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  • Local |Business | March 09, 2014

    Smaller crowds make for quieter Fake Patty’s Day

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    Aggieville was looking a little green on Saturday for Fake Patty’s Day, an alcohol-focused event in which thousands of college students flock to the area in an early celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. But the annual event was slow during the day, in

  • Local |Education | March 09, 2014

    USD 383 officials weigh in on SAT changes

    Some USD 383 officials say planned changes to the SAT college entrance exam seem to be a step in the right direction. The College Board announced its plans to alter major aspects of the test last week. “With what limited information that has come out, it

  • Local |Education | March 09, 2014

    Area students place in regional bee

    Four area students placed in the top 10 at the regional spelling bee in Topeka on Saturday afternoon. Ricky Hu a sixth-grader at Marysville Elementary came in second at the competition, which took place at Seaman High School. Genevieve Archer, an eighth-grader at St. Mary’s

  • Local |Fort Riley | March 09, 2014

    Fort Riley soldiers integrate new virtual training

    The concept of “war games” has taken a new — and very literal — turn at Fort Riley. This week the Army’s 1st Infantry Division has integrated a new training system that not only cuts cost, but readies its troops and commanders faster. The new training

  • Arts, Leisure | March 09, 2014

    Manhattan native helps bring wrestling film, now an Academy Award hopeful, to big screen

    The buzz about last week’s Academy Awards is fading. For one native Manhattanite, that means anticipation about next year’s Academy Awards is starting to build. Mike Coleman, who grew up here and graduated from Manhattan High in 1989, is the executive producer of an

  • Off The Beat | March 09, 2014

    Arkansas town fulfills Walton’s goal

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    When Sam Walton opened his 5- & 10-cent variety store on the square in downtown Bentonville, Ark., in 1950, the town had a population of 2,900. That store was the seed of the worldwide Walmart retail empire, and the headquarters of Walmart are still in Bentonville. Today’

  • Men's Basketball | March 09, 2014

    Wildcats lose home finale to Bears

    It was set up to be a classic finish for Kansas State’s senior class. With less than one second left and Baylor leading by two, Bears’ forward Royce O’Neale heaved a full-court pass that soared out of bounds, just like last season when

  • Women's Basketball | March 09, 2014

    KU ends Wildcats’ season despite Lewis’ career night

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    The Kansas State women’s basketball team built a 16-point lead in the first half against Kansas on Friday night to open the Big 12 Championship, but the Wildcats couldn’t survive a second-half rally by the Jayhawks that sent the game into overtime, losing 87-84

  • Baseball | March 09, 2014

    Cats top Iowa to win fifth straight

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    The Kansas State baseball team continued its season-opening homestand with a 5-2 win over Iowa Saturday afternoon at Tointon Family Stadium. K-State (6-7) got five strong innings from starting pitcher Jared Moore, who improved his record to 3-1 by scattering five Hawkeye hits and striking

  • Men's Basketball | March 09, 2014

    KSU seniors struggle in last home game

    The final home game is supposed to be a day to celebrate of the careers of your senior class. All of them are supposed to get the chance to play, and hopefully, with the home team coasting to a win, they are checked out of


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