Archive for Sunday, January 13, 2013

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12:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Elijah Johnson (15) and the bench celebrate a bucket by the Jayhawks against Texas Tech during the first half on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at United Spirit Arena in Lubbock, Texas. Opinion: Jayhawks will need to turn up juice against Baylor
January 12, 2013
There are a lot of reasons to like the Kansas basketball team’s chances against Baylor on Monday, even after a sluggish performance in a 60-46 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes. • Box score • Photo gallery
12:06 a.m.
The Kansas Statehouse in winter. Dealing with state tax cuts driving the 2013 legislative agenda
January 12, 2013
The state of Kansas faces its own fiscal cliff as the Legislature starts the 2013 session on Monday. Because of tax cuts pushed through last year by Gov. Sam Brownback and conservative legislators, state revenues are shrinking. And the appetite among the growing conservative majority in the Legislature for more budget cuts is growing. By Scott Rothschild
12:18 a.m.
Hundreds of Native Americans and supporters participate in a round dance in South Park on Saturday to raise awareness about the Idle No More movement. Native Americans, supporters put on flash mob demonstration in South Park for Idle No More
January 12, 2013
Hundreds of Native Americans put on a flash mob demonstration at South Park to support a Canadian chief’s hunger strike as part of the Idle No More movement. By Rebekka Schlichting
6:33 p.m.
Kansas players Carolyn Davis, left, and Monica Engelman (13) double team Brittney Griner (42) during Kansas' game against Baylor, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at Allen Fieldhouse. KU women fall to top-ranked Baylor, 82-60
3:26 p.m., January 13, 2013 Updated 6:18 p.m.
The top-ranked Baylor Bears knocked off the No. 17 Kansas University women’s basketball team, 82-60, Sunday in front of a half-full Allen Fieldhouse.

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Editorial: Ethics issue
Altering the duties of the Kansas Ethics Commission seems like it should be a low priority for lawmakers.
January 13, 2013
It seems that lawmakers have more important issues to debate than the emasculation of the Kansas Ethics Commission.