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  • Letters | April 18, 2014

    Why would any first-year teacher take a job in Kansas?

    To the Editor: The last-minute addition to House Bill 2506 to eliminate tenure for K-12 public school teachers was a shock and a huge disappointment. Its supporters contend it’s a way to get rid of “bad” teachers. I see a very different scenario. I think

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 18, 2014

    Award to College of Vet Med alumnus helps two students earn scholarships

    An award to a Kansas State University veterinary medicine alumnus is helping two current veterinary students. Tera Barnhardt, fourth-year veterinary medicine student, Satanta, and Aaron Schaffer, third-year veterinary medicine student, Fairbury, Ill., are each receiving $1,000 scholarships from the Academy of Veterinary Consultants. The scholarship awards

  • Local |Education | April 18, 2014

    Fliter: Time to reconsider sales tax funds

    USD 383 school board vice president Leah Fliter said it might be time to reconsider using sales tax funds for the school district. USD 383 requested in February to discuss budgets during the city of Manhattan, Riley County and Pottawatomie County joint meeting Thursday. Prior to the 2012

  • Letters | April 18, 2014

    To ignore voter fraud, you must dance around the facts

    To the Editor There is a new dance in town. Voter fraud doesn’t exist in Kansas. Here’s how it goes. Even though the facts hit you square in the face, you do a bob and weave, look the other way and say the

  • Women's Basketball | April 18, 2014

    K-State rejects Romero’s appeal for release

    Leti Romero’s latest attempt to gain her release from Kansas State has been denied. Romero appeared before a university appeals committee on Wednesday to request a release from her scholarship, which would have allowed the All-Big 12 point guard to transfer to another school and

  • Obituaries | April 18, 2014

    Ruth Ann Bridgewater

    Ruth Ann Bridgewater, 82, of Wamego and formerly of Topeka died Tuesday at her home surrounded by her loving family. Ruth was born June 10, 1931 in Chapman, the daughter of Lorraine and Edith (Matthews) Kelly. Ruth married Erv Bussart Sr. They later divorced. On Oct. 29, 1973, Ruth was

  • Baseball | April 18, 2014

    Five-run 6th pushes Cats past Bears

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    It took awhile for Kansas State’s offense to wake up on Thursday against Baylor. But when it did, the Wildcats took off in an 8-2 win over the visiting Bears at Tointon Family Stadium. The win ended a five-game skid by the Wildcats (21-17, 3

  • Equestrian | April 18, 2014

    KSU equestrian team rallies to beat A&M

    WACO, Texas —  After falling behind early in the day, the No. 5-seed Kansas State equestrian team used a late comeback to defeat 12-seed Texas A&M, 8-7, to advance to the second round of the National Collegiate Equestrian Association competition. The Wildcats will

  • Local |Education | April 17, 2014

    Board weighs in on teacher tenure, sexual orientation

    USD 383 Board of Education members voiced their opinions about the tenure portion of the state legislature’s school finance bill Wednesday. The board also voted to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its nondiscrimination policy. No member spoke in favor of House Bill 2506, which

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 17, 2014

    Homeowners learn flood strategies at open house

    More than 40 residents living within the Blue River floodplain area attended an open house Wednesday to learn about how living within the flood area will affect them. Senior planner Chad Bunger said there are approximately 200 single-family homes in the Blue River floodplain area. He said


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