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Former KU golfer Chris Thompson qualifies for Tour

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:50:23 -0600

Lawrence resident Chris Thompson, a two-time golf All-American during his University of Kansas career, made it through the final stage of Q School to gain exempt status in the first eight tournaments on the tour for 2018.

$18K awarded to aid restoration of Topeka's Constitution Hall

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:39:41 -0600

An $18,000 grant from the National Park Service has moved a nonprofit closer to refurbishing the facade of a building where slavery opponents met during the Bleeding Kansas era.

Kansas child welfare panel meeting this week at Statehouse

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:36:28 -0600

A Kansas legislative task force on child welfare is having meeting this week for the first time since a new top administrator took over the state agency it is examining.

Hectic Sunday also brings three additions to KU football's 2018 recruiting class

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:10:18 -0600

On the same day his Kansas football program officially lost commitments from two longstanding Class of 2018 recruiting targets, three-year head coach David Beaty on three occasions Sunday took to Twitter to make unrelated “neat deal” declarations, marking the additions of new recruits. By Benton Smith

4-star New Orleans WR Devonta Jason de-commits from Kansas

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:30:30 -0600

A day many Kansas football fans feared — and others assumed was inevitable — for months finally arrived Sunday. Five-star receiver Devonta Jason, the 31st-best high school senior in the country according to Rivals, backed out of his non-binding verbal commitment to play with the Jayahwks. By Benton Smith

Notebook: Malik Newman leaves game with a concussion

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 18:33:33 -0600

When three Arizona State players and Sun Devils coach Bobby Hurley stepped into the Allen Fieldhouse media room to field questions about their 95-85 victory over No. 2 Kansas on Sunday afternoon, three of the four were wearing ASU warm-up shirts that simply read, “Guard U” on the front of them. By Matt Tait

Tom Keegan: Jayhawks missing scoring spark off the bench

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:29:25 -0600

With no Josh Jackson on the scene to come to the defensive rescue of blown-by teammates and no Landen Lucas to lend timely help, Kansas has more defensive vulnerabilities than is typically the case. By Tom Keegan

More Miscues: Jayhawks struggle defensively, fall at home to Arizona State

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:13:02 -0600

Back-to-back men's basketball losses don't happen all that often at Kansas, so when they do the aftermath often includes some harsh words and serious reality checks. By Matt Tait

Lawrence school board to consider first fundraising policy

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 16:34:25 -0600

The Lawrence school board will receive a report Monday recommending the school district’s first-ever fundraising policy.

KU football loses pledge from prep D-end, who commits to K-State

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 16:29:35 -0600

Mark off another name from the Kansas football team’s list of potential high school signees in the 2018 recruiting class. By Benton Smith

Devil of an afternoon: Arizona State knocks off KU in Allen Fieldhouse

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 15:13:19 -0600

The nation’s No. 2-ranked team, the Kansas Jayhawks lost their second game in a row Sunday afternoon, as No. 16 Arizona State easily survived a 13-point first-half deficit to shoot its way to a 95-85 victory at Allen Fieldhouse. By Benton Smith

Mayfield's moment: Oklahoma QB wins the coveted Heisman

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:04:42 -0600

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has won the Heisman Trophy, completing a climb from walk-on to one of the most accomplished players in the history of college football.

On his way out the door, Brownback still pursuing major projects

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0600

Gov. Sam Brownback could step down from office at any time. But even as he prepares to leave, he is still pursuing projects, including a $300 million prison at Lansing, that will affect future administrations and future Legislatures for years to come.

Editorial: Tax lid protects taxpayers

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0600

The law promotes efficiencies in government and is working as it was intended to work.

Opinion: Russia investigation not going away

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0600

Based on what we know, it looks less and less likely that Donald Trump will complete his first term.

Letter to the editor: Message to leaders

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0600

Unless you have completely read and studied the tax reform bills in Congress and understand the impact of the provisions on the people you claim to serve, you have no idea what you are talking about.

Letter to the editor: Save net neutrality

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0600

Kansans have invested a great deal in broadband innovations, yet Sen. Moran has shown no interest in protecting our investment.

Letter to the editor: Rethinking bail

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0600

New Jersey judges now use a nine-factor algorithm developed by the Arnold Foundation to assess whether a defendant is dangerous or likely to flee. This has almost completely eliminated the use of bail.

2017 Arts Gift Guide

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0600

Maybe remembering shirt and pant sizes is not your strong suit. Or maybe you’re having second thoughts about gifting that one-of-a-kind painting of sunflowers in a vase you made after three glasses of red wine. If either of these are true, it might be helpful to remember that they don’t call Lawrence an arts town for nothing. To help you on your quest of holiday gift giving, we’ve compiled a list of Lawrence artists who might just have have what you’re looking for.

Game day breakdown: No. 2 KU basketball vs. No. 16 Arizona State

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0600

A look at some of the keys for second-ranked Kansas in Sunday's Top 20 showdown with Arizona State at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait