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  • Letters | December 31, 2012

    The continuing intrusion of government in our lives

    To the Editor: It’s not just another New Year.  My observation suggests we’re at a significant turning point, a new era.  I hope each of you will pay increased attention to the further intrusion of government, particularly the federal government in

  • Football | December 30, 2012

    Tannahill an unsung hero for Cats


    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — At first glance, Kansas State Travis Tannahill’s season numbers may not jump off the page. But the senior tight end has played a key role in the success of the Wildcats offense this season. With a ground attack led by senior quarterback

  • Football | December 30, 2012

    Oregon braces for versatile Collin Klein

    Fiesta bowl coaches kind

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — In the simplest of ways, Thursday’s Fiesta Bowl could come down to who manages the tempo the best. Oregon wants to go fast, do everything fast and leave the Wildcats in a cloud of dust. Kansas State wants to take its time,

  • Football | December 30, 2012

    Harper in unique situation against Ducks


    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — All eyes were on Chris Harper Sunday morning. The former Oregon quarterback and receiver had six cameras and a dozen reporters waiting for him at a media function. Kansas State’s Heisman Trophy finalist Collin Klein had just one camera waiting for him.

  • Books | December 30, 2012

    America’s other, underestimated half: the introverts


    We live in an age in which many different minority groups have struggled for and achieved some measure of recognition and power. Yet, an important, large minority group, amounting to one-third to one-half of our population is largely unrecognized, denigrated and generally kept down. Quite

  • Books | December 30, 2012

    Many free ebooks are available for wireless reading devices


    So the man in the red suit was good to you leaving you with a wonderful new gadget that will bring all the great literature of the world to your fingertips. Unfortunately, he didn’t leave a big pile of money for you to begin

  • December 30, 2012

    Wildcat fans can get a taste of the Southwest in Arizona

    Glendale, Ariz., will be the stage for the K-State Wildcats to play the Oregon Ducks on Jan. 3. This suburb of Phoenix is a center of Native American art and culture, with plenty of museums, shopping, fine dining.  Fans will also have a chance to

  • Editorials | December 30, 2012

    The memorable moments of 2012

    The now-concluding calendar year will be recalled locally for several reasons, both good and bad. Herewith some of the lasting memories. The long run toward a national college football championship, beginning with the victory at Oklahoma, accelerating with the win at West Virginia, steadily gaining

  • Letters | December 30, 2012

    Seeking socks for the homeless this holiday

    To The Editor: Christmas is the time of year for spending time with loved ones, but for some this time of year is not so merry and bright. Emerald Property Management is bringing Christmas cheer to the less fortunate members of the Manhattan community

  • Letters | December 30, 2012

    MHS student should not have been publicly named

    To The Editor: I was very sorry to see the front page story in the Thursday paper about clubs at Manhattan High School, where it was reported that a co-president from the chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes had recently resigned because of “reports”

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