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Sheriff IDs man killed by train in western Iowa
Harrison County Sheriff Patrick Sears says Friday that 59-year-old Alan C. Nelson of Lawrence, Kan., died Monday after being struck by a Union Pacific train just east of the Missouri River.
Fri May 24, 2013
Senate meets House halfway, backs 6.0 percent sales tax
Kansas House Taxation Committee Chairman Richard Carlson, a St. Marys Republican, has been the point man in trying to negogiate a compromise between House and Senate positions on tax issues.
University of Kansas
Hall Center names Henry Fortunato the Simons Public Humanities Fellow
Henry Fortunato, director of public affairs at the Kansas City Public Library and director emeritus of the KU History Project, will be the Simons Public Humanities Fellow for 2013-2014 at the Hall Center for the Humanities at the University of Kansas.
K-10 betweeen Lawrence, JoCo could become partial tollway
A long-range plan for the state's highways suggests that Kansas Highway 10 between Lawrence and Johnson County become a partial toll road.
Thu May 23, 2013
'Trailblazer' 'Sri' Srinivasan creates...
Washington, May 24: Chandigarh-born "trailblazer" Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan has made history with the US Senate unanimously confirming him as the first South Asian judge on the powerful appeals court for the American capital.
A Coming of New Age - A Conversation with Wakarusa Director Brett Mosiman
A music festival is an organism, a child prodigy, a light at the end of the tunnel.
City of Lawrence
23rd Street and O'Connell Road signal completed
The City of Lawrence newest traffic signal will be fully functional on Wednesday, May 29.
Owen releasing new LP, playing w/ Laura Stevenson & Field Mouse and...
Owen has been working on new material , which will result in his new album, L'Ami due Peuple , due out on July 2 via Polyvinyl.
Wed May 22, 2013
$150K bond set for Topekan charged in Lawrence shooting
Bond was set at $150,000 Wednesday for a 20-year-old Topekan who has been charged in the shootings of two Topeka men early Sunday in Lawrence.
City of Lawrence
Are you prepared for a disaster?
The recent tornado in Moore, Okla. is a reminder to our community that emergency planning and preparation is critical to surviving a natural disaster.
Mon May 20, 2013
City of Lawrence
Outdoor Downtown Sculpture Exhibition reception and tour announced
The reception will include remarks by this year's juror for the exhibition, Porter Arneill, who is the Public Art Administrator for Kansas City, Missouri.
Sun May 19, 2013
Two Topekans shot in Lawrence
A 27-year-old Topeka man and a 33-year-old Topeka man, whose names haven't been released, were taken to Kansas City area hospitals with gunshot wounds that were considered life-threatening, said Lawrence police Sgt.
Tornadoes, thunderstorms rip through Midwest
Tornadoes and severe thunderstorms swept across Kansas and Oklahoma on Sunday, uprooting trees, downing power lines and causing structural damage to homes and businesses.
Fri May 17, 2013
Senate votes to bar public funds for gun control
With session-ending budget and tax negotiations stalled Friday, the Senate found time to pass a bill barring state dollars from going toward advocating gun control.
Parent Trap: Uncovering Hidden Dangers in Aging Loved Ones' Homes
Shown is the main gate of Glenwood Gardens in Bakersfield, Calif., Monday March 4, 2013, where an elderly woman died after a nurse refused to perform CPR on her last week.
House and Senate try to repair rift
Republican senators and House members sat side-by-side Thursday morning in a groundbreaking joint caucus the supermajority party hopes will repair rifts caused by tax wrangling and bring about a deal that could end the legislative session.
Wed May 15, 2013
Kansas lands a big recruit
All the recruiting news out of Lawrence, Kan., on Tuesday centered around the nation's No.
The Wichita Eagle
KU's 141st commencement set for Sunday
About 4,000 graduates are expected to take part in the University of Kansas' commencement ceremony Sunday at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence.
Investigates: Fire drill report card
A KCTV5 survey of fire drill logs from a dozen Kansas school districts in the area revealed a number of schools failing to conduct monthly drills as required by state law.
Tue May 14, 2013
The London Free Press
Andrew Wiggins shocks world, picks Kansas as NCAA destination
Andrew Wiggins has shocked the world, choosing Kansas as his NCAA destination over favourites Florida State and Kentucky, and darkhorse North Carolina.