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Kansas football prepares for Big 12 opener vs. Texas

COURTESY: KU Sports Information

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas continues its homestand as it hosts Texas in Memorial Stadium in the Big 12 Conference opener for both teams on Saturday, Sept. 1,768 more words


'Late Night in the Phog' set for October 10

The University of Kansas men’s and women’s basketball teams will ceremoniously tip off their 2014-15 seasons at the 30th annual Late Night in the Phog Friday, Oct. 423 more words


Vet upset over Kansas balloting process

WICHITA, Kansas – Veterans are speaking out after two Kansas counties had to recall ballots after being sent out with wrong or incomplete information.

“I think the attitude of the military is here we go again, they’re just using us to kick around because nobody is really around to stand up and defend us compared to where if it was within the state, it’d be a lawsuit by either one of the parties,” said Kenneth Allred, retired army veteran. 268 more words


Officer: Bicyclist fatally struck by drunk driver

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities say a drunk driver has fatally struck a 57-year-old cyclist.

Lancaster County Sgt. Mike Peschong tells the Lincoln Journal Star that Douglas Dalke of Lincoln was attempting to turn when a Chevy Prizm hit him from behind. 63 more words


Performance-based budgets for colleges studied

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Board of Regents will form a group to study the logistics of basing budgets for the state’s universities and colleges at least partly on performance. 112 more words


Pitt State to offer doctoral program in nursing

PITTSBURG, Kansas (AP) – Pittsburg State University has won approval to start offering a doctorate degree in nursing.

Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing asked the Kansas Board of Regents to transition the current master’s level advanced practice nursing program into the doctoral program. 81 more words


Sheriff: Stranded Kansas driver steals police car

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – A Kansas sheriff says a deputy pulled over to help a stranded motorist, who stole the officer’s vehicle and led officers on a chase. 95 more words