Archive for Friday, November 15, 2013

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12:00 a.m.
Carruth-O'Leary Hall, 1246 West Campus Road on the Kansas University campus, was constructed in 1955. Modern architecture tells story of midcentury Lawrence
November 14, 2013
In post World War II Lawrence, modern architecture arrived in the form of sleek commercial buildings, monolithic university structures and unusual, geometric-inspired homes. Love them or hate them, these buildings tell the story of what was happening to our city at the time — change. By Sara Shepherd
10:31 a.m.
Lawrence police officer Peter Kirby smiles as she shakes the hand of Lawrence police chief Tarik Khatib after Officer Kirby received a Life Saving Award, Thursday night at the Holidome. Lawrence police honor citizens, officers for service
November 15, 2013
Courage and split-second, decisive actions were distinguished by the Lawrence Police Department Thursday night for the exemplary public service of both law enforcement officials and the bystanding citizens who lent a hand.
12:13 p.m.
From left Vicki Douglas, Bob Newton, sound designer for productions at Theatre Lawrence, and Mary Doveton, Theatre Lawrence director, discuss the new hearing induction loop, and locate suspended microphones above the stage at the theatre. The new audio system allows those with hearing loss to use headsets and pick up the performance through their hearing aids and cochlear implants. Theatre Lawrence allows people with hearing loss to ‘loop’ into performances
November 15, 2013
Vicki Douglas used to read the scripts ahead of time before attending plays. It wasn’t because the Lawrence woman couldn’t wait to find out the plot twists, but because she knew she wouldn’t be able to hear the performance. But now, when she goes to Theatre Lawrence, at least, she doesn’t have to worry about any of that. By Giles Bruce
4:29 p.m.
Cliff Alexander, the No. 4-ranked prospect in the Class of 2014, recently chose Kansas over DePaul, Illinois and Memphis. (Photo courtesy Rivals.com) No. 4 recruit Cliff Alexander picks Kansas basketball
3:17 p.m., November 15, 2013 Updated 12:15 a.m.
Cliff Alexander, the No. 4-rated player in the recruiting class of 2014 by Rivals.com, announced on Friday he would be attending Kansas University on a basketball scholarship. By Gary Bedore

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Editorial: Playing the game
Economic development is a competitive game, and local officials need to take advantage of every opportunity to make a good impression.
November 15, 2013
In the competitive world of economic development, it’s a constant battle for communities to distinguish themselves from their competitors.