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  • Arts & Leisure | August 15, 2014

    Florida Georgia Line to perform at Stampede

    The band Florida Georgia Line joins Blake Shelton as a headlining act for next summer’s Country Stampede, festival officials announced Friday. The platinum-selling country duo has hat hits including “Dirt,” “Cruise,” and “Get Your Shine On.” The 2015 Kicker Country Stampede will be June 25-28

  • K-State Edition | August 15, 2014

    Where students can go when they have problems — academic and otherwise

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    The transition between living at home and living on your own is a big one, and it doesn’t always go smoothly. However, K-State has a number of programs and services to help students when problems arise. Most are funded with student privilege fees, so

  • Manhattan High School | August 15, 2014

    Stephens transferring from MHS

    Manhattan High first-year head coach Benji George’s job got a little bit tougher this week. The rookie boys’ basketball coach, who was promoted to head coach after the resignation of Tim Brooks last winter, will embark on his first campaign without the services of

  • Editorials | August 15, 2014

    A modest measure of justice

    We doubt many Americans can identify Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan. Then again, millions of Americans have never heard of the Khmer Rouge, don’t know where Cambodia is and weren’t alive in the late 1970s. Even young Americans might, however, have heard of

  • Obituaries | August 15, 2014


    Alberta Mabel Gish Noel, 93, of Abilene, died Thursday, August 14, 2014.  The family provided the following information. Alberta was born on June 13, 1921, in rural Dickinson County to Benjamin Engle and Grace Ida (Guest) Gish.  Her parents later moved to Abilene.  Growing up in the

  • Obituaries | August 15, 2014


    Harold Eugene Morton, 86, of Alma, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at the Memorial Hospital in Abilene.  He was a longtime resident of the area. The family provided the following information. Harold was born March 31, 1928, in Wamego, the son of Raymond J. and Leafy Esther Theirolf Morton.

  • Movies | August 15, 2014

    Boseman’s performance is the reason to see ‘Get On Up’


    Don’t go to see the new James Brown bio-pic “Get On Up” expecting to learn the details of the odd and productive life of The Godfather of Soul. And don’t expect a greatest hits concert film. “Get On Up” runs about two and

  • K-State Edition | August 15, 2014

    5 best places for studying at KSU

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    If you’re anything like me, you won’t be able to get anything productive done at home, school-wise. Whether you have a big test coming up or you’re running out of time to land an internship for the summer, sooner or later, you’

  • K-State Edition | August 15, 2014

    Religious groups offer large- and small-scale fellowship

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    When students arrive at college, it may be their first opportunity to start doing what they want to do. Some students who grew up attending church with their families stop going in favor of sleeping in on Sunday mornings. Others start looking around to see

  • K-State Edition | August 15, 2014

    How to land the job in college and beyond

    Aside from the obvious benefit of an income, working part-time in college can set you up for success down the road. Local business owners say having a good work history can make students attractive candidates for employment. “I think the days of a high GPA

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