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  • Manhattan High School | October 11, 2013

    Manhattan downs Shawnee Heights, 41-24

    TECUMSEH — Manhattan rode the mistakes of Shawnee Heights to a 31-6 first half lead and fought off the T-Bird comeback in the second half to win 41-24 on the road Friday night. Shawnee Heights had a pair of special teams’ mistakes and a fumble to

  • Manhattan High School | October 11, 2013

    MHS soccer defeats Trojans, improves to 9-2-1 overall


    With a barrage of goals in the first 7 minutes of the match, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team made it clear from the start that it would not lose against Topeka High at Bishop Stadium Thursday night. What the Indians didn’t do, however, is

  • Manhattan High School | October 11, 2013

    Fabrizius showing his versatility for surging Indians


    While Ethan Fabrizius is an important cog in the Manhattan High football team’s dominant defense as a starting safety, the senior also sees the field on special teams at a position far less flashy. In a spot that only gets attention when a mistake

  • Editorials | October 11, 2013

    Little has changed in Venezuela

    Back when Hugo Chavez was running Venezuela, Americans became accustomed to sundry denunciations and to taking the fall for whatever ailed that workers’ paradise. And a lot did. It was a bit surprising that President Obama hasn’t been blamed for the cancer that claimed

  • Local | October 11, 2013

    New leopard at zoo soon to be joined by female in breeding program

    Sorry for the pun, but a new leopard has been spotted at Sunset Zoo. And there’s another one on the way — a potential mate, in fact. An Amur leopard named Vladamere arrived Wednesday from Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City. He was transferred as

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 11, 2013

    Judge Wilson started out making calls on the basketball court


    An official in the courtroom, Chief Judge Meryl Wilson of the Riley County District Court used to officiate something else: basketball. Wilson, who was recently reappointed to his position by Kansas Supreme Court Justice Lawton Nuss, used to be a Big 8 basketball official while he

  • Columns | October 11, 2013

    An evening conversation: week or weak?

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    There are weeks. And then there are weeks that seem so odd, bizarre, surprising, strange, exciting, discouraging, or all of the above…that all you can do is blink your eyes and say… Call me on Saturday. EXHIBIT 1: I was really, really close to catching

  • Local |Business | October 11, 2013

    Software company to open center in Manhattan

    Xpanxion, a global software services company, is opening a software center in Manhattan in November. Company officials said they plan to hire 20-30 IT professionals within two years of operation in Manhattan. Xpanxion plans to open an office in Manhattan on Nov. 15. The company will

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 11, 2013

    ‘Geek culture’ inspired writer Cline


    Writer Ernest Cline’s passion for John Hughes and Atari inspired his homage to 1980s pop culture, “Ready Player One.” Cline discussed his path to writing the book, this year’s Kansas State Book Network common reading selection, Thursday at McCain Auditorium. After loving Star

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

    Prosecutors oppose doctor’s dismissal motions

    Federal prosecutors are opposing motions to dismiss two charges against a Manhattan physician accused of illegally distributing painkillers through his clinic. Michael P. Schuster, 53, was indicted by a grand jury in May on allegations that he signed blank prescription forms that his staff used to

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