clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Notebook: Kansas Unveils Plan

I saw this in a movie about a bus that had to *speed* around the city, keeping its *speed* over fifty, and if its *speed* dropped, the bus would explode! I think it was called ‘The Bus That Couldn’t Slow Down’.

Syndication: The Topeka Capital-Journal Rafael Garcia/The Capital-Journal / USA TODAY NETWORK

The Rock Chalkboard

Kansas forward Cam Martin expected to miss time with right shoulder injury | Mobile
Kansas forward Cam Martin’s return to the basketball court after nearly two full years off will have to wait a little longer.

Kansas Athletics announces "To the Stars" strategy, which outlines big, long-range goals for entire department | Mobile
The “To the Stars” strategy will prioritize culture building, capital projects, name, image and likeness opportunities, financial sustainability student-athlete wellness and more, and it outlines specific goals for each of those areas.

Eraser Dust

How People With Disabilities Saw Fetterman’s Debate Performance - The New York Times
One in four Americans has a disability, but disabled politicians are rarely on the national debate stage. That made John Fetterman’s appearance a powerful moment, but public reactions were painful.

Second woman says Herschel Walker pressured her to have abortion
The unnamed woman appeared as “Jane Doe” at a press conference with attorney Gloria Allred less than two weeks before the election against U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock. Walker called the claim “a lie,” just as he dismissed a previous accusation by an ex-girlfriend that he paid for her abortion.

Blinken says the consequences for using a nuclear weapon have been conveyed to Putin | CNN Politics
The consequences for Russia if it uses a nuclear weapon in its war on Ukraine have been conveyed to Russian President Vladimir Putin, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday.

Skechers executives escort Kanye West out of building, company says | CNN Business
“Skechers is not considering and has no intention of working with West,” the company said in its Wednesday statement. “We condemn his recent divisive remarks and do not tolerate antisemitism or any other form of hate speech.”

‘A madness has taken hold’ ahead of US midterms: local election officials fear for safety | US news | The Guardian
“We have plexi on the counter downstairs for Covid but that won’t stop a person. It’s literally just clamped to the counters,” the county clerk and registrar said. For about $50,000, the office could secure the front, limiting access to upstairs offices, she estimated. Another county put bulletproof glass in their lobby years earlier, she knew, something officials there at one point considered removing, though not any more.

Nearly All Abandoned Doris Creek Dogs Have Been Adopted - Flathead Beacon
The Doris Creek dogs, initially described as about 19 animals made up of huskies and shepherd mixes, were found near Hungry Horse last month. Some of the dogs tested positive for parvovirus, and the youngest were 4 months old. An additional dog that was also thought to have been part of the abandoned group was shot and killed by a hunter who officials said mistook it for a wolf. Flathead County Sheriff Brian Heino said last month that the hunter posted images of herself and the field-dressed dog on social media, prompting a flood of emails and calls, including from people out-of-state.

Home prices starting to decline in Kalispell | KECI
Home prices in Kalispell are falling, not long after the city was named the fastest growing micropolitan area in the nation.

In a recent study by “Fortune” magazine, Kalispell was ranked the sixth top city for housing markets that have seen home prices decline by more than 5% since May this year.

Kanye West Products Dropped by TJ Maxx After His Antisemitic Comments – Billboard
Another company is saying adios to Kanye West and his products. As of Wednesday (Oct. 26), TJ Maxx has joined brands such as Adidas and Balenciaga in severing ties with the rapper following a flurry of antisemitic comments he made in social media posts and in subsequent interviews this month.

Ancient microbes may have survived below Mars' surface | CNN
While no evidence of life has been found on the red planet, researchers simulated conditions on Mars in a lab to see how bacteria and fungi could survive. The scientists were surprised to discover that bacteria could likely survive for 280 million years if it was buried and protected from the ionizing radiation and solar particles that bombard the Martian surface.

Poll of the Day


Will Kansas win another football game this year?

This poll is closed

  • 78%
    (40 votes)
  • 21%
    (11 votes)
51 votes total Vote Now