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  • Arts, Leisure | January 24, 2013

    Recital offers perfect blending of words, music


    This past Sunday afternoon at the University Christian Church, pianist LeRoy Johnson, assisted by KSU Distinguished Professor Elizabeth Dodd as guest reader, performed the winter segment of a “4 Seasons” series sponsored by the Manhattan High School Class of 1974 Reunion Committee, a one-hour recital of works

  • January 24, 2013

    Blues, country, pop: take your pick


    It’s a weekend of live music in Manhattan. The Red State Blues Band, with its tight arrangements of ballads and barn-burners, will get you dancing. This eight-member band, devoted to performing a variety of authentic blues styles stretching back across the past century, will

  • Movies | January 24, 2013

    More smoke than substance in ‘Broken City’


    “Murky,” I think we’d call the new movie “Broken City.” It was intended as a political thriller and then released right after a presidential election, when everybody is absolutely sick of campaigning. It gives its audience a big hunk of a New York City

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | January 24, 2013

    Sherows reflect on inauguration essay, trip

    Two Kansas State University history professors attended the inauguration on Monday in Washington D.C. Jim Sherow, who is also a city commissioner, and his wife, Bonnie Lynn-Sherow, received two tickets to the presidential inauguration as part of their co-authoring a paper written about K-State

  • Local |Fort Riley | January 24, 2013

    Fort Riley soldiers welcomed by Royals


    A reporter implied Hall of Fame third-baseman George Brett could relate to soldiers because he, too, spent much of his time away from home during his 20-plus year career with the Kansas City Royals. Brett was quick to distinguish the difference, saying his time on

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 24, 2013

    Donation helps K-State laboratories

    A donation from Overland Park-based FishNet Security will enable researchers in Kansas State University’s Smart Grid Laboratory to study ways to improve electrical systems. FishNet Security, North America’s largest information security provider, will donate, integrate and manage software-defined networking equipment at the university’

  • Obituaries | January 24, 2013

    Kendra Billam

    Kendra Lynn “Kendy” Billam, 48, of Manhattan died unexpectedly at her residence Tuesday.

  • Obituaries | January 24, 2013

    Jayla Vincent

    Jayla Memarie Vincent, infant daughter, died Nov. 17 as she was welcomed into the world.

  • Women's Basketball | January 24, 2013

    Wildcats shock No. 12 Cowgirls in OT

    Off to the races.phatch

    Teams with only seven players and no height to speak of aren’t supposed to win many games, let alone defeat Top 15 teams in the Big 12. But don’t tell that to the Wildcats. Just a couple days removed from losing two more players for

  • Women's Basketball | January 24, 2013

    Serious injuries stacking up for K-State


    Not only is Kansas State short in stature, but now the women’s basketball team is short on numbers. Already faced with the challenge of playing the season with the smallest lineup in the Big 12, the Wildcats suffered another couple blows this week with the

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