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  • Football | January 26, 2015

    Nelson scores TD in Pro Bowl

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    GLENDALE, Ariz. — J.J. Watt danced, Jimmy Graham dunked, Odell Beckham Jr. dazzled and Jordy Nelson caught a touchdown. The Pro Bowl in the desert was all about having a good time. Few moved very fast, no one flattened a quarterback and there were no

  • Tennis | January 26, 2015

    K-State tennis loses to top-ranked UCLA

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The 64th-ranked Kansas State women’s tennis team faced its biggest challenge of the spring Sunday, as the Wildcats met No. 1 UCLA in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Season Kick-off at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. The hometown Bruins held off the

  • Editorials | January 25, 2015

    Retain tax incentives for college savings

    We hope 2nd District Rep. Lynn Jenkins isn’t the only member of Congress making noise about President Barack Obama’s plan to scale back the tax advantages of a key middle-class college savings program. “It’s a tax increase to middle-class families that are

  • January 25, 2015

    Dancing Pros, dueling pianos and ‘Boyhood’

    TODAY Read with Dogs, 2-4 p.m. The Reading Education Assistance Dogs program gives children the opportunity to practice and enjoy reading in a fun, low stress environment. No registration required. Sign up for a 15 minute time slot when you arrive. Manhattan Public Library.   Riley

  • Books | January 25, 2015

    Art, writing contest important part of MLK events

    Manhattan Public Library hosted and sponsored the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Art and Writing Contest, which has been an important part of MLK Day events for more than 15 years. The theme for this year’s contest was “Only Love Can Drive Out Hate,” which was

  • Books | January 25, 2015

    Book explores humans’ use of maps through history

    “On the Map: A Mind-Exploding Exploration of the Way the World Looks” is a fascinating book about the history of maps, or, perhaps more accurately, the history of how people interact with maps. British author Simon Garfield is best known for his best-selling book “Just

  • Books | January 25, 2015

    Witnesses, motives abound in ‘Big Little Lies’

    “Big Little Lies” is a sometimes humorous, sometimes sad novel that focuses on three women in Australia who have children in the same kindergarten class. The women don’t know it, but they and their children are in for a volatile year, one in which

  • Local | January 25, 2015

    70 years later, veterans recall Battle of the Bulge

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    ABILENE — Julian Siebert looked down the barrel of an 88-mm artillery gun mounted on a German tank on Christmas Day, 1944. He and the other American soldiers he was with had no choice but to surrender to Germany. They were trapped. The Battle of the Bulge,

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 25, 2015

    Brownback points to Legislature for budget woes

    TOPEKA — Income tax cuts that are being blamed for a deep state budget deficit were the work of the Legislature and not the governor’s office, Kan. Gov. Sam Brownback told a group of business leaders this week. Speaking at the Greater Topeka Chamber of

  • Local |Business |Fort Riley | January 25, 2015

    Army officials: Housing allowance change will have little effect on market

    The closest analogy might be a stone landing in a pond. Whenever something happens at Fort Riley, ripples move immediately outward through the Flint Hills region — whether it’s a big splash or a tiny little “ker-plunk.” So here’s the current question: Will a


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