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Should Kansas University notify the parents of an underaged student who is caught using drugs or violating alcohol policies?

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Total 1285

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12:00 a.m.
Stacey Wohlberg, Lawrence parent. ‘I’m proud to be a soccer mom, frankly’: Don’t expect to find these local parents on the sidelines
May 4, 2009
They may drive mini-vans or SUVs and haul their kids to and from soccer practice, but don’t you dare call these mothers “soccer moms.” “I am what I am,” 45-year-old Lawrence mom Colleen Harrell says. “I drive an SUV. I have soccer and softball stickers all over it. If that’s a bad thing, then, oh well.”
6:00 a.m.
In this Feb. 7, 2007, file photo, Sunflower Electric Cooperative’s coal-fired power plant churns out electricity in Holcomb, Kan. State reaches agreement to enable one coal plant to be built at Holcomb
3:43 p.m., May 4, 2009 Updated 8:11 a.m. in print edition on 1A
The State of Kansas and Sunflower Electric Power Co. have reached an agreement resolving ongoing litigation over whether coal-fired power plants will be built in southwest Kansas.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas University first-year graduate student Ari Jean-Baptiste, right,  a Chief Warrant Officer 3 in the U.S. Army, laughs with classmate Matt Miles, a first-year graduate student from Lecompton, as he unloads his laptop in preparation for a statistics class on April 23 at KU. Jean-Baptiste is attending KU through the university's Wounded Warriors program. During his second tour in Iraq, Jean-Baptiste sustained injuries when his helicopter went down near Kirkuq. Soldier finds calling in KU’s Wounded Warrior program
May 4, 2009
Ari Jean-Baptiste is one of seven students enrolled in Kansas University’s Wounded Warrior program, a partnership between the university and the U.S. Army.
7:41 p.m.
Town Talk
Follow City Commission debate on homeless camps
Posted May 5, 2009
The Lawrence City Commission tonight will consider a proposal to allow the homeless to establish camps in a city park. The City Commission meeting starts ...

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