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  • Datebook

    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...
  • Kansas State's Collin Klein wins 2012 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

    Kansas State's Collin Klein wins 2012 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award
    Kansas State University’s Collin Klein has been named recipient of t he 2012 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award.  The award is presented annually to a top college football quarterback who best combines on-the-field and academic achievement. ...
  • Dinah K. Faber

    Dinah K. Faber
    Dinah K. Faber, a writer, photographer and historian who was known as "the Booth Lady" for her preservation work on Tudor Hall, the Harford County home of the famous Booth family, died Sunday of colon cancer at her Colby, Kan., home. She was 62. The...
  • Will giving children an allowance make them smarter about finances?

    Will giving children an allowance make them smarter about finances?
    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...
  • A new way to gauge college debt, starting salary

    Here's a typical college scenario: Your daughter's dream job is to be an elementary school teacher and reading specialist. Yet she'll need to dive deep into debt to pursue her undergraduate degree, and borrow more if continuing to grad school. She's...
  • Theodore Reed dies at 90; leader in the modernization of zoos

    Theodore Reed dies at 90; leader in the modernization of zoos
    Upon joining the staff of the National Zoo in 1955, veterinarian Theodore Reed was greeted by antiquated animal dwellings — some dating to the 1890s — and a budget so spare he bought medicine for his new charges at a local drugstore and...
  • Conditioning can ease the shock of bathing for a cat

    ORLANDO, FLA. -- These reader questions were answered by veterinarians attending the North American Veterinary Conference Jan. 19-23, in Orlando, FL. Q: I rescued a cat who needs a bath. How do you bathe a cat? -- G.C., Las Vegas, NV. A: "Carefully,"...
  • Dog's urgency to urinate at night points to physical problem

    ORLANDO, FLA. -- These reader questions were answered at the North American Veterinary Conference Jan. 19-23 in Orlando, FL. Nearly 6,000 veterinarians, and a grand total of nearly 15,000 professionals -- from veterinary technicians to representatives...
  • John Currie named Bobby Dodd AD of the Year

    John Currie named Bobby Dodd AD of the Year
    Following a year that saw K-State reach unprecedented athletic, academic, administrative and fundraising success, John Currie was presented the 2013 Bobby Dodd AD of the Year Award at the annual Division 1A Athletics Director meetings in Dallas. The...
  • Embracing the Greek life. Or not.

    Embracing the Greek life. Or not.
    With the fall semester soon upon us, some incoming college freshmen, as well as their parents, may be wondering whether the student should consider joining a fraternity or sorority. And it's something students in high school may be thinking about as...
  • With the right treatments, you CAN win the war on fleas

    Some years, it seems fleas are everywhere, while other years they appear more reclusive. Mostly, the problem is all about weather conditions. "So, far, the fleas haven't been too bad, but don't breathe easy yet," says Dr. Zack Mills, of Duluth, GA....
  • Professor develops textbook flexibility

    Predictions that electronic textbooks would push traditional books to the back shelf on college campuses have so far proved overly optimistic. But Brian Lindshield remains a big believer. The assistant professor of human nutrition at Kansas State...