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Mistrial in Mississippi killing; man was arrested in Manhattan

GREENWOOD, Miss.- A Mississippi judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a man charged with killing his wife. Edward Broom was arrested in January 2016 in Manhattan, Kansas, where he had moved after the death of his wife, Lakeyla Broom. She was killed in the couple’s home in Greenwood, Mississippi, in September 2014. [...]

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By | 2017-11-02T06:45:18-05:00 November 2nd, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Mistrial in Mississippi killing; man was arrested in Manhattan

KSU: Climate change may erode big bluestem grass, disrupt livestock economy

TOPEKA — Kansas State University researchers say a dominant forage grass in the Great Plains could be diminished by climate change to less than half of its current stature during the next 75 years. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that studies involving K-State faculty indicated that changes would potentially shrink the plant size of big bluestem [...]

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By | 2017-10-16T10:29:21-05:00 October 16th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on KSU: Climate change may erode big bluestem grass, disrupt livestock economy

Anti-gay slur continues diversity-related vandalism at K-State

Kansas State officials say an anti-gay slur was found outside the university’s student union, the latest in several vandalism incidents targeting diversity at the school. The slur was found Monday and was removed that afternoon. The anti-gay vandalism occurred the same week some vandalized a temporary dwelling erected outside a residential complex for the Jewish [...]

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By | 2017-10-10T12:05:48-05:00 October 10th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Anti-gay slur continues diversity-related vandalism at K-State

KSU vets warn dog owners of diseased raccoons

Kansas State University’s Veterinary Health Center is warning dog owners to be careful amid a recent outbreak of a highly contagious disease among raccoons. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that veterinarians at the center say they’ve recently seen a high number of raccoons suffering from canine distemper. The viral disease can spread to susceptible dogs. Kansas [...]

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By | 2017-09-22T15:43:57-05:00 September 22nd, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on KSU vets warn dog owners of diseased raccoons

Former MHK man accused in Garden City bomb plot blames others

WICHITA — A man accused of planning to bomb a Kansas apartment complex that houses Somali refugees says he was unaware his co-defendants intended to carry out the attack. Gavin Wright, formally of Manhattan, made the argument in a court motion filed Wednesday that offers the first details at his defense strategy. His attorney filed [...]

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By | 2017-09-13T18:21:06-05:00 September 13th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Former MHK man accused in Garden City bomb plot blames others