Archive for Sunday, May 13, 2018

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12:00 a.m.
Since 2006, Mary Tye and her husband, Mike Tye, have taken in more than 60 foster children, mostly under the age of 4. Among the most rewarding aspects of being a foster mother is "seeing them start acting like kids again (and) just playing happy and realizing that they are secure and safe," she said. Tye is pictured on Thursday, May 10, 2018. The hardest and best job’: Having fostered five dozen kids, she knows a bit about mothering
May 13, 2018 in print edition on 1A
There’s a moment Mary Tye relishes after welcoming into her home a foster child traumatized by past experiences. “One of the most rewarding moments is when you see them start being affectionate toward a doll or stuffed animal,” she said. “They are modeling behavior. When you see them with that healthy behavior, it’s so exciting.”
9:46 a.m.
The pregame men's basketball crowd at Allen Fieldhouse is shown in this file photo from Dec. 2, 2009. Administrative salaries jumped by 42 percent in a single year at Kansas Athletics; KU salaries top K-State’s
May 13, 2018 in print edition on 1A
The year of the big deal for the Big 12 conference was 2012. The year for big paychecks at Kansas Athletics Inc. came right after it with administration salaries increasing by $6 million — or 42 percent — in a single year, a review by the Journal-World has found.
6:29 p.m.
University of Kansas students walk down the hill to participate in the 146th KU Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 13, 2018 on the KU campus in Lawrence. In first commencement as KU chancellor, Girod sends off graduates with message of hope, limitless possibilities
May 13, 2018 in print edition on 1A
For the members of the University of Kansas’ class of 2018, Sunday’s commencement ceremony marked the realization of the goals graduates had been working toward for years. But, as KU chancellor Douglas Girod said in his remarks that day at Memorial Stadium, commencement isn’t just a special day for students. It’s a special day, too, for friends, family, and “for us,” he said, referring to KU faculty and staff.

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