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By the numbers: Bill Self’s Hall of Fame coaching career

University of Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball coach Bill Self has won 623 games in 24 seasons, the 2008 NCAA championship, reached the 2012 title game and has captured all of his 17 conference championships in his last 19 seasons. He was announced Saturday as a member of the 2017 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class.

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Last remaining speaker of the Wichita language dies at 89

Doris Jean Lamar-McLemore was the last remaining person who could fluently speak the native language of the Wichita Indians. She died on Tuesday in Anadarko, Oklahoma. Lamar-McLemore worked to preserve the language in the latter years of her life by writing it down and recording it. (File video by Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)

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VIDEO: Speaking the language

Storm Jones, member of the Kaw Nation -- the American Indian tribe the state of Kansas was named after -- talks about her legacy. (Beccy Tanner/The Wichita Eagle)

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Last remaining speaker of the Wichita language dies at 89

Doris Jean Lamar-McLemore was the last remaining person who could fluently speak the native language of the Wichita Indians. She died on Tuesday in Anadarko, Oklahoma. Lamar-McLemore worked to preserve the language in the latter years of her life by writing it down and recording it. (File video by Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
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Last remaining speaker of the Wichita language dies at 89 2:03

Last remaining speaker of the Wichita language dies at 89

VIDEO: Speaking the language 1:02

VIDEO: Speaking the language

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Bill Snyder on the Spring Game

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Thousands participate in March For Science at Washington Square park

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