Archive for Wednesday, May 8, 2013

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12:57 a.m.
Chris Redman has been appointed as the new Haskell Indian Nations University president. Haskell’s president, Chris Redman, leaving for job in Oklahoma
1:48 p.m., May 7, 2013 Updated 3:59 p.m.
Chris Redman, the president of Haskell Indian Nations University, plans to resign soon to take another position elsewhere, a university official confirmed Tuesday. “The choice was difficult for me,” Redman wrote. “However, my wife and I both are at key points in our careers — she is beginning a career in nursing, and I have a great opportunity to continue to serve Indian Country in a new capacity.” By Matt Erickson
9:32 a.m.
Kyle T. Flack, mugshot courtesy of Kansas Department of Corrections, was arrested Wednesday night, according to an official press conference held by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office Thursday morning. FBI, police dogs search for missing toddler; 27-year-old Ottawa man arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder
7:32 a.m., May 8, 2013 Updated 5:02 p.m.
Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation have arrived in rural Ottawa to help search for missing Lana-Leigh Bailey, the 18-month-old daughter of one victim in the triple homicide discovered there this week. The toddler is presumed dead, officials said today, and an Ottawa man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Kyle T. Flack, 27, Ottawa, was arrested after being held for questioning Wednesday, but has not yet been charged. Family members of the missing child said they are holding out hope for her safe return. By Shaun Hittle & Ian Cummings

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Editorial: Sports tragedy
Violent attacks on referees and umpires should be a wake-up call for everyone involved in athletic competition.
May 8, 2013
The death last weekend of a youth soccer referee who had been punched by a 17-year-old player is tragic in a number of ways.