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  • November 24, 2013

    Fantasy role-playing games are center of this community

    A war is going on inside of Gamehounds, 1620 Fort Riley Blvd. You can’t see it, but if you have the imagination for it, you can watch it in your mind. It’s not the kind of war that features typical combat roles. This one

  • November 24, 2013

    It’s more of a ‘See ya later’


    I’m not very good at saying goodbye. I think it’s because I really hate doing it. But because life is what it is, I find myself having to say my goodbyes sooner rather than later. I’ve lived in this area for 24 (almost 25)

  • Football | November 24, 2013

    Knight effective as fill-in starter

    When Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight earned the starting job at the outset of the season, the announcement came as a surprise to many who assumed Blake Bell would inherit the keys to the offense after two seasons playing behind Landry Jones. In Saturday’s 41-31

  • Books | November 24, 2013

    Another ‘Custer’ killed in re-enactor tale

    This seventeenth and latest installment in Margaret Coel’s Wind River Mystery series will delight faithful readers of the series and win new adherents to this fascinating series of murder mysteries in the multicultural (white and American Indian) world of central Wyoming. Although an accomplished

  • Books | November 24, 2013

    Former spy writes what she knows

    It’s hard to tell whether credit for “Blowback,” which is an entertaining spy novel, should go to Valerie Plame or Sarah Lovett. Plame was the career CIA agent, and the protagonist not only is a woman but also has a name that calls Plame’

  • Books | November 24, 2013

    Crichton’s early books return

    We knew the late Michael Crichton as the author of “Jurassic Park,” “The Andromeda Strain,” and quite a list of other best sellers. We didn’t know his student work. Now Hard Case Crime, a paperback imprint, is bringing out the novels he wrote between 1966

  • Books | November 24, 2013

    Cookbooks provide recipes for tasty homemade gifts


    It’s that time of year when the non-procrastinators start thinking about gifts for family and friends. Some enjoy giving homemade treats as gifts in order to be more budget- friendly. Others like to give homemade gifts because they are more personal than buying a

  • November 24, 2013

    Georgetown way too much for K-State in 90-63 loss

    Bad shooting was the least of Kansas State’s problems this time. The Wildcats ran smack into Georgetown on Friday in the consolation bracket at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, and the Hoyas slammed K-State 90-63. The Hoyas dominated the post with 48 points in the paint,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 24, 2013

    JC police investigate shooting at club

    Police are searching for a person who reportedly shot a man at a Junction City club early Saturday morning. Sgt. Trish Giordano of the Junction City Police Department said an officer made a routine traffic stop at 2:15 a.m. Saturday in the 500 block of west 11

  • Local |Traffic | November 24, 2013

    All ramps on K-18 open

    All lanes, ramps and bridges on K-18 are open after work finished Friday. The ramps from eastbound K-18 to Davis Drive and Davis Drive to eastbound K-18 opened to unrestricted traffic in Manhattan. The new bridge over K-18 connecting Miller Parkway to Davis Drive also

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