Archive for Thursday, January 21, 2016

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12:18 a.m.
The Kansas Board of Regents listens as Kansas University's Tom Beisecker discusses the results of a faculty and staff gun survey on Wednesday January 20, 2016, in Topeka, Kan. Beisecker told the regents that the current legislation would have a "chilling" affect on tough campus discussions. The board is acting because a state law will prevent universities from barring concealed weapons starting in July 2017. (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP) Kansas regents approve new gun policy to comply with state law; university policies to come next
5:27 p.m., January 20, 2016 Updated 7:46 p.m.
The Kansas Board of Regents formally updated its statewide weapons policy Wednesday. Now it’s up to individual state universities to determine exactly what their respective policies governing guns on campuses will say.
9:39 a.m.
Timestamped image from City of Lawrence traffic camera See the streets: Check out street conditions with traffic cameras across the city
12:00 a.m., January 21, 2016 Updated 8:59 a.m.
Take a look at street conditions across Lawrence via a series of traffic cameras operated by the City of Lawrence. New images are posted every minute.
1:09 p.m.
Town Talk
Plans filed for Dollar General store in eastern Lawrence; law office has expansion plans; local author has piece featured in New York Times
Posted January 21, 2016
Among the many things that I’m famous for at Super Bowl parties — and that my lawyer advises me I can talk about — is ...
1:31 p.m.
Town Talk
Plans filed for Dollar General store in eastern Lawrence; law office has expansion plans; local author has piece featured in New York Times
Posted January 21, 2016
Among the many things that I’m famous for at Super Bowl parties — and that my lawyer advises me I can talk about — is ...
5:00 p.m.
Area Roundup
Eudora business expanding; smoke house closes; insurance agent honored; Baldwin City banquet and chocolate auction
Posted January 21, 2016
With a Kansas Department of Transportation traffic count map showing 23,000 vehicles on Kansas Highway 10 daily buzzing by just to the south, there’s no ...
7:00 p.m.
Justices take their seats to hear oral arguments in a judicial funding case before the Kansas Supreme Court in Topeka, Kan., Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015. Kansas House approves measure for keeping state courts open
January 21, 2016
The Kansas House has approved a bill to keep the state’s courts open following a legal dispute involving their budget.

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Editorial: Audit overdue
An audit ordered by state legislators should provide important information about the Kansas foster care and adoption system.
January 21, 2016
Twenty years after Kansas privatized its foster care system, a review of how that system is working is overdue.