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February 2, 2005

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Stabbing reported in north of Lawrence

Lawrence Police late Tuesday night were investigating a stabbing incident involving a victim who was found at the KOA Campground, 1473 U.S. Highway 40, north of Lawrence.

The victim, a man, was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital by ambulance, Police Sgt. Mike Monroe said. Officers had no other details and were trying to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident, Monroe said.

Police and Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical responded to the campground shortly before 11 p.m.

New award honors former KU professor

A national award has been named for a former Kansas University chemistry professor.

The first Ralph N. Adams Award in Bioanalytical Chemistry will be awarded at the annual Pittsburgh Conference next month in Orlando, Fla. Former students, family, colleagues and friends of Adams, who died in 2002 at age 78, established the award.

Adams retired from KU in 1992. He was known as a pioneer in the field of bioanalytical chemistry. An endowed professorship in his name already has been established at KU.

Free State featured in High Q battle

An academic competition between Free State High and Wichita's Bishop Carroll Catholic High will be televised today.

Bishop Carroll won the High Q competition, which was taped in January. The 30-minute show will air at 3 p.m. today on WIBW, Sunflower Broadband Channel 13. It will be rebroadcast at 11 a.m. Sunday on KTWU, Sunflower Broadband Channel 11.

Free State's team is coached by Oather Strawderman. Members of the team are Austin Rivera, Yuan Liu, Bill Berkowitz, Marie Hull and Alan Sneegass.

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