Archive for Sunday, February 19, 2012

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6:00 a.m.
A Kansas University artist's plans to display a traveling chicken coop - and then slaughter its residents - has generated some controversy. Controversy swirls around artist’s plans for project detailing the life — and death — of chickens
3:35 p.m., February 18, 2012 Updated 5:32 p.m.
“The Story of Chickens: A Revolution” features a traveling chicken coop — with five live birds inside — placed in various locations for the public to see the chickens and “get to know them,” says Amber Hansen, the artist behind the project and a Kansas University lecturer. And at the end of the project, they’ll be slaughtered for food.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Jordan Juenemann puts in a bucket past Texas Tech defenders Jaye Crockett, left, and Deshon Minnis during the second half on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 at Allen Fieldhouse. Bobby Knight only semi-right
February 19, 2012
The Kansas University basketball team’s reserves finally proved ESPN color commentator Bob Knight right. It just took them a few months.
2:00 p.m.
Kel Kelly, back left, and her children Julia McGovern, 18, front left, Shaun McGovern, 16, right, and Patrick McGovern, 14, gather around their computers at their vacation home in Wellfleet, Mass., Wednesday, July 30, 2008. Some parents are concerned about the way Facebook has changed the way children interact with each other. Parents urged to keep eye on kids’ Facebook accounts
February 19, 2012
On some days when Southwest Middle School resource officer Jay Bialek arrives to work, he is greeted by four or five students ready to report online bullying that had occurred the previous night or weekend.
6:00 p.m.
After a protest outside Secretary of State Kris Kobach's office, more than 300 people rallied near the south steps of the Statehouse on Wednesday. Group mobilizing people to protest Brownback, Kobach
February 18, 2012
Tamara Werth, one of the co-founders of a grass-roots organization that has arisen in opposition to the agenda of Gov. Sam Brownback and Secretary of State Kris Kobach, said many Kansans are upset with the political direction of the state.
10:00 p.m.
The Kansas University Cancer Center 1 of 2 paths await KU after National Cancer Institute decision
February 19, 2012
After site visitors pack up and leave Kansas University’s Cancer Center this week, they’ll take with them a recommendation to Washington, and then KU’s Cancer Center, which has aggressively pursued the prize of designation from the National Cancer Institute, will head down one of two paths.

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