Archive for Saturday, September 14, 2013

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12:23 a.m.
A Pinckney third grader shakes a screen to sift dirt from objects found during a dig at the school. Pinckney students dig into history
September 14, 2013
Second and third grade students at Pinckney school have been digging in the school’s front yard looking for traces of the original 1872 building. The school, which has seen many changes over the past 140 years, is about to see more when it undergoes a complete remodeling. By Peter Hancock
12:00 p.m.
The $24 million Materials and Sustainable Environment Center, at left, was constructed directly east of Burt Hall at the School of Engineering complex. KU undergraduate engineering program drops in U.S. News and World Report rankings, business advances
September 13, 2013
Kansas University’s undergraduate business business program jumped ahead in the U.S. News and World Report 2014 college rankings, while the engineering program lost ground. By Ben Unglesbee
5:07 p.m.
Lawrence Det. Mike Schneider assists other local law enforcement
officers in removing marijuana plants and plant growing materials
from a house at 1036 New York. Tuesday's drug bust, just one block
south of New York Elementary school yielded around three dozen
gallon containers for growing plants and several large bags of
marijuana plant.
Marijuana enforcement numbers sky-high
September 14, 2013
In 2005, a city ordinance downgrading marijuana possession to a municipal offense, to be met with a ticket rather than handcuffs, was seen by both supporters and detractors as a softer approach to drug crime. Eight years later, the result has been quite the opposite, according to some measures. By Ian Cummings
11:37 p.m.
Kansas head coach Charlie Weis looks up at the scoreboard late in the fourth quarter against Rice, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at Rice Stadium in Houston, Texas. At left is linebackers coach Clint Bowen. Opinion: Charlie Weis too ambitious in trying to balance coaching, coordinating
September 14, 2013
It’s becoming apparent that Kansas coach Charlie Weis should have recruited an offensive coordinator to take those duties off of his own plate, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes.

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Letter: Band tradition
September 14, 2013 in print edition on A11
What a shame. No Band Day Parade this year due to TV and a football game.