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  • Volleyball | September 07, 2014

    KSU wins Varney’s invite title

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    The Kansas State volleyball team earned its third sweep of the weekend Saturday night as it dispatched Central Florida 3-0 (25-18, 25-23, 26-24) to claim the Varney’s Invitational title in Bramlage Coliseum. “I thought we played pretty well, especially for this early in the

  • Manhattan High School | September 07, 2014

    Manhattan sweeps home invite

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    Unlike last year, no team was perfect at Saturday’s Manhattan Invitational cross country meet at Warner Park. Both Manhattan High teams managed to win, however, with the girls’ team turning in a dominant performance while landing five runners in the top-10 individually. The boys

  • Editorials | September 07, 2014

    Roberts-Orman race worth watching

    We’re not ready to handicap this fall’s U.S. Senate race, but we’re comfortable saying Chad Taylor won’t win. Mr. Taylor, the once serious and now reluctant Democratic candidate, made a mess of things last week when he formally withdrew from

  • September 07, 2014

    KSU professor takes in-depth look at life of music icon

    Jimmy Rogers (1924-1997) was a leading figure in the Chicago blues scene beginning in the early 1950s, though Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield, 1913-1983), the founder of the Chicago blues style, is much better known. The two played together and were close friends for many years,

  • Books | September 07, 2014

    ‘Quiet Streets of Winslow’ offers thought-provoking drama

    Two brothers, Travis and Damien Aspenall, up early before school, walk their dog through the washed out arroyos behind their small, stucco house in central Arizona. The dog leads them to the body of a dead woman. Travis thinks she looks familiar; her cowboy boots

  • Arts & Leisure | September 07, 2014

    Festival rebrands to cross Christian denominations

    Flint Hills Praisefest organizers hope the name change for the free Christian music festival will make this year’s event the biggest yet. Praisefest will take place from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at City Park with 12 local worship groups performing during the day on

  • Books | September 07, 2014

    Fall children’s books full of festive illustrations, stories and pumpkins

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    The new school year always brings with it a barrage of children’s book publications. It’s a wonderful time to fill shelves and backpacks with brand new books. Here are a few seasonal picture books that arrived just in time for falling leaves, pumpkin

  • Off The Beat | September 07, 2014

    Cleanliness not next to godliness

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    If I could pick any aspect of daily living is hardest for me in my adult life, it would be maintaining a tidy, organized home. I’ve been contemplating whether I am capable of change or whether I should just accept that I’m messy.

  • Books | September 07, 2014

    Dalai Lama speaks on spiritual insight

    If you are worried about the state of the world today, you are not alone. If you feel sad or perhaps even fed-up with all of the wars, kidnappings and slaughterings of children and adults, you might turn to the Dalai Lama to help ease

  • Books | September 07, 2014

    ‘Warburg’ fueled by WWII aftermath

    The first week of June 1944 was pivotal for multiple reasons in Western Europe. D-Day, of course, came June 6, and it’s a date every American should remember and honor for its triumph and its sacrifices. That week held another important occasion: the Allied liberation of


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