Plans to acquire a building near the Douglas County Jail for a new homeless shelter received key approval from the city late Monday. Several area residents spoke out against the proposal saying it takes away from the area's atmosphere.
The new health care reform bill passed by President Obama will have major effects on state health care agencies. The Kansas Health and P Authority says it will now have to add more than 60,000 new people to health care plans through Medicaid.
KU basketball coach Bill Self acknowledged that the past few days have been hard on the team. Self says that despite the disappointing finish to the season, the team is getting back to work in preparation for seasons ahead.