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Apple doesn't drop in Manhattan's New Year's celebration

 

January 5, 2017



MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Just like in New York City, technical glitches marred the New Year's Eve celebration in the "Little Apple" of Manhattan, Kansas.

A large crowd gathered in the Aggieville entertainment district to watch an apple drop at the stroke of midnight. But the crowd was disappointed when the apple remained on top of a pole.

Linda Mays, executive director of the Aggieville Business Association, says the winch that drops the apple malfunctioned a few hours before the event and efforts to fix it were unsuccessful.

The Manhattan Mercury reports (http://bit.ly/2ibBolK ) fireworks...



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