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Villanova jumps Kansas to move to No. 1 in AP college basketball poll

Villanova had a more impressive week than Kansas, which had to battle back from halftime deficits to win at Oklahoma and at home against Oklahoma State, and vaulted over Kansas to move into the No. 1 spot in the Associated Press college basketball poll. Kansas remained No. ... Continue reading

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Pizza parlor, bagel shop and dessert spot on early January’s restaurant inspection list

For the first half of January a pizza parlor, a popular dessert spot and a bagel shop all made their way onto the list of restaurant inspections. Twice each month, I take a look at inspection results and list every place either listed out of compliance or ... Continue reading

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Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 13 to Jan. 16

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each morning the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6:24 a.m. Friday to 5:54 a.m. Monday and includes 477 incidents. Each listing gives a date, ... Continue reading

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Tax and elections bills coming up in Week 2

An election bill and the first tax bill of the session are awaiting Kansas lawmakers as they head into the second week of the session starting Tuesday, with most lawmakers coming off of a four-day weekend. Friday was a "pro forma" day, meaning only a handful of ... Continue reading

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KU signee Billy Preston named a McDonald’s All-American

Congrats to the 48 men and women on the 2017 #McDAAG team! Is it March yet?! 🤔 pic.twitter.com/AchNidvqNt— All American Games (@McDAAG) January 16, 2017 Class of 2017 forward Billy Preston, the No. 8-ranked player in his class according to Rivals.com, learned Sunday night that he was ... Continue reading

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Getting to know: Iowa State basketball

The Kansas Jayhawks will likely be ranked the No. 1 team in the country Monday and will be rewarded with a trip to Hilton Coliseum, a place they haven’t won in the last two seasons. All of the Jayhawks, outside of senior point guard Frank Mason III, ... Continue reading

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KU Sports Extra: Fighting to 5-0 in Big 12 play

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Jayhawks trying to find better ways to defend paint

The undersized, predominantly four-guard Kansas basketball lineup, as it has become so adept at doing this season, gathered enough rebounds inside and even blocked shots here and there Saturday while defeating Oklahoma State, 87-80. A plus-nine margin on the glass and five swats: the types of things ... Continue reading

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Baseline View: Mason and Graham pull Jayhawks to victory

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Baseline View: Mason and Graham pull Jayhawks to victory

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Postgame Report Card: Kansas 87, Oklahoma State 80

Quick grades for five aspects of KU’s 87-80 victory over Oklahoma State on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. Offense: B ---------- Too many missed free throws and a really rough start to the game, both from the floor and behind the three-point line, pulled this usually excellent offensive ... Continue reading

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Eudora mayor re-appointed, talks 2017 goals; Eudora Chamber reschedules annual banquet; Baldwin City Mullet Ride bike tour set for Jan. 21

Eudora residents can call Tim Reazin mayor for another year. At its first meeting of the year Jan. 9, the Eudora City Commission appointed Reazin mayor and Ruth Hughs vice-mayor for 2017. Reazin and Hughs had served in the same positions in 2016. Reazin said he expects ... Continue reading

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The quandary over tax overhaul: Repealing LLC loophole won’t be enough

In their first joint news conference of the session, the two Democratic leaders of the Legislature said they believe the only long-term solution to the state's ongoing budget problems is through taxes, and specifically repealing many or all of the sweeping tax cuts that Republican Gov. Sam ... Continue reading

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Halftime deficit at OU provided Kansas with opportunity to grow

Historically speaking, trailing at halftime has not been good news for the Kansas men’s basketball team under Bill Self, who has just a .500 record in games in which the Jayhawks have trailed at the half. Self, as you all surely know by now, racked up his ... Continue reading

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The top 25 highest paying majors — KU has big enrollment growth in some of them

Enrollment is up in quite a few engineering programs at the University of Kansas in recent years. Could this be why? (And is it too late for me to change my major?) Engineering specialties make up 20 of today’s top 25 highest paying majors, according to a ... Continue reading

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KU football OC Doug Meacham not the only talented newcomer

Kansas will be better at quarterback, deeper at receiver, more experienced on the offensive line and armed with a dedicated offensive coordinator who does not have to spread himself think by handling head-coaching responsibilities. It all should add up to the most high-scoring KU football team since ... Continue reading

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In KU’s search for eighth man, energetic Mitch Lightfoot most likely candidate

Ideally, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self says, he would like to implement an eight-man rotation this season — something Self was able to do before freshman center Udoka Azubuike suffered a season-ending wrist injury. On the perimeter, the coach has all the help he needs in Frank ... Continue reading

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Updates on a pair of high-profile demolitions in town; longtime restaurant on Iowa Street closes

The Russians are at it again. They apparently are hacking into Mother Nature in an effort to give us Siberia. (There is not unanimity on that point. Some leaders believe the pending ice storm may be the result of some guy in New Jersey leaving his freezer ... Continue reading

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Frank Mason jumps from fourth option to potential All-American

Kansas senior point guard Frank Mason III has put himself on the shortlist of candidates for national player of the year. He's playing in one of the best stretches of his career, averaging 22.8 points, 5 assists and 3.5 rebounds through his first four Big 12 games. ... Continue reading

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KU target Trae Young hoping to travel to Lawrence this weekend

Weather permitting — and, at this point, that’s a fairly big question mark — the Kansas men’s basketball team will have an important visitor in the building this weekend when they take on Oklahoma State on Saturday at 1 p.m. With Trae Young, the No. 14-ranked player ... Continue reading