Archive for Monday, April 17, 2017

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12:00 a.m.
Lawrence City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St., Thursday, July 7, 2016 Local shelter says dozens of youths falling victim to human trafficking; some city staff to receive training to help
April 17, 2017 in print edition on 1A
In the span of a year, dozens of human-trafficking victims are expected to seek shelter at The Willow Domestic Violence Center. And soon, the link to help could be a city employee.
11:18 a.m.
Town Talk
As local voters ponder tax questions, here's a look at what property taxes have done for the last 10 years
Posted April 16, 2017
If the 2016 presidential elections didn’t give you enough to grit your teeth over, fear not — local politics in 2017 may give you more ...
12:45 p.m.
This sample ballot shows the bond issue that will be mailed to Lawrence USD 497 residents as early as April 12, 2017. Lawrence school district’s $87 million bond issue: A few frequently asked questions
April 16, 2017 in print edition on 1A
Last week, paper ballots were sent out to homes across the Lawrence school district asking voters to approve a proposed $87 million bond issue. If approved, the bond would set into motion a sweeping series of improvements intended to transform Lawrence’s secondary schools into what district leaders have dubbed “21st-century learning environments.”
3:24 p.m.
Town Talk
Pizza chain with lots of funky toppings plans to locate near KU's Memorial Stadium
Posted April 17, 2017
As a child of the 1980s, I remember when pizza companies went crazy and started putting pineapple on pizzas. There was little doubt in my ...
4:39 p.m.
St. Francis Health Center in Topeka. St. Francis uncertainty likely to put Medicaid expansion back on the table
4:23 p.m., April 17, 2017 Updated 5:26 p.m. in print edition on 1A
As state officials prepare for the possibility that a major hospital in Topeka will soon close its doors, supporters of expanding Medicaid say they’ll try again to push a bill through the Legislature when it reconvenes May 1.

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