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Lawrence schools might offer KU courses in math, English
January 24, 2015
At its Monday meeting, the Lawrence school board will be asked to approve of a partnership that would allow students to take Kansas University classes at Lawrence High and Free State High.
Lawrence man stays positive while living with lung ailment
January 24, 2015
Joe Nobo, 69, has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, which makes it difficult for him to breathe. This period of his life, where he is bound to the oxygen tank 24 hours a day, began about five years ago in a flip-of-the-switch moment. He woke up on Thanksgiving morning feeling normal, until he was overcome with the sweats and passed out.
Transformations Gala benefits Douglas County charities
January 24, 2015
In a mass of sequins, short dresses, tall boots and big hair, the ten contestants of the Transformations Charity Gala danced their way to the stage Saturday evening at Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St.
Volunteer opportunities: January 25
January 24, 2015
Child Care Aware of Eastern Kansas helps people find solutions for their child care needs, shares information about community resources and assists early-learning programs. Child Care Aware is looking for a volunteer to assist in its lending library, taking inventory on resources and cleaning supplies as they are checked in.
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
January 24, 2015
Construction projects listed are now available in a map format at http://lawks.us/construction-map.
Bankruptcies for Jan. 26
January 24, 2015
Bankruptcies filed in Douglas County.
Divorces for Jan. 26
January 24, 2015
Divorces granted in Douglas County.
Marriages for Jan. 26
January 24, 2015
Marriage licenses issued in Douglas County.
Notebook: Injury forced Greene to miss practices before big day at Texas
January 24, 2015
Kansas University sophomore Brannen Greene, who scored 14 points in 20 minutes during the Jayhawks’ 75-62 road win at Texas Saturday, had not practiced the previous two days.
Cliff Alexander keeps motoring
January 24, 2015
Cliff Alexander has been trying to play with an accelerated “motor” since being benched the last 14 minutes of the Iowa State game on Jan. 17.
Play of the year?: Traylor’s hustle draws high praises
January 24, 2015
Jamari Traylor, in one first-half frenzy of Kansas University’s 75-62 win at Texas Saturday afternoon, went flying into the Frank Erwin Center stands while chasing an offensive rebound. And he wasn’t done there.
Barnes: Freshman Turner better off closer to hoop
January 24, 2015
Kansas University center Cliff Alexander has had his steps forward and backward, which can be said of almost every freshman in the country. But Alexander never has been one to drift too far away from the basket. Texas forward Myles Turner, on the other hand, hasn’t always used his 6-foot-11 frame to his advantage, according to Longhorns coach Rick Barnes. By Tom Keegan
Column: Dead-eye shooter Brannen Greene confidently buries Longhorns
January 24, 2015
Only things that can stop Brannen Greene from shooting. First, the bench, where he is sent when he plays poor defense. Second, are the boundaries of the court, because made shots from out of bounds don’t count. Making a big contribution for the second big victory in a row, the Kansas University sophomore forward from Georgia went off for 14 points in 20 minutes, helping Kansas defeat Texas.By Tom Keegan
Kansas bests Texas in near flawless road victory
January 24, 2015
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, who can be a perfectionist when it comes to assessing the play of his team after games, found little to nothing to fault after Saturday’s 75-62 dismantling of Texas on Saturday in Frank Erwin Center. By Gary Bedore
KU Public Safety investigating aggravated arson
January 24, 2015
The Kansas University Public Safety Office is investigating an aggravated arson that occurred Friday evening at Jayhawker Towers, 1603 W. 15th St.
Backups, Ellis come up big as KU wins at Texas
January 24, 2015
Facing a Texas team with the type of length and defense that has given Kansas trouble this season, the Jayhawks won 75-62 in Austin, Texas, by riding a couple of backups and a veteran starter.
KU women knock off West Virginia for 2nd straight Big 12 victory
02:57 p.m., January 24, 2015 Updated 11:36 p.m.
After opening Big 12 Conference play with five straight losses, the Kansas University women’s basketball team won its second Big 12 game in a row, 65-59, over West Virginia on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait
Supporters push new level of dental worker at Kansas Statehouse
January 24, 2015
A plan to address a Kansas dental care shortage with a new type of health care worker is being pushed again in the Legislature despite stiff opposition.
Brownback shifts blame for state budget woes on Legislature
January 24, 2015
Income tax cuts that are being blamed for a deep state budget deficit were the work of the Legislature and not the governor’s office, Kan. Gov. Sam Brownback told a group of business leaders this week.
Kansas tennis drops opener at New Mexico
January 24, 2015
Kansas University’s tennis team opened its 2015 spring season with a 4-3 loss to New Mexico on Friday.

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