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Lawrence in the News

Evacuating the disabled

Terry Rombeck

¢ Kansas University researchers were cited in this [New Standard][1] story about including people with disabilities in emergency planning._A three-year study completed in 2006 by the Research and Training Center on Independent Living at the University of Kansas investigated 30 randomly selected counties, cities or boroughs in the US that ...

World of WiFi

Terry Rombeck

Lawrence got mentioned in this [PBS][1] story about community WiFi networks.Kansas University is mentioned as an example in this story on immigration reform published by the [Heritage Foundation][2]. The KU portion deals with the Kansas law allowing undocumented state residents to pay in-state tuition rates.A KU graduate is featured in ...

Debating Wal-Mart

Terry Rombeck

Richard De George, a professor of philosophy at Kansas University, is quoted in this story about Wal-Mart's ethics in this story from the [Atlanta Journal-Constitution][1].A future KU student will represent Kansas in the Miss Teen USA pageant, the [Wichita Eagle][2] reports.KU professor Paul Atchley's research on using cell phones while ...

A new type of pitch for Baty

Terry Rombeck

Former Kansas University baseball standout Matt Baty is dealing with a new type of pitch - a sales pitch. He's quoted about hawking mattresses in this [Associated Press][1] story about the Missouri State Fair.The DVD release of Lawrence film director and KU professor Kevin Willmott's film "CSA" is getting mentioned ...

Gettin' his war on in Lawrence

Terry Rombeck

Just a quick note about this blog -- we'll be looking around the Web to see where Lawrence and KU pop up in news coverage from around the country, and not just on the sports pages. It happens surprisingly often. Take a look:Author/cartoonist David Rees ("Get Your War On") says ...

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