Archive for Saturday, December 8, 2012

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1:13 a.m.
Gov. Sam Brownback announces federal approval to go ahead with KanCare. Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services Shawn Sullivan is beside Brownback. Feds approve KanCare; program to launch on Jan. 1
December 7, 2012
Gov. Sam Brownback on Friday said that federal officials have given Kansas the go-ahead to implement the state’s new Medicaid system known as KanCare on Jan. 1. By Scott Rothschild
6:00 a.m.
Penn House volunteer Shelly Armstrong sorts gift items Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at the agency. Penn House, 1035 Pennsylvania St., and a coalition of other agencies are part of a Holiday Bureau adopting families in need this season. Linda Lassen, director of programming at Penn House, said 73 families have been adopted, but 184 remain. “I have faith in the community,” Lassen said. “I just hope the phone starts ringing.” Holiday Bureau seeking volunteers to adopt local families
December 7, 2012
Annual donation drive helps make sure needy families have gifts, clothing and a warm meal for the holidays. By Peter Hancock
10:00 a.m.
Former Kansas player and current Colorado head coach Tad Boyle gets at his team during the first half on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse. Boyle’s back in town: Former Jayhawk leads Colorado against KU
December 8, 2012
Former Kansas University basketball player Tad Boyle will coach the Colorado Buffaloes against his alma mater today at Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore
7:12 p.m.
Kansas forward Kevin Young wrestles for the ball with Colorado defender Andre Roberson (21) teammate Jeff Withey and CU forward Josh Scott (40) during the second half on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at Allen Fieldhouse. Buffs’ coach: Kansas ‘manhandled us from start to finish’
6:46 p.m., December 8, 2012 Updated 8:28 p.m.
Colorado men’s basketball coach Tad Boyle didn’t waste time sharing his feelings following his team’s 90-54 loss to Kansas University on Saturday. By Jesse Newell • KU coach Bill Self audio • Box score
8:16 p.m.
Kansas forward Kevin Young celebrates a bucket by the Jayhawks against Colorado during the first half on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at Allen Fieldhouse. Rebuffed: KU makes short work of former Big 12 foe in 90-54 win
December 8, 2012
The fans were energized and the Jayhawks were as well during a 90-54 rout of Colorado on Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore • KU coach Bill Self audio • Box score

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