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Kansas State vs. Kansas volleyball Seabury football vs. KSD Big 12 Media Day Behind Lens - Choosing black and white Lawrence High volleyball vs. St. James Free State soccer falls to SMNW
Should Sporting Kansas City consider changing the name of Livestrong Sporting Park in the wake of the scandal surrounding Lance Armstrong?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 682
Who do you think won last night's presidential debate?

Poll results

Response Percent
President Barack Obama
Republican nominee Mitt Romney
It was a draw
Total 1185

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12:00 a.m.
Kansas quarterbacks coach Ron Powlus harasses quarterback Michael Cummings during a passing drill at the Fan Appreciation Day open practice Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Memorial Stadium. Weis: Both Cummings and Crist will play against Oklahoma
1:43 p.m., October 16, 2012 Updated 10:02 p.m.
It was an answer, only in the fact that we now know that Kansas University quarterbacks Dayne Crist and Michael Cummings both will play Saturday, when the Jayhawks travel to Oklahoma to take on the Sooners at 6:05 p.m. Who will start? That’s still anybody’s guess, and, in a way, that’s exactly how KU coach Charlie Weis likes it.
6:00 a.m.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama exchange views during the second presidential debate Tuesday at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. Experts at KU say Obama bests Romney in second presidential debate
October 16, 2012
The coach and one of the students responsible for Kansas University’s 2009 national debate championship both said Barack Obama rebounded with a victory in Tuesday’s presidential debate, but both candidates have shown off strong argumentative chops so far.
10:00 a.m.
Gay Belcher hugs Lawrence police officer Tracy Russell, whose quick action helped save Belcher’s life when she needed CPR. The two attended Tuesday’s Valor Public Safety Awards presentation at the Lied Center. Rescuers honored for valor
October 16, 2012
17 police and fire personnel were honored at the second annual Valor Public Safety Awards, presented by the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce. The children of the day’s award winners are eligible for a $1,000 post-secondary education stipend, and five were awarded to children of last year’s recipients.
12:00 p.m.
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Douglas County Commission candidate Frank Male chats on
October 17, 2012
4:00 p.m.
The four Kansas seniors from left, Elijah Johnson, Kevin Young, Jeff Withey and Travis Releford joke around before taking their places at the interview table during Big 12 Media Day on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. Coaches and players representing each school in the conference were available for interviews. KU ranked No. 7 in first USA Today coaches poll and other Big 12 Media Day notes
1:36 p.m., October 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Kansas men’s basketball team is ranked No. 7 in the preseason USA Today coaches poll released Wednesday. Two other Big 12 schools made the top 25: Baylor at No. 18 and Texas at No. 25. Missouri was picked No. 17.
8:00 p.m.
Topeka activist Sonny Scroggins, right, formally launched an effort Wednesday to recall Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. He said Kobach has been "derelict in his duties." State law makes it difficult to recall officials. Kansas activist launches effort to recall Kobach
October 17, 2012
A Topeka activist formally launched an effort Wednesday to recall Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, but state law creates huge hurdles to forcing an election.

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