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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 26, 2015

    JC police warn of money scam

    Officials with the Junction City Police Department are alerting the public and businesses in the Junction City area of an increase in counterfeit money exchange. There have been two incidents of counterfeit one hundred-dollar bills that were passed around in Junction City this week, according

  • Local |Business | April 24, 2015

    Mercy officially changes name to Via Christi


    Via Christi Hospital is the present and future. Mercy Regional Health Center is the past. The name change that was more than a year in the making officially took place Friday. In February 2014, the Memorial Hospital Association sold its 50 percent share of the hospital to

  • Local |Business | April 24, 2015

    Uber hits Little Apple

    TOPEKA — Ride-hailing company Uber expanded service to four new Kansas cities including Manhattan Thursday, three days after Republican Gov. Sam Brownback vetoed regulatory legislation that the company said would lead it to leave the state. Uber said riders in Lawrence, Leavenworth, Manhattan and Topeka could

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 24, 2015

    Campbell found guilty

    It took less than an hour for a jury on Thursday to find a former Manhattan High athlete guilty of two charges. The jury, comprised of 11 men and one woman, found Trey Campbell, 21, guilty of aggravated robbery and conspiracy to commit an aggravated robbery. Campbell

  • Local | April 24, 2015

    PROMPOSALS : Asking half the fun for big dance

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    It’s almost time for tuxes, dresses, boutonnieres and corsages for Manhattan High School students. Hundreds of MHS students will spend Saturday night dancing at Manhattan Town Center for their Alice in Wonderland-themed prom, which beat out Oregon Trail and Arabian Night, among high school

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 24, 2015

    Judge shields sensitive info from public in Booker case

    A federal judge approved on Friday a motion to shield sensitive information in the case of John T. Booker Jr., from public record. The 20-year-old Booker, also known as Muhammad Abdullah Hassan, was arrested near Fort Riley on April 10 after attempting to arm what he

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 24, 2015

    K-State grad student wins major scholarship

    Collin Wheeler, Blue Springs, Missouri, a graduate student in architectural engineering at Kansas State University, has been awarded a $6,000 scholarship from the Besal Lighting Education Fund, representing the top prize among graduate students in the nation. Wheeler, a fifth-year student pursuing a master’s degree

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 23, 2015

    Police dogs learn to uncover drugs, rewards at training


    There is cocaine somewhere in the room. It could be in a shoe, or under a shelf. Maybe hidden in a bottle? Or there — in the jacket. No. Wait. Over here. If Loki can just find those 15 grams of cocaine, the fun will really begin.

  • Local |Government & Politics | April 23, 2015

    Budgetplan cuts spending $72M

    Gov. Sam Brownback on Thursday submitted a budget amendment to the Legislature that would reduce state general fund spending by $72 million and help balance the next state budget. The recommendation to members of the House Appropriations Committee was in response to a revenue analysis showing

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 23, 2015

    K-State to honor Kassebaum Baker with doctorate

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    A University of Kansas graduate is set to receive an honorary doctorate from Kansas State University. Nancy Kassebaum Baker, a native Kansan and former U.S. senator, will be recognized with the honorary doctoral degree at the Graduate School’s commencement ceremony at 1 p.m.

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