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  • Columns | November 11, 2013

    An evening conversation: salute

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    Most of us, the lucky ones, think of being veterans the way you’d recall getting a college degree or landing that first big job. We served our country, it said thanks, life moved on. Maybe we have friends from our time in the military,

  • Editorials | November 11, 2013

    Americans won’t miss transfats

    Now that the US Food and Drug Administration has announced plans to eliminate transfats from Americans’ diets, about all there is to say is the sooner the better. Chances are we’ll not only live longer, we’ll also live a little better. The FDA

  • Columns | November 11, 2013

    Honor Kapaun, ‘forgotten war’

    This Veteran’s Day, I want to thank all of those who have warn the uniform in service to our nation. Every Nov. 11 we come together to honor their service and their sacrifice. And most important, to thank them. For Korean War veterans, this year

  • Letters | November 11, 2013

    Abandoned ferret suffered a painful, unnecessary death

    To the Editor: Last week a young life was lost because of ignorance and callousness. Two weeks ago a young ferret was abandoned in a rental. Animal control was called, and when they arrived, they told the informant that they could not enter the premises

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 11, 2013

    K-Stater earns national veterinary award

    Gary Anderson, director of the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University, is the 2013 recipient of the prestigious EP Pope Award presented by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. The award provides the highest acknowledgement of

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 11, 2013

    KSU observes Distance Learning Week

    Kansas State University’s celebration of National Distance Learning Week, November 11-15, is more than an annual event. It’s an opportunity for K-State distance education students — 2,300 and counting — to participate in a campus celebration from anywhere in the world. National Distance Learning Week is

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 11, 2013

    Grad students to represent university at research summit

    Ten Kansas State University graduate students who are researching Kansas-related topics have been chosen to represent the university at the 11th Capitol Graduate Research Summit in early 2014. The students were chosen based on their research presentations at Research and the State, an annual on-campus event

  • Obituaries | November 11, 2013


    Laural Diane Parker, 66, of Chesterfield, Missouri, died October 30 at Mercy Hospital in St Louis. The family provided some of the following information. Diane was born April 22, 1947, in Colorado Springs, Colo., the oldest of four children of the late Norman and Joyce McCandless. Diane graduated from

  • Arts & Leisure | November 11, 2013

    ‘Wedding Singer’ a pleasurable theater experience


    Last week I attended a Thursday night showing of the stage musical The Wedding Singer in K-State’s McCain Auditorium. Also in attendance were a number of college students, and I think they had a different experience than did I. Oh, we all enjoyed ourselves.

  • Arts & Leisure | November 11, 2013

    MAC’s ‘A Few Good Men’ gets hardy thumbs up


    The Manhattan Arts Center Theatre’s production of Aaron Sorkin’s 1989 court-martial drama, A Few Good Men, opened a two-week run in the Center’s Grosh Performance Hall this past Friday. As the course of the run includes this year’s Veterans Day, an extra

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