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Healthy Outlook: Struggling moms, you are not alone

Local resources can help you to ‘build your village’

Imagine everyone you know and love expecting you to be all smiles and joy, telling you that this should be the happiest time of your life … but you’re feeling anxious, alone, exhausted and unable to cope, inching ever closer to your breaking point, and you feel you can’t even express it to your loved ones for fear of judgment.

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In one square: Artist Michael Benedetti uses architecture-inspired works to showcase life experiences

When artist Michael Benedetti first began exploring the idea of memories in his art, it was the summer of his third year of graduate school at the University of Georgia and he was taking measurements of everything in his apartment — everything from the space itself on down to his record collection.

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Avoiding tragedy in the second half of life

Leaving yourself at the mercy of others to make decisions for you — decisions you may not like — can be one of life’s biggest regrets.

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Healthy Outlook: Senior oral health — Why it matters, where to get help and what it will cost

Many components of the health care system — often including patients themselves — look straight past patients’ teeth and down their throats, rather than addressing oral health needs. Medicare is no different. That means a lot of seniors simply don’t get the dental care they need.

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Walk-in fluoride clinic for kids in need coming up

The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will hold a walk-in dental fluoride clinic for kids in need from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, May 7 at 200 Maine St. in Lawrence.

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Lawrence author Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg discusses her new book 'Miriam's Well,' a modern retelling of Exodus

Lawrence author Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg discusses her newest book, "Miriam's Well," and the biblical tale that inspired it.

LHS alumna receives prestigious Truman scholarship

Lawrence High School alumna Sadie Keller has been named a 2018 Truman Scholar, the Lawrence school district announced earlier this month.

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Lawrence bars, restaurants work to address harassment of servers

Lawrence bars and restaurants have been working in conjunction with the Lawrence Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center to address customer harassment of both other patrons and employees.

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Tennessee Williams' classic 'The Glass Menagerie' opening at Theatre Lawrence

In a career that has spanned 50 years, Piet Knetsch has never directed the same play twice. Or, rather, he hadn’t directed the same play twice until he approached Theatre Lawrence about "The Glass Menagerie."

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Community Baby Shower at LMH to offer help navigating parenthood

If you are a new parent, expecting parent or a grandparent, then please join us at Lawrence Memorial Hospital later this month for our first-ever baby shower.

Now is the time to adopt a dog

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 ...

KU Cancer Center seeks national status

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 ...

Fight for Your Right to Hoodie: An interview with Sarah Sung of The Lucha Narrative

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 ...

Anarchonomics: An Interview with the Solidarity! Collective

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 ...

C-TRAN students sing Christmas carol

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.

Lawrence Civic Choir rehearsal

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.

Lawrence farm creates sorghum syrup with horse-powered press

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.

Royals fans in Lawrence celebrate

K.C. Royals fans in Lawrence celebrate their World Series win Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015.

Lawrence Halloween Throwback Photo Contest

Over 100 photographs were submitted by readers for the Journal-World's Halloween Throwback Photo Contest.

Kansas University Band Day parade

Sights and sounds of the 68th annual Kansas University Band Day parade Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Instrument builder Jim Triggs talks about mandolins

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.

Humane Society director talks about need for facility renovations

Kate Meghji, executive director of the Lawrence Humane Society, talks about facility problems which are creating animal care problems at the shelter.

Puppies at the Lawrence Humane Society

Two puppies pose for the camera during a recent trip to the Lawrence Humane Society.

Piano Prodigy Matthew Liu performs 'Flight of the Bumblebee"

Eight-year-old Lawrence pianist Matthew Liu performs "Flight of the Bumblebee."