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Lawrence Parks and Recreation to consider creating new fees

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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.

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