind Washburn Rural (292), Hayden (305) and Seaman (305), while finishing ahead of 12 other teams. Cole Dillon had the

  • Editorials | May 09, 2014

    Veterans deserve better from VA

    For the first time in decades, the American Legion, a veterans group with some 2.4 million members, has called for public officials to resign. It wants Veterans Administration Secretary Eric Shinseki and two other officials to step down. The American Legion has taken this extreme measure

  • Columns | May 09, 2014

    Jenkins and paycheck fairness

    In mid-April, 2nd District Rep. Lynn Jenkins was in Topeka celebrating the success of a local woman entrepreneur. During an event at the entrepreneur’s company,  Jenkins spoke about the Paycheck Fairness Act, the legislative charade of the moment in the U.S. Senate

  • Movies | May 09, 2014

    ‘Spider-Man 2’ less than the sum of its parts

    Christopher.conner1

    Two years after Sony Pictures reset the Spider-Man movie franchise, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” comes to the screen on a slow weekend for the cinema. Perhaps none of the big movie houses wanted to compete with Marvel properties. That’s understandable given the run Stan Lee


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