| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Now that I teach meditation, I’m trying to improve my ability to remember people’s names. New students come to the class every week. Every week they tell me their names. Every time a new student tells me a new name, I think to myself, “...
| Jan 30, 2012
Organizing the G-8 and NATO summits is like preparing for a hurricane. You can't entirely control the outcome, and any violence could be catastrophic for the city, the mayor and the president.
Leslie Fox, the first person selected to run the May 19-21...
| Jan 9, 2012
Only 20% of the antibiotics sold in the U.S. are given to people who are sick with bacterial infections, such as ear and urinary tract infections and pneumonia. Most of the penicillin, tetracycline and other antibiotic drugs used in this country are given...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Bill Snyder Family Stadium is getting a upgrade. On the eve of K-State’s third appearance in the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic, the school unveiled plans for stadium expansion.
Phase Two of the Bill Snyder Family Stadium Master Plan will feature a...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 12:55 PM
The conventional wisdom is that allowances make children responsible money managers as they learn to budget so they don't run out of cash.
But Lewis Mandell, professor emeritus of finance and former dean of business at the State University of New York in...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:05 AM
When they visit other festivals, South Dakota Snow Queens are regularly called upon to speak.
Sometimes, they don't have time to prepare their remarks.
That never bothered Kyla Wolkow, the current Snow Queen. “I'm a wing it-type person,” she...
| May 14, 2012
| 10:54 AM
(AP) - The Kansas Highway Patrol has identified the two people killed in an early-morning crash that also injured four students from Kansas State University.
The patrol says the students were in a pickup truck traveling east in a westbound lane of Kansas...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Can nibbling make you slim?
"Lord of the Rings" fans may recall Hobbits prefer six daily meals. If you Google "six meals a day," however, you'll find more than references to mythical creatures: There are a host of diet books, websites and articles...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - The gap between federal support for agricultural research at large public universities and private investment continues to grow - and the divide comes with increased threats to academic freedom and more instances of meddling in the...
| Sep 14, 2012
Sunday, Sept. 16
Plant sale Adkins Arboretum's annual Fall Native Plant Sale takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Native Plant Nursery, 12610 Eveland Road in Ridgely. The sale benefits the Arboretum's education programs. Information: 410-634-2847 or...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:40 AM
A meeting between KSU’s president Kirk Schultz and the governor’s economic council might have been considered anything but controversial, but one reporter found a nugget that spread all over the state. The Lawrence Journal-World reported the...