Friday, April 3, 2009
• The city’s Parks and Recreation Department is conducting a forum later this month to get public opinion on creating new fees that would help the department deal with expected financial shortfalls in 2010.
• The Kansas University women's basketball team, for the first time in school history, advanced to the WNIT title game with a victory over Illinois State on Wednesday.
• The Kansas University Endowment Association continues to feel the crunch of economic realities, but is continuing its long-term investment strategies, leaders said this week.
• Despite the recession and a 6.2 percent unemployment rate, Kansas is looking outside as well as inside the state to fill thousands of job openings.