Archive for Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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12:00 a.m.
Undeveloped land owned by the City of Lawrence, at 5100 Overland Drive, is seen from the north, looking south, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. The city has recommended the site, just north of the Walmart location at Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive, as a possible location for a new $17 million police headquarters facility. Lawrence City Commission designates northwest Lawrence site for police headquarters
December 5, 2017 in print edition on 1A
With an eye toward future growth, the Lawrence City Commission voted to build the city’s new $17 million police headquarters on a site in northwest Lawrence.
1:41 p.m.
In this file photo from Nov. 4, 2014, Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, left, and Gov. Sam Brownback celebrate after winning re-election at a Kansas Republican Party gathering in Topeka. In awkward situation, Kansas seems to have 2 governors
10:43 a.m., December 6, 2017 Updated 5:57 p.m. in print edition on 1A
After Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s nomination this summer to an ambassador’s post, the fellow Republican destined to succeed him as governor ducked policy questions by declaring, “There’s one governor at a time.” Four months later, some people in Kansas think they have two governors.
2:53 p.m.
A non-LED streetlight, left, stands in the 1600 block of Matthew Terrace, and an LED streetlight, right, stands in the 1600 block of Lindenwood Lane. Concerns about blue light prompt Lawrence City Commission to re-evaluate streetlights
December 6, 2017 in print edition on 1A
The last word on the color and safety of Lawrence’s new streetlights is yet to be had at City Hall.
10:13 p.m.
Kansas guard Lagerald Vick (2) puts up a shot in the paint during the first half, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 at Sprint Center. Lagerald Vick’s big night can’t keep Jayhawks unbeaten
December 6, 2017
A career night from Kansas junior wing Lagerald Vick couldn’t keep the No. 2-ranked Jayhawks undefeated. Washington almost dared Vick to take over at times, and he responded by scoring a personal-best 28 points on 12-for-23 shooting. However, the Huskies held most of his teammates in check, enabling them to knock off KU, 74-65, Wednesday night at Sprint Center. By Benton Smith

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