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2nd District candidates clash during televised debate

TOPEKA - The two major party candidates for the 2nd District congressional seat took some of the sharpest verbal jabs at each other yet in the 2018 campaign, clashing on issues ranging from Medicare and Social Security to the partisan nature of Washington politics. During a televised debate on ...

Lawrence police blotter for Oct. 22

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. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday and includes 141 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Lawrence and area events for Monday, Oct. 22

Today, Oct. 22 Toddler Storytime (ages 2+), 10:30-11 a.m. Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. Kaw Valley Bridge Club: Open Pairs, 12:30 p.m., 1025 N. Third St., Suite 120. Teen Zone Homeschool, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. Scrabble Club, 1-4 p.m., ...

Latest Douglas County court filings for Oct. 22, 2018

Marriages Steven Michael Waldren, 39, Lawrence, and Andrea Lynn Pitt, 34, Lawrence. Matthew Adam Schultz, 26, Lawrence, and Jessica Lafaye Brockman, 23, Lawrence. Caleb Keeten, 23, Lawrence, and Emma Gregg, 21, Lawrence. Anthony Alan Olson, 30, Lawrence, and Jacinta Lynn Fillinger, 28, ...

Lawrence school board to consider paperless meeting software

The Lawrence school board will consider approving a paperless meeting management software package at its meeting Monday. The board will meet with only three items on its consent agenda, or items that are routine enough to be considered in one motion without discussion or debate. Among those is ...

Lawrence police blotter for Oct. 21

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. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday and includes 239 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Rock the Block returns to raise funds and ‘Kick Cancer’

LMH Endowment’s annual Rock the Block – Kick Cancer fundraiser is back to benefit LMH Oncology and celebrate our community’s cancer survivors. You’re invited to join us this Friday for the event that will feature dazzling decor, live DJ set, food, drinks, costumes and themed baskets ...

Eldridge Hotel to reopen restaurant, bar Friday with sleek new look

It may have taken longer than expected, but the Eldridge Hotel will soon be reopening its restaurant and bar with a new, sleek design concept. Nancy Longhurst, general manager, said the hotel’s bar and restaurant will officially reopen Friday. Longhurst acknowledged the restaurant and bar ...

Friends & Neighbors: Livestock photo wins award

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