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Kansas State University to remember soldiers who died in WWI


MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University is remembering 48 students who died fighting in World War I as the nation marks the 100-year anniversary of entering the global conflict.

The university will dedicate Memorial Stadium, where football games were played from the 1920s through 1967, to the soldiers at an event on April 21, the Manhattan Mercury ( ) reported.

Jed Dunham, writer and researcher for Kansas State's Office of Military Affairs, wanted to learn more about those who died in the war after seeing their names on a plaque in 2014.

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