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The view of the 2014 Fake Patty’s Day crowd from the former Varney’s Bookstore. Police believe the drinking festival will continue to grow.




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    Books are sorted into categories and stored in the basement of the library in preparation for Manhattan Public Library’s annual book sale, which begins on Friday. Friends of the Library sort the books throughout the year as donations come in. Last year’s sale raised more than $10,000 for the library.

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  • Veto a setback for Kansas

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  • Veto protects workers, families

    Sam Brownback Governor of Kansas Since the pioneers moved westward across the country and settled this fertile ground, our state has always held a promise for those who came here — that through dedication and hard work your standing in life can improve.

  • Skepticism about savings justified

    Kansas legislators’ caution Monday was well placed with regard to proposals from the governor’s office regarding the consolidation of all school districts’ employee health plans and centralizing school district purchasing statewide.

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  • Witnesses say Kansas shooting may have racial overtones

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man opened fire at a crowded Kansas bar, killing one man and wounding two others before he was arrested in Missouri hours later, police said Thursday about an attack that some witnesses suggested had racial overtones.

  • Officer shoots suspect in central Kansas triple homicide

    NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — A central Kansas sheriff says a suspect who gunned down three other men in a home before being fatally shot by a police officer apparently targeted his victims.

  • Kansas guard Graham apologizes after traffic warrant arrest

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas guard Devonte Graham was arrested on a traffic-related warrant hours after helping the third-ranked Jayhawks to a record-tying 13th consecutive Big 12 Conference title with a win over TCU.

  • No. 3 Kansas routs TCU 87-68 to clinch share of Big 12 title

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — One by one, the glittering Big 12 championship trophies were paraded into Allen Fieldhouse, set upon a series of tables that these days stretch nearly the full length of the court.

  • Kansas lawmakers scramble for budget fix after tax hike veto

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators pushing to roll back Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's signature income tax cuts scrambled Wednesday to find a new plan to fix the state's dire budget problems after he vetoed their bill.





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