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  • Obituaries | March 14, 2013

    June Myers

    June O. Myers, 76, of Marysville died Wednesday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Editorials | March 14, 2013

    Let state sales tax drop as scheduled

    Gov. Sam Brownback didn’t get everything he wanted in tax-cut legislation from a state Senate he helped elect, but he could have done a lot worse. In giving first-round approval Wednesday to the second phase of the governor’s campaign to eliminate income taxes,

  • Columns | March 14, 2013

    State should expand Medicaid

    I have the privilege of serving an organization whose religious founders instilled in our health ministry the moral conviction that every person deserves access to health care. At Via Christi, our commitment to serving as a healing presence to the most vulnerable among us means

  • Letters | March 14, 2013

    We don’t need someone who wants to take over

    To the Editor: Thank goodness our city is not in need of rescue by a candidate who offers his “leadership” to come in and take over to show our bumbling incompetents how it should be done.

  • Letters | March 14, 2013

    Choose candidates reluctant to increase local tax burden

    To the Editor: Shall we join Grace Hwang on a time trip back to the third grade when boys voted for boys and girls voted for girls? Perhaps she would have benefited from my third-grade teacher, Mrs. Collier, who after observing this phenomenon stated she

  • Letters | March 14, 2013

    Elect Ball, Strawn, Hogan to the City Commission

    To the Editor: The central issue in the April city election is the cost of living in Manhattan. We need com-missioners who will take a holistic view and drive down the debt. Let us elect some people with a bit of business sense that will

  • Area Schools | March 14, 2013

    Guggisberg: Red Raider girls impressive in state championship run


    It was hard not to be impressed by the Wamego High girls’ basketball team last week at the Class 4A state tournament. Admittedly, I had not watched the Red Raiders play prior to last weekend. My focus is always Manhattan High as long as the

  • Movies | March 14, 2013

    ‘Oz’ OK, but it has some acting problems


    “Oz the Great and Powerful” tells the tale of how the Wizard of Oz, originally from Kansas, ended up saving the Land of Oz from the Wicked Witch, and came to live in the Emerald City. The story begins as Oscar Diggs (James Franco) is

  • Arts, Leisure | March 14, 2013

    Jazz series to feature KC group

    TOPEKA — The eighth concert in Topeka Jazz Workshop’s 44th season will be Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Topeka’s downtown Ramada, 420 SE 6th Street.  Featured artists will be Kansas City pianist Paul Smith, tenor sax man Mike White, bassman Bob Bowman, drummer

  • Arts, Leisure | March 14, 2013

    Symphony plans Saturday concert

    TOPEKA — The Topeka Symphony will present “Tchaikovsky to Berlioz” on Saturday in White Concert Hall on the Washburn University campus.  The 7:30 p.m. program will be conducted by conductor candidate Brendan Townsend.  The concert will open with Celebration Overture by Lee Actor and

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