Archive for Sunday, September 23, 2012

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1:53 a.m.
Haskell president Chris Redman gave a convocation speech at the university Jan. 31. Haskell president: NAIA probation traced to academic fraud involving two students
September 21, 2012
Haskell Indian Nations University President Chris Redman provided more specifics this week about academic violations that placed all of the school’s athletics programs on probation through 2014.
6:00 a.m.
A pass to Kale Pick falls just out of reach on a fourth-and-17 attempt in the second half of KU's 30-23 loss to the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb, Ill. Keegan: Dayne Crist’s miss costly
September 22, 2012
Another week, another loss, another day Kansas University senior quarterback Dayne Crist found himself answering questions about his role from the wrong end of the game’s pivotal fourth-quarter play.
10:00 a.m.
Cyrus Fillmore, who lives west of Baldwin, rests on a nearly six-foot drum he's making for the the Kansas City Chiefs. Baldwin City resident hired to make new drum for Chiefs
September 23, 2012
Fillmore’s new drum is planned to help revive an old Chiefs tradition at 79,000-plus capacity Arrowhead Stadium.
2:00 p.m.
Traffic and pedestrians move about Massachusetts Street in this Aug. 2011 file photo. Businesses began filling up vacant spaces in many parts of Lawrence in 2011, but downtown Lawrence wasn’t necessarily one of them. A new study by the Lawrence office of Colliers International found the city’s overall retail, office and industrial vacancy rates all fell in 2011, and all were significantly less than national averages. U.S. Census gives annual snapshot of Lawrence
September 23, 2012
The U.S. Census Bureau late last week released a new set of 2011 data for cities across the country. The data provide the most recent estimates for everything from income levels to housing vacancy rates to demographic trends.
6:00 p.m.
Daniel Woodrell, author of "Winter's Bone" Writing’s in his bones: Woodrell’s books rooted in rural life
September 23, 2012
Daniel Woodrell’s approach to fiction, he says, is to “think of life as a big river and throw your bucket in.” It’s a statement that suits him — connected to place, realistic, rustic. But possibly a little dangerous, and certainly ever-changing.

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