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  • Local |Government, Politics | April 26, 2013

    Congress passes FAA bill

    Congress has passed a law giving the Federal Aviation Administration the ability to transfer money into the contract tower fund, which should end the air-traffic controller furloughs and keep the 149 towers slated for closure to remain open through September. The Senate unaminously passed the bill

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 26, 2013

    Ethiopian university presidents visit K-State

    Leaders.phatch.phatch

    A delegation of Ethiopian university presidents visited Kansas State University on Friday in a quest to further develop their institutions. The goal of the visit is to demonstrate to the Ethiopian delegation how public U.S. universities work and to continue to establish relationships in

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 26, 2013

    County approves $1 million in projects

    Riley County Commissioners approved $1 million in projects for 2013 out of the Capital Improvement Fund on Thursday at a special session. Budget and finance officer Johnette Shepek heard justifications from Public Works Director Leon Hobson, members of Riley County’s IT department and Noxious Weed Director

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 26, 2013

    House minority leader: Tax law favors employers

    Kansas House Minority Leader Paul Davis called an income tax law that went into effect this year the “Workers Pay, Bosses Don’t” tax law during a visit to Manhattan on Thursday. Davis visited with residents at Kite’s Bar and Grill Thursday night in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 26, 2013

    Doctor’s license suspended

    The Kansas State Board of Healing Arts has indefinitely suspended the medical license of the Manhattan physician accused of running a pill mill following his arrest. The decision to suspend Michael Schuster’s license came Thursday, along with a public censure of the 53-year-old doctor.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 26, 2013

    Battery of corrections officer

    Riley County officers arrested a Wichita man early Friday morning for criminal trespass, interference with law enforcement and battery of a corrections officer. Chad Meyer, 32, was first arrested outside of Kite’s Bar and Grill in Aggieville after 1 a.m. for criminal trespass after he

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 26, 2013

    Fatality ruled a DUI

    Toxicology reports for a driver killed in an accident on US Highway 24 in March indicate the man had been driving under the influence of controlled substances. Michael Ippert, 28, Manhattan, died on March 13 after being ejected from his 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe after he drove the vehicle off

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 26, 2013

    Couple arrested for gun thefts

    A couple is in custody for allegedly stealing seven guns from a soldier’s apartment earlier in April. Ashley Newbrough, 20, and Todd Newbrough, 20, both of 2418 Charolais Lane, were arrested Thursday, Officer Matthew Droge said, as the result of an investigation into a burglary reported on

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 26, 2013

    Man arrested for assault, battery

    Officers arrested a Cedar Point man Thursday for aggravated assault and domestic battery after allegedly threatening a woman at knifepoint. Joshua Mitchell, 28, was arrested after police were called to a residence in the northeast part of Manhattan by a 40-year-old woman who reported that Mitchell

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 26, 2013

    String of burglaries in Junction City

    The Junction City Police Department is warning citizens of a recent rash of residential burglaries in the northeast area of Junction City. Lt. Jeff Childs said the areas include the 200 block of West Home Street and the 400 block of West 18th Street. Childs said a


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