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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

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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.

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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 NFL.com ...

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

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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.

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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.

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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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This Is How Many People Have Died From C...

Since the first death attributable to COVID-19 was reported in the United States on Feb. 29, 2020, an estimated 712,874 Americans have died — and as the delta variant spreads, that number continues to grow.

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With Reno County Commission expansion debate, are things differen...

For the first time in more than 20 years, Reno County voters are being asked to consider expanding the board of Reno County Commissioners from three members to five. In advance of the election, the County Commission last week agreed to reduce commissioner salaries by 40% — if voters approve the measure — to make the board expansion budget-neutral.

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Communities gather as PSU homecoming com...

After a weeks worth of celebration, the streets of Southeast Kansas were filled with crimson and gold. The final day of Pittsburg State University’s homecoming week

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Iowa State 33, Kansas State 20: What was...

The Wildcats looked off from the start, and never could quite find their footing against the visiting Cyclones.

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Quick recap: Iowa State football defeats Kansas State on the road

Iowa State got off to a strong start in the game when Breece Hall took the opening play 75 yards for a touchdown. Iowa State then made it a two-score game before Kansas State got back within one score with a touchdown.

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Everything Matt Campbell said after Iowa...

Iowa State's 33-20 win over Kansas State on Saturday marked the program's first win in Manhattan, Kans. since 2004. Iowa State was able to leave with the win thanks to strong performances from Brock Purdy,

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Kansas State falls to Iowa State, 33-20

Breece Hall scored on a 75-yard run to open the game and finished with 297 yards rushing as Iowa State handed Kansas State its third straight loss to open Big 12 play Saturday.

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Iowa State football handles Kansas State for first win in Manhatt...

Iowa State kept Kansas State at arm’s reach throughout Saturday’s game at Bill Snyder Family Stadium and won 33-20. “It’s big for our kids, big for our team and big for our program,” Iowa State Coach Matt Campbell said on ESPN2 after the game.

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Hall, Purdy lead Iowa State past Kansas ...

Breece Hall rushed for 197 yards and two touchdowns and Brock Purdy was an efficient 22-of-25 for 208 yards and a score as Iowa State downed Kansas State 33-20 Saturday night. The Wildcats had won 15 of the last 16 games in Manhattan.

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Kansas Wesleyan football's balanced offe...

Myers Hendrickson wanted to figure out how Kansas Wesleyan could run the ball against McPherson's odd defensive front. And it found a way to be successful Saturday afternoon. The Coyotes' 472 yards of total offense,

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Kansas non-competitive in one-sided affair against Texas Tech

Kansas football was, once again, involved in a one-sided affair Saturday, losing 41-14 to Texas Tech. The Red Raiders out-gained the Jayhawks 438-273.   After deferring the kickoff to the second half,

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Colombi, Texas Tech run all over Kansas ...

Henry Colombi threw for a touchdown, ran for another as Texas Tech had four rushing touchdowns in a 41-14 win over Kansas on Saturday afternoon. Colombi was 14-for-20 passing for 124 yards and added 35 rushing yards while Jason Bean was 11-for-21 passing for 80 yards and one interception for Kansas.

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Popeyes and Megan Thee Stallion Kick Off...

Popeyes has unveiled a special collaboration with Megan Thee Stallion, and the first order of business is a brand-new hot sauce.

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Halloween Isn’t the Only Horrifying Holi...

Whether you’re naughty or nice, we’ve discovered that Christmas has a serious dark side. Let’s set aside that warm and cozy fireside scene and take a look at the horrifying side of Christmas.

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TikTok Hack Claims to Remove the Taste of Alcohol

The latest TikTok hack sees users adding a small amount of baking soda, a pinch of salt, and some water to vodka or tequila, and having it remove the taste of alcohol!

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4 'Squid Game' Masks for Your Last-Minut...

Did you love the Korean horror thriller, "Squid Game?" Check out these inexpensive masks that will have you looking like you're part of the show.

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Former US president Bill Clinton in hosp...

Former US president Bill Clinton was in hospital with an infection on Thursday, a spokesman for the 75-year-old said. Doctors said Clinton was responding well at the center in Irvine, California. The infection was not connected to the coronavirus.

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Trick-or-Treaters With Special Needs: An All-Inclusive Halloween ...

How to make sure all the kids, especially those with special needs, enjoy Halloween night.

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7 Wild Conspiracy Theories We Can't Stop...

We can't get enough of it. Portals to another dimension, lizard people, hoaxes, and secret government spying made our list.

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Friday Office Cocktail: Aviation Cocktai...

The OCN Drinks crew is serving up something purple, pretty, and powerful in support of Domestic Violence Awareness month.

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2022 Awards Season Schedule: Oscars, Emmys, And More!

The 2022 awards season is just around the corner, and we've got the list of dates you're gonna want to keep in your back pocket as things start to roll out—even as early as this October!

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Wendy's, Kellogg's Team Up for Frosty Ch...

Wendy's and Kellogg's are partnering together on the new Wendy's Frosty Chocolatey Cereal, set to debut in December.

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Nostradamus' Predictions for 2021 Includ...

Nostradamus has made many predictions about the future of humanity and he predicted 2021 will be worse than 2020. These predictions included a global famine, asteroids, a devastating earthquake, and a Zombie Apocalypse.

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Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home

Here are a few ways you can whip up a creative costume with stuff from around the house or your local thrift store.

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