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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 $109/per square foot. More Lawrence information.

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22 hrs ago | University of Kansas

KU to honor 103 seniors from Leavenworth County high schools

Students from six Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Sept. 24, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.

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Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

Kansas House Rep. J.R. Claeys defends listing sister's Salina...

A Kansas state representative whose district includes Salina says the condominium he owns in Lawrence is simply a place for him to stay while the Legislature is in session, and his full-time residence is at his sister's home in Salina. J.R. Claeys, a 36-year-old consultant for nonprofit agencies, lists his sister's home as his address on his driver's license, The Salina Journal reported.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Antique show, sale slated in Lawrence

The Pilot Club's Antique Show and Sale will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 19-20 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets in Lawrence.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

University of Kansas

Midwest groundwater experts to convene for annual conference

The health and future of vital Midwestern groundwater resources will be the focus of the 59th annual Midwest Ground Water Conference, which will be Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the Holiday Inn in Lawrence.

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The Capital-Journal

Liquid-filled bottles prompt officials to close Douglas County courthouse

A Kansas courthouse is open again after being evacuated when an employee found a couple of liquid-filled bottles taped together near a handicapped entrance. Douglas County sheriff's spokesman Lt.

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University of Kansas

KU to honor 38 seniors from Sumner county high schools

A total of 38 seniors from high schools in Sumner County will be recognized for their academic achievements and named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m, dinner and program at Wellington High School, 1700 E. 16th, Wellington. Since 1971, the Kansas Honors Program has recognized over 125,000 scholars who rank in the top 10 percent of their high school senior classes and are selected regardless of occupational plans or higher-education goals.

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University of Kansas

Thirty high schools to participate in KU Band Day

Annual KU Band Day on Saturday, Sept. 20. Thirty high school bands from Kansas and Missouri will participate in the event.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

KU Chabad launches first ever Torah-writing project for Lawrence

Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel opened the Chabad Center for Jewish Life in Lawrence, Kan., along with his wife and co-director Nechama, eight years ago. During that time KU Chabad has never had its own Torah, always needing to rely on the generosity of other congregations and synagogues who could loan a Torah to KU Chabad.

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University of Kansas

Collage Concert to feature variety of faculty, student performances

The University of Kansas School of Music will kick off the new school year with the 15th annual KU Collage Concert, an exciting opportunity for the Lawrence-area community to experience KU's vibrant music culture through performances featuring the talents of students and faculty. This year's concert will feature the KU Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Singers, Jazz Ensemble I and Wind Ensemble, as well as performances by the Graduate String Quartet, Graduate Woodwind Quintet, Percussion Ensemble, Saxophone Quartet I, Horn Ensemble, and student soloists Etta Fung, soprano, and Jiwon Choi, piano.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Now Toronto

Danforth Music Hall, November 27, 28 & 29

Shooting hoops on an outdoor court near Beverley and Dundas, Arkells lead singer Max Kerman talks about his adopted city of 10 years, Hamilton, their latest album, High Noon , and debating politics in the tour van with his bandmates guitarist Mike DeAngelis, drummer Tim Oxford, bassist Nick Dika and keyboardist Anthony Carone. But the conversation keeps steering back to our current pursuit.

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Switched

Students Demand University Of Kansas Stop Calling Rape 'Nonconsensual Sex'

A group of University of Kansas students on Tuesday demanded that the school toughen punishments for students found guilty of sexual assault and stop referring to rape as "nonconsensual sex." The demands by the group of 50 students that calls itself September Siblings are included in a petition that calls for changes in how the school, in Lawrence, Kansas, addresses sexual assault.

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KHGI

Body found in Lawrence creek identified

A body found in a Lawrence creek last month has been identified as that of a 57-year-old man. Two people walking in Burcham Park discovered the decomposed remains Aug. 31, in a small creek near a bridge over the Kansas River.

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Examiner.com

Lawrence Kansas first restaurant week

Lawrence, Kansas will launch their first Restaurant Week beginning on Sunday, September 14 until Saturday, September 20. A dozen restaurants from downtown Lawrence will participate. Some restaurants include LadyBird Diner, 715, Free State Brewing Co., Merchant Pub & Plate, Limestone, Terrebonne, The Mad Greek, La Parilla, Genovese, TEN Restaurant, The Jayhawker, Pickleman's Gourmet Cafe, The Roost, Milton's and Minsky's Pizza Cafe & Bar.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Make a difference this September 11

On September 11, 2001, four planes hijacked by terrorists crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania killing nearly 3,000 people in a matter of hours. This is how that day unfolded.

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Kansas Jayhawks

Kansas Checks In at No. 20 in Latest Coaches' Poll

LAWRENCE, Kan. - After posting its best start to a season in 10 years, the undefeated Kansas soccer team moved into the top-25 of the NSCAA Coaches' Poll for the first time this year after the weekly rankings were released Tuesday afternoon.

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University of Kansas

Book explains how data analysis can aid in oil, gas exploration

A massive amount of drilling data is archived at the Kansas Geological Survey on KU's west campus and at other institutions around the world. In a new book published by the Oxford University Press, KGS Senior Scientific Fellow John Doveton shows how data obtained from wells can be analyzed in innovative ways to help streamline oil and gas exploration and better understand subsurface geology.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Suspect Escapes, Police Search Along Turnpike

Turnpike authorities along with members of the Kansas Highway Patrol were searching along I-70 near mile marker 191 between Topeka and Lawrence. KHP also brought in their helicopter to help scour the area.

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The Capital-Journal

Men connected with officer's death have criminal past

Ross Preston Lane was taken in without incident Sunday night in Lawrence after authorities identified him as a suspect in the shooting of a police officer earlier Sunday near the intersection of 6th & Deer Creek Parkway in East Topeka. Randy Allen Ridens Jr., 30, was booked into jail morning in connection with felony possession of stolen property, aiding and abetting a felon, obstruction and a probation violation.

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OttawaHerald.com

Young owner steps into Ottawa

Seth Christensen, owner and operator of Brown's Shoe Fit, 218 S. Main St., Ottawa, is a unique owner.

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The Capital-Journal

Sale features thousands of CDs, vintage audio equipment

If you love music, collect vinyl records or need to update your stereo system with quality equipment for a good price, you might want to check out For Your Ears Only, Audio-Reader's annual benefit sale. The event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, Building No.

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