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6:00 a.m.
Former University of Kansas official Rodney Jones, right, leaves the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Wichita, Kan., on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, with his attorney, Gerald Handley, after appearing in court, accused of conspiring to steal more than $2 million in tickets to athletic events. Child support scrutinized in tickets scam
August 9, 2012
As authorities seek to recover restitution from defendants convicted in the Kansas University ticket scandal, federal prosecutors are now eyeing two lump-sum child support payments former Williams Fund head Rodney Jones made before his guilty plea in the case.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Naadir Tharpe, left, and guard Niko Roberts, right, stop for a photo in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris with Niko's younger brother Justin on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. Jayhawks take break to see sights of Paris
August 10, 2012
From atop the second story of the Eiffel Tower — nearly 400 feet above the city of Paris — Kansas freshman forward Landen Lucas leaned against a railing and tried to describe the view around him.
2:00 p.m.
Police handcuff a man in the parking lot of Wal-Mart, Sixth and Congressional, on Wednesday, June 13, 2012. Officers testify about finding bound, blindfolded children at Lawrence Walmart
11:20 a.m., August 10, 2012 Updated 5:42 p.m.
A Lawrence police officer testified Friday morning that he saw an Illinois woman with a baseball bat, two rolls of duct tape and two tarps inside a shopping cart as two of her young children were found bound and blindfolded in June outside a Lawrence Walmart.
6:00 p.m.
K2 is a legal, smokable herbal mixture with chemical properties similar to THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, a Johnson County Sheriff’s deputy said. K3 is a new drug that is legal because its compounds have been altered from what was found in K2. KBI investigating synthetic marijuana cases across the state
August 9, 2012
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has executed 10 search warrants to businesses in three Kansas cities following a seven-month investigation into the sale of substances containing a form of synthetic marijuana.
10:00 p.m.
Richard Gwin/Journal World-photo.Some of the 300 Oregon California Trails association members that are in Lawrence for a Convention at the Lawrence Holidome, took to the wagon ruts eat of Baldwin on Friday to get a feel on the many wagons that crossed the grass lands going west on the Oregon California trail. History draws ‘rut nuts’ to town
August 10, 2012
A party of 50 set out from Lawrence to travel the Oregon and Santa Fe trails. This group didn’t embark in search of a new life, however, but an old past.

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