Archive for Thursday, February 9, 2012

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6:00 a.m.
Tyshawn Taylor (10) puts up a floater under the goal in the first half of the Jayhawks game against the Baylor Bears. Taylor scored 19 points in the win. Defense polarizes programs
February 8, 2012
As I watched both teams on the same court for the second time this season Wednesday night, a light flickered in a normally very dark place — my brain — and it became plain to see why Kansas keeps beating Baylor, even though the Bears win so many recruiting battles. The Jayhawks make it no fun to play against them. They plant themselves in your face and stay there. The Bears have so many good basketball players, but nothing about them makes Kansas dread playing them.
10:00 a.m.
Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, right, seen here in 2009, announced today he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore has Alzheimer’s
5:22 p.m., February 8, 2012 Updated 12:36 a.m.
Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, who represented Kansas’ 3rd District, which includes Lawrence, from 1998 to 2010, announced today that he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas legislators are considering allowing guns on college campuses. Concealed carry on campuses approved by committee
February 8, 2012
House Bill 2353 is now headed to the full House for consideration with a recommendation for approval from the House Federal and State Affairs Committee.
6:00 p.m.
Talk of a new transit station on the eastern edge of downtown will increase next week, as will proposals to change several routes that are part of the city and Kansas University’s bus systems. The city and KU will host three public meetings next week to get feedback on proposed changes to the transit system, and city leaders said they still want to hear feedback about the idea of locating a transit hub in the Santa Fe Depot at Seventh and New Jersey streets. Lawrence, KU hosting public forums to discuss public transportation, transit depot idea
February 8, 2012
The city and KU will host three public meetings next week to get feedback on proposed changes to the transit system, and city leaders said they still want to hear feedback about the idea of locating a transit hub in the Santa Fe Depot at Seventh and New Jersey streets.

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