Archive for Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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12:00 a.m.
Signs warning against the sale of tobacco to minors are displayed in the window of a Lawrence store, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Tobacco 21 Task Force launches with goal of raising tobacco-purchasing age to 21; public meeting set for Thursday
November 13, 2017 in print edition on 1A
In an effort to decrease the number of young people using tobacco products, the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is launching a Lawrence Tobacco 21 Task Force.
12:19 p.m.
Town Talk
Popular noodle shop moving to Massachusetts Street; south Iowa Street restaurant closes
Posted November 14, 2017
Add a fancy ramen noodle maker to the sights you soon will be able to see in downtown Lawrence. (Fancy ramen noodle maker? In college, ...
3:52 p.m.
Steve Greene, director of policy and legislative affairs at the Kansas Department for Children and Families, tells lawmakers he sees no link between the rising number of children in foster care and recently enacted laws that make it harder for people to qualify for welfare. DCF: No link between welfare reform, rising foster care numbers; researchers say otherwise
2:57 p.m., November 14, 2017 Updated 5:18 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Officials at the Department for Children and Families told lawmakers Tuesday that they can find no correlation between the rising number of children in foster care and recently enacted laws that make it harder for people to qualify for welfare. Two researchers at the University of Kansas, however, say otherwise.
11:26 p.m.
Kansas guard Devonte' Graham (4) pulls his teammates together in a huddle during the first half on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 at United Center. No. 4 Jayhawks top No. 5 Wildcats in blue blood battle
November 14, 2017
College basketball’s two winningest programs squared off Tuesday night at Chicago’s United Center, and though the game footage won’t be headed to the hall of fame, blue bloods Kansas and Kentucky provided some early season drama in the nightcap of the Champions Classic. Coach Bill Self’s Jayhawks prevailed, 65-61, against John Calipari’s Wildcats in a battle of top-five teams that wasn’t decided until the final minute.

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Editorial: Zuckerberg’s bizarre KU visit
Many things were unusual about the Facebook CEO’s secret visit to KU, including the failure to mention a very large elephant in the room.
November 14, 2017 in print edition on A5
Mark Zuckerberg came off as strange during his visit last week to Lawrence.
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