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It’s the time of the year to be alert for deer
October 15, 2012
Mating season increases danger
Increased state regulation improves childcare, officials say
July 23, 2012
State officials say a law passed two years ago has dramatically improved child care in Kansas, and improved the state’s reputation for the quality of its small family child care operations.
Tornado watch issued for much of region
10:43 p.m., December 26, 2008 Updated 04:00 a.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for much of eastern Kansas, including Douglas, Franklin, Jefferson, Shawnee and Leavenworth counties. The tornado watch is in effect until 5 a.m. Saturday.

Fire engulfs Baldwin City home
07:32 a.m., December 17, 2008 Updated 03:52 p.m.
Crews from at least four area fire departments responded to a house fire in Baldwin City late Tuesday night.
Animal auction wraps up fair
August 7, 2008
Nine-year-old Grace Baxter had the beginnings of a knot in her stomach when she paraded her grand champion market steer, Chico, in the sale ring of the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds’ Community Building.
Baldwin City man jailed on aggravated battery charge in connection with neighbor’s shooting
11:42 a.m., August 2, 2008 Updated 05:57 p.m.

A 35-year-old Baldwin City man is in custody on aggravated battery charges after allegedly shooting his neighbor in the head early Saturday morning.

Woman found alive near abandoned vehicle with blood ‘in and around it’ near Baldwin City
03:04 p.m., June 30, 2008 Updated 09:54 p.m.
A trail of blood prompts search for missing person near Baldwin City.

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The Journal-World analyzed KU athletes' majors, as described on the KU athletics website. While just 1 percent of KU students are declared African and African American studies majors, four players from last season's men's basketball team - 36 percent of the team - majored in that study area. The numbers in this graphic only include players who indicated a major on the KU Athletics Department website rosters. Players who did not indicate a major were excluded.

The Lawrence Journal-World analyzed KU athletes’ majors, as described on the KU athletics website. While just 1 percent of KU students are declared African and African-American studies majors, four players from last season’s men’s basketball team — 36 percent of the team — majored in that study area. The numbers in this graphic only include players who indicated a major on the KU Athletics Department website rosters. Players who did not indicate a major were excluded.

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