Archive for Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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12:02 a.m.
Kansas State Department of Education Economic and ethnic achievement gaps persist in 2017, state test results show
October 24, 2017 in print edition on 1A
Kansas made almost no significant progress last year in narrowing the achievement gaps between economic and racial subgroups. Those results could weigh heavily on the Kansas Supreme Court when it reviews whatever action the Kansas Legislature takes next year to address the adequacy of K-12 school funding.
9:23 a.m.
D-Dubs Bar and Grill is located at 10 W. Ninth St. in Eudora. Witnesses to fatal shooting outside Eudora bar describe rowdy — then violent — evening
October 24, 2017 in print edition on 1A
A summer night at their local bar got rowdy, then deadly, when possibly the only patron they didn’t recognize got kicked out and started shooting, two Eudora men say. Those men and law enforcement officers testified Tuesday at a preliminary hearing for murder suspect Danny W. Queen, 36, of Eudora, after which a Douglas County District Court judge bound Queen over for trial.
10:28 a.m.
From left, Anthony L. Roberts Jr., Ahmad M. Rayton and Dominique J. McMillon will appear in Douglas County District Court for charges related to the Oct. 1, 2017 triple murder on Massachusetts Street. Massachusetts Street triple murder suspect appears in court alongside 2 other defendants
10:26 a.m., October 25, 2017 Updated 4:01 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The man accused of murdering three people on Lawrence’s Massachusetts Street made his first appearance before a Douglas County District Court judge in the case on Wednesday.
3:05 p.m.
The area surrounding Rock Chalk Park, top left, and the Sixth Street and K-10 interchange, bottom left, is shown in this undated Douglas County GIS image. LMH reaches deal to build multimillion-dollar medical facility near Rock Chalk Park
October 25, 2017 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence Memorial Hospital has chosen the commercial area next to Rock Chalk Park as the site for a new multimillion dollar medical facility.

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