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Opinion: New ‘normal’ for U.S. demographics
April 19, 2015
Maybe, conservatives are done with dog whistle politics. After all, NRA chief Wayne LaPierre traded his dog whistle for an air horn at a recent gathering of the gun faithful in Washington, D.C. “I have to tell you,” he said, “eight years of one demographically symbolic president is enough.”
Transfer target Thorne taps Illinois
April 19, 2015
Former UNC Charlotte center Mike Thorne Jr., who had Kansas University on his list of possible transfer destinations, on Saturday committed to University of Illinois during his campus visit. By Gary Bedore
Mood swing: McKay’s walk-off blast fires up KU
April 19, 2015
Less than 24 hours after walking off the Hoglund Ballpark field with their heads hanging after a devastating 14-inning loss to Texas, Kansas University’s baseball team left Saturday’s 5-4 victory like over-caffeinated teenagers leaving a rock concert. By Matt Tait
New FSHS coach ‘excited’ by opportunity
April 19, 2015
Free State High didn’t have to search far to find its next head boys basketball coach. By Bobby Nightengale
SFA’s Schneider front-runner for KU post
April 19, 2015
Kansas University moved three steps closer last week to naming Stephen F. Austin coach Brandon Schneider as its next head women’s basketball coach. By Tom Keegan
Hanna tied for 8th; KU men’s golf in sixth
April 19, 2015
Kansas University sophomore Chase Hanna shot rounds of 70 and 71 to end up tied for eighth place at 3-under par after Day One of the Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational on Saturday.
Ventura yanked; Royals blanked, 5-0
April 19, 2015
Yordano Ventura had just served up a three-run homer to Oakland’s Josh Reddick when Brett Lawrie stepped into the batter’s box with the bases empty Saturday night. Everyone knew what was going to happen next.
Opinion: Mideast unrest may last for decades
April 19, 2015
Will the Middle East be as unstable 10 years from now as it is today? I asked that question last week to a class of students at Harvard’s Kennedy School. About half answered yes — that things will be as bad or worse, no matter what America does.
Editorial: New rules
New restrictions on how low-income Kansans can spend public assistance money are less important than other provisions of the state’s new welfare reform law.
April 19, 2015
National commentators criticizing a new Kansas welfare reform law have focused mostly on what they consider to be mean-spirited and insulting restrictions on how public assistance money can be spent, but other provisions of this bill will have a far more significant impact on low-income Kansas families.
Lawrence City Commission agenda for April 21 meeting
April 19, 2015
5:45 p.m. Tuesday, City Hall
Stoppage-time goal gives L.A. 2-1 win over Sporting KC
April 19, 2015
Omar Gonzalez scored in stoppage time and the Los Angeles Galaxy rallied to beat Sporting KC 2-1 on Saturday night.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of April 18, 2015
April 19, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of April 18, 2015