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Regents call for tuition hike

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Friday, June 26, 2009

• Anticipating another round of budget cuts, the Kansas Board of Regents on Thursday approved a 6 percent tuition increase for many students at Kansas University.

• Even though funding was stripped from an appropriations bill, members of the Kansas congressional delegation on Thursday remained confident that a proposed National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility would still be built in Manhattan.

• A local crime-fighting organization has announced a reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect wanted for an alleged attempted murder. Lawrence police are trying to track down James McAdams, 19, of Lawrence.

• For the five Lawrence High golfers playing in Thursday’s Kansas Junior Golf Association Northeast Section tournament at Alvamar Public, the event delivered a relaxed and laid-back environment, as the Lions were able to enjoy their home-course advantage.

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