Archive for Thursday, April 20, 2017

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12:00 a.m.
Fans file through the doors of Allen Fieldhouse past the statue of Phog Allen in this file photo from Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. KU gets OK to ban handguns from football, men’s basketball games; purses will also be banned
11:22 a.m., April 19, 2017 Updated 6:17 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The University of Kansas has received formal approval to ban guns from games at Allen Fieldhouse and Memorial Stadium. Metal detectors and guards would be put in place for men’s basketball and football games, primarily, but also to any other sporting event expected to draw more than 5,000 to the facilities, under a proposal approved Wednesday morning by the Kansas Board of Regents governance committee.
11:09 a.m.
A Lawrence Transit System bus stops just south of Seventh and Vermont streets, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. City leaders want clearer picture regarding future of Lawrence transit
April 19, 2017 in print edition on 1A
With about half of the funding for Lawrence bus service not guaranteed after next year, some Lawrence city commissioners are hesitant advancing plans for a transit center.
12:39 p.m.
Town Talk
As Earth Day nears, new reports on how clean Lawrence's air is and how not green Kansas is
Posted April 20, 2017
As someone who lives with a teenage boy, air quality is always on my mind. In our house, the main particulate we measure is Axe ...
4:33 p.m.
Lawrence residents Wint and Mary Winter will be the chairs of this year's United Way campaign. The couple are pictured, Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in their Lawrence home. Social safety net in Kansas is, sadly, now a private-sector responsibility, 2017 United Way Campaign co-chairs say
April 19, 2017 in print edition on 1A
On Tuesday — the deadline for filing taxes — Wint Winter Jr. touched on the political as he spoke of the challenge that he and his wife, Mary, accepted on behalf of United Way of Douglas County.

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Editorial: Another go at expansion
Lawmakers owe it to Kansas hospitals to renew their efforts to expand Medicaid.
April 20, 2017 in print edition on A7
With Topeka’s St. Francis Health Center on life support, it is appropriate for the Legislature to once again pursue Medicaid expansion in Kansas.