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Business briefcase April 14

Robert Goldstein, a Kansas University distinguished geology professor, won the annual geoscience education award from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.

Brownback signs law giving employers flexibility on employee hours

Gov. Sam Brownback has signed into law a measure that continues a program that allows employers to reduce employees' work hours to avoid layoffs, and then those employees could receive partial unemployment benefits. By Scott Rothschild

Business briefcase April 7

BG Consultants, Inc. announced the addition of Eric Hethcoat to its staff.

Business briefcase March 24

A new sports performance training center and mixed martial arts academy, called Omni Method Gym, will open in Lawrence March 29.

Couple donate $1 million for KU business school scholarships

A $1 million gift to Kansas University will establish a new scholarship program in the business school, KU announced Thursday.

Business Briefcase March 17

The Lawrence Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Corp. of Lawrence and Douglas County is seeking feedback from area professionals on workforce qualifications and availability.

NASA selects Lawrence business to develop high-altitude drone

A Lawrence small business has been chosen by NASA to develop a drone for high-altitude air sampling missions. The unmanned air vehicle is envisioned to provide data for earth science programs at NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, with other possible missions including military or civilian surveillance, cell and GPS services, package delivery to remote locations, wildfire monitoring and wildlife and crop surveys. By Sara Shepherd

Business briefcase March 10

Grant Ryan has been hired by Sunflower Bank as a senior vice president and commercial relationship manager, the bank announced.

Lawrence liquor store owners oppose push for groceries to sell more alcohol

Liquor store owners in Lawrence and elsewhere across the state are worried that House Bill 2556, which had a hearing before the House Commerce Committee last week, could put them out of business and hurt the state's economy by transferring profits to out-of-state corporations. By Giles Bruce

Douglas County businesses receive Foundation Award

Fourteen businesses in Douglas County have been named recipients of the Foundation Award, which recognizes local companies for their growth in employment.

Sister city students visit Lawrence

We are looking at hot temperatures across the region today with a high of 92 degrees and a heat index pushing 100 degrees. Look for clouds and area thunderstorms as we head into the afternoon and evening. The wind will ...

Black Friday shopping in Lawrence

Black Friday shoppers descended on area stores from Thursday midnight to early Friday morning, looking for those special deals.

Bev Billings speaks on behalf of the late Bob Billings, Lawrence Business Hall of Fame class of 2011

Bev Billings, widow of the late Bob Billings, co-founder of Alvamar Inc., discusses how Bob Billings likely would have reacted to bring named one of four 2011 laureates for the Lawrence Business Hall of Fame. Bev Billings answered questions after an announcement event Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Lawrence Country Club.

Jim Owens, Lawrence Business Hall of Fame class of 2011

Jim Owens, a former Lawrence mayor and former co-owner of Owens Flower Shop, discusses what it feels like to be named one of four 2011 laureates for the Lawrence Business Hall of Fame. He answered questions after an announcement event Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Lawrence Country Club.

Gene Meyer, Lawrence Business Hall of Fame class of 2011

Gene Meyer, president and CEO of Lawrence Memorial Hospital, discusses being named one of four 2011 laureates for the Lawrence Business Hall of Fame. He answered questions after an announcement event Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Lawrence Country Club.

Shirley Martin-Smith, Lawrence Business Hall of Fame class of 2011

Shirley Martin-Smith, a former Lawrence mayor who owns the local Adecco franchise and Martin-Smith Personnel Services in Lawrence, discusses being named one of four 2011 laureates for the Lawrence Business Hall of Fame. She answered questions after an announcement event Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Lawrence Country Club.

Online Sales Hurt Local Economy

Americans have spent more than $17 billion online this holiday season. While that may be good news for the nation's economy, it can have a negative effect here in Lawrence.

Local Retailers Confused About Four Loko Ban

Distributors of Four Loko and other energy drinks that combine alcohol and caffeine can no longer supply such products to Kansas stores. But some Lawrence retailers are unsure as to whether they can sell the drinks they have left in stock.

Manhattan shirt shop makes game day profit

A Manhattan t-shirt shop has been turning a good profit thanks to a promising start to K-State's season. Fans go the extra mile to try to be creative when they know they'll be playing against KU.

Basehor development hoping for boom

Development outside the Basehor area has city residents hoping for growth. A Dollar General store is currently being built in the area and should be finished by the middle of the summer.

Holiday shoppers in line early

Local consumers were out in force Friday morning for Black Friday deals. Residents began lining up outside various stores about 4 a.m. to find shopping deals.