Archive for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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12:15 a.m.
The World War II Memorial Campanile rises above the shadowy hills on the Kansas University campus. It was dedicated in 1951. KU confident in its sexual assault investigations
July 29, 2014
Kansas University’s Title IX coordinator says she’s confident her office’s handling of sexual assault complaints will pass muster with a federal probe. By Sara Shepherd
10:00 a.m.
Associated Press. In a jam? Time to think outside PB&J
July 29, 2014
It was probably 15 years ago that I discovered the magic that is a nearly empty jar of jam.
12:42 p.m.
Republican Sen. Pat Roberts declined again to debate his Tea Party challenger Milton Wolf after Wolf confronted Roberts on a sidewalk in downtown Emporia. Wolf confronts Roberts during U.S. Senate campaign stop, but still no debate
12:24 p.m., July 30, 2014 Updated 2:11 p.m.
Tea Party challenger Milton Wolf sought again to challenge Republican Sen. Pat Roberts to a debate Wednesday by confronting the three-term incumbent during a campaign stop in downtown Emporia. But Roberts again declined, saying Wolf should focus on his own ethics problems and pending investigation by the Board of Healing Arts. By Peter Hancock
3:14 p.m.
Eat Your Vegetables
When life gives you bananas, you make muffins
Posted July 29, 2014
We buy a LOT of bananas. We use at least two a day in the morning smoothie that the kiddo and I share. Plus they're ...
6:14 p.m.
Just Food Director Jeremy Farmer sent out a press release Wednesday asking for  donations to help restock the food bank's shelves. July is one of the local pantry's busiest times of year and many shelves are low on items. Just Food says its shelves are nearly bare
July 30, 2014
Just Food, which is the food bank in Douglas County, is appealing for donations. “July is one of our busiest times of the year and it has wiped our shelves clean of almost everything,” the organization said in a news release. A donation of $10 will ensure three families in Douglas County have food for a week, while a donation of $50 will help 12 families, the group said.
10:00 p.m.
A view from 11th and Indiana streets. Douglas County approves 10-year, reduced tax incentive for apartment development
July 30, 2014
The Douglas County Commission stayed in step with other local governments on Wednesday evening when it approved a reduced taxed incentive for a proposed $75 million mixed-use apartment complex for Indiana Street.

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