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  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    MHS soccer edges Red Demons, 2-1

    For the first time in program history, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team will advance to the quarterfinal round of the playoffs in back-to-back years after winning a regional championship in two overtimes Thursday night at Dodge City, 2-1. The Indians got a goal from

  • Editorials | October 31, 2014

    Election recommendations

    There might be fewer contested races on the ballot this November than usual, but those that are contested — particularly the U.S. Senate campaign and the Kansas governor’s race — are getting plenty of attention. We’ll discuss those races as well as the 1st

  • Letters | October 31, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Roberts’ despair explains campaign ad with Snyder

    To the Editor: For many, college football is a civic religion. Despite their faith in Coach Snyder, hopefully football fans are perceptive enough to see his endorsement of Pat Roberts as nothing more than desperation on the part of the Roberts’ campaign and poor judgment

  • Letters | October 31, 2014

    Endorsement letter: Brownback’s tax policies have dug Kansas into a hole

    To the Editor: As the election looms, we need to be aware of the false and misleading claims of Gov. Sam Brownback. Brownback continues to claim that Kansas is going great and it’s time to “hit the accelerator.” Kansas is in serious financial trouble

  • Movies | October 31, 2014

    ‘Killer details’ save familiar ‘St. Vincent’ story

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    The Hibachi Hut has moved downtown. There’s a taco shop in the Aggieville building where Bill Murray used to sit at its bar. This fact won’t bother twenty-somethings, but to old guys like me, it seems a little melancholy. That sort of sentiment

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 31, 2014

    Manhattan mayors endorse Huelskamp

    Six Manhattan mayors have endorsed Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., as a candidate in the U.S. House of Representative race, Huelskamp’s campaign announced Friday. The endorsements come from current mayor, Wynn Butler, and five former Manhattan mayors, Loren Pepperd, Mark Taussig, John Matta, Mark

  • Letters | October 31, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Elect God-fearing people who respect the right to life

    To the Editor: Friends, Romans, countrymen (and women), and fellow Kansas citizens: As the elections near, we are subjected to too many commercials on TV. As for the governor’s race, the big dispute is about how much is spent on education. The fact is

  • Football | October 31, 2014

    Wildcats enter final stretch of season with a lot on the line

    Morgan Burns won’t say whether Kansas State overlooked Baylor two years ago when the Wildcats had their undefeated season shattered in the final two weeks of the season. But one thing Burns does know is that anyone can beat anyone any given day, a

  • Letters | October 31, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Brownback, Roberts have wrong approach

    To the Editor: Over the course of their campaigns, a good number of ads that have been on television for Gov. Sam Brownback and Sen. Pat Roberts have contained more contempt for the president than explanations of what the candidates hope to accomplish in their

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 31, 2014

    Bat influenza viruses unlikely to pose a threat to human health

    Bats may not be quite as scary as they appear — at least when it comes to the spread of specific viruses. A research project conducted in part by a team of researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University suggests that influenza


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