Archive for Tuesday, November 29, 2011

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The day in photos, Nov. 29, 2011
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Polls
After housing, what's your highest monthly bill?

Poll results

Response Percent
Food
 
26%
Car payment
 
19%
Utilities
 
18%
Credit card
 
12%
College loan
 
8%
Other (please specify in comments)
 
7%
Entertainment (cable, movie subscriptions)
 
3%
Cell phone
 
2%
Total 979
Should out-of-state veterans on the GI Bill pay the same tuition as in-state students at state schools?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
71%
No
 
28%
Total 706
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas University alumna Cassie Rupp, first row, second from right, is vying for the affections of former college football quarterback Tribble Reese on CMT's "Sweet Home Alabama." The show airs Fridays at 8 p.m. Reality show gives KU alumna inside look at TV work
November 28, 2011
With a national television audience watching, Kansas University graduate Cassie Rupp said she did her best to represent the Jayhawks during her appearances on the second season of CMT’s “Sweet Home Alabama.”
6:00 a.m.
Gov. Sam Brownback, right, said his staff overreacted to a disparaging tweet from 18-year-old Emma Sullivan, left. Brownback apologizes for overreacting to student’s tweet
12:05 p.m., November 28, 2011 Updated 3:04 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Last week, Brownback’s staff, which monitors social media, saw a tweet by 18-year-old Shawnee Mission East senior Emma Sullivan, who wrote an insulting tweet about the governor while she attended a speech by Brownback at the Youth in Government program in Topeka.
2:00 p.m.
Catharine Richards, 9, shows off the hand-decorated picture frame she made for their grandparents. Homemade for the holidays
November 28, 2011
Caryl Hale’s favorite gift from last Christmas? Something special from her husband, Aaron, of course. If visions of diamonds or iPads or high-end cars adorned with bows are dancing in your sweet little head, you’re wrong. Though the Lawrence mom did gasp with surprise and delight when she laid eyes on her gift: A homemade necklace holder.
6:00 p.m.
Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger hangs out with head coach Turner Gill on the sidelines of practice in this Aug. 16 file photo. Zenger announced Gill was fired on Sunday. KU football turns eye to future
November 29, 2011 in print edition on 1B
As some members of the coaching staff loaded cardboard boxes into vehicles outside of the Anderson Family Football Complex on Monday afternoon, Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger met inside with the KU football team and a few remaining members of the staff.

All stories

GOP candidates walk tightrope on immigration
November 29, 2011 in print edition on A9
The Republican presidential contenders are tying themselves in knots over immigration.
Broken promises
November 29, 2011 in print edition on A8
All things are connected, but some folks don’t get it.