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  • Local |Business | November 28, 2014

    Early deals lure shoppers from Thanksgiving meals

    Shoppers who excused themselves from Thanksgiving meals to score early holiday deals in Manhattan were greeted by chilly temperatures and the occasional wait. Lines at Target and Best Buy stretched around each building as hundreds of people stood in line Thursday evening in 35-degree weather.

  • Local | November 28, 2014

    County has lack of foster homes

    Riley County only has enough foster homes for about one-third of children who need care. According to St. Francis Community Services,which is contracted by the state to place foster children locally, there are 71 children from Riley County in foster care, and 45 have had to

  • I Wonder |Local |Kansas State University | November 28, 2014

    What does ‘JD’ stand for on Snyder’s hat?

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    Q: I’ve seen the initials “JD” on the caps worn by Bill Snyder and some of the assistant football coaches this season. What does that stand for? A: I’m tempted to say: “Jack Daniels,” in the name of the Tennessee whiskey. You probably

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | November 28, 2014

    Wamego commission approves $45K for bandstand renovation

    Organizers hope a project to renovate the bandstand in Wamego City Park is completed by this spring. The Wamego City Commission recently approved spending up to $45,000 for the project. The Wamego Community Foundation is also taking donations, raising $9,100 so far. The project will stabilize the

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 28, 2014

    College of Vet Med hosts world symposium in China

    A mutual interest in improving animal health and veterinary education is helping the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine bring new global partners together in China. The college’s U.S.-China Center for Animal Health partnered with the Chinese Veterinary Medical Association and

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | November 28, 2014

    Be cautious of data breaches

    If you’re worried about a data breach when making those holiday purchases, there isn’t much you can do, according to a cybersecurity expert from Kansas State University. “In general, when you’re looking at the compromises we’ve seen recently, they are compromises

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | November 28, 2014

    Poinsettia sale benefits Kansas State Gardens

    The annual Kansas State University Gardens poinsettia sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, will not only brighten homes and dinner tables this holiday season, but also support student worker assistants and other operations at the gardens. The fundraising sale is organized by

  • Local | November 27, 2014

    NTSB: Bramlage had little experience with plane

    A Junction City businessman’s inexperience with the plane he was flying might have been a contributing factor in the crash that killed him and his five family members, according to a National Transportation Safety Board report. Ronald Bramlage, 45, and his family were returning to

  • Local |Business | November 27, 2014

    Volunteers prep dinner for 500-plus

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    Manhattan’s Old Chicago general manager Mike Rice was hard at work in the kitchen by 8 a.m. Thursday morning. He got there two hours earlier. When your restaurant is hosting a free community Thanksgiving dinner planned to feed more than 500 people later in the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 27, 2014

    Soldier’s bond set at $5M

    A Fort Riley soldier is facing a $5 million bond after being arrested by the Junction City Police Department in connection with distributing child pornography. Staff Sgt. James G. Henning, 40, Junction City, faces charges of sexual exploitation of a child, rape and aggravated sodomy. Henning made

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