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News Radio KMAN · In Focus 11/28/22: Melissa Kirkwood, Deanna Likes, Jonathan Mertz, Gina Snyder, Karla Hagemeister Segment 1 – 00:00 Segment 2 – 11:01 Segment 3 – 21:05 Segment 4 – 35:46 On Monday’s edition of In Focus we spoke with Melissa Kirkwood from Sunset Zoo. Flint Hills Discovery Center Marketing Coordinator Deanna Likes and Event Sales Coordinator Jonathan Mertz also joined the program. In our final segment Downtown Manhattan Inc. Executive Director Gina Snyder and Flint Hills Breadbasket Executive Director Karla Hagemeister previewed the Mayor’s Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade.

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The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police. Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law and in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. MANHATTAN, KAN. –  Officers filed a report for theft in the 1300 block of Flint Hills Pl. in Manhattan on November 23, 2022, around 1:30 p.m. A 41-year-old woman was listed as the victim when she reported her gold…

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes threw for 320 yards and a touchdown, Isiah Pacheco ran for a score, and the Kansas City Chiefs slogged their way to a 26-10 victory over the beat-up Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. Mahomes eclipsed 300 yards passing for the sixth straight game, and he ran his streak with a TD pass to 16, but the Chiefs (9-2) also squandered plenty of scoring opportunities. Mahomes was intercepted in the end zone in the fourth quarter, and Harrison Butker was called upon to kick four chipshot field goals when drives stalled. It didn’t matter…

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State has decided to part with longtime volleyball coach Suzie Fritz after 22 years. The school announced Sunday that Fritz would not return next year despite having a 393-263 overall record and leading the Wildcats to the NCAA Tournament 13 times as the head coach. “Coach Fritz has poured all of her energy into this program for the last 20-plus years, and we will forever be grateful for her leadership and advancement of K-State Volleyball,” athletic director Gene Taylor said in a statement. Fritz won more games than any other Kansas State volleyball coach, but…

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ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (Kansas State University) – (25/rv) Kansas State saw the duo of Gabby Gregory and Jaelyn Glenn combine for 58 points as the Wildcats scored a season-high 93 points on the way to its seventh straight win of the season, 93-80, over Northern Arizona in the Paradise Jam Reef Division. The Wildcats will have an opportunity on Saturday to win its second straight Paradise Jam title, capturing its first in 2016-17. K-State (7-0) has won seven straight games to begin a season for the first time since the 2016-17 season, when the Wildcats started the season with…

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News Radio KMAN · In Focus 11/25/22 – MHS Coach Schartz, Wamego Coach Moody Segment 1 – 00:00 Segment 2 – 11:32 For this special edition of In Focus, we caught up with the coaches of the Manhattan and Wamego High School football teams as they prepare for their Saturday state championship games. In the first segment, Mitch Fortner sat down with Coach Joe Schartz while Troy Coverdale spoke with Coach Weston Moody in the latter segment.

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The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police. Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law and in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. MANHATTAN, KAN. –  Officers filed a report for theft x3 and criminal damage to property in the 300 block of North 5th Street in Manhattan on November 22, 2022, around 10:40 AM. Officers listed Manhattan Housing Authority as the…

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News Radio KMAN · In Focus 11/23/22: Ben Sigle, Vickie James, Cliff Williams, John Cox Segment 1 – 00:00 Segment 2 – 08:55 Segment 3 – 21:54 Segment 4 – 35:14 On Wednesday’s edition of In Focus Manhattan Running Company’s Ben Sigle previews the 2022 Turkey Trot in Manhattan. Riley County and City of Manhattan Food and Farm Council Director Vickie James also joined the program. In our final segment we spoke with USD 378 Riley County Superintendent Cliff Williams and USD 384 Blue Valley Superintendent John Cox.

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (Kansas State Athletics) – Kansas State junior Deuce Vaughn is one of 10 running backs in the country to be named a semifinalist for the 2022 Doak Walker Award, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced Tuesday. It is the second-straight year that Vaughn is a semifinalist for the nation’s premier running back honor – the first time in school history a Wildcat has been named a semifinalist for the award twice in a career – while it is the fourth time a K-State running back has reached semifinalist status. He is one of three returning semifinalists on this year’s list,…

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News Radio KMAN · In Focus 11/22/22: Pat Weixelman, Dawn Henry, Shawn Steward Segment 1 – 00:00 Segment 2 – 15:41 Segment 3 – 28:14 On Tuesday’s edition of In Focus we spoke with Pottawatomie County Commission Chair Pat Weixelman and County Clerk Dawn Henry. AAA spokesperson Shawn Steward also joined the program ahead of the holiday to speak about travel.

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