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  • Women's Basketball | June 09, 2014

    Romero transferring to Florida State

    Leticia Romero is headed to Florida State. The All-Big 12 point guard, who won her release from Kansas State last month after an ugly seven-week public fight with the school, will sit out next season due to NCAA transfer rules and be eligible to play for

  • General Activities | June 09, 2014

    17ers take 3rd at TOC to cap weekend

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    Down one run to St. Joseph Post 11 with two outs in the bottom of the fifth, Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers’ coach Steve Disbrow decided to roll the dice. It almost cost him his shortstop. On the first pitch of Wes Whitney’s at-bat,

  • Movies | June 09, 2014

    New Cruise action movie fun

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    “Edge of Tomorrow,” the new Tom Cruise action movie, is a lot of fun to watch. Its no classic, and it doesn’t even pretend to be trail-blazing. But it moves with efficiency for which director Doug Liman (who directed both “The Bourne Identity” and “

  • Arts & Leisure | June 09, 2014

    Bluegrass group entertains MAC series crowd

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    Appearing at the Manhattan Arts Center as a part of the BirdHouse Music series, bluegrass band The Special Consensus played Saturday. Composed of founding member Greg Cahill on banjo, Dan Eubanks on bass, Dustin Benson on guitar and Rick Faris on mandolin and guitar, the

  • Neighbors | June 09, 2014

    Woman keeps busy as crafter, senior advocate

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    Despite being retired, Mary Jo Harbour is constantly busy working as an advocate for other retirees at the Riley County Seniors Service Center. She’s the chair of the Riley County Council on Aging and the chair of the Spam Protection Committee for Manhattan Area

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 09, 2014

    K-State plans new multicultural center

    Kansas State University administrators are planning a new multicultural center for the school. “We have plans to design a multicultural center. I can confirm that,” said Ryan Swanson, K-State’s associate vice president for campus planning and facility management. “It’s really what makes the

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | June 09, 2014

    Yo-Yo Ma leads 2014-15 McCain schedule

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    Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, singer LeAnn Rimes, comedian Larry the Cable Guy, blues icon Buddy Guy and radio personality Garrison Keillor are among the acts set to perform next year at McCain Auditorium. The 2014-15 lineup was announced Sunday. The schedule, which features a total of 30

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 09, 2014

    Commissioners discuss faulty wind turbine

    The fate of one of Riley County’s wind turbines is up in the air. Public Works Director and County Engineer Leon Hobson told Riley County commissioners Monday morning one of its four turbines has had a tough time staying operational. The turbines — installed near

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 09, 2014

    Trial set in kidnapping, theft case

    Jury trials were scheduled on Monday for a Manhattan man facing kidnapping, aggravated robbery and theft charges in one case, and two counts of theft and one count of making false information in another case. Jerred Snyder, 30, stood before Riley County Judge John Bosch as

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 09, 2014

    Commission to tackle utility rates

    City commissioners will discuss utility rates Tuesday during a 2015 budget work session. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The proposed utility increases are four percent for water, three percent for wastewater, and four percent for residential and commercial stormwater. Carryover topics from


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