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  • Editorials | March 25, 2014

    Compact wouldn’t help Kansas

    Though some Kansas House members are content to embarrass the president, many of the 74 who voted for a bill that would permit Kansas to join a compact of states seeking to exempt themselves from Obamacare actually believe it would leave Kansas — and Kansans — better off.

  • Movies | March 25, 2014

    Latest Muppet movie misses magic of the others

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    Without context the eighth feature film of the Muppets franchise might sound like a greatest hits album. “The Muppets Most Wanted” is in fact a sequel to 2011’s “The Muppets” and picks up right where that previous flick left off with the reunited muppets wondering

  • March 25, 2014

    Aziz Ansari to perform at Bramlage in April

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    Actor and comedian Aziz Ansari will bring his stand-up show “Aziz Ansari — Modern Romance” to K-State in April, the Union Program Council announced Monday. The performance will be at 8 p.m. April 23 in Bramlage Coliseum. The comedian recently debuted his third hour-long stand-up special “Buried

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 25, 2014

    2 dead following tower collapse

    Tower.phatch

    BLAINE — A pair of communications towers fell Tuesday morning in rural Pottawatomie County, killing two people. Pottawatomie County Emergency Management Director Chris Trudo confirmed at around noon that one person was dead another person had been transported to Onaga Community Hospital in serious condition following

  • Women's Basketball | March 25, 2014

    Mittie in a good spot with young roster

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    Jeff Mittie has only been on the job a week and there’s already a lot for the new Kansas State women’s basketball coach to get excited about when he looks at his new team. K-State had the youngest team in the Big 12 this

  • Baseball | March 25, 2014

    Cats’ Griep earns Big 12 weekly honor

    After earning two wins and shutting out the Big 12’s top offense, redshirt freshman Nate Griep was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week for the period ending March 23, the conference announced. In his first career Big 12 start, Griep quieted Oklahoma, which leads the conference with

  • Local |Business | March 24, 2014

    Tallgrass expansion on agenda

    Tallgrass Brewing Company’s proposed expansion will be discussed during the city commission meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Tallgrass is planning a move to the former Western Wireless Call Center at 5960 Technology Circle in Corporate Technology Park, according to a proposal coming to the commission.

  • Neighbors | March 24, 2014

    ‘Amazing’ teenager finds time in busy schedule to help others

    Kennedy felice

    Kennedy Felice said that being around so many other people dedicated to serving others restored her faith in society. But it’s safe to say that anyone who has talked to Felice, recently named runner-up in the Kansas Boys and Girls Club Youth of the

  • Local |Business | March 24, 2014

    Commission approves childcare fee increase

    The Riley County Commission approved a request from the Riley County Health Department at its regular Monday meeting, allowing an increase in the fee structure for child-care licensing. Breva Spencer, the child-care licensing surveyor for the department, said the new fee plan would be on

  • Editorials | March 24, 2014

    Minimize strings in funding measure

    Kansas public school officials needn’t worry excessively about whether the Legislature will boost funding to improve educational equity in compliance with the Kansas Supreme Court’s March 7 ruling. The $129 million that the state Department of Education has said would be enough to satisfy the


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