Archive for November 20th, 2010

KC Star – Five indicted as KU’s ticket scandal widens

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

The defendants allegedly stole more than $2 million worth of tickets to football and basketball games from 2005 to 2010 and sold them to individuals and ticket brokers, said Lanny Welch, chief criminal prosecutor for the U.S. attorney’s office in Kansas.

Dennis Moore to donate his congressional papers to the University of Kansas

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

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Annual Brookside Tree Lighting Ceremony to Kick-Off the Holiday Season

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

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KC Star – Cleaver chosen to lead Congressional Black Caucus

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

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Homeland Security chairman to TSA: ‘Reconsider’ pat-downs

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

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How Israelis secure airports

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

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The Hill – FCC may regulate Internet lines days before Christmas

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has a Christmas gift in store for the phone and cable industry: it may move ahead on its controversial net-neutrality regulations three days before Christmas.

Former Gov. Ventura Will No Longer Fly Due to Abuse He’s Endured at Hands of TSA

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

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Outgoing Iowa Democratic Governor Chet Culver raises state salaries $100 million

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

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Bloomberg – Senate Approves $4.6 Billion for Claims by Black Farmers, American Indians

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

The U.S. Senate yesterday approved spending $4.6 billion to settle two lawsuits: one by black farmers who alleged racial discrimination by government lenders and the other by 300,000 American Indians who said they had been cheated out of land royalties dating to 1887.

Pope says condoms acceptable ‘in certain cases’

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

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CBS New York – A criminal complaint alleges Chester Academy Principal Ernest Jackson entered the home without permission when two boys didn’t come to school

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

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Update: Quoting The New York Daily News, “Two months after this story was published, the school board cleared the principal and the guidance counselor of any wrongdoing and both were reinstated, according to their attorney.”