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  • Local |Kansas State University | November 28, 2013

    K-State engineers heading for space

    Engineering students at Kansas State University are improving spacesuits to keep astronauts healthy in final frontier conditions. The team, which includes electrical and computer engineering professors and more than a dozen students, is working to make a better space suit that could monitor astronauts’ health

  • Holidays |Arts, Leisure | November 28, 2013

    Enjoy tree lightings, crafts, holiday music


    The Flint Hills are alive with the sound of music and lights this weekend. Don’t miss the inaugural Christmas tree lighting at the Blue Earth Plaza at 7 p.m. Friday as the Blue Earth Plaza and surrounding area will be transformed in to a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 28, 2013

    Police seek bank robber

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    Riley County police are looking for a man who robbed Kansas State Bank Wednesday afternoon. Police surrounded the bank at 1101 Bluemont Avenue after responding to the robbery call at 2:45 p.m. According to a report from RCPD, the man entered the bank and demanded money

  • Volleyball | November 28, 2013

    McCarty reflects on her time at KSU

    When Kansas State senior Tristan McCarty looks into the Ahearn Field House crowd during Wildcat volleyball matches it isn’t hard for her to see herself in the faces of the little girls there watching, and perhaps dreaming of one day being in her shoes. (

  • Volleyball | November 28, 2013

    TCU sweeps past K-State volleyball

    FORT WORTH, Texas — The K-State volleyball team could not overcome its offense that hit less than .100 and was swept by TCU (25-23, 25-21, 25-22) on Wednesday in the TCU Recreational Center. The Wildcats (17-11, 5-10 Big 12) were unable to contain the fast-paced TCU (16-14, 4-11

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 28, 2013

    Data analysis results in customized advertising

    Excited, surprised or annoyed when those holiday catalogs or promotional offers start coming in the mail or via email? According to a Kansas State University expert in customer relationship management, your shopping habits play a big role in determining when and if you receive retailers’

  • Arts, Leisure | November 28, 2013

    Von Trapp to perform at KSU

    Elisabeth von Trapp and the Carolian Brass will present “The Sound of Christmas” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, in McCain Auditorium as part of Kansas State University’s McCain Performance Series. Von Trapp is the granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp, whose

  • Editorials | November 28, 2013

    Happy Thanksgiving

    We often like to trace our Thanksgivings to the Pilgrims of the early 17th century. We might envision them dining with the Americans who lived here when the Mayflower dropped anchor and without whom that early settlement might well have failed. Some of the depictions

  • Letters | November 28, 2013

    Optimist Tree Lot is part of local Christmas tradition

    To The Editor: The Manhattan Breakfast Optimist Club this year is continuing the annual tradition of selling Christmas trees and holiday decorations.  All proceeds benefit local area youth and community projects.  These projects include the Optimist Ball Park, which is used almost year-round

  • Movies | November 28, 2013

    Second verse of ‘Hunger Games’ is predictable stuff


    Second verse, same as the first. The second “Hunger Games” movie, “Catching Fire,” is a continuation of the story of a near-future world in which the government uses a brutal televised game to distract the public from economic collapse. In length (it is five minutes

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