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KU grad students worry hours might be cut
April 7, 2014
University of Kansas graduate students are concerned the school might reduce the hours they are allowed to work on campus in an effort to comply with new health care requirements.
Baldwin City’s Midland Railway to have Easter egg hunts the next 2 weekends
April 7, 2014
With Easter Sunday just around the corner, special Easter Egg Hunts are being planned the next two weeks on Midland Railway trains departing from Baldwin City Depot.
Kansas testing pushes on despite setbacks
April 7, 2014
Education officials say Kansas student testing has been pushing forward despite several hurdles, including computer problems and cyberattacks.
Kansas lawmakers back school funding, tenure plan
April 7, 2014
The Kansas Legislature on Sunday narrowly backed a plan that would boost funding to poor school districts while eliminating tenure for teachers.
Musings 0410
April 7, 2014
Very briefly we welcomed back global warming only to be plunged back into a winter wonderland. Fortunately Kansas missed the worst of it. North Dakota was locked into a terrible blizzard and Texas had a bout with large hail.
Oboe’s voice music to Baldwin High School senior’s heart
April 7, 2014
Baldwin High School senior Cassidy Markley loves the voice of her oboe. “It’s very unusual,” she said. “I like the way it soars above everything else when you play in an orchestra or band. It definitely has a solo quality to it.”