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Eudora Football vs. Piper Free State v. Shawnee Mission West
Will you miss Milton's?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes, I loved the food
No, it was too crowded
I don’t know
Total 800
Do you think alcohol should be served at KU football games?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 573

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12:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Ben McLemore pumps his fist as he celebrates a run by the Jayhawks against Chattanooga during the second half on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at Allen Fieldhouse. Chattanooga chew-chew: Bill Self’s halftime words spur KU to 69-55 win
November 15, 2012
Kansas coach Bill Self had a lot to say to his shell-shocked players at halftime of the Jayhawks’ 69-55 victory over Chattanooga on Thursday in Allen Fieldhouse. First, he asked if they were awake. By Gary Bedore • Box score • KU coach Bill Self postgame audio • Elijah Johnson, Ben McLemore, Jeff Withey postgame audio • McLemore tops ratings
6:00 a.m.
Gov. Brownback gave the State of the State address on Wednesday January 11, 2011. Brownback says little chance of funding increase to higher ed
November 15, 2012
With state revenue shortfalls looming, Gov. Sam Brownback on Thursday said there was little chance of an overall spending increase for higher education. But in a talk with the Kansas Board of Regents, Brownback said the possibility existed to provide additional dollars for specific projects at the schools. By Scott Rothschild
10:00 a.m.
Free State coach Bob Lisher gets his Firebirds pumped up for the Lions. Near a state title, Free State coach has past and present on his mind
November 15, 2012
When the Free State Firebirds kick off against Shawnee Mission West in a state football semifinal game at 7 tonight in Shawnee Mission South District Stadium, Bob Lisher’s eyes will be focused on the field. Looking into the stands could put the longtime Free State coach in jeopardy of getting distracted by all the memories the faces in the crowd might trigger. By Tom Keegan
2:00 p.m.
Diana McKinley from the Seattle local 9 pickets on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at Hostess plant in Sacramento, Calif. She is a 33 year employee of Hostess in Seattle. Hostess, the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, says it will announce that it's going out of business if striking workers don't come back to their jobs by this afternoon. The local Hostess plant near Arden Fair employs about 300 people. Twinkie manufacturer Hostess moves to liquidate after crippling strike
9:09 a.m., November 16, 2012 Updated 11:29 a.m.
Hostess Brands Inc. says it’s going out of business after striking workers across the country crippled its ability to make its Twinkies, Ding Dongs and other snacks, the Associated Press reports. The company will close plants in Lenexa and Emporia.
6:00 p.m.
The Free State High School football team bursts onto the field against Shawnee Mission South in this Sept. 11 file photo from Haskell Stadium. Following a 1-2 start, the Firebirds are 7-3 entering their game against Olathe North on Friday in the Class 6A state playoffs. Semifinal foes FSHS, SM West go way back
November 16, 2012
The last time Free State High faced Shawnee Mission West in the Class 6A state football playoffs, junior linebackers Stan Skwarlo and Keith Loneker were ball boys for the Firebirds. By Benton Smith
6:52 p.m.
Free State quaterback Kyle McFarland (15) warms up prior to the Friday night's 6A football semifinals game against Shawnee Mission West at Shawnee Mission South District Stadium. FINAL: Shawnee Mission West defeats Free State, 48-21, in 6A semifinals
6:37 p.m., November 16, 2012 Updated 10:21 p.m.
Very little went right for Free State following a first-possession touchdown, as the Shawnee Mission West Vikings dominated the Firebirds, 48-21, in the 6A state semifinals on Friday night at Shawnee Mission South District Stadium. By Jesse Newell

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