| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:51 AM
State Sen. Thomas V. Mike Miller supports merging the University of Maryland, College Park campus and University of Maryland, Baltimore professional schools in order to raise their national rankings based on total research funding. Compilers of the most...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:20 PM
The administrator recently hired by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to oversee computer projects and systems for most of state government abruptly resigned Tuesday, a day after
questions arose about his academic degree.
Jim Mann stepped down from his $150,000-...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 7:56 PM
University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger tonight issued the following statement regarding the Big 12 Conference:
"Tonight, nine members of the Big 12 Conference affirmed their solidarity and agreed to...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 3:05 PM
It was a successful 2010-11 girls' basketball season for the four local programs.
While Burroughs High and Bellarmine-Jefferson won championships in their respective leagues, Providence shared a league title and Burbank was able to advance to the CIF...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 12:37 PM
The University of Kansas fired head football coach Turner Gill on Sunday. Gill just finished the second year of a 5-year contract that was worth $10 million.
Gill released this statement Monday morning:
“I would like to thank the University of...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:37 AM
Politician. Born: 22 July 1923, Russell, Kansas.
Robert Joseph “Bob” Dole was born in Russell in 1923, to Doran Ray and Bina N. (Talbott) Dole. As a boy growing up in western Kansas during the Great Depression, he worked a number of odd...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 1:25 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Starting breast cancer screening as early as age 25 may help women who carry a genetic mutation linked to a higher risk of cancer live longer, suggests a new study.
"Results indicate that breast cancer deaths will decrease...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 7:20 PM
CHICAGO — It didn’t matter to Ty Isaac that Brian Kelly showed up
Wednesday night for his speech at Galleria Marchetti somewhere between
the Chicken Vesuvio and the vanilla ice cream.
The view through the lens one of the nation’s top...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 8:47 AM
A foundation has given $150,000 to the new University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina campus.
The university said Thursday that the gift from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation, of Logan, will be used for scholarships, facilities and equipment at the...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 6:23 PM
Two south-central Kansas teachers get a surprise honor Tuesday with an Educating Excellence award.
Wichita Northeast Magnet math teacher Susan Credille and Skyline High School science teacher Chuck Young both received the honor. The award is sponsored by...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:04 AM
A 19-year-old woman reported missing from the University of Kansas's Overland Park campus last week has been found safe, and police say she was never abducted.
Overland Park police released a statement late Wednesday saying officials spoke with Aisha...