Archive for Friday, January 24, 2014

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12:42 a.m.
After his wife, Pat, died in the fall of 2013, Les Hannon, wrote a book to help others prepare for death. He and his wife had taken many steps in planning for the end of life, and now Hannon hopes to help others in the process. Lawrence man encourages people to prepare for the inevitable
January 23, 2014
Before her death in September, Pat Hannon made plans for what to do to her body and belongings and at her memorial service. Her husband, Les, has developed similar plans and is encouraging others to do the same. By Giles Bruce
10:02 a.m.
A March 2007 photo provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department shows a male lesser prairie chicken in a mating stature in the Texas panhandle. Kobach urges passage of bill that would exclude Lesser Prairie Chicken from federal protection
January 23, 2014
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach on Thursday urged legislators to approve a bill that would exclude the Lesser Prairie Chicken from federal protection. By Scott Rothschild
12:02 p.m.
The Clearfield School at  2162 N. 600 Road, built in 1900 northeast of Baldwin City in Palmyra Township, has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. One-room schoolhouse near Baldwin City joins national historic register
January 24, 2014
A rural Douglas County schoolhouse built in 1900, with roots going back to the 1850s, is one of the newest additions to the National Register of Historic Places. By Sara Shepherd
2:59 p.m.
Lawrence High guard Justin Roberts puts up a shot between Wichita South defenders Jordan Moore (22) and T.J. Turner (33) during the first half on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 at Topeka High School. LHS boys push pace in tournament-opening win at Topeka Invitational
January 24, 2014
The undersized Lawrence High boys basketball players had trouble trying to stop Wichita South’s post players on defense Thursday night. The Lions had no problems shooting over and running past the Titans on offense.
4:46 p.m.
Shutterstock image of social media Working group studying regents’ social media policy will write its own version
January 24, 2014
A group charged with recommending changes to the Kansas Board of Regents controversial policy on the improper use of social media has decided to disregard that policy and instead compose its own proposal. By Scott Rothschild

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