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  • Men's Basketball | March 14, 2014

    Cyclones deal Cats early exit

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Every time Kansas State and Iowa State played this season, it came down to who made plays in the final few minutes. This one was no different. (Kansas State senior Shane Southwell shoots over Iowa State’s Dustin Hogue on Thursday in

  • Men's Basketball | March 14, 2014

    Johnson comes through in Big 12 loss


    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When Marcus Foster went to the bench this season, Kansas State didn’t always have an answer to fill his scoring gap. When Foster wasn’t in on Thursday, they had it in fellow freshman Nigel Johnson. Johnson scored a career-high 17 points

  • Track & Field | March 14, 2014

    Four Wildcats to compete at NCAA Indoors

    The Kansas State track and field team is set to finish up the 2014 indoor season this weekend, beginning today in Albuquerque, N.M., for the NCAA Division-I Indoor Championships. Competing for the Wildcats on the men side will be Devin Dick in the heptathlon and

  • Tennis | March 14, 2014

    K-State tennis opens Big 12 slate

    After running its home win streak to seven matches last weekend, the 52nd-ranked Kansas State tennis team will begin its Big 12 schedule this weekend. The Wildcats, who are going through a transition this week following the announcement of coach Steve Bietau’s immediate retirement, opened

  • Editorials | March 13, 2014

    Primary objectives

    It’s no great surprise that the Kansas Senate on Wednesday approved a measure that would prohibit Kansans from switch political parties between June 1 and Sept. 1. Nor would it be surprising, in the unlikely event that Democrats controlled the Kansas Legislature, for them to support

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 13, 2014

    Former security adviser to give Landon Lecture

    Thomas Donilon, a former U.S. national security adviser and high-level administrator under three presidents, will present Kansas State University’s second Landon Lecture of 2014. Donilon will appear at McCain Auditorium at 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15. John Skipper, president of ESPN and co-chairman of

  • Local |Government & Politics | March 13, 2014

    Commissioners ‘surprised’ by bill that could make RCPD director an elected post

    Riley County commissioners on Thursday said they were surprised to learn that legislators are considering a bill that would make the Riley County police director an elected position. Currently, that position is appointed by the county law board. Commissioner Dave Lewis said the news, which

  • Arts & Leisure | March 13, 2014

    Real Patrick’s Day and more

    There is nothing fake about the real holiday on March 17 — just the history of a wild warm-up event a week earlier here. But you won’t want to miss the actual celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, the 36th annual edition this year in Aggieville. 

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 13, 2014

    JC police seize $43,000 in pot

    JUNCTION CITY — Junction City authorities seized $43,000 worth of marijuana and arrested two people for intending to distribute it after a drug bust on Wednesday. After executing a search warrants at 1919 Northwind Drive, Lot 2, and 1501 Dean St., authorities arrested Steven J. Parks, 28, Junction City and charged

  • Local |Business | March 13, 2014

    Local stations could be cut in Cox contract dispute

    Cable and internet provider Cox Communications and Topeka television affiliates are in a contract dispute that could affect thousands of Cox customers. The current contract expires Friday at 4 p.m. According to a statement on Kansas First News’ website, if a new contract is not

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