It’s gut-check time for Kansas against Big 12’s top dog, West Virginia

Kansas has won 11 straight Big 12 championships, but if there is to be a 12th, the Jayhawks will have to pick up the pace, starting Tuesday in Allen Fieldhouse with a rematch against West Virginia. The Mountaineers lead the conference by one game over the Jayhawks and handled KU in Morgantown earlier this season.

Many cities at risk of lead in drinking water

The crisis in Flint, Michigan, where as many as 8,000 children under age 6 were exposed to unsafe levels of lead, may be the most serious contamination threat facing the country’s water supplies. But it is hardly the only one. Unsafe levels of lead have turned up in tap water in city after city.

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