Archive for Thursday, October 12, 2017

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12:00 a.m.
South Middle School students hang out on the patio outside the school after early release on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. A topic currently being considered is the renaming of the school after a notable Native American figure with local roots. Online survey testing the waters for proposed name change at South Middle School
October 11, 2017 in print edition on 1A
Parents and community members have until Friday to participate in an online survey intended to gauge support for a possible name change at South Middle School. And, while the results won’t likely be released until later this fall, the South mother who spearheaded the campaign earlier this year said she’s optimistic about her proposal’s chances.
10:34 a.m.
The School of Engineering complex on the University of Kansas campus is pictured Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. The newest building, in the center, opened in August 2015. KU faculty say student used keystroke logger to hack into university computers
October 11, 2017 in print edition on 1A
A recent cybersecurity breach has a University of Kansas faculty group concerned that the incident, if not properly dealt with, could lead to other attacks not just at KU but across higher education.
11:48 a.m.
A University of Kansas basketball player wears an adidas practice jersey in this file photo from March 2016. FBI investigative file includes KU documents; athletic department says investigators have not contacted KU
11:12 a.m., October 12, 2017 Updated 4:50 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Kansas University Athletic officials have not been contacted by federal investigators who are looking into shady college basketball recruiting practices, a KU spokesman told the Journal-World. That response on Thursday morning came on the heels of a University Daily Kansan article from Wednesday night that reported the FBI had documents relating to KU and its sponsorship with Adidas.
4:53 p.m.
Lawmaker wants Amber Alert-type system for missing foster children
October 12, 2017 in print edition on 3A
Sen. Laura Kelly says the Department for Children and Families needs to take swifter action when children in the state’s foster care system go missing. DCF reported this week that more than 70 foster children are missing in the state.

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Is the Border War back?
KU, Mizzou in discussions about an ‘event’ to raise money for hurricane relief
October 12, 2017 in print edition on D1
Could the Border War be coming back? For at least one day in the not-too-distant future, that may very well be the case. By Matt Tait
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