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  • Local |Government, Politics | March 15, 2013

    Loupe on leave from parks

    The city’s director of parks and recreation has been placed on administrative leave. Ron Fehr, city manager, confirmed the decision to place Curt Loupe on that leave status, but would not comment on the basis for the action. Nor would Fehr say when the

  • Local | March 15, 2013

    Manhattan among fastest-growing metro areas

    Redeployment.phatch

    The Census Bureau released data Thursday placing Manhattan among the 10 fastest growing metropolitan areas in the nation. The data found that between July 1, 2011, and July 1, 2012, the area’s population rose 2.8 percent, the 10th largest increase by percent of any metro area. The Manhattan metropolitan area

  • Obituaries | March 15, 2013

    Bryana Anderson

    Bryana Noel Anderson died March 5, 2013, on the day of her birth, at Irwin Army Community Hospital.

  • Men's Basketball | March 15, 2013

    McGruder pushes Cats past Texas, 66-49

    Rodney.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rodney McGruder didn’t have to make a splash on Thursday, not this time at least. The Kansas State senior turned in a steady 24-point, seven-rebound performance as the 11th-ranked Wildcats defeated Texas 66-49 in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinals at the Sprint

  • Men's Basketball | March 15, 2013

    Johnson provides lift off the bench

    50 put back dunk.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — All he needed was the opportunity. DJ Johnson made the most of it Thursday night, coming off the bench to provide Kansas State with a needed lift inside against Texas in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinals at the Sprint Center. The freshman forward

  • Men's Basketball | March 15, 2013

    K-State silences Kabongo

    Steal.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Myck Kabongo scored 24 points against Kansas State the last time the Wildcats played Texas. It wasn’t going to happen again. “He’s their best player, and in basketball you have to take that challenge personal,” K-State senior Martavious Irving said. The

  • Men's Basketball | March 15, 2013

    K-State ready for rematch with OSU

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nobody wants to say it, but you can tell Kansas State’s loss to Oklahoma State last Saturday left a sour taste in the mouths of the Wildcat players. K-State will get another shot against the Cowboys tonight in the Big 12 Championship

  • March 14, 2013

    Wildcats drop Longhorns, advance to Big 12 semifinals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rodney McGruder scored 24 points and Angel Rodriguez added 13 as Kansas State defeated Texas 66-49 in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinals Friday night at Sprint Center. McGruder’s point total was three points shy of the K-State record in the Big 12 tournament — set during

  • Local | March 14, 2013

    What a Latin pope means for the Catholic Church

    The election of a new pope typically brings excitement. Wednesday’s election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina brought more of that excitement than typical to the area’s Latin Catholic population because of what he represents. Pope Francis is the first pope from

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 14, 2013

    Fire may be made capital

    The U.S. Attorney General’s office will review whether federal prosecutors in Kansas should pursue the death penalty against two people accused of setting a deadly fire here in February. Patrick Scahill, 20, and Virginia Griese, 19, both of Manhattan, pleaded not guilty to arson resulting


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