The Wichita State Shockers cruise past NCAA Division II opponent Newman Jets to improve to 3-0. Almost all the Shockers (3-0) looked good on Sunday as they won their 34th straight regular-season game and 27th straight non-conference home game. The Jets, playing a game that counted as an exhibition for them, never threatened either streak.
Small retailers say even if the day brings in a handful of additional customers, “it’s a positive.” They said they have seen some benefits in the shop-local movement in recent years, as well as from promotions such as credit card company American Express’ Small Business Saturday, set for Saturday.
“Mockingjay, Part 1” didn’t catch fire like the previous installments of “The Hunger Games,” but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Gov. Sam Brownback and his former Democratic challenger will have their first public meeting since the election at the State Finance Council meeting on Monday. This meeting comes in the wake that the state is facing a budget shortfall, something Davis warned would happen on the campaign trail, which Brownback has yet to make a public comment on.
Secretary of State Kris Kobach said that he did not mean to imply President Obama’s executive action on immigration would lead to ethnic cleansing and that liberal news sites have taken his words out of context and twisted their meaning.
AUGUSTA – Longtime car collectors Dean and Adrienne Hurley were looking for a shoebox Ford convertible, but found something else altogether, half a continent away, after trips to St. Louis and Dallas didn’t pan out.
The Kansas State basketball team is looking forward to playing three games at the Maui Invitational this week, but it will stay within the contiguous 48 states for early season tournaments in future seasons.