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  • Local |Government, Politics | July 19, 2013

    NBAF funding advanced to full Senate

    Construction of the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) main facility moved one step closer to reality Thursday. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2014 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill that includes $404 million toward the construction of NBAF. The bill is now set to go

  • I Wonder | July 19, 2013

    The city’s ‘downtrodden’ areas


    Q: Why are there so many rundown houses in the downtown area? I’m talking specifically the area bordered by Laramie, 11th, Poyntz and Juliette. I’ve started taking morning walks and was curious how such valuable real estate could be so poorly maintained. Is

  • Obituaries | July 19, 2013

    Nicole Enderle

    Nickie Marie Enderle, 42, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died in a car accident July 12 in Colorado.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 19, 2013

    Wamego man arrested in internal theft

    Riley County officers arrested a Wamego man Wednesday in connection with an internal theft at the Flint Hills Area Builders Association. Riley County Public Information Officer Matthew Droge said Tracy Roberts, 44, the executive officer of the association, was arrested after detectives were made aware of

  • Obituaries | July 19, 2013

    Martina Koch

    Martina “Tina” Koch, 93, of Manhattan died Thursday at Meadowlark Hills Wroten House in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | July 19, 2013

    Alexander Enderle

    Alexander Matthew Enderle, 3, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died July 12 in a car accident in Colorado.

  • Obituaries | July 19, 2013

    Edward Lesline

    Edward LeRoy Lesline, 88, of Olathe and formerly of Manhattan died Wednesday at his home in Olathe.

  • Obituaries | July 19, 2013

    LaVerne Bates

    LaVerne Ruth Bates, 84, of Ada, Okla., died Sunday in a Dallas, Texas, hospital.

  • Obituaries | July 19, 2013

    Steven Beals

    Steven Ray Beals, 55, of Miltonvale died Tuesday in Miltonvale.

  • Editorials | July 19, 2013

    Putin yields to protesters

    Russian President Vladimir Putin doesn’t abide much in the way of opposition. He, or at least some of those who do his bidding, do what it takes — peacefully or otherwise —  to silence those who might create problems for President Putin. Journalists and others

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