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  • Women's Basketball | January 13, 2015

    Confident Craig making plays for Cats

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    Bri Craig just knew if she didn’t make the shot she was coming out of the game Sunday afternoon. The Kansas State junior fired up a deep 3-pointer with no hesitation on the catch to put the Wildcats up six with a minute to

  • Men's Basketball | January 13, 2015

    Foster still improving after his big week

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    Bruce Weber hasn’t held back from saying Marcus Foster has been “magical” from 3-point range this season. But the Kansas State men’s basketball team also needed more from the face of its program, and that’s what led to his benching at Oklahoma

  • Local |Business | January 12, 2015

    Couples say ‘I do’ to wedding services at bridal show

    Hundreds of soon-to-be brides — and some soon-to-be grooms — browsed wedding vendor booths Sunday afternoon at the Flint Hills Bridal Show. More than 50 vendors showcased everything couples might need for their weddings, including wedding dresses, table decorations, DJs, hotel accommodations, photographers, teeth whitening and the crowd’

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 12, 2015

    City to discuss airport operator building

    The Manhattan City Commission will discuss options on Tuesday about dealing with general aviation expansion at the Manhattan Regional Airport. The joint work session with the Airport Advisory Board starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The purpose of the session is to address constructing

  • Neighbors | January 12, 2015

    Aggieville gig just part of Harms’ involvement in the community

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    Rod Harms wanted to be a part of the community. He became the Aggieville Business Association executive director in September. Harms is also the president of the Civitas Group, a development company involved in restoration and erosion projects, building straw bale homes and finding new

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 12, 2015

    Man pleads guilty to June aggravated assault

    A Manhattan man who fired a handgun into an apartment wall and held a man at gunpoint with a shotgun before surrendering to police in June pleaded guilty Monday morning. Kevin Flynn, who was 26 at the time of the crime, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault

  • Local |Business | January 12, 2015

    Cox, WIBW reach agreement

    Cox Communications and WIBW-TV reached an agreement Sunday following a five-day dispute, just in time to air the NFL playoff game that afternoon. Fee negotiations between the cable provider and WIBW, the Topeka CBS affiliate, stalled last week, leading Cox to pull WIBW and MeTV/

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 12, 2015

    2 file for re-election to Ogden council

    Ogden Mayor Robert Pence Jr. and council member Ed Burch have filed for reelection, making them the first candidates in the city’s races. Pence was elected to the council in 2009 and became mayor in 2010 when the voters recalled former mayor Jimmy Bond on allegations

  • Movies | January 12, 2015

    Despite its flaws, ‘Wild’ still worth seeing

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    Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (director of “Dallas Buyer’s Club”), “Wild” follows the author Cheryl Strayed as she hikes the Pacific Crest Trail alone. The film begins with Strayed (Reese Witherspoon) at the point in the hike when one of her toenails is falling

  • Editorials | January 12, 2015

    Snyder much more than a football coach

    Statistics are essential criteria for selection to the College Football Hall of Fame. Running backs are measured by yards, average gains and touchdowns; linebackers are judged in large part by their tackles and sacks. As a story in Friday’s Mercury explained, coaches must have


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