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  • Letters | February 13, 2015

    Brownback right to rescind ‘special’ LGBT protections

    To the Editor: This is in response to the Mercury’s editorial Thursday,  “Yet another step backwards.” Gov. Sam Brownback rescinded an executive order signed by former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius that had unilaterally established additional “protected class rights” for state employees, specifically for sexual

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | February 13, 2015

    Japanese drummers scheduled at McCain

    Kodó, Japanese taiko drummers, will present a show for the McCain Performance Series at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, in McCain Auditorium at Kansas State University. From Japan’s remote Sado Island, Kodó performs traditional Japanese drumming to create a show of artistic expression. Kodó has

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 13, 2015

    Expert has tips for keeping the bloom in your Valentine blossoms

    Want your Valentine’s Day flowers from your sweetheart to stay fresher longer? A Kansas State University floriculture expert has some tips. Kimberly Williams, professor of greenhouse management, says the best way to keep your flowers alive longer is to focus on the “two t’

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 13, 2015

    Make your pet’s heart your focus on Valentine’s Day

    It’s estimated that this Valentine’s Day pet owners will spend about $703 million on gifts for their beloved dogs and cats, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation. But a Kansas State University veterinarian says rather than giving your dog a heart-shaped

  • Football | February 13, 2015

    Change in man downfield rule could impact K-State

    The play still annoys many Alabama fans who are convinced it was illegal. No, not the Kick-Six that Auburn used to beat the Crimson Tide on the last play of the 2013 Iron Bowl. It was the touchdown the Tigers scored before the famous missed field

  • Men's Basketball | February 13, 2015

    K-State looks to slow red-hot Sooners

    The first time Kansas State faced Oklahoma this season, the Sooners were one of the hottest teams in the country. Oklahoma had just crushed Texas on the road when it returned home to take on a K-State team that just ended a three-game skid with

  • Track & Field | February 13, 2015

    K-State’s Kregers balances track, school and marriage

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    Nothing has come easy for Reinis Kregers. When Kregers came to the United States — far from his native Latvia — he often struggled with his English and was unsure what was waiting for him in Manhattan. But the language he did speak fluently seemed to be

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | February 12, 2015

    K-State keeping LGBT policy

    After Gov. Sam Brownback removed a previous executive order giving legal protection to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender public employees from discrimination, the president of Kansas State University announced the school would be keeping the protections. K-State president Kirk Schulz wrote Wednesday that the university

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | February 12, 2015

    Schulz: KSU supports flat funding for public universities

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    Kansas public colleges, including Kansas State University, are supporting the governor’s flat funding for their schools for the 2016-17 academic year. K-State president Kirk Schulz testified before the Kansas Senate Education Subcommittee Thursday morning, updating the committee on the university and stated his own

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 12, 2015

    Schulz defends handing of emails

    Kansas State University president Kirk Schulz on Thursday defended the university’s handling of a recent open records request that redacted most of the information being sought. The university redacted nearly all 11 pages of emails between Kansas budget director Shawn Sullivan and Kent Glasscock, the


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