Archive for Saturday, December 10, 2011

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12:00 a.m.
Charlie Weis laughs at the podium as he addresses media members during a news conference in which Weis was announced as the new football coach for KU on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 at the Anderson Family Football Complex. Charlie Weis introduced at KU
4:20 p.m., November 9, 2011 Updated 8:28 p.m.
Charlie Weis was introduced as the new head coach at Kansas during a press conference on Friday afternoon at the Anderson Family Football Complex.
6:00 a.m.
Charlie Weis laughs at the podium as he addresses media members during a news conference in which Weis was announced as the new football coach for KU on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 at the Anderson Family Football Complex. ‘Power surge’: KU introduces ‘old ball coach’ Charlie Weis to fix, fire-up program
December 10, 2011 in print edition on 1B
Friday evening, in Mrkonic Auditorium at Kansas University’s Anderson Family Football Complex, new KU football coach Charlie Weis was asked a variety of questions on topics ranging from his time at Notre Dame and in the huddle with Tom Brady in the NFL, to why he came to Kansas or even had interest in becoming a head coach again.
10:00 a.m.
The Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, 1901 Delaware Street. Legislators want to know if governor will provide funding for Lawrence SRS office
December 9, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Kansas legislators want to know if Gov. Sam Brownback intends to put state funding in his recommended budget to cover the lease of the state welfare office in Lawrence and several other towns.
2:30 p.m.
In this Dec. 1 file photo, students leave Lawrence Free State High School after the administration and Lawrence Police evacuated the building because of a bomb threat. The district's emergency notification system did not get the word out about the evacuation as quickly as it should have, a failure now being looked at by district officials. District learns from bomb threat notification delays
December 10, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Turns out that when an emergency situation actually is an emergency situation, the Lawrence school district should use its emergency notification system to get the word out to families affected by the emergency itself.

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