Archive for Thursday, August 23, 2012

Also from August 23

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
Photo galleries
Free State High fall sports jamboree
Podcasts
Polls
Would you ever consider adopting a wild horse or burro?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
67%
Yes
 
27%
Unsure
 
5%
Total 307
Videos

Lead stories

12:10 a.m.
Campa-what? A pronunciation guide to campus buildings
August 19, 2012
Nothing screams freshman like mispronouncing one of the names of the 150 buildings on Kansas University’s campus. But how do you figure out the correct way to pronounce a name?
6:00 a.m.
A date and signature by James Naismith are seen at the bottom right of the final page of his original rules of "Basket Ball," at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on Friday, March 4, 2011, in Kansas City, Mo. David Booth and family purchased the rules at a Sotheby's auction for more than $4 million. Planned two-story student center near KU’s Allen Fieldhouse to house Naismith’s rules of basketball
August 22, 2012
Kansas University has plans to build a two-story student center next to the northeast corner of Allen Fieldhouse that will serve as the new home for James Naismith’s original rules of basketball, KU officials confirmed on Wednesday.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach Kobach sues Obama administration over immigration amnesty plan
1:43 p.m., August 23, 2012 Updated 12:21 a.m.
Kris Kobach is representing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees suing the Obama administration over its plan to stop deporting many young illegal immigrants and grant them work permits.
6:00 p.m.
Lawrence High football coach Dirk Wedd brings his team into a huddle for some encouraging words after a scrimmage as part of the Fall Sports Jamboree, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Lawrence High. Coming together: Lions football finding some answers
August 22, 2012
Halfway through the preseason practice schedule, coach Dirk Wedd has witnessed some sizable developments for his Lawrence High football team.
10:00 p.m.
What are those birds everywhere? Jayhawks on Parade
August 19, 2012
In 2003, the Lawrence Convention and Visitors Bureau and participating organizations distributed 30 5-foot Jayhawk sculptures around town as part of Jayhawks on Parade, an art exhibit and fundraiser. Nine years later, 19 still can be viewed by the public.

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