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New numbers show Lawrence schools are making progress in ensuring no child is left behind

School district leaders released results today from last year's state assessment standards for reading and math. Those tests - known as Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP, - fall under the federal 'No Child Left Behind Act.'

Published on August 29, 2007

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Imprisoned former K-State professor seeking a new trial

A former Kansas State University English professor convicted of killing his ex-wife claims he was denied a fair trial and wants a new one.

Published on August 29, 2007

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Alcohol was a factor in wreck

It appears alcohol played a role in last week's crash just south of the KU campus that sent five freshmen to area hospitals.

Published on August 29, 2007

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Highway patrol looking for new recruits

The Kansas Highway Patrol isn't just looking for speeders - it's also looking for new recruits - and the search is harder than it used to be.

Published on August 29, 2007

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Tongy School Board holds special session

A special session of the Tonganoxie School Board ends in three and a half hours of meetings behind closed doors.

Published on August 29, 2007

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Proposed Tonganoxie pool still without construction bid

Tonganoxie city leaders have sorted out all the details of a new city pool - down to the slides and toys. Now one detail remains unsettled - who's building the facility?

Published on August 29, 2007

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Rural Broadband Summit held at Dole Institute

A conference at KU concentrates on speeding up the information superhighway throughout the country. Rural areas need the same access to high-speed internet as the nation's most populous areas.

Published on August 29, 2007

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Hollywood stuntman visits KU students

He's been set on fire, jumped off the roof of a 180-foot building, and hit by a car too many times to count. And Wednesday night, Hollywood stuntman Chris Daniels showed off the stunts that made him famous to students at the Kansas Union.

Published on August 29, 2007

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KU Freshman RB hoping to earn playing time

Jayhawk freshman running back Carmon Boyd-Anderson has been impressing coaches during practices and hopes to earn some playing time this season.

Published on August 29, 2007

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Aqib Talib to see action on offense?

Already the Jayhawks' best defender, star CB Aqib Talib may also see some action on offense as a WR this season.

Published on August 29, 2007

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LHS volleyball squad begins first season under new coach Stephanie Maguson

In 2006, the LHS volleyball team made an improbable run to the state tournament, though it was cut short with an early elimination. But this season, with new coach Stephanie Maguson on board, the team hopes to get further in the state tourney.

Published on August 29, 2007

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Three Questions with ... Michael Copps, FCC commissioner

Michael Copps, a FCC commissioner in town for the 'Rural Broadband Summit,' answers three questions about broadband.

Published on August 29, 2007

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Videocast for August 29

Published on August 29, 2007

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Terry McEwen and Kim Bodensteiner discuss the AYP results

Terry McEwen and Kim Bodensteiner, Lawrence district administrators, explain the AYP results revealed Wednesday.

Published on August 29, 2007

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Three Questions with ... Albert Gipp Jr., "Healthier Haskell" coordinator

Albert Gipp Jr. talks about "Healthier Haskell," community-wide health initiative that kicks off at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Haskell Stadium.

Published on August 29, 2007