Archive for Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
Kansas University Students walk on Jayhawk Boulevard past Lippincott Hall in this Journal-World file photo. Some schools may keep Western Civ requirement
September 30, 2012
Undergraduates seeking Bachelor of Arts degrees from Kansas University’s largest school likely no longer will be required to take the two Western Civilization courses.
6:00 a.m.
A map of burglaries reported to Lawrence police between May 1 and Aug. 31. Police say there aren't any strong patterns for where the crimes are occurring. Burglary cases are all over map
October 2, 2012
There were 94 aggravated home burglaries — those in which someone was home during the crime — reported to police between May and the end of August, according to records supplied by Lawrence police. A Journal-World analysis of those burglary reports shows what police have been saying for the past several months: There really doesn’t seem to be a strong pattern of where or how the crimes are occurring.
10:00 a.m.
Green Hall KU law school bucks national trend, posts increase in applications
October 1, 2012
While the number of people applying to law schools continued to fall nationwide, the Kansas University School of Law rebounded with a 19 percent increase in applications for 2012, the school announced Monday.
2:00 p.m.
House Minority Leader Paul Davis, D-Lawrence, and state Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, speak Tuesday at a news conference. They said a revenue projection of Gov. Sam Brownback's tax cuts, if applied proportionately, would result in a $900 million cut to education. Brownback has said he will protect school funding. Democrats say Brownback tax cuts will result in $900 million in cuts to public schools, higher education
October 2, 2012
Democratic legislative leaders on Tuesday said public schools and higher education will suffer $900 million in budget cuts because of Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax cuts. Brownback has vowed to protect school funding and what he calls core services.
10:00 p.m.
Lawrence High senior Attie Pennybaker tees off during the Free State Invitational on Monday at Lawrence Country Club. Lions golf places sixth, Firebirds 12th at Free State Invitational
October 2, 2012
Not all of Lawrence High’s girls golfers left Lawrence Country Club Monday satisfied with their scores at the Free State Invitational, but the Lions finished sixth at the 15-team tournament.

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