Archive for Saturday, February 9, 2013

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12:49 a.m.
The Kansas Statehouse in winter. Statehouse Live: Brownback administration releases estimate on expanding Medicaid, $600 million over 10 years
February 8, 2013
Expanding Medicaid under federal health reform will cost Kansas approximately $600 million over 10 years, according to an executive summary of a study released Friday by Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration. By Scott Rothschild.
6:00 a.m.
Recycling bins City now strongly considering adding glass to proposed curbside recycling program
February 8, 2013
It is now looking more likely that glass may be a part of a new citywide curbside recycling program under consideration by city officials. By Chad Lawhorn
12:00 p.m.
Dwight and Kimberly Purvis are constructing a circular home just south of Lawrence.  The home is a Green Round Home Kit from the North Carolina company Deltec Homes. 
Lawrence couple build an eco-friendly, round home
February 9, 2013
A Lawrence couple is in the process of building an unusual home. A light-blue house on a hill just south of Lawrence is round. And eco-friendly. And it’s being built from a kit. By Rebekka Schlichting
9:23 p.m.
Kansas guard Naadir Tharpe hangs his head as he and Andrew White make their way to the lockerroom after the Jayhawks' 72-66 loss to Oklahoma on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at Noble Center in Norman, Oklahoma. The loss is the Jayhawks' third-straight. Three and OUch: Jayhawks’ skid continues with road loss to Sooners
February 9, 2013
Kansas’ 72-66 loss to Oklahoma, coupled with a home setback to Oklahoma State on Feb. 2 and road defeat at TCU Wednesday, gave the Jayhawks three straight defeats for the first time since 2005. By Gary Bedore• Box score• Bill Self postgame audio

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