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The circumference of the well is 34 inches. So, unfortunately not one member of our city’s police force is slender enough to rescue the boy

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Kansas football WRs Tanaka Scott, Trevor Wilson arrested for alleged aggravated assault, per report
"We are aware of a situation involving two of our student athletes and take all allegations very seriously," KU said in a statement to the Capital-Journal. "We are working to gather more information and will have no further comment at this time."

Kansas athletics announces new NIL partnership with Opendorse
As it pertains to KU specifically, “Every KU student-athlete will receive an Opendorse profile, which they can customize and promote to fans on their personal social media channels. Athletes review opportunities, receive deals, accept compensation, and disclose NIL activities to their institution, all within the Opendorse app.”

KU basketball announces addition of Joe Dooley to Bill Self's coaching staff
“Joe was here for 10 seasons and then went to Florida Gulf Coast and East Carolina,” Self said in a release. “When he became available for employment, I thought it was a no-brainer to try and get him back. He’s played huge role in the success we’ve had. Even though his role will be different this year, I feel like adding Joe to our staff will enhance our program.”

Jereme Robinson emerging as an on-field contributor, leader for KU football
Robinson signed with KU as a member of the class of 2019. The Jayhawks were his only Power 5 offer and he picked KU over seven other opportunities. He didn’t arrive on campus until 2020. As a true freshman, Robinson played in six of KU’s nine games, notching three tackles and one tackle for loss. He took a step forward as a sophomore in Leipold’s first season in 2021, serving as a rotational piece for KU at defensive end behind veteran Malcolm Lee. In nine games, Robinson averaged a little over 27 snaps per game, nothing 14 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss.

Eraser Dust

Al Roker and wife Deborah Roberts celebrate his birthday with TODAY walking challenge
The TODAY weatherman shared a short video on Instagram, filming himself on his daily walk. He chatted to the camera, telling viewers, “I’m out on my birthday walk for day 20 of our #StartToday TODAY Show walking challenge. It happens to also be my birthday.”

Al Roker Thanks Strangers Who Helped After His Car Battery Died
The TODAY weatherman and his wife, Deborah Roberts, shared on Instagram over the weekend how a couple came to their rescue after their car battery died when they went out to dinner in upstate New York.

Al Roker's Grilled Vegetable Skewers Are a Healthy Yet Savory Labor Day Cookout Dish
Despite having a larger-than-life attitude on TV, Al Roker dealt with health complications and weight gain issues. The celebrity often shares his secrets to weight loss, including some delicious and healthy recipes. One of Roker’s favorites, his grilled vegetable skewers are a healthy yet savory Labor Day cookout dish.

Al Roker reacts to Bibi's new baby on 'Today'
"Today" anchor and weatherman Al Roker also joked that Bibi should have gotten an IUD, a form of contraceptive, since the hippo birth control she was on was ineffective.

Woollybear winter predictions with Al Roker
“Today” anchor Al Roker, who worked in Cleveland for five years before heading to New York, got in touch with his roots Saturday, sharing a video of a woollybear caterpillar inching across a bit of pavement.

Today’s Al Roker snubs fans as they scream his name outside studio- but co-host Hoda Kotb greets & dances with audience | The US Sun
The insider told The Sun Al was making his way towards the back section when groups of fans were screaming his name, eager to meet their favorite Today host.

However, Al abruptly turned away and walked straight past the fans shouting his name, without even a wave.

Today's Al Roker's wife shares 'dread' over impending heartbreak | HELLO!
Deborah Roberts is gearing up for an emotional change to her life as she prepares for the imminent departure of her son Nick Roker for college.

While she and husband Al Roker have been keeping fans updated on Nick's journey, she recently took to sharing an astounding present that he'd received.

How to watch the Detroit coney episode of 'Family Style with Al Roker'
While he was in town, he spoke about visiting a few local businesses for his streaming show, "Family Style with Al Roker." In June, he stopped by two coney dog restaurants, the 105-year-old American Coney Island and the much newer Chili Mustard Onions, a vegan diner in Brush Park.