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6 hrs ago |

Ottawa Family Physicians serving as classroom

The rural preceptorship program required by the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City is bringing a student to Ottawa Family Physicians.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

10 hrs ago | Verde Independent

Aftershock at Mesa Classic

Micah Swenson Aftershock DIstance Club Head Coach Under the Friday night lights of Mesa Community College, the athletes of Aftershock Distance Club took to the track one final time against collegiate athletes before setting their sights on the upcoming USATF championship season.


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13 hrs ago |

Project preserves rural school history

While they weren't stacks of money, the reams and reams of paper did provide a wealth of information about the rural one- and two-room schoolhouses that populated Franklin County for more than 100 years, members of the Franklin County Historical Society said.


Related Topix: Franklin County, KS, Ottawa, KS, Education Etc., Family, Kids

17 hrs ago | KAKE

Motion to dismiss 1997 rape case dismissed

A 40-year-old man will go on trial for the second time on charges that he raped a University of Kansas student in 1997.


19 hrs ago | Live Science

Tiny, Prehistoric Animal Hints at Herbivore Origins

A newly discovered 300-million-year-old meat-eating mammal ancestor is the oldest known member of a line that gave rise to rhinoceros-size herbivores.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology

23 hrs ago |

Oldest mammal relative discovered in Kansas

The smallest and largest caseid: this is a reconstruction of 300-million-year-old tiny carnivorous Eocasea in the footprint of 270-million-year-old largest known herbivore of its time, Cotylorhynchus.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Entomology

Yesterday |

William J. Brady Jr., 91, municipal court judge

William J. Brady Jr., 91, of Chestnut Hill, a Philadelphia Municipal Court judge for three decades, died Monday, April 7, of kidney failure at Good Shepherd Penn Partners.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, Philadelphia, PA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KU program helps businesses survive changing owners, times

And that's exactly what was facilitated by the University of Kansas' RedTire program, which matches graduates from Kansas Regents institutions with business owners seeking a successor.


Related Topix: Kansas, Kansas State University, Opinion

Kansas to mandate some health coverage on autism

Kansas will require health insurance companies to cover services for hundreds of children with autism starting next year under a bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Sam Brownback after a six-year fight by lawmakers and parents for at least a limited mandate.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

The Gazette

Prep signing day in the Pikes Peak region

High school athletes in the Colorado Springs area signed national letters of intent to continue playing careers in college Wednesday, April 16, 2014.


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The Hill

Sebelius allies doubt Senate run

Friends and former colleagues of Kathleen Sebelius say the odds are low that she will jump into the Kansas Senate race this summer.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas Government, Kansas, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors

Greenwich Citizen

EXCHANGE: Mascoutah exhibit honors Civil War era

One hundred and fifty years after the Mascoutah area sent 464 men to fight in the Civil War, the Mascoutah Heritage Museum has opened an exhibit honoring them and the families, friends and neighbors they left behind.


Related Topix: Mascoutah, IL



Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to sign legislation that will require health insurance plans to provide coverage for some services for children with autism, starting next year.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Northeast News

NE Library celebrates India

Dance. Students of Anjali Tata-Hudson's dance studio warm-up before demostrating to the crowd several traditional Indian dances.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance

Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby' morphs into stage version with conviction

Sometimes considered by many to be The Great American Novel, The Great Gatsby , by F. Scott Fitzgerald, comes to Theatre Lawrence stage, adapted from the novel by Simon Levy to open April 11, in Lawrence, KS for a limited engagement, as announced by the Theatre directors.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Great Gatsby, Pop/Rock, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Lawrence, KS

The Huffington Post

Westboro Baptists To Picket Kansas Shooting Victims' Funerals-- But...

The pain of the Kansas shootings that targeted innocents at Jewish community centers is still fresh, but that only serves as an invitation for the callous Westboro Baptist 'Church' to plan a picket of the victims' funerals .


USA Today

Bob Dole heading home to Kansas for visit

Former senator Bob Dole is returning to his home state of Kansas next week, with a three-day schedule that includes a speech and an open house at the politics institute named after him in Lawrence.


Related Topix: Kansas, Immigration Reform, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Mitt Romney

University of Kansas student has tuberculosis

The university says fewer than 50 other individuals who may have been exposed to the infected person have been contacted and will be tested for infections.


Salt Lake Tribune

University of Utah names new architecture dean

The University of Utah has named Keith Diaz Moore from the University of Kansas as the new dean of the College of Architecture and Planning.


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Mon Apr 14, 2014

John Lee named to Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame

John Lee, Kansas City, Mo., was recognized with the honor at this weekend's Kansas Press Association convention in Manhattan.


Related Topix: Kansas, Journalism