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KU tennis falls to K-State, 6-1
April 20, 2014
Kansas State handed Kansas University’s women’s tennis team a 6-1 loss Saturday in the Jayhawks’ Big 12 regular-season finale.
KU golfers 4th at Buckeye
April 20, 2014
Kansas University’s women’s golf team ended the first day of the Lady Buckeye Invitational in a tie for fourth place, led by sophomore Yupaporn Kawinpakorn’s two-round total of 150 on Saturday.
KU baseball falters late, 5-3
April 20, 2014
Kansas University’s bullpen allowed four runs over the final two innings of a 5-3 Big 12 baseball loss to 13th-ranked Oklahoma State on Saturday at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium.
Bill Self to visit Texas prep Turner
April 20, 2014
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self will meet with blue-chip high school prospect Myles Turner today in Texas, several recruiting sites have reported. By Gary Bedore
Solid bullpen saves Royals
April 20, 2014
Royals manager Ned Yost turned to pitching coach Dave Eiland in the fifth inning Saturday and told him that Kansas City was going to have to protect a one-run lead against Minnesota. The way his bullpen has been going, there was no need to worry.
Kansas softball drops ‘Cure’ game
April 20, 2014
In the hours leading up to the Kansas University softball team’s series finale with Texas Tech on Saturday, 6-year-old Cooper Smith Buske took the field at Arrocha Ballpark and threw strike after strike as he got ready. By Benton Smith
Leg-weary Lions third in 4x400
April 20, 2014
Lawrence High’s girls 4x400 relay team, fresh off running the fastest 4x400 relay time in Kansas this season, tried to raise the bar even further at the Kansas Relays on Saturday at Rock Chalk Park. By Bobby Nightengale
Easy, breezy: KU’s Stigler wins 400 hurdles, MOP title at Relays
April 20, 2014
Confident U.S. Olympic hurdles contender Michael Stigler didn’t let 30 mph wind gusts bother him Saturday during his first-ever race at Rock Chalk Park. By Gary Bedore
KU’s Wakarusa Trio wins a top prize in Chamber Music Competition
April 20, 2014
The Wakarusa Trio, comprised of clarinetist Puyin Bai, violist Shokhrukh Sadikov and pianist Kai Yin Crystal Lam, recently won a $4,000 prize at the 68th annual Coleman Chamber Music Competition.
Behind the Lens: A picture can be worth more than words
April 20, 2014
Did you know that the difference between apologizing to your spouse and owning a photograph of Fats Domino is $189?
Kansas City Connection: Renee Kelly’s Harvest the king of the brunch castle
April 20, 2014
Last week I wrote about several good choices for Sunday brunch, but it wasn’t until a week later that I discovered what has to be one of the most elegant and atmospheric dining halls in the area.
Lawhorn’s Lawrence: Pinball, dancing and student hangouts of old
April 20, 2014
The student party scene in Lawrence was some type of crazy in the 1950s. You don’t believe me? They burned the pinball machines. No, not the students. The adults. By Chad Lawhorn
100 years ago: New interurban ‘electric line’ possible for Lawrence
April 20, 2014
“One obstacle is in the way, and that is the bridge here.”
Opinion: Court to look at campaign ‘truth’
April 20, 2014
Occasionally, the Supreme Court considers questions that are answered merely by asking them. On Tuesday, the court will hear arguments about this: Should a government agency, whose members are chosen by elected officials, be empowered to fine or imprison any candidate or other participant in the political process who during a campaign makes what the agency considers “false statements” about a member of the political class or a ballot initiative?
Editorial: Missed message
It didn’t matter whether it was delivered in a tweet or a carefully researched report, the Kansas Board of Regents wasn’t particularly interested in the input of university faculty and staff on
April 20, 2014
The knee-jerk reaction last week of Kansas Board of Regents members to an alternative policy on social media prepared by a work group made up of faculty and staff representatives from all six regents universities was disappointing.
City engineers want roundabout at 19th and Naismith, plus two other major intersections
April 20, 2014
Your future trips to Allen Fieldhouse may include a new twist: a roundabout. City engineers want to apply for state grants to build a roundabout at 19th Street and Naismith Drive, plus at two other high-profile intersections — Kasold Drive and Harvard Road, and Wakarusa Drive and Harvard Road. By Chad Lawhorn
Program run by Kobach checks voter registation records of more than 100 million people
April 20, 2014
A little-known program run by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach goes through more than 100 million voter records from states across the nation. By Scott Rothschild
One wild ride for Your Friend, Taryn Miller
April 20, 2014
Since the February 20 announcement that Taryn Blake Miller had signed with London-based Domino Records (offices in Brooklyn), and the rerelease of her debut “Jekyll/Hyde,” her enthusiasm hasn’t wavered.
Students use robots to attend prom
April 20, 2014
Last Saturday, Olivia Ledezma danced and played games with her friends at the Lawrence Virtual High School prom, just like any of the other students in attendance. However, Ledezma wasn’t on the LVHS campus Saturday. She wasn’t even in the state. She was thousands of miles away in California, using a telepresence robot, essentially an iPad on wheels, to “attend” the big event. By Nikki Wentling
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
April 20, 2014
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.

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