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  • Women's Basketball | December 23, 2012

    Chambers powers Cats past UNLV

    LAS VEGAS —  Showing no signs of the high-ankle sprain that knocked her from Kansas State’s loss to UTEP last Sunday, Brittany Chambers appeared to be her best on Friday. The senior scored a game-high 28 points and hauled down a career-high 15 rebounds to go

  • Books | December 22, 2012

    Woman uses canvas, lies to climb to the top of the Boston art world

    The art forger.phatch

    Claire Roth, the protagonist in “The Art Forger,” is a talented painter. She’s also something of an outcast in Boston’s art society, the combined result of a love affair gone bad, a work heralded as a masterpiece that she allowed her lover to

  • Books | December 22, 2012

    Humane Society president describes animal-human bond

    C-the bond.phatch

    It is true that some people will turn away from starting to read a book once they hear many negative comments from others about its content and the author. Comments posted online by professional reviewers can be equally discouraging, especially when the ‘majority’ rules. This

  • Books | December 22, 2012

    Young adult reads that older adults will enjoy, too


    Young adult books, as many people are recognizing these days, are not just for teens. In fact, adults make up the majority of young adult book purchasers. With that in mind, here are a few of my young adult picks from the past year that

  • Books | December 22, 2012

    ‘Killing Kennedy’ plays to non-conspiracy readers

    Killing kennedy.phatch

    It has been forty-nine years since President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. People may be divided into four groups, first, those who, perhaps passionately, believe that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in killing him; second, those who perhaps passionately, believe that some conspiracy group backed

  • Gardening | December 22, 2012

    Plants aren’t just pretty, also beneficial


    Local businesses have live and cut trees and decorative plants for sale. These plants are used for celebrations and to enhance our living environment. The plants natural processes are a benefit to us. Plants use carbon dioxide, provide us oxygen, and remove air pollutants and

  • Columns | December 22, 2012

    Guns aren’t the problem…

    Another tragic shooting. I join the world in sorrow for the inconceivable and thoughtless slaughter of those children and faculty members. But make sense of it? Good luck with that. I can, though, give an explanation. It’s complicated and many-faceted, so bear with me.

  • Columns | December 22, 2012

    Nobody’s happy with North Korean launch

    Seldom have I seen an action that has angered so many nations and yet left them appearing helpless as North Korean’s recent missile launch. For the United States, the launch means North Korea could one day launch a nuclear weapon that could strike the

  • Local | December 22, 2012

    Company receives award, celebrates anniversary

    Tindal Orthotics and Prosthetics received a three-year accreditation award in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC). Tindal Orthotics and Prosthetics is recognized for achievements in the areas of organizational management, patient care standards, quality

  • Local | December 22, 2012

    Dick Edwards breaks ground on new dealership in JC

    Dick Edwards, president of Dick Edwards Auto Plaza, and Janice Edwards, vice president , announced that the first phase of construction of their new Junction City dealership at the corner of I-70 and Highway 77 will begin. The initial ground-breaking ceremony was on Dec. 18. It was followed

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