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6:00 a.m.
Lew Perkins, Kansas University athletics director, helped to move the Nov. 24 KU-MU football game to Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The game was originally supposed to be a home game for the Jayhawks. Despite the move's potential for loss of revenue for Lawrence businesses, the football team's perfect record has helped make up for it. Perfect record leads to big bucks
November 19, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Turns out moving the final home Kansas University football game to Arrowhead Stadium will end up costing Lawrence merchants and local taxing bodies more than the $713,000 that had been estimated just last spring, an economist said.
9:00 a.m.
Shana Valencia, from Evergreen, Colo., hula hoops at the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival at Clinton Lake State Park in this June 8 file photo. Festival promoters are exploring their options of different locations to host the event. One option would move it to the Circle S Ranch and Country Inn in Jefferson County. Wakarusa music festival considers venue change
November 20, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival promoters are exploring their options. “We’re investigating the opportunities of places to host the event is all, and we’ve done that annually, so there’s really no news until after Thanksgiving probably,” said Brett Mosiman, the founder of the festival, conducted the past three Junes at Clinton State Park.
12:00 p.m.
Heard on the Hill
KCMO PD: Think twice before going for goalposts Saturday
Posted November 20, 2007
_All week, the Heard on the Hill blog will highlight ways that we here and Kansas fans in general will be preparing for the upcoming ...
2:30 p.m.
Online chat
Chat Tuesday with MU beat writer Graham Watson
November 20, 2007
Well, it's officially going to be one of the biggest meetings ever between Kansas and Missouri - in <i>anything</i> - this Saturday in Kansas City. Here's your chance to see what the thinking currently is on the other side of the border from Graham Watson, who covers Missouri for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. She'll be joining us at <strong>2:30 p.m. Tuesday</strong> to answer your Border War queries.
4:00 p.m.
Kansas' Joe Mortenson (8) and John Larson bring down Missouri running back Tony Temple on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006 at Columbia, Mo in this file photo. Woodling: Probation may sting KU yet
November 20, 2007 in print edition on 1B
Lost in the euphoria of this stunningly serendipitous Kansas University football season has been any notion of assessing its impact on the big picture. While the Jayhawks’ 11-0 start has been a short-term delight, the long-range effect could be even more significant based on what happened just 13 months ago.
10:00 p.m.
City commissioners broke the state's open meetings law by holding a closed-door meeting to discuss granting more than $1 million in incentives to a local company, the Kansas attorney general has found. But Attorney General Paul Morrison is willing to forgo prosecution if city commissioners agree to admit their wrongdoing and personally pay for two hours of professional training on the open meetings law. AG won’t prosecute mayor
November 20, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Mayor Sue Hack won’t be prosecuted for violating the state’s conflict of interest laws, although the state attorney general’s office said today she technically violated portions of the act and created an “appearance of impropriety.”

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Lawrence Datebook
November 20, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence