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  • Local |Education | February 09, 2014

    ‘Placebo’ effect wins bee for Anthony 8th-grader

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    The nerves felt by participants at Saturday’s Riley County Spelling Bee were not a placebo effect. “Placebo” did, however, play a part in the competition. It became the winning word when Stephanie Fu, an eighth-grader at Anthony Middle School, spelled it correctly in the 13

  • Local |Education | February 09, 2014

    Bergman teachers surprise colleague after her husband’s sudden deployment

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    Alaina Fennell, a speech language pathologist at Bergman Elementary, didn’t expect to be wearing a veil in front of her colleagues in the school library Friday. The day was meant to just be a faculty work day, but lunchtime turned into a surprise wedding

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 09, 2014

    Horne found guilty of robbery, battery

    A man accused in a 2012 home invasion was found guilty, the jury announced Saturday morning. A jury convicted Levertis Horne of four of the six charges against him. He was found guilty of two counts of attempted aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and aggravated battery for

  • Columns | February 09, 2014

    Situation in Ukraine is explosive

    Recent events in Ukraine are dangerous and explosive, and could lead to a collapse of the current government and a major downturn in U.S.-Russian relations.  Ukraine, once part of the Soviet Union, is now independent, although that rankles many Russians who believe, at

  • Men's Basketball | February 09, 2014

    Foster leads K-State past No. 15 Texas, 74-57

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    Kansas State coach Bruce Weber repeated something on Saturday that he’s said often this season. When Marcus Foster came to Manhattan, he didn’t completely know what K-State was getting. If he didn’t already know, Weber sure has a better idea now. Foster

  • Men's Basketball | February 09, 2014

    K-State defense shuts down Longhorns

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    It’s a funny thing about the type of late-game struggles that have seemed to plague K-State coach Bruce Weber’s Wildcats recently. “If we’d done some of the little things - the energy things - then the end of the game wouldn’t

  • Tennis | February 09, 2014

    K-State tennis defeats Colorado for fifth straight win

    The 53rd-ranked Kansas State tennis team faced a former Big 12 foe on Saturday afternoon at the Body First Tennis and Fitness Center and came away with its fifth straight win. K-State registered a 4-1 victory over Colorado, giving the Wildcats their first five-match wins streak

  • Local |Business | February 09, 2014

    Blue Rapids Museum receives grant

    The Kansas Humanities Council selected The Blue Rapids Museum in Blue Rapids as a “Hometown Teams” partner site. It will receive a grant of up to $1,500 to let local community members tell their story of sports and community. The museum will join 17 museums, historical societies,

  • Track & Field | February 09, 2014

    Cats close busy track and field weekend

    The Kansas State track and field team closed out a weekend of competition in Lincoln, Neb., and Albuquerque, N.M. After a successful first day marked by strong finishes and performances, the Wildcats completed their third and fourth road meets with notable performances on both

  • Manhattan High School | February 09, 2014

    Hot-shooting MHS gets road win at Topeka High

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