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  • Local |Kansas State University | November 12, 2013

    K-State receives $1.3 million for cancer-fighting tool

    Cancer thing.phatch

    A K-State team has received a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Institute for an instrument that could help with breakthroughs in animal and human health as well as cancer treatment. The grant amounts to nearly $1.3 million The instrument is a modified

  • Local |Business | November 12, 2013

    Cox cable customers frozen out

    Cox Communications customers experienced cable outages Tuesday. The problem started in mid-morning and had not been corrected by noon. Customers watching TV saw channels with frozen images or a “Temporarily Off Air” message. At The Mercury’s press time, the issue had not been resolved.

  • Local |Education | November 12, 2013

    School principals to speak

    The USD 383 school board will hear from school principals during its meeting at 5:30 pm Wednesday in the Robinson Education Center. This is the first of two meetings dedicated to site council reports. The second is scheduled for January. Each school’s principal will receive 30 minutes

  • Local | November 12, 2013

    Tell us: Where were you?

    Jfk motorcade.phatch

    Each generation of Americans has a moment, an event so stunning or horrific that people remember exactly what they were doing when they heard the news — and how they reacted. For our oldest citizens, it likely was the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, the “Day

  • Local | November 11, 2013

    Families, residents turn out to honor veterans


    Manhattan went all out for the Veterans Day Parade. Flags lined Poyntz Avenue on Monday morning as hundreds turned out to watch or participate in the proceedings. Brent Niedergall, who is stationed at Fort Riley, wasn’t in the parade, but he brought his 4-year-old

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 11, 2013

    Eight stories of war, told by one man

    It’s only appropriate that a play portraying veterans comes to Manhattan around Veterans Day. Stephen Lang, an award-winning playwright and screen and stage actor, will perform his one-man show, “Beyond Glory,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in McCain Auditorium. “It’s a tip of the

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 11, 2013

    K-Stater earns national veterinary award

    Gary Anderson, director of the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University, is the 2013 recipient of the prestigious EP Pope Award presented by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. The award provides the highest acknowledgement of

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 11, 2013

    KSU observes Distance Learning Week

    Kansas State University’s celebration of National Distance Learning Week, November 11-15, is more than an annual event. It’s an opportunity for K-State distance education students — 2,300 and counting — to participate in a campus celebration from anywhere in the world. National Distance Learning Week is

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 11, 2013

    Grad students to represent university at research summit

    Ten Kansas State University graduate students who are researching Kansas-related topics have been chosen to represent the university at the 11th Capitol Graduate Research Summit in early 2014. The students were chosen based on their research presentations at Research and the State, an annual on-campus event

  • Local |Business | November 10, 2013

    Wall-to-wall crafts, shoppers at Buttons ‘n’ Bows

    Buttons and bows 3.phatch

    Saturday’s Buttons ‘n’ Bows craft show looked like a homespun Black Friday — thousands of shoppers squeezed into a maze of hand-crafted holiday wares. Throngs of craft enthusiasts packed the campus of Manhattan Catholic Schools and Seven Dolors church on Saturday for the 33rd annual

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