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12:00 a.m.
KU Athletic Director Lew Perkins, from left, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, University General Counsel Jim Pottorff and Jack Focht of Wichita law firm Foulston Siefkin prepare to take questions from the media after releasing Foulston Siefkin's investigation into a ticket scandal in KU's athletic ticket office. More than $1 million worth of KU basketball, football tickets involved in ticket scam
1:22 p.m., May 26, 2010 Updated 11:38 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, Athletics Director Lew Perkins, University General Counsel Jim Pottorff and Jack Focht of Foulston Siefkin are addressing the media at the press conference at the Dole Institute of Politics.
10:00 a.m.
KU Athletic Director Lew Perkins was the last to leave a press conference at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics on Thursday May 26, 2010. He and other KU officials and investigators talks about alleged violations in KU's ticket office that led to the diversion of $1 million or more from the university. Six employees were blamed and are no longer with the university. Biggest, longest lasting impact of ticket scandal at Kansas University may have very little to do with tickets
May 26, 2010 in print edition on 1A
When a scandal hits an athletics department at a major university, its impact is wide-ranging and can affect many different stakeholders of a university, observers say.
2:00 p.m.
People gathered Wednesday along a stretch of 31st Street near the Haskell/Baker Wetlands to protest the county’s removal of a beaver dam from a culvert underneath 31st Street. The removal caused water levels in the northern half of the wetlands to drop significantly. Tempers flare after county workers remove beaver dam at wetlands; water flows to south side of 31st Street
12:55 p.m., May 26, 2010 Updated 5:47 p.m. in print edition on 3A
Tensions are rising around the Haskell/Baker Wetlands as water levels are dropping.

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Ticket integrity
An investigative report released Wednesday raised about as many questions as it answered about KU’s ticket scandal.
May 27, 2010 in print edition on A7
Although none of the six people directly implicated in a Kansas University ticket scandal still work for Kansas Athletics Inc., this mess is far from over for KU and its athletic department.