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Lawrence and area events for Thursday, April 18

Today, April 18 Red Dog Workout, 6 a.m., Community Building, 115 W. 11th St. Kaw Valley Bridge Club, lessons 8:30 a.m., mentor game 9:30 a.m., 1025 N. Third St., Suite 120. Drum Circle with Emily Bachert, 11:30 a.m.-noon, The Toy Store, 936 Massachusetts St. Kiwanis Club of Lawrence, ...

Governor won’t be allowed to file brief in school finance case

Topeka — The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that Gov. Laura Kelly cannot file a brief in support of a law that would add about $90 million annually to public school funding. The governor on Monday asked the court for permission to file the brief in support of a bill she signed April ...

Kansas Gov. Kelly signs National Guard counseling bill

TOPEKA — Gov. Laura Kelly has signed a bill that protects the identities of Kansas National Guard members who undergo counseling. The legislation signed by the governor on Wednesday is designed to encourage service members to seek help if needed. It will exempt counseling-related notes and ...

Easter egg hunts, for kids and dogs, set for Saturday

Several opportunities are available to hunt Easter eggs Saturday around Lawrence. Saturday will begin with a special egg hunt just for dogs. Registration will be at 8:30 a.m. at South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St. The hunt will begin at 9 a.m. All dogs must have proof of current vaccinations. ...

Lawrence police blotter for April 17

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday and includes 212 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Woman stabbed in west Lawrence; injuries possibly life-threatening

A woman has been hospitalized with possibly life-threatening injuries after being stabbed early Wednesday morning in west Lawrence, police say. The stabbing was reported about 6:15 a.m. in the 900 block of Essex Court, according to a Lawrence police news release. Arriving officers found a ...

Lawrence and area events for Wednesday, April 17

Today, April 17 1 Million Cups, 9-10 a.m., Cider Gallery, 810 Pennsylvania St. Kaw Valley Bridge Club: Open Pairs, 12:30 p.m., 1025 N. Third St., Suite 120. Teen Zone Expanded, 2-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. Pedestrian and Bicycle Monthly Webinar Series, 2-3 p.m., ...

KCK man convicted in Lawrence shooting, robbery

A man was convicted Tuesday for shooting another man with his own gun at a Lawrence apartment last year. Rodney L. McNeal, 22, of Kansas City, Kan., pleaded no contest to robbery and aggravated battery in the afternoon shooting on March 8, 2018, at 449 Graystone Drive in the Country Club on ...