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  • Letters | February 05, 2014

    Untaxed business income isn’t sole insult to tax equity

    To the Editor: In Sunday’s paper, Professor Olsen was lamenting “the insult to tax equity” because business income is counted as zero income. Perhaps the good professor would like to disclose how much Kansas tax he is paying on his KSU retirement income. Is

  • Letters | February 05, 2014

    Kansas shouldn’t try to opt out of Obamacare

    To the Editor: Ever wonder what Kansas Legislators do? Rep. Brett Hilda-brand, R-Shawnee, introduced a bill that would “suspend by legislation the operation of all federal laws, rules, regulations, and orders regarding health care.” In other words, he is trying to have Kansas opt-out of

  • Football | February 05, 2014

    K-State announces 2014 football recruiting class

    Bill Snyder may not care how many stars a recruit has or how his recruiting class ranks nationally, but Wednesday the Kansas State football coach was expected to sign his best class since returning to the sidelines six years ago. K-State announced the signing of 28

  • Baseball | February 05, 2014

    K-State baseball picked first in Big 12 poll

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    For the first time in program history, the Kansas State baseball team has been selected first in the Big 12 preseason poll, voted by league coaches. Defending Big 12 champion K-State had never been picked higher than fifth (2011) in the annual preseason coaches poll. The Wildcats received

  • Local | February 04, 2014

    Schools will continue to stay closed for Wednesday, Feb. 5

    The following educational entities will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 5 as a result of severe winter weather: Kansas State University’s Manhattan, Salina, and Olathe campuses. USD 383 Manhattan/Ogden schools. USD 320 Wamego schools. USD 323 Rock Creek schools. USD 475 Geary County schools. USD 378 Riley County schools. USD 379

  • Local | February 04, 2014

    Schools, city close as forecast predicts near-record snowfall

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    Snowfall on Tuesday put a halt to plenty of plans throughout the state — and the Flint Hills region was no exception. K-State climatologist Mary Knapp said the Manhattan area received 2.8 inches of new snow from midnight to 7 a.m., which put the total snow on

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 04, 2014

    Belafonte to speak at K-State

    Singing legend and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte will give a Black History Month keynote address next week at Kansas State. Belafonte’s address, “From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin: The Evolution of the Movement,” will take place at 4 p.m. on Feb. 10 at McCain

  • Local |Traffic |Business |Government, Politics | February 04, 2014

    Excel to total $1.8M

    WESTMORELAND — A $1.8 million project to improve Excel Road north of U.S. 24 came closer to reality Monday as Pottawatomie County commissioners reviewed a proposal of project responsibilities. Leu Lowrey, public works director, presented cost estimates for various aspects of the project: improvements to the roadway,

  • Columns | February 04, 2014

    An evening conversation: yeah, yeah, yeah

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    To be honest, it’s hard to think of just one way of introducing this subject. Dozens come straight to mind: personal memories, an anniversary coming up this Saturday, that massive effect on American culture… So where to start? Here’s a thought: Go grab

  • Local |Education | February 04, 2014

    Board to discuss preschool changes

    The USD 383 school board will hear about future changes to the preschool program during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) mandated changes for 2014-15 as a part of the plan to become fully


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