Archive for Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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1:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Perry Ellis catches a hand to the face from Emporia State forward Daniel Shaw during the first half, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at Allen Fieldhouse. Also pictured is ESU forward Michael Harris. Stoic Perry Ellis shines in KU’s exhibition win over Emporia State
October 30, 2012
Kansas freshman guard Perry Ellis didn’t show much emotion in his major-college debut, but that didn’t stop him from pouring in a team-high 15 points on perfect 5-for-5 shooting in Kansas’ 88-54 exhibition victory over Emporia State on Tuesday at Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore
6:00 a.m.
KU freshman Mike Hearson, right, of Coffeyville, moves a dolly back to his vehicle for another load Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008 while moving into Lewis Hall. KU room and board rate increase proposed
October 31, 2012
The cost of room and board at Kansas University will increase about 2.54 percent next fall under a proposal before the Kansas Board of Regents. The proposed rate for a traditional residence hall double room will increase to $3,902, while the cost for the Crimson Flex dining plan will increase to $3,540. By Scott Rothschild
10:00 a.m.
This photo, showing Lewis Lindsay Dyche aboard a shipping vessel, will be part of Kansas University’s Natural History Museum’s upcoming exhibit about Dyche, who was a conservationist and an explorer among other occupations. KU’s Dyche Hall is named after him. Photo courtesy of Kansas University Archives. KU paying tribute to museum namesake
October 30, 2012
Former KU faculty member Lewis Lindsay Dyche explored the Arctic, was one of the first to help protect Kansas wildlife and helped create the KU Natural History Museum. Next month, the museum will honor and remember Dyche, who died in 1915, with a special program that will recall his storytelling tours across the state. By Matt Erickson
2:00 p.m.
Deon Rhoutt escaped from a prisoner transport van Monday evening. He's 5'5", about 140 pounds. Captured sex offender charged with escape
1:10 p.m., October 31, 2012 Updated 1:20 p.m.
A Colorado sex offender who escaped from a prison transport van in Lawrence Monday night was charged Wednesday afternoon with aggravated escape from custody in Douglas County District Court.
6:00 p.m.
Kansas University, seen from the air. KU optimistic about Bold Aspirations strategic plan, though results will take time to measure
October 31, 2012
Since Kansas University’s “Bold Aspirations” plan was unveiled last fall, many of its wheels have begun spinning, Provost Jeff Vitter says.

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