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Suspect in Lawrence triple-shooting waives extradition hearing

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Birmingham may not land Amazon HQ2, but trying could pay off

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K-State QB Jesse Ertz sets tone for OU week with motivational speech | The Kansas City Star

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K-State QB Jesse Ertz sets tone for OU week with motivational speech | The Kansas City Star


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Tickets to KU-MU basketball game sold out | The Kansas City Star

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Tickets to KU-MU basketball game sold out | The Kansas City Star


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Federal officials approve extension for Kansas’ $3 billion KanCare program | The Kansas City Star

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Federal officials approve extension for Kansas’ $3 billion KanCare program | The Kansas City Star


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Kansas State apologizes after breast pump confusion | The Kansas City Star

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Kansas State apologizes after breast pump confusion | The Kansas City Star


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  • GOP Senate candidate Austin Petersen says he's the anti-establishment alternative for 2018
    GOP Senate candidate Austin Petersen says he's the anti-establishment alternative for 2018

    , stltoday.com

    Austin Petersen, a former Libertarian presidential candidate turned Republican hopeful for the U.S. Senate, has a message for GOP officials in Missouri and Washington who are all but declaring Josh Hawley their nominee: Not so fast. “They don’t need just another Republican in the Senate to do Mitch McConnell’s bidding,” says Petersen, 36. “I’m here to give people a choice.” A Kansas City resident and owner of the conservative news website The Libertarian Republic, Petersen sought the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination last year, coming in third place with a little more than 3,000 votes nationally
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  • Tickets to KU-MU basketball game sold out | The Kansas City Star
    Tickets to KU-MU basketball game sold out | The Kansas City Star

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    Tickets to Sunday’s hurricane-relief exhibition game between the Kansas and Missouri men’s basketball teams at Sprint Center sold out nearly as quickly as they went on sale online Tuesday. Both schools confirmed that their respective allotments for the 3 p.m. game, dubbed Showdown for Relief, are gone. A representative from the KU ticket office said each school’s allotment was about 9,000 tickets, for a total of about 18,000
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  • Pizza Hut Hack: Online customer information compromised | The Kansas City Star
    Pizza Hut Hack: Online customer information compromised | The Kansas City Star

    , kansascity.com

    Pizza Hut told customers by email on Saturday that some of their personal information may have been compromised. Some of those customers are angry that it took almost two weeks for the fast food chain to notify them. Hey @pizzahut, thanks for telling me you got hacked 2 weeks after you lost my cc number. And a week after someone started using it
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  • Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold | The Kansas City Star
    Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold | The Kansas City Star

    , kansascity.com

    A violent collision of two super-dense neutron stars in a distant galaxy has helped astronomers uncover cosmic secrets, including where gold comes from. Scientists revealed Monday that detectors in space and on earth picked up the crash's faint signals in mid-August. Telescopes on every continent were able to see and measure light and energy emerging from the crash. The collision generated a fierce burst of gamma rays and a gravitational wave, a faint ripple in the fabric of space and time, first theorized by Albert Einstein
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Entertainment & Arts

  • UMKC's workaday finds value in its acting and tech design
    UMKC's workaday finds value in its acting and tech design

    , pitch.com

    Sometimes Shakespeare’s works feel uncannily close to modern life. That sensation of familiarity is uncommonly strong in the King Lear. now onstageat UMKC’s Spencer Theatre, a co-production of Kansas City Actors Theatre and UMKC Theatre. . Here, the eponymous king (fiercely portrayed by Theodore Swetz) seeks flattery above all else, and is too shallow to see through its fakery or to value honest sentiment
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Education

  • Blue-chip point guard Devon Dotson picks KU | The Kansas City Star
    Blue-chip point guard Devon Dotson picks KU | The Kansas City Star

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    Devon Dotson, a 6-foot-1 senior point guard from Providence Day High School in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday orally committed to play basketball at Kansas. Dotson, the No. 17-ranked player in the Class of 2018 by Rivals.com, chose Bill Self’s KU program over Maryland. Dotson also had Clemson, Florida and North Carolina State on his list of schools, most recently eliminating Florida after the Gators received commitments from a pair of guards
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  • Suspect in Lawrence triple-shooting waives extradition hearing
    Suspect in Lawrence triple-shooting waives extradition hearing

    , kansascity.com

    The man charged with three killings in downtown Lawrence earlier this month waived an extradition hearing Thursday and will be transported to Douglas County, Kan., to face three murder charges and an attempted murder charge. Anthony Laron Roberts Jr., 20, of Topeka was arrested Wednesday by U.S. Marshals in Kansas City and held in the Jackson County Detention Center. Roberts is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of 22-year-old Leah Elizabeth Brown of Shawnee
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