Friday, November 27, 2015

Cold deals


Shoppers wait in line to buy Black Friday items at Dillard’s Friday morning at Manhattan Town Center.

K-State Sports
  • Football | November 27, 2015 Win over ISU has Cats feeling confident again

    Since head coach Bill Snyder returned to the Kansas State sidelines in 2009, only one occurrence of the Sunflower Showdown has resulted in a reasonably close football game.

  • Football | November 27, 2015 Burns keeps Cats’ return legacy alive

    Morgan Burns has cemented his name as the next successful returner in what has become a tradition for the Wildcats.

  • Men's Basketball | November 27, 2015 K-State to host Star Wars Day on Nov. 29

    With excitement building for the release of ‘The Force Awakens,’ Kansas State will host Star Wars Day at Bramlage Coliseum when the Wildcats host South Carolina State at 2 p.m., on Sunday, Nov. 29.

  • Volleyball | November 26, 2015 Rival KU sweeps season series with Cats

    The Kansas State volleyball team fought hard against rival and ninth-ranked Kansas, but in the end the Jayhawks would prove their dominance, getting past the Wildcats in four games.

  • No. 9 North Carolina 80, K-State 70

    For 37 minutes, Kamau Stokes played like a star. But in the final three minutes, he made the kinds of mistakes that remind everyone he’s a freshman.

  • K-State 38, Iowa State 35

    Iowa State was on pace to finish with more than 600 yards of total offense and the Cyclones had moved the ball at ease. But the Wildcats flipped the script in the second half, keeping Iowa State off the scoreboard and forcing four turnovers to win, 38-35.

  • Editorials | November 27, 2015 We must listen even though we disagree

    We liked the sound of Bill Clinton’s recent speech in Lawrence. In this week of Thanksgiving, we particularly liked an observation he made about progress in America, and about the area where we have made the least progress.

  • Editorials | November 27, 2015 Make school boards more enticing places to serve

    It should come as no surprise that school board members here and elsewhere were disgusted by a proposal to ban them from serving if they have a conflict of interest.

  • Editorials | November 26, 2015 It is gratefulness that makes us happy

    Let’s be grateful, not because we feel some guilt-ridden need to do so once a year. Let’s be grateful every day because it makes our lives a lot better.

  • Editorials | November 25, 2015 Putin’s outrage is misdirected

    Russian warplanes have a history of violating the air space of NATO countries, including Turkey. It happens too often to be inadvertent. Rather, Russian incursions are more likely probes to gauge defensive responses while all but daring anyone to take a shot at them.

  • Arts, Leisure | November 26, 2015 Black Friday, Festival of Lights and more

    Between the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, football, food, and family, many are laying out a game plan to tackle Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.

  • Movies | November 26, 2015 Fourth ‘Hunger Games’ movie on local screen

    To look at the fourth “Hunger Games” movie, viewers would figure all the series members were filmed one right after another, without the pauses between the films’ release dates.

  • Movies | November 25, 2015 ‘The Night Before’ is frantic rather than comic

    It took considerable skill to get all the odd elements in “The Night Before” to keep from canceling each other out or confusing the viewer to the point that the conclusion makes no sense at all.

  • Movies | November 24, 2015 ‘My All American’ follows a familiar formula

    Let me suggest an alternate understanding of the life of Freddie Steinmark, Texas football safety and subject of the hagiographic “My All American.”

  • General Activities | November 27, 2015 Local bowlers compete at state meet

    A number of local youth bowlers from the Manhattan area competed in the USBC state championship this past weekend in Olathe.

  • Manhattan High School | November 27, 2015 MHS boys’ soccer lands 5 on all-state teams

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team had five players selected for the Class 6A all-state soccer teams in 2015, the most in program history.

  • Manhattan High School | November 23, 2015 MHS lands 13 on all-league football teams

    The Manhattan High football team landed 13 players on the All-Centennial League teams released by the league’s coaches on Monday morning.

  • General Activities | November 20, 2015 5-year-old golfer hits hole-in-one

    It may be another few years before Charlie Haney fully understands the scope of his accomplishment at Colbert Hills Golf Course earlier this month.

State & Region
  • November 27, 2015 | State Fatalities as freezing rain, floods and ice hit central US

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — At least three people have died in fast-moving floodwaters in Texas as freezing rain and flooding pummeled the state and other parts of the central U.S. on Friday, with forecasters warning that the chilling weather would worsen over the holiday weekend.

  • November 27, 2015 | State The Latest: Black Friday around the country

    Shoppers began feasting on deals on Thanksgiving, but just how hungry they'll remain is yet to be seen.

  • November 25, 2015 | State Missouri Planned Parenthood says legal action likely

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A regional Planned Parenthood official said Wednesday that the organization likely would take legal action against the state of Missouri after a Columbia clinic halted abortions this week, leaving just one in the state that still performs them.

  • November 25, 2015 | State Travelers take to the roads and the skies for Thanksgiving

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The big Thanksgiving getaway went into full swing Wednesday with drivers delighted by the lowest November gas prices in years and many airline passengers undaunted by terrorism fears and long lines at security checkpoints.

  • November 25, 2015 | State As you get older, let your pet carry some of the load

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teach your dog or cat a few tricks, and your golden years will be better for it.


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