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A longtime circulation manager for The Kansas City Star and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram has been named as director of circulation for The World Company, publisher of the Journal-World.
Fans of LJWorld.com now have two new mobile phone apps to choose from to stay up-to-date on local news, sports and weather. Officials with The World Company, the parent company of LJWorld.com and the Journal-World, announced they have released both iPhone and Android mobile phone apps for the LJWorld.com site.
A spokesman says CBS newsman Mike Wallace, famed for his tough interviews on "60 Minutes," has died. He was 93.
At the end of each year, the staff of the Lawrence Journal-World reflects on the stories that affected our community most. While no one event dominated the headlines this year, there were several that made 2011 a memorable one. Here are our top stories.
Diana Dunkley looks at a large painting full of dark, deep colors and swirls. It’s displayed pristinely at 1019 Del.— it’s her studio space, her painting, but she’s talking excitedly about, well, the excitement of talking about art.
A hunt was on for survivors of an explosion at a northeast Kansas grain elevator injured at least two people Saturday, shaking the ground for miles around and sending a fireball high into the night sky that was visible across the river in Missouri.
As they vow to keep going, the occupiers, are now waiting — waiting to see what further steps the Lawrence Police Department and the city may take to remove them from South Park’s scattering of tents that have become their camp. They’re not leaving. Or most say they aren’t, at least.
At least eight members of the protest group Occupy Lawrence received citations early Saturday morning for remaining in South Park after the park closed
The Occupy Lawrence camp remains in South Park, technically outside the law but working toward a satisfactory resolution for both the city and the protesters.
Senior photographer Richard Gwin talks about his best photographs of 2012.
The Midland Railroad in Baldwin City is adding a dinning car to its fleet. The car will offer a five-course meal as it runs the rails between Ottawa and Baldwin City.
Emma Pogge, one of the oldest living World War II women veterans, talks about joining the army, playing basketball during her service, meeting her husband and seeing Europe.
Lee Howe, who lives at 2020 Pebble Lane, spent countless hours setting up a Halloween display in his front yard. The display is made up of grave stones and pumpkins and a pirate ship guided by a scary captain, all illuminated with hundreds of LED lights for the show.
The Baldwin Maple Leaf Festival kicked off on Saturday in Baldwin City with more than 30 venders and an expected 30,000 people for the weekend event.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church held its annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, which featured German food and beer, along with music and dance.
Cyrus Fillmore of rural Baldwin, talks about making a special drum for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Re-enactors show what is was like making due in the 1800s during Lecompton's Bald Eagle Rendezvous Days, which goes through Saturday.
Hundreds of motorcycles descended on Paradise Point at Perry Lake for the 37th annual ABATE motorcycle rally.
Truebud BBQ team members talk about cooking 'cue. The team has been traveling to barbecue competitions nearly every weekend since February, which — coupled with their meticulously smoked and seasoned meat — has helped propel them to the top 10 in the Kansas City Barbeque Society's Team of the Year points chase standings.