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  • Local |Kansas State University | November 07, 2013

    Feline diseases focus of work

    If cats really had nine lives, one reason might be to help deal with the wide variety of diseases that threaten feline health. Yunjeong Kim, a research assistant professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University, has developed a research approach that

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 07, 2013

    Journalism school due for reaccreditation

    The AQ Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University has been recommended for reaccreditation by a site team from the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. The team visited the campus

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | November 06, 2013

    Is NBAF still happening? Slowly, and almost surely


    Q: Is NBAF really going to get built?

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | November 06, 2013

    City approves change to airport design

    Airport graphic a8-5.phatch

    City commissioners approved a change to the design of the passenger terminal expansion at the Manhattan Regional Airport Tuesday night. The change order will nick the city for an additional $197,875. “It’s circumstance that brings us here, not poor planning,” said airport director Peter Van

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Education | November 06, 2013

    Local school under lockout after dispute

    A Manhattan elementary school has been in a lockout since Friday, locking its front door and keeping children inside for recesses, district officials said. Woodrow Wilson Elementary School, 312 N. Juliette Ave., has locked its front door for the last several days because of a domestic

  • Local |Business | November 06, 2013

    Area power plant ranked 12th in nation for CO2 emissions


    A recent report ranked Jeffrey Energy Center in St. Marys as the 12th most polluting plant in the nation based on carbon dioxide emissions. In light of reports like this and pressure from the Environmental Protection Agency, Jeffrey and many other power plants are searching

  • Local |Business | November 06, 2013

    Gas drops below $3 a gallon in Manhattan

    Gas prices dipped below $3 in Manhattan on Tuesday, the lowest they’ve been in at least a year. The change marks a downward trend across the country that experts say is related to low crude oil prices, less travel and a light hurricane season. The

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 06, 2013

    Don’t fence me in: City denies proposal following debate

    Politics trumping law? City attorney Bill Raymond told commissioners Tuesday night that their decision to deny the building of a fence came down to politics, not legality. Commissioners spent two hours listening to renters and home owners along the south side of Arbor Heights Drive

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 06, 2013

    Officers responding to report in Marysville find no evidence of shooter

    The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department responded Tuesday to a report of a possible shooting in Marysville. The department received a 911 call about a possible active shooter at Landoll Corporation, 1900 North St. When officers arrived at the scene they found no evidence of a shooter.

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 06, 2013

    Troopers earn Superintendent’s Award

    Kansas state troopers were honored recently for their efforts in keeping people safe on Kansas highways. Two troopers were honored with the Kansas Highway Patrol Superintendent’s Award for their efforts following a vehicle pursuit and crash. Master Trooper Bryan Crownover (who is originally from

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