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  • Editorials | May 04, 2014

    Who’s spending all that money?

    U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts spoke recently in a congressional committee meeting about campaign funding in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling that eliminated the limit that individuals can contribute to candidates or party committees during an election cycle. Not surprisingly, Sen. Roberts,

  • Letters | May 04, 2014

    It’s a good time to form a team for Relay for Life

    To the Editor: I know far too many people whose lives have been touched by cancer. Chances are, you know some too. That’s why I’m taking action against cancer by supporting the American Cancer Society Relay for Life in July at City Park.

  • Letters | May 04, 2014

    Enjoy evening of music at Peace Memorial Auditorium

    To the Editor: The Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance, in partnership with Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, a music fraternity at Kansas State University, will present the program, “American Music Spectacular,” on the stage of Peace Memorial Auditorium, 1101 Poyntz Ave., Wednesday, May 7. A prelude performance will

  • Books | May 04, 2014

    Horan strong again with romance in ‘Starry Sky’

    Horan, who brought Frank Lloyd Wright and his wives to life in “Loving Frank” (2007) , has now done the same for Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) and Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne Stevenson (1840-1914). Their life together was tumultuous and passionate; they inspired each other. It was

  • Baseball | May 04, 2014

    Horned Frogs edge Wildcats, 3-1

    FORT WORTH, Texas — The Kansas State baseball team allowed three two-out runs in the fourth inning, giving No. 13 TCU the only runs it needed beat the Wildcats’ 3-1 on Saturday afternoon at Lupton Stadium. K-State starting pitcher Nate Griep allowed a leadoff single in the

  • Rowing | May 04, 2014

    KSU rowers finish second at Big 12

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The Kansas State women’s rowing team put in a spirited effort at the Big 12 Championship on Saturday, finishing second overall with a score of 112 points. The Wildcats registered one victory from their 2nd Varsity 4, as well as runnerup performances from the 1st

  • Manhattan High School | May 04, 2014

    MHS swimmers win at Great Bend

    As the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team prepares for the postseason, Friday afternoon’s trip to Great Bend resulted in another strong performance and another meet win for the Indians. Scoring 441 team points, Manhattan finished 80 points ahead of second-place Andover, using its depth

  • Manhattan High School | May 04, 2014

    MHS boys 1st, girls 6th at Seaman Relays

    Facing plenty of tough competition, the Manhattan High track and field teams had a solid day at the Seaman Relays Friday afternoon in Topeka. The boys’ team kept rolling, finishing 40 points ahead of Bishop Carroll with 118 team points, while the girls’ team took sixth place

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 04, 2014

    K-State, other university officials applaud White House efforts to end campus rape

    As the Obama administration pushed an initiative against campus rape last week, it called on colleges and universities to deal with the issue more openly. White House officials also unveiled a celebrity public service announcement, a new website — NotAlone.gov — and a series of recommendations

  • Books | May 04, 2014

    A more realistic spy novel

    “The Cairo Affair” differs from a lot of espionage novels in that the good guys, if they win at all, don’t win cleanly. Perhaps that’s why the story feels more real, more plausible, than the tales in which the retired operative is called


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