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  • Letters | June 12, 2013

    Investments in education provide immense returns

    To the Editor: Recent debate on immigration reform centers upon statements in two think tank reports, one by the Cato Institute, the other by the Center for Immigration Reform. The CIR report notes the percentage of immigrant families accessing public aid, while the Cato report

  • Editorials | June 12, 2013

    Standards should serve students well

    It’s refreshing to learn that the debate over evolution and intelligent design didn’t dominate the discussion leading to the Kansas Board of Education’s approval Tuesday of new science standards for public school students. Not that the topic has completely gone away. It

  • Movies | June 12, 2013

    ‘The Internship’ is good-humored if not hilarious


    I don’t know if one would want to call Shawn Levy “the genius behind the ‘Night at the Museum’ movies,” but he did direct the first two and is apparently going to do the third. His current release, though, is another Owen Wilson vehicle,

  • Triangulate | June 11, 2013

    The Lakers- Pacers- Final of 2000: A Lifetime memory

    It was early June 2000 and I was following the Los Angeles Laker-Indiana Pacer series leading up to the NBA championship game.  LA needed one more win in a best of seven format to be crowned NBA champs- and- the showdown was set for game

  • Local | June 11, 2013

    Miss Kansas a former MHS student

    Theresa Vail, a senior at K-State, is Miss Kansas 2013. She won the pageant Saturday, earning the right to compete in Pratt at the Miss America Pageant in September. Vail represented Leavenworth County in the pageant, but she listed her hometown as Manhattan. She attended Manhattan

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

    Jury selection set for murder case

    Rose Schneider .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[i].replace(/^\s\s*/, '&#'));while (--j >= 0)if (el[j].getAttribute('data-eeEncEmail_BNCCrdnLOW'))el[j].innerHTML = out;/*]]>*/ Jury selection will begin June 24 in the first-degree murder trial of Daniel Parker,

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 11, 2013

    Pottawatomie County Commission approves bridge repair contract

    Pottawatomie County commissioners agreed Monday to contract with a California firm to determine the load capacity of a new county bridge damaged by fire late last year. And the high-tech testing will cost only $5,000––a fraction of the original estimate of $25,000 to $30,000––since the company

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 11, 2013

    2013-14 Coffman chair known for classroom simulations

    Transferring information to students in the traditional classroom setting isn’t enough for Kansas State University’s newest Coffman chair for distinguished teaching scholars. John Fliter, 2013-2014 Coffman chair and associate professor of political science, strives to make sure students understand and are able to

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 11, 2013

    Pottawatomie County fire districts consolidated


    Seven of the 12 fire districts under Pottawatomie County jurisdiction were consolidated into a single district Monday, following a public hearing before the county commission. Commissioners adopted a resolution establishing Consolidated Fire District No. 1, which brings seven districts comprising 47 percent of the county’s land mass

  • Obituaries | June 11, 2013

    Anna Board

    Anna Marie Board , 85, of Manhattan died Saturday at Mercy Regional Health Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation. For more information please visit

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