Pressing the issue


Bob Copple, president of Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan, speaks about the negative impact of not expanding KanCare in Riley County during a press conference Thursday morning at the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce building.

  • Iowa St . AD: Don’t blame Texas, Oklahoma

    McClatchy Newspapers After finally turning the page on three months of expansion drama, the firmly committed, all-on-the-samepage Big 12 started a new day.

  • Cats riding up and down year

    Just six games into the season, Kansas State has had an up and down ride.


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  • A few potshots, a little substance

    Americans might breathe a little easier now that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have left the debate stage for the final time without once coming to physical blows.

  • Sexual morality is in freefall in this world

    To the Editor: I was shocked Monday when I read that students at two high schools in Lawrence are being given access to free condoms without parental permission.

  • It’s time KSU named a building for Acker

    To the Editor: According to Monday night’s Mercury, Kansas State University is requesting help in renaming the former KSU Foundation building on Anderson Avenue.


    • K-State homecoming events, Straight No Chaser and more

      K-State’s homecoming week continues Thursday with the Union Program Council Children’s Carnival: Growing Up Purple with Willie Wonka from 6 to 8 p.

    • New ‘Birth of a Nation’ movie debuts

      There is an new movie called “The Birth of a Nation,” a movie which tells the story of slave rebellion led by Nat Turner in 1831, in the state of Virginia.

    • ‘Accountant’ well-formed action/suspense movie

      “The Accountant,” a new film starring Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick, is a wellformed action and suspense movie about a series of mysteries.


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