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6:00 a.m.
State universities in Kansas have managed the recent budget cuts relatively well, but the Kansas Board of Regents warns of the overall effects the cuts could have. Regents warn cuts could have negative effects on enrollment and graduation numbers. Regents recommend 4 percent funding hike
September 17, 2008 in print edition on 1A
State officials on Wednesday recommended a 4 percent funding increase for higher education and expressed fears about possible cuts during uncertain economic times.
10:00 a.m.
National Guardsmen Brad Henning, left, and Walter Clinton help unload supplies in Lawrence after returning Wednesday from a deployment to Baton Rouge where they helped with relief after Hurricane Gustav. About 28 local guardsmen deployed and helped with security and distributing aid. Guardsmen return to Lawrence after Hurricane Gustav deployment
11:47 a.m., September 17, 2008 Updated 4:49 p.m. in print edition on 1A
All 600 Kansas National Guard members who deployed to Louisiana to help with Hurricane Gustav storm relief have returned to Kansas, including 65 Guardsmen from the Lawrence armory.
6:00 p.m.
Members of the Kansas University Marching Band run through their formations during Band Day at KU on Saturday Sept. 8, 2007 at Memorial Stadium.  KU's Marching Band is among the smallest in the Big 12. Jayhawk Marching Band gets big gift
September 18, 2008 in print edition on 1A
A musical flock of Jayhawks will be expected to grow larger, play louder and ensure that crimson-and-blue notes are heard clearly throughout the country.
6:00 p.m.
From left, director Neil LaBute confers with actor Samuel L. Jackson. Outside the law: KU alum filmmaker and Lawrence actor collaborate on ‘Lakeview Terrace’
September 18, 2008 in print edition on 1C
For the first time in the 11 years since he became an internationally renowned filmmaker, Neil LaBute is on the brink of an elusive, unlikely achievement. The Kansas University graduate has already solidified his reputation as a master of crafting controversial tales involving revenge, betrayal and cruelty. But nothing has quite prepared him for the expectations of how his latest project, “Lakeview Terrace,” will be received.

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