Archive for Tuesday, July 24, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
Kansas University chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little addresses students and other attendees during the 146th convocation Sunday, August 21, 2011 at the Lied Center.
KU to pursue private sector funding
July 22, 2012
Like schools across the nation, Kansas University is facing flat or reduced state and national funding, and pressure to stop increasing tuition.
6:00 a.m.
Robert Gilmore, pictured on Massachusetts Street in 2003, was recently acquitted of three misdemeanor counts of prohibited use of a right of way for incidents last year on Massachusetts Street. Lawrence city prosecutors will appeal a recent municipal court decision that declared part of a sidewalk ordinance was unconstitutional. Judge overrules municipal court finding that Lawrence sidewalk ordinance is unconstitutionally vague
July 23, 2012
A Douglas County judge has reversed an earlier decision by a municipal court judge that found part of the city’s sidewalk ordinance was vague and therefore unconstitutional.
10:00 a.m.
This architect rendering of the proposed recreation center in northwest Lawrence shows the 172,000-square-foot fieldhouse. The drawing was provided by Paul Werner Architects and GouldEvans. Clearer picture emerges of proposed recreation center
July 24, 2012
City officials told a crowd of about 75 people at a public meeting at Free State High School that preliminary plans show that a recreation complex at the intersection of Sixth Street and the South Lawrence Trafficway could include a 172,000-square-foot fieldhouse with eight high school-sized gymnasiums, a 10,000-seat track and field stadium, and parking for more than 800 vehicles.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder addresses the press at Big 12 media days on Monday in Dallas. Rivalry revived: Will loss of MU be Showdown’s gain?
July 24, 2012
Opinions are mixed when talking to Kansas State folks about the ways in which the absence of Missouri from the Big 12 might change the Sunflower Showdown with Kansas University. But the man whose word always seems to carry the most weight in Manhattan believes the rivalry will grow.
10:00 p.m.
Strong Hall, home to KU's administrative offices. Search to hire new internal audit director to begin in fall
July 23, 2012
Kansas University will begin a search for a new director of internal audit in the fall after the previous director resigned earlier this year.

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