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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | March 17, 2014

    Cycle rider injured

    CHAPMAN – A Fort Riley soldier was injured Saturday night when he was thrown from his motorcycle after being rear-ended on Interstate 70. James D. Wilson, Jr., 49, was taken to Salina Regional Hospital with unspecified injuries after the incident, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The KHP

  • Local |Business | March 17, 2014

    Big-money case will go to trial

    TOPEKA – The Kansas Court of Appeals has ruled, with a 31-page opinion, on a big-money family squabble in Pottawatomie County. The court reversed a summary judgment against Ellen Byers Bouton, and said she is entitled to proceed in her battle for relief in a million-dollar

  • Men's Basketball | March 17, 2014

    KSU gets Kentucky to open tourney

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    As soon as Kansas State’s matchup with Kentucky appeared during the Sunday’s NCAA tournament selection show, Wildcat Bruce Weber received a message from Ernie Barrett. The legendary Wildcat told Weber he wanted the team to go win one for him to make up

  • Tennis | March 17, 2014

    K-State tennis wins third straight match

    AMES, Iowa — The 52nd-ranked Kansas State tennis team wrapped up its opening weekend of Big 12 action with a 5-2 win at Iowa State on Sunday afternoon. K-State boosted its win streak to three and improved to 8-5 overall this season and 2-0 in the Big 12.

  • Track & Field | March 17, 2014

    Kyle Wait headlines Wildcats’ final day at NCAAs

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Kansas State track and field team closed out the NCAA Division-I Indoor Championships on Saturday night with Kyle Wait highlighting the individual efforts by earning First-Team All-American in the pole vault. The Wildcats leave the Southwest with one first teamer in

  • Court Calendar | March 16, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, March 17, 2014 9:00 – 9:00   Alexander, Y’Queha   Status (14 CR 16 Domestic Battery, etc)  BKD   III 9:00   Campbell, Trey   Status (14 CR 117 Poss. of MJ, etc)  BKD   III 9:00   Hawkins, Keith   Status (14 CR 33 Dom Batt)  JJC   III 9:00   Hoover, Tony &

  • Arts & Leisure | March 16, 2014

    Singers prep for spring break performance at Disney World

    The K-State Singers are going to Disney World for spring break, and they didn’t have to win a Super Bowl to do it. The group features 11 students who will perform at Melody Gardens in Epcot Center on Tuesday at 3:15 p.m. CDT. They flew

  • Off The Beat | March 16, 2014

    Watch out, Manhattan

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    The Mercury recently made some internal changes. After being the education reporter since August 2010, I became the city reporter a few weeks ago. It was like getting a new job without a change in scenery or increased pay. I didn’t even change desks. Still,

  • Local | March 16, 2014

    St. Patrick’s Day: Off and running

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    Many people associate St. Patrick’s Day with alcohol. Of course, the day commemorating St. Patrick — as well as Irish culture — can be celebrated in many ways. Ursula Conley of Junction City preferred to run Saturday as a part of the 36th annual St. Patrick’

  • I Wonder |Local |Education | March 16, 2014

    Was it illegal when the school district failed to withhold taxes?

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    Q: I thought it was a violation of state law for an employer to fail to withhold and remit an employee’s income tax to the state. Why is the school district putting the burden on the teachers to pay out of their own pockets


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