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  • Local | October 20, 2014

    Health dept. says it’s ready for Ebola

    The Riley County Health Department joined Mercy Regional Health Center in preparedness steps for infectious diseases, including Ebola. Health department director Brenda Nickel updated Riley County commissioners at a meeting Monday, and said that the department is prepared to respond to Ebola infection in Kansas.

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 20, 2014

    City to consider antenna proposal

    The Manhattan City Commission on Tuesday will consider entering a franchise agreement regarding the installation of an antenna system in the city. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Wildflower Telecommunications, a subsidiary of IdeaTek Systems, wants to install 48 system facilities that it

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 20, 2014

    Court denies appeal in wrongful death case

    The Kansas Court of Appeals on Friday affirmed a lower court’s ruling that a former Mercy Regional Health Center cardiologist wasn’t responsible for a patient’s death. Riley County District Court Judge John Bosch previously granted summary judgement in favor of Dr. William

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 20, 2014

    Aguirre will appeal sentence

    Luis Aguirre will appeal his life sentence for murdering his former girlfriend and their 13-month-old daughter Tuesday. Aguirre is expected to argue before the Kansas Supreme Court that statements he made to police after being read his Miranda rights should have been suppressed at trial.

  • Manhattan High School | October 20, 2014

    McCarthys lead MHS into state tourney

    Golf.phatch

    Making their fourth trip to the Class 6A golf tournament in as many years, Kelsey and Kylie McCarthy are well-aware of the pressures and difficulty of playing at the high school game’s highest level. The four freshmen that make up the rest of the

  • General Activities | October 20, 2014

    Cameron: Childhood crashes into adult life on baseball field

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY — Lesson for today… If you’re going to make a prediction out of left field that might, might, might actually come true, don’t come up with something that puts you in a miserable spot. Trust me. I’ll be paying the price

  • Editorials | October 20, 2014

    Kansas roads a source of pride

    That Kansas roads are among the best in the country is worth a collective pat on the back for elected officials and workers over many years. That Kansas ranked just 33, however, in terms of fatality rate per miles driven ought to give us pause. The

  • Columns | October 20, 2014

    First Amendment still precious

    Just 45 words —  fewer words than there are in the sentence you are reading — guarantee five freedoms that the nation’s founding fathers deemed to be at the core of a democracy, freedoms that a nationally recognized free-speech advocate says “truly set us apart from

  • Arts & Leisure | October 20, 2014

    Variety adds spice to Kansas State library concert

    Ben.nyberg

    This past Friday evening the Kansas State University Library’s Hemisphere Room hosted the first of its concert series’ new season of four programs. Future dates will include a tribute to Gail Kubik (January 30), a piano recital by Slawomir Dobrzankski (May 1) and a jazz gig (

  • Neighbors | October 20, 2014

    Chen takes on bigger role in family business — while taking classes

    Neighbor.phatch

    Michael Chen’s family has always followed an unexpected path when pursuing opportunity. That’s one reason the 23-year-old Kansas State University student didn’t hesitate when the opportunity arose to purchase a local restaurant. Chen co-owns Chen’s Chinese, 2704 Anderson Ave., with his parents,


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