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Wichita State guard Frankamp arrested on suspicion of DUI
January 26, 2015
Authorities say Wichita State guard Conner Frankamp has been arrested on suspicion of DUI.
Cliff Alexander named Big 12 Newcomer of Week
January 26, 2015
Back-to-back productive outings from Kansas University freshman backup power forward Cliff Alexander earned him Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honors, the conference announced Monday morning.
Kansas legislative panels to tackle gap in current budget
January 26, 2015
Kansas legislative committees are preparing to consider proposals for closing a projected $279 million shortfall in the state’s current budget.
Today in Lawrence: Minor heat wave, fun with needles
January 26, 2015
After a damp, chilly, less-than-stellar weekend, the outdoor good times start today and will continue through Wednesday evening.
100 years ago: City passes resolution requiring purchase requisitions
January 26, 2015
“In the past one of the difficulties that the commissioners have experienced was that bills would come in that none of them knew very much about….”
40 years ago: KU residence halls near full occupancy
January 26, 2015
KU had more students in the dormitory system this spring than any semester since 1969.
Opinion: Funding stand marginalizes Sanders
January 26, 2015
The young man who answered the phone in the Senate office of Vermont’s Bernie Sanders told the caller, a would-be campaign contributor, that it is illegal for funds to be accepted on federal property. He advised the person to contact Sanders’ political operation, which might become a presidential campaign.
Opinion: University presidents assess future
January 26, 2015
Not surprisingly, public college and university presidents look at the new year with pangs of trepidation, realizing the possibility of increased tax support is remote, at best, knowing that further recessions in budgets are possible and that a heavy load of greater fund raising will land on their collective backs.
Editorial: Pressure tactics
Wicked Broadband’s effort to pressure Lawrence city commissioners into supporting a loan guarantee for the company may end up having the opposite effect.
January 26, 2015
The email the co-owner of Wicked Broadband sent last week to a couple of Lawrence city commissioners who are seeking re-election was something between a threat and a promise.
Topeka district works with historically black colleges
January 26, 2015
The Topeka school district is working with several historically black colleges and universities in Texas to make its teaching staff more diverse.
Lions’ Clothier wins 182-pound crown
January 25, 2015
Lawrence High junior wrestler Alan Clothier took first place at 182 pounds in the Blue Valley Northwest Husky Invitational on Saturday, leading the Lions to 16th place among 21 teams.
Two Firebirds win wrestling titles
January 25, 2015
Free State High senior wrestler Shayn Morris and freshman Tate Steele won championships in their weight classes Saturday at the Paola Invitational.
Column: Mason, Graham play well together
January 25, 2015
Watching Frank Mason and Devonté Graham play together for the final 10:34 Saturday, turning a one-point lead over Texas into a 75-62 Kansas University victory in the Erwin Center felt a little like watching the Royals’ stress-free bullpen work. By Tom Keegan
Unconditional’: Jayhawks have a ball at clinic
January 25, 2015
Whether it was Jamari Traylor grabbing the microphone and doing play-by-play of the 100 Special Olympians’ scrimmages, or Kelly Oubre Jr. showing proper dribbling and passing technique in drills, the Jayhawks indeed had a blast on their scheduled “day off.” By Gary Bedore
Kansas University represented in Pro Bowl
January 25, 2015
A trio of former Kansas University football players made their debuts in the Pro Bowl on Sunday evening.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 25, 2015
January 25, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 25, 2015
Kansas courts now in center of partisan politics
January 25, 2015
Judges in Kansas are finding themselves increasingly at the center of partisan political fights, an unusual position for the state courts. And that’s likely to continue as Gov. Sam Brownback calls for changing the way state Supreme Court justices are chosen. Some argue that the courts need to become more accountable to the public, but other legal experts say the proposed changes would not help. By Peter Hancock
KU researchers discover new lizard species for sale on Manila’s black market
January 25, 2015
Kansas University’s resident reptile expert and fellow researchers routinely trudge through rainforests overturning leaves and combing streambeds to find live specimens. But that’s not where Rafe Brown and his team first encountered two previously unknown species of water monitor lizard. Instead, their first glimpse of the reptiles was at pet shops in the Philippines — where they say the country’s rampant black market trade in exotic animals threatens its ecosystem. By Sara Shepherd
Tammy Faye’s legacy more than cosmetic to visitors of grave
January 25, 2015
On the edge of Kansas’ wind-swept prairie, near a nondescript grave, sits the most recent token of affection. It’s a tube of lip gloss.
Fix-It Chick: How to choose the right snowblower
January 25, 2015
Shoveling snow is fun the first few times you do it, but soon the novelty wears out, your back begins to hurt and you realize there has to be a better way. For many, a snowthrower or a snowblower is the answer.

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