Archive for Friday, December 1, 2017

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12:00 a.m.
Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger speaks during a Big 12 conference meeting in Irving, Texas, Wednesday, June 1, 2016. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Tom Keegan: Kansas AD Sheahon Zenger explains thinking behind retaining football coach David Beaty
November 30, 2017 in print edition on 1A
Sheahon Zenger played football at Fort Hays State and MidAmerica Nazarene and served as recruiting coordinator at Kansas State, South Florida and Wyoming before taking a turn toward the administrative side of athletics in 2001 at K-State. The Kansas AD’s background hasn’t translated to on-field success for the Kansas football program. By Tom Keegan
1:04 p.m.
Town Talk
Lawrence sales tax collections among the best in the state; city on pace to collect more than budgeted in 2017
Posted December 1, 2017
As the holiday shopping season begins and the year ends, the general rule in some households is to ignore all financial statements (and turn off ...
1:57 p.m.
The U.S. Department of Justice logo is seen on a podium following a news conference in the office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland in Baltimore, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Lawrence businessman indicted in $15 million bank loan scheme
10:56 a.m., December 1, 2017 Updated 4:15 p.m. in print edition on 1A
A Lawrence businessman has been charged for his role in a $15 million bank loan scheme, federal officials announced.
3:49 p.m.
A family has a picture taken during the 2016 Help Portrait: Lawrence holiday portrait session last December at the Carnegie Building, 200 W. Ninth St. This year's event will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. Saturday’s Help Portrait photo session to provide free portraits to families in need
December 1, 2017 in print edition on 3A
This weekend, the Lawrence Public Library will be transformed into an impromptu photo studio equipped with professional photographers, editors, makeup artists and hairstylists volunteering their time and skills to provide Lawrence’s most vulnerable with a simple gift many people take for granted.
5:02 p.m.
Spectators line the street as the the Old Fashioned Christmas Parade heads south on Massachusetts Street on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 in downtown Lawrence. For 25th year, horses and riders to kick off holiday season in Lawrence
November 23, 2017
For a quarter-century, the holiday season in Lawrence has been announced by the sound of hooves and the sight of horses towing carriages down Massachusetts Street through a crowd of spectators.

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