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  • Local |Kansas State University | July 16, 2014

    Center opens doors to federal service academy members

    A U.S. Department of Homeland Security Program is bringing select visitors to the Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases, or CEEZAD, at Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. The center, which enhances the capability of the Department of Homeland

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 15, 2014

    Advance voting begins Wednesday

    Advance voting for the Aug. 5 primary election starts Wednesday. Anybody can vote in person in the Riley County Office Building second floor from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 1 and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 2. The final day of advance voting is

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 15, 2014

    Resident: Elm Slough Road a hazard

    It’s just a matter of time before a bad accident occurs on Elm Slough Road, a concerned citizen told Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday. The amount of traffic and dust on the roadway, which runs 1.5 miles north and parallel to U.S. Highway 24, is a

  • Local |Business | July 15, 2014

    Commission to hear Belvue Bridge findings

    Representatives of the Truesdell Corporation will present their findings on the Belvue Bridge to county commissioners Monday, July 28, at Westmoreland. Commissioners from both Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee counties are expected to be in attendance for the presentation, scheduled for 1 p.m. The engineering analysis in early

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 15, 2014

    More than 100 Republicans endorse Dem candidates

    More than 100 Republican politicians on Tuesday endorsed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis and his running mate, Jill Docking. The group’s members, many of whom gathered in Topeka on Tuesday to announce the endorsement, include those who hold or have held offices at the local,

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 15, 2014

    KSU breaks ground on Salina bulk solids center

    After five years of discussions, planning and proposals, the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is ready for construction following a groundbreaking ceremony on July 10. “The Bulk Solids Innovation Center is a prime example of how Kansas State University continues to move toward its

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | July 15, 2014

    Workshop focused on regional goals set

    Work will continue Wednesday on developing future growth goals of the Manhattan area. This will be the second round of workshops for Manhattan Area 2035, the community-based effort to update the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan and the Manhattan Area Transportation Strategy. Project director Eric Cattell,

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 15, 2014

    Researchers discover ‘hands’ that help bacteria establish infection

    When it comes to infecting humans and animals, bacteria need a helping hand. Kansas State University biochemists have found the helping hand: groups of tiny protein loops on the surface of cells. These loops are similar to the fingers of a hand, and by observing

  • Local |Business | July 14, 2014

    As e-cigarettes become popular, questions about where and when to use them remain

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    You’d think it would be fairly simple to trace the impact of e-cigarettes in the Manhattan area. But you’d be wrong. These little smokeless nicotine dispensers have caused headaches for every organization that’s gone near them (medical agencies, governmental bodies, trade groups,

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 14, 2014

    KSU gets record donations for year

    Philanthropic gifts and commitments to Kansas State University set a record in the past 12 months, totaling $211 million. According to a K-State report, the figure for the fiscal year ending June 30 set a record in charitable giving in the 70-year history of the Kansas State University

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