Archive for Thursday, February 28, 2013

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12:32 a.m.
Franklin County Sheriff Jeffry Curry, left, and Deputy Jerrod W. Fredricks were arrested by the KBI on Wednesday on felony charges of obstruction of justice, though no details of the allegations were made public. KBI arrests Franklin County sheriff and deputy on obstruction of justice charges
5:47 p.m., February 27, 2013 Updated 8:37 p.m.
Franklin County Sheriff Jeffry Curry and Deputy Jerrod W. Fredricks were arrested by the KBI on Wednesday on felony charges of interfering with a law enforcement officer, though no details of the allegations were made public. By Ian Cummings
9:19 a.m.
A dredging operation sits east of downtown Lawrence along the Kansas River. Environmentalists say proposals to expand dredging of the river would degrade the river bed and bank, as well as stir up pollutants that have settled at the bottom of the river. County likely to OK sand pit permit
February 28, 2013
The Douglas County Commission has agreed to give a provisional approval for a sand pit mining operation near Eudora, subject to numerous conditions. But a final vote won’t happen for at least two weeks. By Peter Hancock.
2:15 p.m.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine. LMH named one of the country’s top 100 hospitals in new independent review
12:50 p.m., February 28, 2013 Updated 5:29 p.m.
Lawrence is home to one of the top 100 hospitals in the country, according to a new report.
3:55 p.m.
New Adidas uniforms KU to wear alternate adidas camo uniforms in Big 12 tournament
February 28, 2013
The Kansas men’s basketball team will be wearing alternate camo uniforms from adidas for at least one game in this year’s Big 12 tournament, KU coach Bill Self confirmed during a weekly press conference Thursday. By Jesse Newell

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