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  • Local |Education | August 19, 2013

    Not all clothes-minded messages work at school

    Students routinely test the boundaries on what is appropriate wear for school. Sometimes those questions even make it to court. Earlier this month, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals settled one such question, ruling that a Pennsylvania school district can’t ban “I (

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 19, 2013

    First degree murder trial set to begin Monday

    Jury selection opened Monday morning in Riley County District Court in the first degree murder trial of Daniel Parker. Parker has pleaded not guilty in the death of Frederick Beverly, who was 21 when he was shot Jan. 1, 2012. Beverly was shot and killed outside of a

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 19, 2013

    KSU to lead first crop research center industry partnership

    The National Science Foundation has named Kansas State University as its lead institution for the world’s first Industry/University Cooperative Research Center on wheat. The premier center, named the NSF I/UCRC Wheat Genetics Resource Center, is the first National Science Foundation-established research center

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 19, 2013

    Man mugged early Sunday morning

    A 23-year-old man was beaten and robbed in the early morning on Sunday in the 1400 block of Fairchild Ave, while walking home alone. The victim, who police did not identify, reported at 2:20 a.m. Sunday that he was approached by several unknown males who beat

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 19, 2013

    Woman life-flighted to Wichita after accident

    A woman was life-flighted to a Wichita hospital after a roll-over car accident on Madison Road in Riley County.  Tashayla Newell, 20, Salina, was traveling west on Madison Road around 3:45 p.m. Sunday when she lost control of her 2004 Chevy Impala. The vehicle went off

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 19, 2013

    10 people arrested during DUI checkpoint

    The Riley County Police Department along with the Kansas Highway Patrol and Kansas State University Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint in the early morning hours on Saturday in the 2000 Block of Kimball Avenue. Two hundred and sixty-two vehicles were stopped in the checkpoint between

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 18, 2013

    Airport to announce added service

    Manhattan airport officials on Tuesday will announce the expansion of commercial air service to the city, according to information released Friday.  Manhattan Regional Airport will have a press conference at 11 a.m. Tuesday in its passenger terminal to announce the new offering. The public

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 18, 2013

    High or low, budgets often miss the mark by 20% or more

    Outside.phatch

    The city is finalizing a proposed 2014 budget that allows it to spend up to $128 million in 2014. But don’t expect it to actually do so. Bernie Hayen, the city’s director of finance, said when the books are eventually closed on that 2014 budget, actual spending

  • Local | August 18, 2013

    Road work means change of venue for Band Day, Power Play

    Two upcoming events that have traditionally taken place on Poyntz Avenue have been forced to move this year because of road construction downtown. Band Day and Purple Power Play on Poyntz will both be forced to change venue this year. Kansas State University and high

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 18, 2013

    Fort Riley man arrested on sex charges

    A Fort Riley soldier was arrested Friday on multiple charges related to sexual acts with a minor, according to a press release from the Junction City Police Department. Ivan O. Sherren, 37, was arrested on charges of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, sodomy, and electronic

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