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  • Editorials | August 29, 2014

    Who wants the data, and why?

    We don’t blame officials in a number of Kansas school districts for being curious about why one or more legislators want records about certain contacts school personnel have initiated with legislators and statewide officeholders. We, too, are curious, even though the request hasn’t

  • Letters | August 29, 2014

    There can be no let-up in war on global ‘cancer’

    To the Editor: Ours is a sick world. Let me start with what my wife has been going through. She has Stage 4 cancer and is in remission at this time. She went through a battering ram of intense chemotherapy for nine months. Her latest scan

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 29, 2014

    Many variables affect risk of foodborne illness

    Improving education about risky food handling behaviors would reduce the amount of foodborne illness and help improve food security around the world, according to Kansas State University research. For their study, the university’s Kadri Koppel, assistant professor of human nutrition, and Edgar Chambers IV,

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | August 29, 2014

    Guitar legend kicks off McCain series

    Blues icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Buddy Guy will open the 2014-2015 McCain Performance Series at Kansas State University. Guy will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, in McCain Auditorium. Credited with bridging the gap between 1960s Chicago electric blues and

  • Obituaries | August 29, 2014


    Kay Evelyn Perry, 79, of Salina, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at home surrounded by her loving family. The family provided the following information. Kay was born Feb. 26, 1935, in Great Bend, the daughter of Loren Sr and Jessie (Hazel) Blake. Kay was a dedicated beautician for more than 38

  • Football | August 29, 2014

    Wildcats open season with stable of RBs vying for top job

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    Jones, Robinson, Leverett and Jones may sound like a law firm, when in reality it’s the stable of running backs Bill Snyder could conceivably march out this Saturday night for Kansas State’s season opener against Stephen F. Austin. Sophomore Charles Jones is expected

  • Football | August 29, 2014

    K-State preparing for anything vs. ‘Jacks

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    Last season, Stephen F. Austin was like a tale of two teams. On the one hand, the Lumberjacks led all of FCS in passing offense with 389 passing yards per game. But then there was the defensive side of the ball, where Stephen F. Austin ranked

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 29, 2014

    Gonzalez found guilty of second-degree murder

    WESTMORELAND – A man’s intentions on the night he killed his friend were at the center of the jury’s deliberations on Thursday in Pottawatomie County District Court. The jurors left Judge Jeff Elder’s courtroom at 9:50 a.m. Almost four hours later, they returned

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 28, 2014

    Gonzalez takes stand in murder trial

    WESTMORELAND — Pablo Gonzalez was driving his black Honda Accord around St. Marys sometime between 4 or 5 a.m. Jan. 1, when the .40-caliber semiautomatic handgun he had with him fired a shot. On Wednesday in Pottawatomie County District Court, Gonzalez told jurors that he remembers glancing at

  • Football | August 28, 2014

    Lockett ready to stand alone as the best

    Kevin Lockett’s past can cast a long shadow. Nobody knows that better than his son, Tyler, who is on the verge of stepping out of that shadow and creating one of his own. Kevin twice led the Big Eight in receptions and finished as

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