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  • Manhattan High School | April 28, 2013

    MHS boys win Seaman Relays

    Despite less-than-ideal weather conditions, the Manhattan High boys’ track team was able to pull out a team victory at the Seaman Relays in Topeka on Friday. With just 73 points, Manhattan earned the win. The Indians needed a sixth or better finish in the final event

  • Manhattan High School | April 28, 2013

    MHS baseball wins two at Emporia

    While the Manhattan High softball team ended up postponing its doubleheader against Emporia, the baseball team completed its double header on Friday evening, sweeping the Spartans in a pair of games at Soden’s Field. The Indians won 4-1 in the opener, before rallying in

  • Manhattan High School | April 28, 2013

    Indians take 8th in boys’ golf

    Cold and rainy conditions have become something of a theme for the Manhattan High boys’ golf team. With steady rain and two lightning delays, Friday’s trip to Hutchinson was much like the rest of the Indians’ season. Manhattan finished eighth among 35 teams behind solid

  • Books | April 28, 2013

    Man’s release from mental facility gives him a fresh start

    Pat is a likeable 34-year-old just released from a mental institution whose entire goal is to win back his wife, Nikki. But just as football plays don’t always go the way the X’s and O’s are drawn up, Pat’s playbook has

  • April 28, 2013

    Story of woman’s rape illustrates prevalence of sex trafficking

    Kristen Tebow was just beginning her freshman year as a piccolo player in the K-State Marching Band in August 2006. She was looking forward to starting college and making many friends. “I had never been one of the popular girls,” Kristen said. “But I was very

  • Books | April 28, 2013

    Celebrate National Hamburger Month with these cookbooks


    I had to laugh when I found out that May is National Hamburger Month. However, when you think about the role the hamburger has played in American culture and cuisine, maybe it should be recognized on the calendar. If you are interested in knowing more

  • Off The Beat | April 28, 2013

    Pondering life, death


    I’ve been thinking a lot about life and death recently. Let me start off by saying that existence is awesome. I can’t even imagine all the reasons I could not be existing. I drive every day, fly on a plane every once in

  • Editorials | April 28, 2013

    NBAF well worth state investment

    The unease that some conservative Kansas senators demonstrated Thursday about supporting $202 million in bonds to help fund NBAF isn’t surprising. That’s a lot of money, especially for legislators who’ve cut taxes so sharply that even paying the state’s bills is a

  • Letters | April 28, 2013

    Let’s require our leaders to have sound character

    To the Editor: Growing up, I was warned by both my parents and grand-parents not to be misled by people of low character. I was taught that a person’s character was the basis of their future actions.

  • Letters | April 28, 2013

    How hypocritical can Brownback, legislators be?

    To the Editor: Rank hypocrisy! Gov. Sam Brownback and most conserva-tive Kansas legislators have repeatedly inveigh against “big government” dictating how people should live. But then they turn around and do exactly that by mandating that the University of Kansas Medical Center establish a stem

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