Archive for Thursday, March 20, 2014

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Baker women play at 8 a.m. Friday in NAIA women’s tournament
March 20, 2014
The No. 12 ranked Baker University women’s basketball team will look to advance to the NAIA national quarterfinals, as they take on Bethel (Tenn.) at 8 a.m. Friday, Mar. 21 in the second round of the 2014 Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship.
Baker women play early Friday morning in NAIA women’s tournament
March 20, 2014
The No. 12 ranked Baker University women’s basketball team will look to advance to the NAIA national quarterfinals, as they take on Bethel (Tenn.) at 8 a.m. Friday, Mar. 21 in the second round of the 2014 Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship.
Kansas, Arizona prevail in voter citizenship suit
March 20, 2014
Federal officials must help Kansas and Arizona enforce laws requiring new voters to document their U.S. citizenship, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, in a decision that could encourage other Republican-led states to consider similar policies.
County inches closer to agritourism solution
March 20, 2014
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners took a step closer to solving its agritrourism regulations snafu Wednesday when it received recommendations from the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission.
Kansas: Brownback calls for full K-12 equalization funding
March 20, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback called on lawmakers Wednesday to approve full equalization funding for two areas of the state’s K-12 education budget, a move that is estimated to cost an additional $129 million per year.
Baker freshman duplicates Baldwin High School wrestling success
March 20, 2014
At each level of competition throughout his wrestling career, Bryce Shoemaker hasn’t needed long to rise to the top. Shoemaker, a Baker University freshman, proved that once again by winning the 133-pound weight class at the NAIA Championships on March 8 at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka.
Kansas votes to repeal mortgage registration fees
March 20, 2014
Kansas senators have approved a bill repealing mortgage registration fees, a move that county leaders say will cost them millions of dollars.
Fred Phelps Sr., founder of Westboro Baptist Church, dead at 84
March 20, 2014
The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who drew international condemnation for outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America’s tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84.
Former Baker AD floats indoor activities center
March 20, 2014
As the longtime former Baker University athletic director, Dan Harris knows how busy the Collins Center is. Collins is not only the home for Baker’s winter sports of men’s and women’s basketball and wrestling, but the school’s baseball, softball, soccer and track teams use the facility for their preseason or off-season conditioning, Harris said.