Archive for Friday, November 10, 2017

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12:00 a.m.
Jim Naismith, 81, of Corpus Christi, Texas, stands with a statue of his grandfather, Dr. James Naismith, outside of the DeBruce Center near Allen Fieldhouse during a recent visit to Lawrence. Although his grandfather passed away when he was just 3 years old, Jim Naismith has spent much of his life learning as much as possible about the man who invented the game of basketball in the late 1800s. A hoops heritage: As KU men’s basketball tips off its 120th season, a Naismith recalls the man who started it all
November 10, 2017 in print edition on 1A
One of six consecutive James Naismiths in the family’s lineage, including his own son, grandson and great-grandson, Jim Naismith has spent a large portion of his life seeking to learn more about his grandfather. As Kansas basketball tips off its 120th season at 8 p.m. tonight against Tennessee State at Allen Fieldhouse — KU’s first game was played Feb. 3, 1899, with Naismith himself coaching on the sideline — he’ll be watching from his home in Texas.
11:04 a.m.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets with a group of entrepreneurs and innovators during a round-table discussion at Cortex Innovation Community technology hub Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Facebook CEO, founder Mark Zuckerberg addresses invitation-only crowd at KU
10:29 a.m., November 10, 2017 Updated 7:30 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting the University of Kansas Friday to take part in a “fireside chat,” KU announced.
12:02 p.m.
Town Talk
Plans filed to bring gas station, retail, offices along a portion of the South Lawrence Trafficway
Posted November 10, 2017
We’re soon going to have another test of how — or whether — city leaders want land along the South Lawrence Trafficway to develop. Plans ...
4:24 p.m.
The former Farmland site is seen in this aerial photograph on Monday, July 1, 2013. State authorizes Lawrence to release up to 30 million gallons of nitrogen-contaminated water into Kansas River
November 10, 2017 in print edition on 3A
The state has authorized the City of Lawrence to release millions of gallons of nitrogen-contaminated water from the former Farmland fertilizer plant into the Kansas River.
10:03 p.m.
Devonte' Graham screams toward the Allen Fieldhouse crowd after a Jayhawks basket versus Tennessee State. Jayhawks ride blistering start in win over Tennessee State
November 10, 2017
Think the Jayhawks were ready to play in a real game? The way they started Friday’s regular-season opener, it certainly looked that way. By Scott Chasen

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