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Research could improve life for seniors, and the generations that depend on them
My grandfather, now nearing age 90, has always lived a very active lifestyle. He is exemplary of a theory that a University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Center research group has set out to prove: Exercise has a strong, positive impact on brain health, and it slows the loss of cognitive function that comes with age.
The Lawrence Arts Center's upcoming production of "The Wizard of Oz" won't change the script or music of the beloved tale, director Amanda Pintore said. However, as far as the set and many of the underlying messages, she and the cast are inviting viewers to skip arm-in-arm down a different path and on "a new adventure."
Strong community ties key, says Lawrence police chief as he discusses body cameras, firearm simulators, other initiatives
Strengthening ties between police officers and the community they serve is the “key” to public safety, Lawrence Police Chief Gregory Burns Jr. told the crowd gathered Thursday at the Watkins Museum of History.
Immigration law expert explains rocky path to citizenship; for cases like Syed Jamal's, it's complicated
Over and over again, the question has been posed. “Why didn’t he apply for citizenship?” Many in Lawrence and across the country have wondered why Syed Jamal, the 55-year-old father and scientist locked in a deportation battle with the federal government, had not become a legal citizen after more than 30 years in the U.S.
Syed Jamal, the Lawrence father whose deportation struggle has attracted the attention of national lawmakers and media outlets, has been returned to the Kansas City area from Hawaii, his attorneys announced Wednesday afternoon.
The law firm representing Syed Jamal has filed a motion asking the court to either transfer his case to Hawaii, where he is currently detained, or return the Lawrence father to a Missouri facility.
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins has introduced a private bill seeking to aid Lawrence resident Syed Jamal in his legal fight to avoid deportation.
In what Syed Jamal’s attorney has called an “extraordinary” turn of events, the Lawrence father, whose deportation arrest and subsequent legal battle has made national headlines over the last several weeks, has been granted another temporary stay of removal.
Ann Anderson describes her job as “frosting on frosting.” Now 65, she’s working her dream job as a coach at the Jayhawk Tennis Center, and shortly after the beginning of the new year, Anderson started teaching a weekly class for seniors.
Identical twins Karen Harman-McGowan and Sharon Harman-Hill are close — very close. It’s not exactly a surprise that both women were diagnosed last fall with a dangerous congenital heart condition.
Weather: While the high may be 90 degrees, our heat index will remain near 100. A southwest wind will continue between 10 and 20 miles per hour before a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. The showers should ...
Kansas University is working to get a National Cancer Institute designation for its cancer center. The goal will require a large investment, but officials say they'll be repaid in the number of lives saved. Downtown rumbled with the sound of ...
The Lucha Narrative sprang from the soul of Sarah Sung, a KU grad and graphic designer seeking to merge her passions for creating cool stuff and helping the world. She visited with us to discuss the launch of the Lucha ...
On March 15, Solidarity will move from 1109 Mass. (next to It’s Brothers) to 13 E. 8th Street (next to the Sandbar). The bad news is that people will still be puking on their doorstep; the good news is that ...
Students in the Community Transition Program (C-TRAN), sing Christmas carols to residents at the Pioneer Ridge Health & Rehab skilled nursing facility, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015.
The Lawrence Civic Choir rehearses for their upcoming holiday concert Monday evening at the Lawrence Free Methodist Church, 3001 Lawrence Ave. The holiday concert will be held on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at the church.
Using a horse-powered press, John Craft presses sorghum stalks to make sweet sorghum syrup at Willing Horse Farm on the east edge of Lawrence. Craft sells the sweet sorghum syrup at the Lawrence Farmer's Market, and several local restaurants and bakeries use the natural sweetener.
K.C. Royals fans in Lawrence celebrate their World Series win Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015.
Over 100 photographs were submitted by readers for the Journal-World's Halloween Throwback Photo Contest.
Sights and sounds of the 68th annual Kansas University Band Day parade Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.
Jim Triggs and his son Ryan build custom mandolin and guitars by hand. Jim worked with Gibson for several years helping build mandolins and archtop guitars. Triggs' mandolins have been played by some of the top bluegrass musicians in the country.
Kate Meghji, executive director of the Lawrence Humane Society, talks about facility problems which are creating animal care problems at the shelter.
Two puppies pose for the camera during a recent trip to the Lawrence Humane Society.
Eight-year-old Lawrence pianist Matthew Liu performs "Flight of the Bumblebee."