Paint the town


Colorful murals line the windows at Tate’s on Moro from Tuesday’s Paint the ‘Ville competition as part of K-State’s Homecoming celebration. Homecoming festivities continue Wednesday with a children’s carnival at K-State from 6 to 8 p.m. and a parade at 5 p.m. on Friday.

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