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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Fort Riley | June 13, 2014

    Soldier will get new sentence

    TOPEKA — The Kansas Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to resentence a Fort Riley soldier who received five life sentences as a habitual sexual offender. In a unanimous decision announced Friday, the high court upheld the Riley County convictions of Tony Tremayne Lewis on

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 13, 2014

    Party affiliation law to take effect July 1

    The effective date for a new law preventing people from changing their party affiliation is creating some confusion. A law passed this year by the Kansas Legislature prohibits members of political parties from switching parties during the period between the candidate filing deadline and the

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 13, 2014

    Nutritionist offers advice on vitamins, supplements

    Before taking a daily vitamin or dietary supplement, you might want to think about what you’re really consuming, says a Kansas State University human nutritionist. “Supplements are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration like other drugs are regulated, which is something I

  • Local | June 13, 2014

    Linear Trail reopens

    The Linear Trail area closed last week opened again Thursday. The trail portion from the Midwest Concrete entrance at 701 S. Fourth to the Wastewater Treatment Plant at 1201 Levee Drive had been closed since June 5. Eddie Eastes, Parks and Recreation director, said last week the area

  • I Wonder |Local |Traffic | June 13, 2014

    Is the ‘diverging diamond’ interchange still happening?

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    Q: Is the city still planning to create some kind of a diamond thing at the intersection of Seth Child Road and Fort Riley Boulevard? If so, when will it happen and how long will construction slow up traffic?

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 12, 2014

    Families remember 7 Fort Riley soldiers who died this year

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    Sabina Edwards tried to keep it together when thinking about a particular memory of her son, the late Spc. Terry Gordon. Edwards said seeing the color guard during the annual Victory Park ceremony Thursday at Fort Riley brought back memories for her. Gordon, she said,

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 12, 2014

    Vargo says future of vote counting is up for debate

    Riley County Clerk Rich Vargo told county commissioners Thursday morning the future of the way votes are counted in elections is up in the air, with neither the state nor the federal government sure which direction to go. Vargo said this while giving his 2015 budget

  • Local |Business | June 12, 2014

    Campsites, reserved seats sold out at Stampede

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    Country Stampede is completely sold out of campsites and reserved seating for the first time in its 19-year history, organizers have announced. The four-day country music festival is set for June 26-29 at Tuttle Creek State Park. Festival organizers said they recently surveyed the grounds

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 12, 2014

    Engineers design systems to help kids with special needs

    A group of Kansas State University engineers and students is developing technology to improve the health and quality of life for children with severe developmental disabilities. Steven Warren, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Punit Prakash, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering,

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 12, 2014

    Students earn top places in design contest

    Two digital media technology students from Kansas State University Salina put what they learned in the classroom to work, taking the top spots in a poster design contest entered as part of a class assignment. Ben Crabtree, junior, Shawnee, and Khaled Abduljabbar, senior, Riyadh, Saudi

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