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Iowa State soccer releases spring schedule

Iowa State women’s soccer will be back in action as the team announced their spring schedule for this season. The Cyclones will play five games as they will face University of Northern Iowa (Feb. 28),

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Area Athlete of the Week: Emporia's Brax...

DIVING SOPHOMORE. HIS PERFORMANCE: Higgins capped an undefeated season with his first Class 5-1A State Diving Championship on Saturday in Lenexa. After

Men’s preview: No. 14 Texas vs. No. 17 K...

Texas is supposed to have six regular-season games remaining. However, only one of those is at home. Thus, Tuesday is the home finale and senior night. The school will honor walk-ons Drayton Whiteside and Blake Nevins along with key support staff members.

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Grain rail, truck traffic improves as temps rise

As thermometers began to elevate late last week across the US Upper Midwest, northern and southern Plains and most of the Central states, the grain transportation logistics picture improved. While a mid-February extended cold snap spurred conversations about potential winterkill damage to dormant winter wheat crops,

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As Cities Grapple With Climate Change, G...

Facing the rising threat of wildfire and extreme drought, Flagstaff, Ariz., unveiled an ambitious effort two years ago to cut the heat-trapping emissions

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NFL Mailbag: When and Where Will Wentz B...

Plus, a 49ers fit among draft QBs, Belichick’s future, whether QBs like Rodgers and Wilson will have more say in personnel decisions, and more.

Kansas to Take on Kansas State in Manhattan Wednesday

No. 23/24 Kansas (15-7, 9-5) takes a three-game winning streak into the Dillons Sunflower Showdown at Kansas State (5-17, 1-12) Wednesday, Feb. 17, at

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Micah Parsons makes jump in new ...

Former Penn State football star Micah Parsons is moving in the right direction upon publication of an updated 2021 mock draft from This 32-pick rundown, revealed Tuesday, marked a second attempt by analyst Daniel Jeremiah to forecast what awaits April 29.

Iowa State travels to Kansas to take on ...

After their first matchup was rescheduled for later in the season, Iowa State will travel to Lawrence, Kansas, to take on the Jayhawks for the first time this season Wednesday.

Wildcats keep positive outlook for second round of Sunflower Show...

Kansas State coach Bruce Weber has been impressed by the Wildcats' resilience through a 12-game losing streak.

Abilene Grad and Southeast of Saline Gra...

A pair of men, originally from the Salina area, are honored by Kansas State University for professional success in their careers. Charles Wilson–an Abilene High School graduatei

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NCAA Basketball: Buy or sell – Final Fou...

We're not too far away until Selection Sunday for the NCAA Basketball Tournament. As of today, there are only two clear-cut favorites in Baylor and

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Robby Steinhardt Dies: Violinist, Foundi...

Robby Steinhardt, the violinist and co-lead vocalist of the rock band Kansas, died Saturday several months after seeming to recover from acute septic shock at a Tampa hospital following a case of

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Texas man sentenced for Kansas crash

A Texas man has been sentenced to three years and two months in prison in a deadly Kansas crash. The Hutchinson News reports ... in the April 2017 crash that killed Stephanie Futral, of Wichita, A state trooper testified at the preliminary hearing that ...

Kansas Dept. of Labor releases unemploym...

The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) releases data on the fraud attempts and fraud payments the agency has paid since the start of 2020.

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Bill restricting transgender youths in s...

“I am concerned that some of the dialogue, as we are asking questions and then responses, that we are not allowing that to happen in the committee process,” said Senate Minority Leader Dinah Sykes, D-Lenexa ... decision here in Kansas to preserve ...

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Oklahoma vs. Kansas State score: Sooners drop to a No. 3 seed in ...

The Sooners (14-6, 9-5 Big 12) will fall off the No. 2 seed line after the defeat, which qualifies as one of the worst imaginable losses for a team playing in a major conference. Kansas State (7-18, 3-13 Big 12) had lost 13 straight games until it beat TCU on Saturday.

Amid tussle over executive powers, Repub...

Republican legislators are pushing to resurrect a dormant mechanism of rejecting orders crafted by state agencies.

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LIVE: Kansas State 62, Oklahoma 57 FINAL

K-State played 5 consecutive Top 25 foes (No. 23/22 Kansas, No. 13/11 Texas Tech, No. 13/13 Texas, No. 23/22 State and No. 23/24 Kansas) before playing at TCU on Saturday. The Wildcats have lost 15 in a row against ranked opponents,

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Bill Would Give Offenders A Way Out Of Public Registries

The Kansas Offenders Registration Act was implemented ... Seth Wescott, a psychologist and director of a sex offender treatment program in Lenexa, said it is more comfortable to look at current ...

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Kansas man with Proud Boys ties arrested...

A man linked to the Kansas City metro chapter of the Proud Boys was charged Monday with conspiring with members of the group to participate in the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

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How Royals' infield looks early in sprin...

The Royals are returning a pair of elite fielders in their middle infield this season. They’ll see a familiar face at third base. And they’ve welcomed a new teammate -- who was a longtime opponent -- to anchor first base for the next two years.

Lon Kruger breaks down what caused upset loss to Kansas State

Oklahoma was a double-digit favorite over Kansas State entering the game but was no match for the defensive performance that the home team put out on the floor. The Wildcats — who gave up 76 points on 46% shooting the last time these two teams squared off — held the Sooners to a mere 57 points on 39.

Soon Kansas farmers might have another w...

The Texas-based company is hoping to build a factory in Kansas making surfboards, coffee tables and pallets with its byproduct.

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DIY Home Movie Theater on a Budget

Who needs to go out when you can have a movie night in? With the following inexpensive tips and ideas we've listed below, you'll be able to bring a bit of the theater to your living room.

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Reddit Users Share the Worst Best Man Sp...

If there's one lesson to be learned here, gentlemen, it's DON'T BE THAT GUY. One Redditor had the misfortune of discovering that there seems to be a groan-inducing trend of Best Man speeches that consist of drunken debauchery, outrageous behavior, and awkward inside jokes.

These 6 Halloween-Themed Bath Bombs Will Make Sure You Float, Too

Halloween is just around the corner. Enjoy a bath with these spooky (yet fragrant) products based on your favorite horror movie characters and more.

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Eminem Opens 'Mom's Spaghetti' Restauran...

Eminem is opening a new restaurant based on the lyrics of his song, 'Lose Yourself'. The restaurant is called Mom's Spaghetti and will open in Eminem's hometown of Detroit, Michigan.

Are You a Parent? Panera Will Give You B...

National Coffee Day is September 29! This year for National Coffee Day, Panera is giving parents and caregivers the gift of bottomless coffee. Yes, free coffee!

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'Lucifer' Final Season Review: Time Travel, Love, and Justice

The sixth and final season of "Lucifer" aired on Netflix. This review explores the high and low points.

14-Year-Old Invents Solar-Powered Ironin...

14-year-old Vinisha Umashankar is a finalist for Prince William's Earthshot Prize, which will potentially give her a million pounds to manufacture a solar-powered ironing cart for use in her home country of India.

Listen to Soothing Sounds of Nature From...

Ever wonder if the great outdoors sounds the same everywhere? This new project might help us find out. The "Sounds of the Forest" is a growing collection of sounds recorded in the woodlands and forests of the world.

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There's a 'Sexy Bernie Sanders' Halloween Costume, And We Have So...

We've recently found out that there's a "sexy Bernie Sanders" costume made available for Halloween this year, and we wish we were joking. Unfortunately for everyone, it's a very real thing.

Live Updates: R. Kelly Convicted in Sex ...

A federal jury in Brooklyn, New York, has announced that R&B singer R. Kelly is guilty of racketeering and sex trafficking charges.

Sherwin-Williams Announces 2022 'Color o...

Sherwin-Williams has announced its Color of the Year for 2022—Evergreen Fog, "a versatile and calming hue, a chameleon color of gorgeous green-meets-gray, with just a bit of blue."

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TV Shows People Think Are Overrated—By State

A study conducted by identified which TV show people in each state think is overrated—and let me just say: we are appalled.

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