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Lawrence, Kansas is located in Douglas County. Zip codes in Lawrence, KS include 66044, 66049, and 66047. The median home price in Lawrence is $174,900 which is roughly $112/per square foot. More Lawrence information.

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12 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

$16M gift to KU honors late alumnus

The family of University of Kansas alumnus Donald Slawson has made a $16 million lead gift for construction of a hall to be in KU's planned Earth, Energy and Environment Center at the corner of Naismith Drive and Jayhawk Boulevard in Lawrence.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Three convicted in Lawrence drug trafficking ring

Three men were convicted Wednesday for their roles in a drug trafficking ring which is believed to have sold more than 8,000 pounds of marijuana in Lawrence between 2005 and 2012, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

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The Capital-Journal

Judge to consider motion to dismiss in case where man faces fourth trial

After denying two defense motions Tuesday in a case where a Valley Falls man is facing a fourth trial for attempted first-degree murder, a Jefferson County judge said he would consider a motion to dismiss.

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Packer

Kansas City chef features locally grown sweet corn

Chef Jasper Mirabile Jr., of Jasper's Ristorante, Kansas City, Mo., and his assistant dish up Insalata della Casa, a local corn salad with fresh mozzarella and cherry tomatoes, July 21 during "A Local Corn & Limoncello Experience."

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

NBC Action News

Lawrence teen who saved turtle recovering

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Sadie Walker, 17, of Lawrence, Kan., loves animals and has a special place in her heart for turtles.

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University of Kansas

KPR, Audio-Reader leader Janet Campbell to retire

Janet Campbell, general manager of Kansas Public Radio and director of the Kansas Audio-Reader Network, announced today that she will retire Sept.

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The Jersey Journal

Construction begins on Shared Dispatch Center in New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE - Construction across the entire front of the Elkwood Avenue entrance to the Municipal Center is a signal that the Shared Dispatch Center will soon be a reality.

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University of Kansas

Medicinal chemistry researcher receives fellowship

Barbara Timmermann, University of Kansas Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Society of Pharmacognosy , a distinction awarded to fewer than 5 percent of this professional organization's members.

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The Capital-Journal

Lawrence shopping center proposal hits roadblock

The Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission voted early Tuesday to recommend rejection of the project, which would add more than 500,000 square feet of commercial space in southern Lawrence near the new Southwest Trafficway.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tony's Kansas City

Breaking!!! LGBT Equal Rights Law Stays Losing in Roeland Park

On a 4-3-vote, the Roeland Park City Council defeated a proposal Monday night that would have banned ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka mother recounts terror of time spent without daughter

Topekan Alisha Marie Quigley spent most of Saturday and all of Sunday fighting back fear and anger: Her daughter's father had taken their little girl from her home and was threatening not to give her back.

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University of Kansas

University community mourns death of Michael 'Mickey' Waxman

Michael "Mickey" Waxman, a statistical consultant for University of Kansas Libraries, died at his Baldwin City home after a long illness.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Northeast Kansas happenings

The Tallgrass Chamber Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Grace Lutheran Church, 210 Holliday in Osage City.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Free Republic

Make Them Listen Protest

There were about 6 or so at the protest in Lawrence, Kansas. People honked their horns and waved .

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KRAV-FM Tulsa

Owner of offbeat Elvis museum found dead

In this Dec. 9, 2009 file photo, Paul MacLeod, an Elvis fanatic and owner of the antebellum home and private Elvis Presley museum he calls "Graceland Too," in Holly Springs, Miss., left, shows off some of the Elvis related newspaper clippings he has collected over the years to Oxford residents Callie Blackwell, second from left, her husband, ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Genesis Health Clubs purchases Maximus Fitness & Wellness clubs in Topeka

Genesis bought all of the Maximus Fitness & Wellness clubs in Topeka, which includes ones at 2020 NW Topeka Blvd., 2061 SE 29th St. and 2909 SW 37th St. "I've been anticipating moving into the Topeka market for a long time, and excited to bring the Genesis brand to the community," owner Rodney Steven II said in a statement.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Sentencing in federal court postponed 5th time in bank fraud case

Sentencing for a Topeka businessman convicted of federal counts of bank fraud was postponed from Monday to August, marking the fifth continuance of sentence since he pleaded guilty on Sept.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Brant wins first professional victory at Metropolitan Open

Starting the final round 3 shots back of three others, Brant closed strong with birdies on 14 and 16 to get to the clubhouse at 5-under and wait for the final groups to complete play.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Northeast Kansas happenings

"Amelia Earhart," a historical portrayal of the legendary aviatrix by Leslie Goddard, will be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at the Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive in Lawrence.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Lawrence man shot by policeman faces assault charges

The Douglas County Attorney's office in a news release Friday said Zachary Ortiz had been charged with aggravated assault after threatening his father, Edward Ortiz, with a knife.

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