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Rock Chalk Weekly: Basketball, An International Language

It was a cold and rainy February night, nothing out of the ordinary for the Pacific Northwest native. While cold air prevailed on the campus of the University of Kansas, 16,300 rowdy fans eagerly awaited KU's 21st-consecutive home victory in the sauna ...

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All Hands on Deck as Jayhawks Make it 12 Straight

Talk about thrown into the fire. Kansas freshman Bryn Houlton made her first and second appearances of the season, just hours apart, and retired the heart of Illinois State's order with the bases loaded to preserve a 4-2 Kansas victory at Pressly Stadi...

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Nebraska Hires Mike Riley as Head Football Coach

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Lincoln, NE—The University of Nebraska has hired Mike Riley as its new Head Football Coach, Director of Athletics Shawn Eichorst announced today. Riley will be formally introduced at a news conference on Friday, December 5th at 9:00 a.m. in the West Memorial Stadium – 3rd Floor Club. Riley comes to Nebraska after 14 seasons as the head coach at Oregon ...

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Weis Relieved of Duties as Kansas Football Coach; Bowen Named Interim Head Coach

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Lawrence, Kan. – Charlie Weis has been relieved of his duties as Head Football Coach at the University of Kansas, KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger announced Sunday. Weis was in the third year of a five-year contract. Zenger named KU defensive coordinator Clint Bowen interim head coach. “I normally do not favor changing coaches mid-season,” Zenger said. “But I believe ...

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Overnight Accident Sends Four Area Youth To Hospitals

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Four Frankfort youth were critically injured shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday morning, a mile and a half east of Home City. A vehicle driven by 18-year-old Cassey D. Farrant of Frankfort was southbound on 18th Road, and failed to stop at U.S. Highway 36, and struck the trailer of a semi hauling meat driven by 59-year-old Gregory W. Morgan of ...

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Dr. Fernando Ugarte Earns American College of Surgeons Fellowship

Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) is pleased to announce that Dr. Fernando Ugarte, Surgeon, has been certified as a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the care of ...

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Two Area Natives To Join CMH in August 2013

Marysville, KS – Family Practitioners Ben Bruna, MD, and Shane Thoreson, MD, will join the medical staff of Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) in August, 2013. Both physicians will practice family medicine at Marysville Clinic. Dr. Ben Bruna attended the University of Kansas in Lawrence where he received his Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) degree in May, 2005. After finishing his ...

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New County Attorney in Pawnee County

The Pawnee County Board of Commissioners have selected a new county attorney.  They’ve offered the position to Jennifer Stehlik-Ladman, a Pawnee City High School Graduate, and she received her Law Degree from the University of Nebraska College of Law.  She has worked at the Stehlik Law Office in Pawnee City since 2011.  Current Pawnee County Attorney Victor Faesser told the ...

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Perlman Names Shawn Eichorst Nebraska Athletic Director

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman today announced the appointment of Shawn Eichorst as director of intercollegiate athletics. Eichorst, who has served as director of athletics at the University of Miami since April 2011, will join the University of Nebraska Oct. 9 as a special assistant to the chancellor, and will succeed Tom Osborne as director of intercollegiate athletics when ...

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