Archive for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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12:09 a.m.
Karin Kelley, of Karin Kelley Skin Care, 3211 Wakarusa Drive, applies a French green clay detoxification mask on a client. 11 things you’re doing to your skin that you shouldn’t be
April 15, 2014
Eleven things you’re doing to your skin that you shouldn’t be.
9:39 a.m.
Shutterstock image of money and school supplies. Lawrence would lose $1.7 million from school finance changes
April 14, 2014
The Lawrence school district would lose an estimated $1.7 million in spending authority if changes in the school finance law approved by the Kansas Legislature become law. But part of that could be recovered by raising local property taxes. Gov. Sam Brownback has not yet said whether he will sign those changes into law. By Peter Hancock
11:43 a.m.
Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Lilttle presented U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran with a national award for his support of science research at the Dole Institute of Politics on Monday April 14, 2014. Moran receives award for support of research
April 14, 2014
On Monday at the Dole Institute of Politics, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran received an award for his support of scientific research. Presenting the award was Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, who worked closely with Moran when KU was trying to win a National Cancer Institute designation for its cancer research center. By Ben Unglesbee
2:25 p.m.
Officials gathered Tuesday at a Statehouse news conference urging Gov. Sam Brownback veto a bill that would allow Kansas to take over federal health care programs in the state. From left to right are AARP's Kansas director Maren Turner, Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and Sean Gatewood, head of the Kansas Health Consumer Coalition.
Praeger, health care groups urge Brownback to veto bill allowing state to take over Medicare
April 15, 2014
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and senior citizen and health care groups on Tuesday urged Gov. Sam Brownback to veto a bill that they said could jeopardize health care to hundreds of thousands of Kansans under Medicare. By Scott Rothschild
4:35 p.m.
Shutterstock image Chipotle money at heart of KU student elections limbo
April 15, 2014
After a complaint against a student election coalition led to its disqualification, the coalition filed appeals through judicial boards at the university. Now the results of the student elections are being withheld until the election dispute is resolved. By Ben Unglesbee

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Editorial: Worthy coach
It would be great to see former LHS football coach Bill Freeman among this years Kansas Sports Hall of Fame inductees.
April 15, 2014
Allow us to do a little lobbying for a former Lawrence High School football coach who is more than qualified for admission into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.