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Notebook: Kansas Mauls Extended Lance Leipold

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The Rock Chalkboard

Source: Kansas football coach Lance Leipold, KU agree to new contract | Mobile
With momentum already on their side, the KU administration announced a one-year extension for Leipold before the season opener in September. That added a year to his initial six-year deal, which he signed in April 2021 that included an escalating annual salary that would pay him $16.5 million total, or an average of $2.75 million per year.

KU to face balanced N.C. State team that shoots a lot of three-pointers in opening round of Battle for Atlantis | Mobile
The Wolfpack are led by 6’-4” sophomore guard Terquavion Smith, who is averaging 19 points per game early in the season for N.C. State. But he has company with graduate transfer Jarkel Joiner averaging 17 points per game, senior guard Casey Morsell averaging 14.8 points, and graduate transfer guard Jack Clark at 12 points per game.

Kansas coach Bill Self excited to be back on the bench after watching KU's first 4 games from fan's perspective | Mobile
“I didn’t actually take one note,” Self said Tuesday. “I took all my notes when I watched the replay. I was too busy (yelling) ‘Get him out!’ Or, ‘What are we doing?’ during the actual game.”

Leipold: KU must 'carry our end of the rivalry' as Jayhawks prepare to take on K-State | Mobile
“We need to carry our end of the rivalry,” Leipold said when asked what he learned about the showdown in Year One. “That is first and foremost. This hasn’t been much of a rivalry. We didn’t make that a competitive game last year.”

Eraser Dust

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Disney's Star Wars Revealed Luke Skywalker Did Have a Mara Jade
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Free Thanksgiving Dinners Across the Flathead Valley - Flathead Beacon
Pocketstone Café’s tenth annual Thanksgiving dinner will have three seatings—11 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. All are welcome. Attendees should R.S.V.P. by calling (406) 837-7223. Those who want to volunteer can call for more information.

‘Shang-Chi’ Star Simu Liu Slams Quentin Tarantino’s Take On Marvel, Says Golden Age Of Hollywood “Was White As Hell” – Deadline
“If the only gatekeepers to movie stardom came from Tarantino and Scorsese, I would never have had the opportunity to lead a $400 million plus movie,” Liu shared on Twitter. “I am in awe of their filmmaking genius. They are transcendent auteurs. But they don’t get to point their nose at me or anyone.”

Chesapeake Walmart shooting: At least 6 people were killed, officials say. The shooter is also dead | CNN
The gunman who killed six people at a Walmart in Virginia on Tuesday night was an employee at the store, Chesapeake Police Chief Mark Solesky said Wednesday. Solesky said the gunman is believed to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but his identity has not been released because his next of kin has not been notified.

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Washington — The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to block the Treasury Department from turning over several years of former President Donald Trump's tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee, clearing the way for Democrats to obtain the records weeks before Republicans take control of the House in January.