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  • Letters | July 29, 2013

    Common sense can help avoid problems with guns

    To the Editor: There is a joke going around that before you say something bad about someone, you should walk a mile in his shoes. That way, if he gets upset, he’s a mile away and barefoot.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 29, 2013

    Man pleads not guilty in first-degree murder case

    A not guilty plea was entered Monday for the suspect in an April shooting that left one man dead. Matthew Wilson, 43, was arrested after a deadly shooting April 7 where he allegedly entered his neighbor’s apartment and opened fire, killing one man and injuring three

  • Local |Business | July 29, 2013

    Local doctor takes control of KU Med

    Manhattan native and Kansas State University graduate Lou Wetzel has been elected chief of staff at the University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kan. Dr. Wetzel joined The University of Kansas Hospital medical staff in 1986 specializing in body imaging. He grew up in Manhattan and

  • Obituaries | July 29, 2013

    Margaret Vaughn

    Margaret L. Vaughn, 85, a longtime Manhattan resident, died July 28, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 29, 2013

    K-State seeks tastiest steaks

    The American Royal Association and Kansas State University Olathe are looking for the best-tasting steak and are inviting beef producers from across the nation to submit rib-eye steaks for the competition. The second annual American Royal Steak Competition will be the week of Sept. 15 at

  • Movies | July 29, 2013

    Depressing ‘Fruitvale Station’ has some problems


    The new cinematic recreation “Fruitvale Station” presents those interested in movies with a couple of major problems. One is that the based-on-a-true-story plot itself is grindingly depressing. When a stray dog appears and the story’s central character, Oscar, steps away from a filling station

  • Football | July 29, 2013

    Cats land five football commitments

    In a huge one-day haul for the Kansas State football program — led by new wide receivers coach Andre Coleman — the Wildcats earned five commitments for the 2014 class. All five players are rated as two-star recruits by, but all five gave their commitments on

  • General Activities | July 28, 2013

    Champs crowned at Kaw Valley

    Jacobs Crawley was in Manhattan for about 90 minutes Saturday night. That’s all he needed to come away with a share of the saddle bronc title at the Kaw Valley Rodeo, riding Summer Wages for a score of 79. He tied with Casey McGooden (Doniphan, Neb.)

  • Arts, Leisure | July 28, 2013

    Local mother, businesswoman’s world is turned upside down with cancer diagnosis

    C1 cancer page.phatch

    Aricca Wallace had it all under control. Then, in a moment, everything changed. July 1, 2011, a Friday. Late morning. Her phone buzzed; she answered as she sat in her red Nissan Murano in the parking lot of Auto Zone on Fort Riley Boulevard. She was there

  • Off The Beat | July 28, 2013

    Apologies are overrated

    Brian mug

    I understand that apologies are the right thing to say. If I stole your favorite CD, I’m supposed to apologize. You’re supposed to forgive me. The world keeps on spinning. What if I don’t want to apologize? Apologies are just meaningless words

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