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Author visits Free State High School, makes donation to LGBT library

After young adult literature author Bill Konigsberg finished speaking to more than 100 Free State High School students on Monday, about a dozen students lingered. After one student thanked him for his visit and asked if she could give him a hug, several more did the same.

Lawrence school district expanding social media education for students, parents

When some parents think of teenagers sharing a message with their entire school, circumstances that run the spectrum between the morning announcements and whispered rumors may come to mind. But in the pockets of most teenagers is a more instant and dynamic way to do so: their smartphones.

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Lawrence High School alumni induct three into Hall of Honor

Hung from the walls of the front rotunda of Lawrence High School are 85 framed photographs of Lawrence high school graduates spanning nearly 100 years, and it was beneath those photographs that three more graduates were inducted into their ranks Sunday. By Rochelle Valverde

Firefighters respond to smoke at Ladybird Diner; towels in basement dryer were cause

Firefighters with Lawrence-Douglas County Fire and Medical responded to reports of smoke at Ladybird Diner, 721 Massachusetts St. No flames were visible, and no one was injured.

Native American Student Services supports students, shares culture in Lawrence schools

Jennifer Attocknie is hanging posters at South Middle School. They are typical in many ways — featuring smiling kids and positive messages — apart from one thing.

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Lawrence pets, human companions celebrate 'Blessing of the Animals'

About 60 people and their pets celebrated the weekend Feast of St. Francis of Assisi — the patron saint of animals and ecology — Saturday by participating in a “Blessing of the Animals” at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 New Hampshire St.

Lawrence High School alumni inducting three into Hall of Honor

Three Lawrence high school graduates spanning more than 50 years will be inducted on Sunday into the Lawrence High School Alumni Association's Hall of Honor.

Trinity Lutheran Church to hold blessing of the animals on Saturday

The public is invited to a “Blessing of the Animals” and animal advocacy event on Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 New Hampshire St.

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Evolving treatments allow metastatic breast cancer patients more time

“Life goes on.” Lani Nelson, 74, won’t surrender that mantra, despite her diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer. Once considered a devastating diagnosis, metastatic breast cancer is now being treated more as a chronic disease. By Mackenzie Clark

Several Lawrence high school debate teams place well in tournament

Several Lawrence high school students placed well in debate tournaments over the weekend. Both the Lawrence High School and Free State High School debate teams traveled to Emporia High School to compete in the Emporia Invitational. The FSHS team, which has 32 first-year debaters, also attended the Novice Positive Experience Tournament at Olathe South.

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 ...

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."

Lawrence emergency responders train for hazmat scenario

A full-scale hazardous-materials disaster took place Thursday, June 18, 2015, in the parking lot of the Lied Center and at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The exercise tested emergency responders' procedures for handling hazardous materials, as well as patient-decontamination plans.

Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band

Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band perform at the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department's Brown Bag concert Thursday, June 11, outside the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Brown bag concert with the Beer Bellies

Everybody gets happy during the first Lawrence Parks and Recreation Brown Bag concert of the year with the Beer Bellies, Thursday, June 4, 2015, in downtown Lawrence.

Girls Rock Lawrence camp

Take a look at the Girls Rock Lawrence camp, which seeks to empower girls through musical collaboration and performance, and also aims among other things, to expunge the stigma that girls are weak.

A song for the cicadas

Musicians Jared Scholz of The Greenhouse Culture band and Chris Luxem talk about collaborating on a song about the 17-year cicadas, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at the Sound + Vision Studio at Lawrence Public Library.