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Wednesday | Great Bend Tribune

KSU's Mike Clark visits Great Bend

Fans of K-State sports attended Wednesday's Noon Kiwanis meeting in Great Bend to hear the latest news on plans for a new Vanier Football Complex and North Stadium at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

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Related Topix: Great Bend, KS

Wednesday Aug 20 | Newswise

Busting Myths About Ticks

MANHATTAN, Kan. - A walk through the woods, a fishing trip, or an evening playing in the yard with your children are situations with the potential to encounter dozens, even hundreds of blood-sucking pests known as ticks.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, KS, Entomology, Science

Wednesday Aug 20 | Newswise

Faculty Members Develop Free Alternative Textbooks to Save Students Money

Through an alternative textbook initiative, Kansas State University faculty members are helping students save an estimated $423,000 a year in textbook costs.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science

Wednesday Aug 20 | The Wichita Eagle

Now Consider This: State support of universities likely to keep dropping

State funding makes up about 20 percent of the total operating expenditures of Kansas' public universities, down from 28 percent in 2008, the Lawrence Journal-World reported .

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Related Topix: Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Wire

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The award, presented by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers in partnership with drip irrigation leader , Netafim , honors and recognizes an ASABE member each year who has made significant contributions in the ability to utilize and adapt microirrigation technology at an appropriate scale for any given level of production ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada,

Health News Digest

Not Eating Enough Fruit and Veggies?

Changes to a supplemental nutrition program are improving the number of fruits eaten daily by children, but kids and adults still aren't reaching the recommended daily intake amounts.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Family, Kids, Nutrition, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine

The Capital-Journal

Flint Hills Beef Fest kicks off Friday in Emporia

Cattlemen from throughout the Midwest will be gathering Friday through Sunday for the 28th Annual Flint Hills Beef Fest at the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Emporia.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Emporia, KS, Lyon County, KS, Breakfast

News 4 Jax

Student loan scams

AND AS STACEY EXPLAINS, SCAMMERS HAVE PARENTS OF STUDENTS IN THEIR SIGHT, ESPECIALLY THOSE STRUGGLING TO PAY STUDENT LOANS.

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The Wichita Eagle

Brownback jokingly cites Bill Snyder coaching career in stem cell talk

Gov. Sam Brownback half-jokingly told a Wichita audience Monday that adult stem cells could hold the key to extending the coaching career of Kansas State University football legend Bill Snyder.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Wichita, KS

Newswise

Multimillion-Dollar Grant Helps Researchers Shed Light on Ultrafast Dynamics

Kansas State University physicists and computer scientists are involved in a collaborative project to understand a long-lasting mystery: how light interacts with matter.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Physics, University of Kansas, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Chemistry

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hay & Forage Grower

Kansas Forage And Grassland Council Revives

Forage and grassland council meetings, like this August one hosted by the Southeast Minnesota Forage Council, allow growers to learn from current University researchers - and from each other.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, US Politics, Kansas, Agriculture, Science, Larned, KS

KUT-FM Austin

In Black America Podcast: A Texas Trailblazer: The late Dr. Alfred N. Poindexter Jr.

On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with the late Dr. Alfred Nelson Poindexter Jr., Prairie View A&M University professor emeritus and veterinarian.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, African-American

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

K-State Staff and Students Among AAEA Award Winners

Two Kansas State University faculty members and four graduate students in the Department of Agricultural Economics received awards at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association annual meeting, hosted July 26-29, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Minneapolis, MN

Prairie Village Post

For SM East grads of Organized Mess, distance hasn't stopped creation of new music

On Tuesday, the band Organized Mess played a show at Harmon Park in Prairie Village to celebrate the release of their second album, Topography .

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Related Topix: Prairie Village, KS, Macalester College, Johnson County, KS

Sun Aug 17, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Advice for wheat production challenges

Wheat growers in western Nebraska face several serious challenges: Wheat stem sawfly.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Nebraska Lincoln, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Entomology

University Business

Legislators join advocates in fight against campus sexual assault

One in five. That's how many women are sexually assaulted during college, according to research cited by government agencies working to combat the problem.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Belgian student visits Battle of Bulge veteran

Belgian student Jelle Thys and Jim Sharp, a Battle of the Bulge veteran from Manhattan, met in 2010 during a ceremony in Luxembourg to honor American veterans of World War II.

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Related Topix: History in the News

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Caldwell start-up wins $50,000 prize package

A Caldwell company with an idea to reduce surgical waste won a prize package worth more than $50,000 as part of an entrepreneurship program.

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Horsetalk

Caution urged over moving horses during vesicular stomatitis outbreak

Horse and livestock owners in Kansas and surrounding states are being urged to use caution when traveling with their animals as authorities in Colorado and Texas tackle an outbreak of vesicular stomatitis.

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Related Topix: Entomology

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Spring Hill School District welcomes new teachers, other staff to school

FRONT ROW: Rebekah Young, Lynne Boyette, Madelyn McGowan, Carly Roberts, Lauren Merrill, Lisa Dooley, Jessica Newell.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., University of Missouri Kansas City, Emporia State University, University of Northern Colorado, Wayne State University

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