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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 22, 2014

    Bates found guilty of indecent liberties

    Christopher Bates was found guilty of one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child on Thursday in Riley County District Court. After four-and-a-half hours of deliberation, the jury returned that verdict and a not-guilty verdict to another count of the same charge. Jurors reported

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 22, 2014

    KSU teaches new students the ropes in final session before classes

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    Kansas State University has placed more of an emphasis this year on making incoming freshmen more comfortable as they begin a new chapter in their lives. On Friday morning, the last group of incoming freshmen and new students went to orientation and enrollment. It was

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 22, 2014

    KSU under investigation for sexual assault complaint

    Kansas State University communications confirmed that the school is under investigation for a complaint about the way a sexual assault was handled. The university and 76 other colleges, including the University of Kansas, are being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 22, 2014

    Pinkall wins Emmy for role in Sochi Games

    Bryan Pinkall can add an Emmy to his list of accomplishments. Pinkall, assistant professor of music at K-State, served as manager of performance operations and direction for the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony. He was part of the team that earned a Primetime Emmy

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 22, 2014

    Huelskamp says fort fills ‘unique’ role in military

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    Rep. Tim Huelskamp made several stops in the Manhattan area on Thursday to gather information on Fort Riley’s missions ahead of a possible decision on troop reductions. An Army report released in June indicated that Fort Riley could face cuts of up to 16,000 employees

  • Local |Education | August 22, 2014

    MHS evacuated after report of fire

    Manhattan High School was evacuated Friday morning after fire alarms sounded inside the building, although no fire was reported. Students and staff filed outside at about 9:30 a.m. as Manhattan Fire Department and emergency personnel responded to the school, 2100 Poyntz Ave. Michele Jones, USD 383 communications

  • Editorials | August 22, 2014

    KCC goes to bat for ratepayers

    Usually when Kansans hear about Westar Energy and the Kansas Corporation Commission, it has to do with a request for a rate increase. Now, however, the KCC has filed a complaint against Westar, the state’s largest electric utility, that ought to delight ratepayers but

  • Letters | August 22, 2014

    Successful drive brings us closer to bridge pier sign

    To the Editor: Thanks to all who donated to the East Bridge Pier Project. We have reached and exceeded our goal of raising $50,000 for a “MANHATTAN WELCOMES YOU” sign to be placed on the 1937 art deco pier next to the K-177 viaduct near the Flint

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | August 22, 2014

    Bello’s redwood creations showcased at Beach

    Charles Bello has dedicated his life to preserving 400 acres of redwood forest in Northern California. Now visitors to the newest exhibition at Kansas State University’s Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art can get a sense of the beauty of the species. “Tree of Life:

  • Movies | August 22, 2014

    If only ‘America’ would stay on the subject

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    The full title of Dinesh D’Sousa’s new non-fiction film is “America: Imagine the World Without Her.” As political “documentaries” go, it is good-looking and brisk, and it will sometimes discuss ideas in a reasonable way—and this last is highly un-filmlike. But the


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