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  • Local |Government, Politics | March 17, 2013

    City candidates discuss incentives, important projects and tax abatements

    In preparation for the city commission elections, the Mercury has asked each candidate to address several questions on various issues facing the city. These questions are designed to help voters understand each candidate’s position to facilitate the voter’s ability to make a more

  • March 17, 2013

    Hertel learns new way to consume, shop for foods

    Yogurt.phatch

    As Holly Hertel works toward her goal of losing 200 pounds, she is exploring new meal options, recipes, supplements and foods in order to maintain a healthful diet. “It’s a science – how many calories you are burning versus what you’re putting in,” said Kyle

  • Off The Beat | March 17, 2013

    Check your driving skills

    Corene047color.phatch

    I cringe every time I get in my car to drive home. Unfortunately, I work downtown, and live on the far west side of Manhattan. As I drive home every day, I observe my fellow drivers doing things that make me question their knowledge of

  • Men's Basketball | March 15, 2013

    Cats top Cowboys, will play KU for title Saturday

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The matchup is set. Kansas State got past Oklahoma State 68-57 Friday night behind 23 points from Rodney McGruder in the Big 12 Championship semifinal at the Sprint Center. With the win, the Wildcats (27-6) advanced to play the rival Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday

  • Letters | March 15, 2013

    Thanks for assistance with Troop 223 chili feed

    To the Editor: On Feb. 23, Boy Scout Troop 223, sponsored by Crestview Christian Church, held its annual Chili and Chili Dog Feast at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park in an effort to raise funds in support of the scouts’ registration for summer camps and high adventure

  • Letters | March 15, 2013

    Hope expressed that Francis will be a friend to animals

    To the Editor: I was delighted to learn that the newly elected pope chose for himself the name of St. Francis of Assisi, generally known as patron saint of the animals. Indeed, Catholic and Anglican churches hold ceremonies blessing animals on his feast day of

  • Editorials | March 15, 2013

    In the footsteps of Francis

    One need not be Catholic to get caught up in the tradition and majesty surrounding the election of a new pope. But the election Wednesday of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Pope Francis is fascinating for reasons that transcend the mere passing of the Papal

  • Letters | March 15, 2013

    Thanks for assistance with Troop 223 chili feed

    To the Editor: On Feb. 23, Boy Scout Troop 223, sponsored by Crestview Christian Church, held its annual Chili and Chili Dog Feast at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park in an effort to raise funds in support of the scouts’ registration for summer camps and high adventure

  • Letters | March 15, 2013

    New definitions of terms used in local politics

    To the Editor: Please get out and vote on April 2. Here are some of the  frequently used terms (at recent forums) and their new definitions.  These should be helpful to you before you vote:

  • Letters | March 15, 2013

    Elect commissioners who will stand by what they say

    To the Editor: How many times have you seen politicians state one thing on the campaign trail and then do something completely different when elected? How many other politicians make flowery speeches with no “beef”?


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