Archive for Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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12:00 a.m.
New Lawrence City Commissioner Jennifer Ananda, center, takes the oath of office between re-elected Commissioners Lisa Larsen and Matthew Herbert during the Commission's meeting on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 at City Hall. Outgoing Lawrence mayor highlights improved planning, affordable housing in State of the City address
January 8, 2018 in print edition on 1A
In the annual State of the City address, outgoing Mayor Leslie Soden touted changes the city has made across several realms, including policing, affordable housing and economic development.
1:17 p.m.
Outgoing Lawrence City Commissioner Mike Amyx smiles as he is presented with a memento for his years of service by Mayor Leslie Soden and the other commissioners during the Commission's meeting on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 at City Hall. At his final City Commission meeting, outgoing Commissioner Mike Amyx shares his proudest moments
January 9, 2018 in print edition on 3A
Standing ovations are rare at City Hall, but outgoing Commissioner Mike Amyx received two of them Monday night. Amyx first joined the City Commission in 1983 — at the age of 29 — and has spent more than 20 years in public office, including six terms as mayor. As the last meeting of Amyx’s term got underway Monday at City Hall, his fellow commissioners had much to say.
4:21 p.m.
In this file photo from March 23, 2016, a city employee installs a temporary surveillance camera near Ninth and Massachusetts streets. Temporary cameras are sometimes installed to oversee areas where large crowds are expected, such as Final Four celebrations downtown, though those cameras are removed after events. Lawrence City Commission to discuss adding cameras downtown
January 9, 2018 in print edition on 1A
The Lawrence City Commission will soon hear more about the possibility of adding security cameras downtown.
10:15 p.m.
Kansas guard Malik Newman (14) floats in for a bucket during the first half, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at Allen Fieldhouse. Pictured are Iowa State guard Lindell Wigginton (5) and Iowa State guard Nick Weiler-Babb (1). Malik Newman helps Kansas put away Iowa State
January 9, 2018
Bill Self told his Kansas basketball team a week ago following a loss to Texas Tech it wouldn’t be the last time the Jayhawks left Allen Fieldhouse sad this season. That type of post-game displeasure didn’t repeat itself Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse, though. A breakout performance by KU sophomore Malik Newman and another impressive 3-point shooting display by senior Svi Mykhailiuk allowed KU to hold off its pesky visitors from Iowa State, 83-78. By Benton Smith

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