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  • Men's Basketball | January 12, 2015

    Cats look to sustain success

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    After a topsy-turvy experience in the non-conference schedule, suddenly everything seems to be taking shape for the Kansas State men’s basketball team. The Wildcats have gone from starting 7-6 in the first two months, to winning two of their first three Big 12 games, including

  • Women's Basketball | January 12, 2015

    Martin a ‘stabilizer’ in Wildcats’ win

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    Kansas State had a rough go of it Sunday for much of the Wildcats’ come-from-behind 58-52 victory over the rival Jayhawks at Bramlage Coliseum. But Shaelyn Martin found a way to do all the little things to keep the Wildcats in the game — finishing with

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 11, 2015

    House includes NBAF in bill

    Sen. Jerry Moran said Friday the final $300 million in federal money for the planned National Bio- and Agro-Defense facility is included in a House appropriations bill. “As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I am committed to making certain NBAF remains a top priority,”

  • Local | January 11, 2015

    Participants rehearse set-painting techniques at workshop

    Before sets appear on the stage, sometimes people behind the scenes have to be willing to get a little messy creating them. Kathy Voecks, resident scenic designer at Kansas State University, guided a group of the willing Saturday during a scenic art workshop in collaboration

  • January 11, 2015

    Roberts leads ag committee

    WASHINGTON — Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts officially has taken the helm of the Senate’s agriculture committee, promising an “aggressive schedule” of hearings focused on everything from farm programs and school meals to oversight of the Environmental Protection Agency. Roberts’ likely ascension to the chairmanship — his

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | January 11, 2015

    Cholick proud of reaching goal as foundation CEO

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    After five years with the Kansas State University Foundation, its CEO and president, Fred Cholick, is retiring. “A lot of people have been asking, am I looking forward to it?” Cholick said. “No, I’m not looking forward to it, but I think I’m

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 11, 2015

    Globetrotters to play at Bramlage Thursday

    There’s still time to catch the ball-handling wizardry of the Harlem Globetrotters, who will face the Washington Generals in Manhattan on Thursday. Tickets are still available for the game, which will be at 7 p.m. at K-State’s Bramlage Coliseum. Tickets start at $22 and

  • Local |Business | January 11, 2015

    USD 383 included in textbook fraud suit

    The Kansas Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against a New Jersey man accused of sending fraudulent invoices to textbooks to hundreds of Kansas schools, including ones in Manhattan. USD 383 director of business service Lew Faust said USD 383 schools received seven or eight invoices in

  • January 11, 2015

    The Sharing Place offers helping hand to community

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    LOUISVILLE — So often it’s said that nothing is free, that everything has a price. But in rural Louisville, inside an old school building just north of Wamego, everything is free. Just drop in, look around, and if you find something you like, take it.

  • Men's Basketball | January 11, 2015

    Foster, Cats upend No. 16 Sooners in OT, 66-63

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    NORMAN, Okla. — When Kansas State needed a basket the most, Marcus Foster was there. With the game tied in overtime against No. 16 Oklahoma, Foster pulled up for a 3-pointer off the dribble and dropped it through for a 66-63 win on the road on Saturday.


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