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  • Local |Kansas State University | April 04, 2014

    What’s like to come out as a pro athlete?

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    Wade Davis’s mother told him she’d rather hear him say he was dying of cancer than have him tell her he was gay. It turned out to be years before she would embrace him for who he was, a different dynamic than when

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | April 04, 2014

    K-State, AIB to join forces

    The Kansas State University Department of Grain Science and Industry and American Institute of Baking International are just down the road from each other. A few years from now, they could wind up under the same roof. The idea for the Global Center for Grain-Based

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 04, 2014

    Fall victim had been at frat party, police say

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    Manhattan High graduate Naomi McClendon was drinking at a banned fraternity’s party last weekend before she was given a ride to a Tempe apartment complex where she died in a fall, police said Friday. McClendon, 18, fell from a 10th-floor balcony of a privately owned

  • April 04, 2014

    Man convicted of murder up for parole after 25 years

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    A Manhattan man convicted of second-degree murder in 1990 is coming up for parole. John Moss, 43, is one of 25 Kansas Department of Corrections inmates scheduled for parole hearings in June, according to the department’s website. He could be released as early as July 1. Prior to

  • Manhattan High School | April 04, 2014

    Indians win 10 events to open season

    The Manhattan High track team saw solid performances on a cool day in Topeka on Thursday, picking up several golds at the Jerry Beardslee Invitational at Washburn Rural. On the boys’ side, Chris Martin won the 400 meters with a time of 50.25, while Tre Daniels captured

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | April 04, 2014

    Marionette group will have two shows at McCain on April 13

    The internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes will offer two shows at Kansas State University on Sunday, April 13, as part of the McCain Performance Series. “Simple Gifts” will be presented at 5 p.m. and “Life in Motion” at 7:30 p.m., both in Forum Hall at the K-State

  • Arts, Leisure | April 04, 2014

    Symphony in the Flint Hills tickets to go on sale Saturday

    Tickets for this year’s Symphony in the Flint Hills go on sale Saturday. The event, which offers live music in a different Flint Hills location each year, will take place June 14 at Rosalia Ranch in Butler County. The Kansas City Symphony will perform. Five

  • Editorials | April 04, 2014

    School finance, and then some

    We don’t know the details of the school finance bill the Kansas House of Representatives will approve, but it’s hard to imagine it being less constructive than the Senate version. The Senate bill, approved late Thursday, would increase aid to the state’s

  • Letters | April 04, 2014

    Time, talents of volunteers are immensely appreciated

    To the Editor: National Volunteer Week, which begins Sunday, is designed to recognize all volunteers and celebrate the spirit of service in a community. RSVP of the Flint Hills, a volunteer center with over more than 350 individuals age 55 and older, is celebrating 40 years in Manhattan

  • Letters | April 04, 2014

    Pride Prom an occasion specifically for LGBT youth

    To the Editor: Flint Hills Pride Prom will be from 7 to 11 p.m. this Saturday, April 5. This event was started for LGBT youth to have a prom experience with the date of their choice and dress as they choose. It is open to the LGBT


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