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  • Men's Basketball | January 14, 2014

    Weber open to playing Wichita State

    The Kansas State and Wichita State basketball teams might not have anything on the future schedule now, but don’t rule out something down the line. Wichita State — ranked fifth in both polls —  has been the state’s hottest team the last two seasons.

  • Men's Basketball | January 14, 2014

    Cats look to regroup vs. Sooners

    Saturday was a very different day for both Kansas State and Oklahoma. The Sooners grinded out an 87-82 win over unbeaten Iowa State at home, before the Wildcats’ 10-game winning streak skidded to a halt with an 86-60 loss at Kansas. ( Oklahoma guard Cameron Clark

  • Editorials | January 13, 2014

    Kobach’s approach is counterproductive

    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says that checking for voter fraud is simply “good government.” In the narrow sense, he’s right. In the broader sense, though, his frantic search for voter fraud appears to be a matter of misplaced priorities and a ridiculous

  • Letters | January 13, 2014

    PBS editors get carried away with ‘Downton Abbey’

    PBS editors get carried away with ‘Downton Abbey’ To the Editor: In the olden days, film editing was a skill, even an art that moved the action along, keeping audiences’ attention and per-mitting continuity of a plot in such a way that audiences wouldn’t

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 13, 2014

    County wants welcome sign back

    The Riley County Commission would like to reinstall a “Welcome to Manhattan” sign that was removed during construction on K-18. However, the Kansas Department of Transportation’s regulations may or may not allow it to be reinstalled in its previous form. Public Works director Leon

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 13, 2014

    City to address floodplain issues

    More floodplain regulations are up for discussion by the city commission. Tuesday’s meeting — 5 p.m. at City Hall — concerns building regulations for structures that already exist in the floodplain. City staff and commissioners have debated new floodplain regulations at previous work sessions. According to

  • Neighbors | January 13, 2014

    Adaptability helped doctor in practice, life

    Neighbor.phatch

    Part of Dr. Rahila Andrews’ job in occupational medicine is to help people transition back into the workplace. She helps patients deal with workplace injuries, working them through physical or occupational therapy to get them back in the swing of things. “I like seeing people

  • Obituaries | January 13, 2014

    JOAN MCNEIL

    Joan Catherine (Newcomer) Sistrunk McNeil, 84, of Manhattan, died Friday evening at the Meadowlark Hills nursing home after a lengthy illness. The family provided some of the following informtion. Born April 27, 1929, in El Dorado, to Mable and L.W. “Newc” Newcomer, she was the eldest of

  • Obituaries | January 13, 2014

    ALEXANDER SAJO

    Alexander John Sajo, COL (Ret) 82, of Junction City, died Jan. 9 at the Valley View Senior Life in Junction City. The family provided some of the following information. Born March 22, 1931, in Southgate, Calif., John grew up in Cleveland. Bright, handsome, and witty, he graduated from high

  • Movies | January 13, 2014

    ‘The Legend of Hercules’ is a disappointment

    Christopher.conner1

    The first of at least two takes on the myth of Hercules, “The Legend of Hercules,” stars Kellan Lutz as the Greek demigod. In this version of the story, the film begins with King Amphitryon (Scott Adkins) storming the city of Argos. Reaching the center,


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