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  • Obituaries | August 11, 2013

    Ted L. Cunningham

    Ted Cunningham, 82, died August 8, 2013.

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 11, 2013

    Third-year K-State student spends week at Guadalajara Zoo in Mexico

    To most Americans, Guadalajara sounds like an exotic destination. For third-year student Sabra Ortega, it was an exotic destination - that is, it was a destination where she could work with exotic animals. Sabra spent a week in June at the Guadalajara Zoo in Jalisco,

  • Football | August 11, 2013

    Burton representing Manhattan High at K-State

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    Deante Burton thought Joe Schartz was a tough football coach at Manhattan High. Now he knows just how good he had it when he played for the Indians. As a freshman at Kansas State last season, the receiver was coached by Michael Smith, who is

  • Women's Basketball | August 11, 2013

    Cats start early with Italy trip

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    If you told the Kansas State women’s basketball team this is football season, the Wildcats would probably disagree. After all, K-State is getting ready to play some basketball in August — today, in fact — when the Wildcats meet the Italy All-Stars in Como, Italy. This

  • Football | August 11, 2013

    K-State announces fan event

    Kansas State fans will have their first opportunity to see the 2013 football team on Aug. 17 during the Fall Football Kickoff at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The public is asked to park on the east side of the stadium and enter through Gates P, R, S

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 11, 2013

    State-of-the-art justice facility opens in Pottawatomie County


    A courtroom that allows judges to decide which jurors see certain video and audio evidence. A 76-person max capacity jail. Those features and more are inside the new Pottawatomie County Justice Center, the first portion of which opens Aug. 19. The $14 million center is designed to

  • Off The Beat | August 11, 2013

    The functionality of a facility


    We have in our house several pieces of Delft pottery. I bought them a couple decades ago, during a visit to the Netherlands, and put them on the walls of our dining room and on bookshelves. In the intervening two decades, there has not been

  • Books | August 11, 2013

    Dealing with murder and Nazis; at least the countryside is really cool

    “The Light in the Ruins” has a lot going for it. It’s a murder mystery that takes place in Italy — not just Italy but Tuscany — that has its roots in World War II but is solved in 1955 and involves a once prosperous family that

  • Books | August 11, 2013

    Are the mentally ill really mentally ill?

    This is an important book by the psychiatrist who chaired the DSM-4 task force, which produced the 1994 edition of the “bible” of psychiatric disorders, a reference used almost universally by American psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, and health insurance companies.  The author has concluded that the

  • Books | August 11, 2013

    15 years into the wizarding world of Harry Potter


    When I came to Manhattan Public Library in June 1999, a steady buzz was rippling around the community…and the world. It sounded like this: harrypotterharrypotterharrypotter. I did not realize at the time that I had entered my new career in children’s librarianship at a

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