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  • Obituaries | August 07, 2013

    Phyllis Cusic

    Phyllis Cusic, 71, Topeka, died Saturday, August 3, 2013 at a local hospital.

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 07, 2013

    Mindfulness may help children focus in the classroom

    A Kansas State University child/adolescent counselor says a process used to help adults with anxiety disorders may also have a place in the classroom, helping children keep their focus on the subject at hand. Karrie Swan, assistant professor of special education, counseling and student

  • Editorials | August 07, 2013

    Making a dent in childhood obesity

    It would be easy to dismiss as an aberration the news that the rate of obesity among preschoolers in many states, including Kansas, has declined. After all, the declines were small, with just five states and the U.S. Virgin Islands reporting declines of at

  • Letters | August 07, 2013

    There is much we will miss about this caring community

    To the Editor: My husband, our one-month old daughter and I came to Manhattan nearly 27 years ago with his new job at KSU. We were young and very excited about our new life in Manhattan. At that time, we really did not look beyond that

  • Football | August 07, 2013

    Hubert ready to carry the load in 2013

    This time last year, John Hubert said he wanted to rush for 1,000 yards. He came up 53 yards short. The year before he rushed for 970 yards. This season, Kansas State’s senior running back still wants to reach the 1,000-yard milestone, but he just isn’t

  • Baseball | August 07, 2013

    Hill gets new five-year contract

    After guiding the Kansas State baseball program to its first conference title in 80 years, coach Brad Hill got a new contract on Tuesday. The Big 12 Coach of the Year signed a new five-year contract worth $1.46 million, increasing his average compensation from $235,000 to $292,000. Hill, who signed

  • August 06, 2013

    City Commission passes 2014 budget

    City commissioners unanimously approved the 2014 city budget during the Tuesday night meeting, but not without amendments. Commissioners also approved the rezoning of 1021 and 1027 Thurston St. from a two-family residential district with a traditional neighborhood overlay district to a multiple-family district with a multifamily redevelopment overlay

  • Editorials | August 06, 2013

    Embassy closures prudent

    Though President Barack Obama was right to close 19 U.S. embassies in the Middle East in response to a “credible” al-Qaida threat, we hope they reopen in the very near future. More recently, the State Department warned all Americans living in or visiting Yemen to

  • Letters | August 06, 2013

    Midland Medical Equipment gave ‘off the charts’ service

    To the Editor: We’ve all experienced the good, the bad and the ugly of customer service, especially in retail establishments. Recently I had an exceptional experience — off the charts, really — at Midland Medical Equipment here in Manhattan.

  • Movies | August 06, 2013

    ‘Smurfs 2’ won’t be at the top of anyone’s list

    Christopher.conner1

    The sequel to 2011’s “The Smurfs,” “Smurfs 2” picks up a few years after the end of the first film. Gargamel (Hank Azaria) has become a popular stage magician, audiences not realizing that his tricks are not illusions, but magic from Gargamel’s Smurf essence powered


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