Indonesian magazine receives MU award

Indonesia’s Tempo Weekly News Magazine was awarded a 2004 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism on Thursday. Founding Editor Goenawan Mohamad and Editor in Chief Bambang Harymurti accepted the honor.

Tempo was founded in 1971 as Indonesia’s first independent weekly news magazine, and the first magazine to provide non-governmental versions of the news.

Dedicated to Diving

From the moment Jamie Sweeney wakes up to the moment he goes back to sleep, there is only one thing on his mind: diving.

“I don’t think about anything else,” Sweeney said. “Some people may think that’s lame, but this sport is my life.”

Lee plays a role for Kansas with cousin

Wayne Simien is the bruiser. Aaron Miles is the passer. Keith Langford is the shooter.

For Michael Lee, Kansas’ fourth senior, the description is a little different and took longer to adjust to.

Kansas on their minds

AMES, Iowa — Don’t talk to the Missouri Tigers about a postseason, even though their 14-15 overall record means they need to win Sunday to be eligible for the National Invitational Tournament. Teams with losing records can’t be invited to the NIT.

Don’t talk to them about the Big 12 Conference Tournament, even though the Tigers appear to be destined for a first-round meeting with either Iowa State, the team that trounced the Tigers 67-49 on Wednesday, or Kansas State, which swept the regular season series with Missouri.

Roney approaches the end

An essential portion of her life’s time, effort and focus is coming to an end.

The game clock began for her in third grade. But with every dribble, steal or block the clock ticks closer to the final buzzer.

Former Subway employee charged in burglaries

A former Subway employee remained in Boone County jail Thursday, arrested in connection with seven different burglaries, including five that took place at restaurants where he was employed.

William Shellie Franko, 21, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with four counts of second-degree burglary. His bond is set at $20,000.