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Harry’s Earns Wine Spectator 2015 Restaurant Award

—Harry’s Among 3,600 Winners; Full 2015 Dining Guide Revealed in Wine Spectator’s August 31 Issue—— Manhattan, KS (July ... read the rest»

‘Big Red One’ to bid farewell to commanding general, welcome new leader

FORT RILEY, Kansas - After two years of serving as the commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley, Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II is set ... read the rest»

State Fire Marshal issues warnings and information regarding colored powders used in popular Kansas events

TOPEKA -- On June 27, 2015 at Formosa Fun Coast in New Taipei City, Taiwan, approximately 500 people were injured and burned when a fireball engulfed ... read the rest»

Consumer Corner: Check credit reports regularly for signs of fraud

You’ve probably seen those commercials on TV — the ones offering you a free credit report or credit score. Many of these companies are trying ... read the rest»

K-State 2015 Weed Science Teams Compete Successfully in National Contest

****This news release from K-State Research and Extension is posted at MANHATTAN, Kan. — ... read the rest»

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Manhattan Optimist Moxie finishes 2nd of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie finished 2nd of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City. The rains Friday pushed back ... read the rest»

Moxie Softball Results - Summer Blast - Topeka

Manhattan Optimist Moxie went 1-3 in this weekend's tournament in Topeka. In the opening pool play game, Moxie faced NCK Adrenaline. Alexis Wilson went ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie earns second in Bite Outta the Little Apple Tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie started their summer season with a 4-2 record and 2nd place hardware to show for their efforts. In pool play that started on ... read the rest»
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Born July 31st
1901: Jean Dubuffet, French sculptor and painter.
1912: Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winning economist.
1919: Primo Levi, Italian writer and scientist (Survival in Auschwitz).
1921: Whitney Young, Jr., civil rights leader and executive director of the National Urban League.
1928: Horace Silver, jazz pianist, composer and bandleader.
July 31st
in history
1760: Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, drives the French army back to the Rhine River.
1790: The U.S. Patent Office opens.
1875: Former president Andrew Johnson dies at the age of 66.
1882: Belle and Sam Starr are charged with horse stealing in the Indian territory.
1891: Great Britain declares territories in Southern Africa up to the Congo to be within their sphere of influence.

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