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The American Red Cross and Disney Prepare Students for Disasters Through The Pillowcase Project

TOPEKA, KANS., Friday, August 28, 2015— As part of National Preparedness Month this September, the American Red Cross and Disney renewed their commitment ... read the rest»

Manhattan Arts Center receives $ 30,000 gift to fund office remodeling project

The Manhattan Arts Center has received a $ 30,000 gift from the Jack Goldstein Charitable Trust to fund its office remodeling project. "MAC" is a nonprofit ... read the rest»

Take the Prepare Kansas online challenge

Forty-two Kansas counties have been declared major disaster areas this year due to severe weather events that swept through the state May 4 through June ... read the rest»

Prevent Falls Among Seniors in Four Steps

A K-State aging specialist speaks on the dangers of falling and how older adults can protect themselves. ****This news release from K-State Research ... 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 August 31st
1905: Sanford Meisner, influential acting teacher.
1907: Wiliam Shawn, longtime editor of The New Yorker.
1908: Wiliam Saroyan, author and playwright (The Human Comedy).
1918: Alan Jay Lerner, playwright and lyricist (Brigadoon, Camelot).
1918: Daniel Schorr, journalist.
August 31st
in history
1919: The Communist Labor Party is founded in Chicago, with the motto, Workers of the world unite!
1928: Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera opens in Berlin.
1940: Joseph Avenol steps down as Secretary-General of the League of Nations.
1942: The British army under General Bernard Law Montgomery defeats Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps in the Battle of Alam Halfa in Egypt.
1944: The British Eighth Army penetrates the German Gothic Line in Italy.