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  • Columns | November 18, 2013

    Join the battle against hunger

    Amazing, isn’t it, how much our lives revolve around food? As the holidays approach, we’re reminded of the integral role that food plays, not only in our daily nourishment, but as the cornerstone of our social gatherings. Aside from love, food is the

  • Football |Manhattan High School | November 18, 2013

    Goolsby explains Florida pick

    Derby tight end DeAndre Goolsby was well-covered by Manhattan High defenders Friday night, but it didn’t matter. The 6-foot-4, 225-pound senior stretched his arms out just in time for his quarterback to hit him in the hands for a 7-yard touchdown at Bishop Stadium —

  • Men's Basketball | November 18, 2013

    Wildcats pester Beach for 71-58 victory

    For more than 14 minutes, Kansas State looked like a well-oiled machine. (Kansas State freshman Marcus Foster shoots a 3-pointer over Long Beach State’s Branford Jones on Sunday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum. Foster scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Wildcats past The Beach, 71-58).

  • Football | November 18, 2013

    Cats’ Cantele earns Big 12 weekly honor

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    After kicking a game-winning field goal in Kansas State’s 33-31 win over TCU on Saturday, placekicker Jack Cantele earned recognition as the Big 12 Special Teams Co-Player of the Week. Cantele, who shared the award with Oklahoma’s Jalen Saunders, made a 41-yard field goal

  • Football | November 18, 2013

    Sproles injured in Saints’ victory

    It’s been a tough season for Darren Sproles in regard to injuries, but the New Orleans Saints running back came up big in Sunday’s 23-20 win over San Francisco. Sproles rushed for 16 yards and had four catches for 19 yards on the day, but

  • Men's Basketball | November 17, 2013

    K-State tops Long Beach, 71-58

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team got another big performance out of Marcus Foster on Sunday, as the freshman scored 17 points in a 71-58 win over Long Beach State. The Wildcats jumped out to an early 22-7 lead and led 39-22 by halftime. Long

  • Local | November 17, 2013

    Dietician uses diabetes diagnosis to help others


    Forty years ago, Norma Slagle’s health was declining. Between her junior and senior years of high school, she began to get seizures and pass out — and doctors confused about the cause. Norma had always been a bit on the sickly side as a child.

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 17, 2013

    Parks and Rec boss Eddie Eastes discusses the job

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    The Mercury sat down with Eddie Eastes, the new parks and recreation director for Manhattan. He was assistant director until April, when former director Curt Loupe retired. Eastes was named interim director for the department at that time. After a nationwide search and lengthy interview

  • Local |Fort Riley | November 17, 2013

    Warrior Transition receives free food for the holidays

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    FORT RILEY — For all the military does to protect the country, it’s only fair that sometimes a favor is returned. So Saturday morning, several hundred military families waded through rows of turkeys, green beans, cranberry sauce, potatoes and cookie dough as they collected food

  • Women's Basketball | November 17, 2013

    Wildcats slammed by UTEP, 84-39

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    EL PASO, Texas — The Kansas State women’s basketball team started slow and UTEP took full advantage on Saturday afternoon at the Don Haskins Center. The Miners clubbed the Wildcats 84-39 in K-State’s first road game of the season. K-State (2-1) was paced by

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