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  • Local |Business | May 28, 2014

    Hotel owners concerned about falling occupancy

    Hoteliers spoke Tuesday about their growing concern with declining occupancy rates. “Occupancies are going down, which is a fact,” said Brad Everett, general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn. “Rates are going to be shortly coming behind.” Colin Noble, owner of Noble Hospitality, said many

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 28, 2014

    Judge appoints lawyer for shooting suspect

    A Riley County judge on Tuesday appointed a public defender for a Manhattan man suspected of shooting and injuring another man at a convenience store earlier this month. Although it’s not been decided which public defender will represent Daeshawn Bryant, 18, Judge William Malcolm granted

  • Editorials | May 28, 2014

    CEO pay news is losing its luster

    Maybe it’s too soon to tell, but there hasn’t been much of a public reaction to news that median pay for America’s CEOs in 2013 exceeded $10 million. Even if half of America’s corporate chiefs made less than the median of $10.5 million, you’

  • Local | May 28, 2014

    Blood drive hits close to home for local couple


    The Manhattan Community Blood Drive is set for Thursday and Friday at Pottorf Hall and this year the event hits close to home with a local family. Brandi and Dustin Stoddard, both K-State graduates, went through a nightmare no parent wishes to experience, but donated

  • Obituaries | May 28, 2014


    Gladys A. McHugh, 83, of Blue Rapids, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Blue Valley Senior Living, in Blue Rapids. Gladys was born Sept. 15, 1930, at LaGrange, Ga., to Albert D. and Ophilia V. (Gable) Grice. Survivors include two sons; Kenneth L. Coggins and wife Jane of Blue Rapids,

  • Letters | May 28, 2014

    Sanctimonious hypocrisy is now a major U.S. export

    To the Editor: The Obama administration has taken obfuscation of the truth and reality to the pinnacle of deceit. Cyberspying has now become an international crime, and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder puts violators on a “Most Wanted” list while ignoring the fact that

  • Manhattan High School | May 28, 2014

    Indians fall at Rural to end season

    Mhs10 sad.phatch

    Grant Guggisberg .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[i].replace(/^\s\s*/, '&#'));while (--j >= 0)if (el[j].getAttribute('data-eeEncEmail_UgtlwaLcdc'))el[j].innerHTML = out;/*]]>*/ TOPEKA — Searching for a second straight trip to the Class 6A state soccer

  • Manhattan High School | May 28, 2014

    Indians take 3rd at state golf meet

    After finishing in seventh place and among the bottom half of the field in back-to-back Class 6A state golf tournaments, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team broke through in a big way Tuesday afternoon at the Topeka Country Club. The Indians took third place as

  • Manhattan High School | May 28, 2014

    MHS baseball confident going into state

    When Manhattan takes the field against Junction City on Thursday at the Class 6A state baseball tournament in Lawrence, lack of confidence shouldn’t be an issue. In facing the Blue Jays, the top-seeded Indians draw a team they know virtually everything about and routinely

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 28, 2014

    Students selected to attend Lindau Nobel Laureates meeting

    Two Kansas State University doctoral students will visit with the world’s best economists at the fifth Lindau Meeting of the Laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, Aug. 19-24 in Lindau, Germany. Melissa Lynes, doctoral student in

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