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  • Letters | August 03, 2014

    Baseball Hall of Fame exceeded expectations

    To the Editor: This is in response to Steve Cameron’s column July 29 lambasting the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Hall of Fame induction ceremony this year, visit the museum in Cooperstown and see the Parade

  • Local |Business | August 03, 2014

    Events join forces for a day of music, beer, running

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    Throw together a race, a beer competition and tasting and a music festival and you’ve got a Rhythm and Brews.  The event was an all-day affair comprising Manhattan Running Company’s Brew 2 Shoe 5k and 10k races on Saturday morning, the Hail the

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 03, 2014

    Flooding, growth pose challenges for candidates

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    The race for the Riley County Commission District 1 seat is a contest of youth vs. experience between incumbent Dave Lewis and Ben Wilson, a Kansas State University student. As incumbent Dave Lewis said, “I have lived in this county longer than he’s been alive.”

  • Local |Education | August 03, 2014

    ‘Everybody Counts’ prepares for upcoming school year

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    Volunteers focused on feeding Riley County’s children and getting them the supplies they need for school the second Everybody Counts on Saturday. The event was a follow-up to the one that happened in January. “We didn’t see the number of school children we

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 03, 2014

    Kansas House candidates on state’s issues

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    The 64th District will have a new representative next session after Rep. Vern Swanson, R-Clay Center, elected not to run for reelection. Three challengers are seeking to take his place in the Republican primary on Tuesday: Glen Hawkins of Riley, retired U.S. Army armor

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 03, 2014

    JC man charged with making explosives

    Junction City police on Saturday arrested a 26-year-old man for making explosive devices in his home. A witness told police on Friday that Andrew Vancleave of Junction City was making explosives at his residence, 1701 Belair Drive. Officers executed a search warrant and found a homemade

  • Arts & Leisure | August 03, 2014

    Propaganda exhibit evokes patriotism of WWII

    Ray Kurtz was just an 8-yearold boy when American involvement in World War II started in 1941, but the nation’s fervent war effort inspired him to collect its memorabilia throughout his life. “The men — mainly men, and some women — were going to war, and they

  • Off The Beat | August 03, 2014

    These ideas will make you money

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    Help. I’m afraid I’m being watched. I’m not sure whether somebody’s following me, tapping my phone or screening my emails, but somehow, my ideas are being stolen — specifically, my business ideas. See, the evidence is stacked. When my wife and I

  • Letters | August 03, 2014

    If your phone is ‘spoofed,’ file a complaint with the FCC

    To the Editor: My phone was “spoofed.” I recently answered my phone without checking caller ID, and it was a telemarketer. I hung up my phone and checked caller ID to see who was calling me. It showed my phone number with my name. I

  • Letters | August 03, 2014

    Gossage is the best choice in GOP insurance primary

    To the Editor: Kansans have a rare opportunity this primary election season to affect public policy. Many do not know that it was insurance commissioners who wrote the model language for the Affordable Care Act — Obama-care — which has caused drastic increases in premiums and reduced


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