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  • Movies | September 01, 2013

    ‘Closed Circuit’ is another quiet suspense movie


    One is an oddity. Two are a trend. In one week I’ve seen two general-release suspense movies that can be characterized as “quiet.” Both “Paranoia” and “Closed Circuit” are about espionage. They develop suspense as we see characters in the story under pressure. And

  • Arts, Leisure | September 01, 2013

    Your cultural menu for the week

    Today Konza Reptile Expo, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Four Points Sheraton. Jazz Brunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bluestem Bistro. Jazz Trio, 6-8 p.m. dellaVoce. Labor Day Jam Party, 9 p.m. Aggie Central Station. Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a

  • Columns | September 01, 2013

    It’s time for Obama to get serious about Syria

    The German newspaper Die Zeit last week asked the question with which many of us are struggling: “How long will Obama Continue to Hesitate?”  The subject was Syria. The Germans, like just about everyone else around the world, have lost faith in President Barack

  • Football | August 30, 2013

    Bison rally to shock Cats in season opener


    And this is why some people just don’t like family reunions. It was supposed to be a day of celebration for Kansas State with the opening of the West Stadium Center on family reunion weekend, complete with the unveiling of a new Bill Snyder

  • Local |Business | August 30, 2013

    Lemon aid: Kids’ stand helps orphans in Haiti


    Many kids set up summer lemonade stands to make a little extra pocket money. A group of about 10 Manhattan children took this to the next level, raising hundreds of dollars and donating it to charity. “The Attic Club,” as the group of Lee Elementary students

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 30, 2013

    Dedication, statue unveiling are preludes to season-opener

    Biil 2.phatch

    The king of Kansas State football got a new castle Friday as coach Bill Snyder cut the ribbon on the $90 million West Stadium Center. Snyder joined K-State President Kirk Schulz, athletic director John Currie and Gov. Sam Brownback in a ceremony to open the 215,000 square

  • I Wonder | August 30, 2013

    What’s the deal with Planet Sub?


    Q: What’s the deal with Planet Sub?

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 30, 2013

    K-State awards 2013 scholarships

    Kansas State University’s Division of Continuing Education has awarded more than 20 scholarships to students from across the country for the fall 2013 semester. These scholarships include the inaugural Allan D. Sicat Scholarship, given to military veterans or active duty military students working toward an undergraduate

  • Local |Fort Riley | August 30, 2013

    St. John’s school students visit ‘Demon Brigade’

    Students from Saint John’s Military School visited Fort Riley August 22 as part of the partnership between the school and Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. A total of 46 students along with cadre from the school visited the 1st CAB

  • Arts, Leisure | August 30, 2013

    OZtoberFest concert to honor Oz composer

    Much of the seemingly eternal magic of The Wizard of Oz film is found in its classic, Academy Award-winning musical score. The man responsible for all those Oz melodies — and countless other Hollywood and Broadway hits — will be celebrated by acclaimed Kansas favorite, Betti O,

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