Archive for Friday, March 23, 2018

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12:00 a.m.
An estimated 1,000 students from Topeka High School took part in a national walkout Wednesday, March 14, 2018, to protest gun violence and marched three blocks to the Kansas Statehouse where they briefly merged with another rally organized by the Kansas chapter of the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. What you should know before Saturday’s March for Our Lives; protests planned in Lawrence, Topeka
March 22, 2018 in print edition on 1A
More than 800 March for Our Lives rallies are taking place across the globe Saturday, including a planned sit-in on the steps of the Kansas State Capitol in Topeka. Here’s everything you need to know about the national movement, local “sister” protests and how to follow the action online.
10:33 a.m.
This file photo from 2008 shows a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper approaching a vehicle after a traffic stop on Kansas Highway 10. Reform of Kansas asset seizure law heads to governor’s desk
March 22, 2018 in print edition on 6A
The bill is intended to make it easier for individuals who have had property or assets seized by law enforcement agencies to challenge those seizures in court. It also sets up a central repository for seized assets and requires detailed records of the assets being held and the agencies responsible for seizing them.
1:24 p.m.
Town Talk
Discount tool retailer has plans for local store; signs of new life at former Hobby Lobby site; a Missouri billionaire stakes a Lawrence claim
Posted March 23, 2018
Either I love tools or just break a lot of things because I always carry in my front pocket a Leatherman multitool that ensures I ...
8:38 p.m.
Kansas guard Malik Newman (14) heads in against the Clemson defense during the first half, Friday, March 23, 2018 at CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. Kansas survives close call vs. Clemson to advance to Elite Eight
March 23, 2018
It wouldn’t be March without a little drama. Although top-seeded Kansas looked in control against Clemson early in the second half, the Tigers rallied to make the Jayhawks sweat before KU escaped CenturyLink Center with a 80-76 victory Friday night. By Benton Smith

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