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32 min ago | University of Kansas

University mourns professor emeritus Dennis Saleebey

Dennis Saleebey, professor emeritus from the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare, died July 16. He had been a part of the KU community since he joined the faculty in 1987.

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4 hrs ago | McClatchy

More schools under investigation for campus sexual assault

Washington Watch, formerly called 'Planet Washington,' covers politics and government.

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4 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

3 curators named at Bentonville's Crystal Bridges

The museum announced Monday that Manuela Well-Off-Man and Chad Alligood have been promoted to curator positions.

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4 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

3 curators named at Bentonville's Crystal Bridges

The museum announced Monday that Manuela Well-Off-Man and Chad Alligood have been promoted to curator positions.

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9 hrs ago | Manhattan Mercury

Melgares wins all-star race

Manhattan High graduate and University of Kansas signee Chris Melgares won the two-mile Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star race on Saturday in Pittsburg, winning in a time of 9:43.5 by a margin of more than 25 seconds over the second-place finisher.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hays Daily News

Local food movement thrives on High Plains

Thanks to early interest shown by chefs and small-scale area farmers, Douglas County, home of the University of Kansas, developed into one of the pioneer locations for the U.S. local food movement, which has been steadily gaining in popularity during the past 15 to 20 years.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Local Food, Douglas County, KS, Lawrence, KS, Agriculture, Science, Vegetables

Marin Independent Journal

Marin milestones for the week of July 27, 2014

Graduation: Jason Farovitch of San Rafael graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education social studies.

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Related Topix: San Rafael, CA, Kentfield, CA, University of Dayton

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Lawrence man sentenced for raping student

A 41-year-old Lawrence man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for raping a University of Kansas student in 1997.

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Sunherald.com

Technical education enrollment continues to grow

The Topeka native spent the year splitting her time between her school, Washburn Rural High, and Washburn Tech, where she spent three hours a day studying to work in health care.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Nursing, Medicine, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, US Politics, Sam Brownback, Washburn University

HON

Genes May Be Key to Language Delay in Kids

The study involving 473 sets of twins revealed that the "twinning effect" was greater for identical twins than non-identical twins.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

McClatchy

In Kansas, candidates spar over NSA

Todd Tiahrt, Pompeo's challenger in the upcoming Republican primary for Kansas' 4th Congressional District, has seized on the incumbent's proximity to the controversy _ and his voting record _ to attack him.

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Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Kansas, Republican, US House of Representatives, Patriot Act

Jamaica Observer

Take a bow, Dr Nigel Clarke

JUDGING from the large turnout at Emancipation Park Wednesday night, it is clear that Jamaicans have an appreciation for classical music.

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Related Topix: Classical, Travel, Jamaica Travel, Caribbean Travel, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Star Tribune

How many more students have to die?

Andy Marso was a college kid with a bright future. He left Minnesota to study journalism at the University of Kansas.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Minnesota, Kalamazoo College, Food and Drug Administration, UC Santa Barbara, Opinion

Christian Science Monitor

Natural Trap Cave: prehistoric lions, dire wolves, and bears, oh my

Bureau of Land Management cave specialist Bryan McKenzie rappels into Natural Trap Cave in north-central Wyoming during a cleanup expedition.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Spelunking, Science, Paleontology, Lovell, WY

The Miami Herald

US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya

The Peace Corps says it is suspending its operations in Kenya and pulling out more than 50 volunteers because of security concerns.

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KMAN-AM Manhattan

Local Student Receives High Marks from Congressman

A Manhattan student has been selected to participate in the Library of Congress Junior Fellows program.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, KS, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp

University of Kansas

$16M gift honors late alumnus Don Slawson

The family of University of Kansas alumnus Donald Slawson has made a $16 million lead gift for construction of a hall to be located in KU's planned Earth, Energy and Environment Center.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Geology, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Topeka West principal left mark on school

Owen Henson, the first principal of Topeka West High School, had a rule. Administrators should teach classes - at least one or two.

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University of Kansas

KPR, Audio-Reader leader Janet Campbell to retire

Janet Campbell, general manager of Kansas Public Radio and director of the Kansas Audio-Reader Network, announced today that she will retire Sept.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Northeast News

A gateway to improvements along Paseo Boulevard

If you're traveling from downtown east on Independence Avenue, it is a gateway to the city's urban core.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Independence, MO

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