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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 09, 2014

    Clay County woman arrested in fatal accident

    The Clay County Sheriff’s Department arrested a woman in connection with a Friday hit-and-run fatality. Rene Urbano, 49, of Clay County, was arrested and charged with the offenses of accident with death, not reporting an accident and driving while suspended. At 6:19 a.m. on Friday, 83

  • Off The Beat | November 09, 2014

    The (11th) happiest place on earth

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    Whatever problems might be lurking during the daytime, Kansans apparently don’t lose much sleep over them. At least, that’s one of many facts unearthed in a national survey conducted by WalletHub, a social media outlet that studies financial and lifestyle issues in the

  • Editorials | November 09, 2014

    Needs most acute during the holidays

    Now that we’re more than a week into November, it figures that Black Friday — the shopping frenzy that once took place the day after Thanksgiving but has intruded onto Thursday — has re-entered the conversation. While the debate about that incursion also is renewed, we’

  • Football | November 09, 2014

    Backup RB Green runs wild in TCU win

    FORT WORTH, Texas — It wasn’t supposed to be this way. When the news broke Friday afternoon that TCU starter B.J. Catalon was ruled out for the showdown between the No. 9 Wildcats and No. 6 Horned Frogs, many looked at it as a sign that

  • Football | November 09, 2014

    K-State has no answer for TCU, Boykin in loss

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    FORT WORTH, Texas — Maybe Trevone Boykin will remember Kansas State in his Heisman acceptance speech next month. It was that kind of night for TCU’s star quarterback, who burned the ninth-ranked Wildcats on the ground and through the air — seemingly doing whatever he wanted

  • Men's Basketball | November 09, 2014

    Banged up K-State to take on Washburn

    When the Kansas State men’s basketball team takes on Washburn today, it’s hard to say how many players coach Bruce Weber will have available to play in the exhibition. With injuries taking players out of the mix, the Wildcats have had some memories

  • Arts & Leisure | November 09, 2014

    ‘Much Ado About Nothing,’ Lakota Sioux dancing and more

    SUNDAY 28th Annual German Ethnic Dinner and International Crafts Sale, noon-6 p.m. Meal includes borscht, whole wheat bread, whole hog sausage, new year’s cookies and beverage. Tickets: $10 adults, $4.50 for children under 12. One dollar from every adult ticket will go to Mennonite Central Committee

  • November 09, 2014

    Ag pilot leads program to spray safely over fields

    “Have a SAFE flight!” That’s the type of sentiment which we might express to a loved one as they depart on an airplane. In this case, the term SAFE also applies to a program which encouraged safety and precision in the work of agricultural

  • Volleyball | November 09, 2014

    No. 22 K-State falls in four sets at No. 5 Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas — The No. 22 Kansas State volleyball team won the first set against No. 5 Texas, but the Longhorns captured the final three to win the top-25 matchup in Gregory Gym on Friday, 3-1 (16-25, 25-15, 25-21, 25-16). The Wildcats (20-5, 7-4 Big 12) hit over .400 to

  • Books | November 09, 2014

    Gates expands PBS ancestry show with new book

    “Finding Your Roots” is the companion volume to the PBS series of the same name hosted by author Henry Louis Gates Jr. It contains stories of Gates and his staff searching for the roots of some (more-or-less) famous people, as well as giving lots of


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