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100 years ago: Lawrence Turnverein celebrates anniversary
January 29, 2015
“Mr. Jacob Frohwerk, president of the state league, gave a short talk in the native tongue on the subject of the ‘justness of the war.’”
40 years ago: Bicentennial committee hopes for more funding
January 29, 2015
County Commission Chair Arthur Heck had said earlier that he was “very, very certain” that unless the planners could raise more funds, “it’s not gonna be much of a celebration.”
Style Scout: Devin Shaffer
January 29, 2015
Fashion trends you hate: Neon colors are killing me.
Style Scout: Alicia Kelly
January 29, 2015
Describe your style: I would say it’s kind of like the “1970s meets the thrift store.”
Off the Beaten Plate: Quinoa and sweet corn fritters at La Parrilla
January 29, 2015
Quinoa has a bit of a reputation as a health food, a favorite among hippie types and fitness buffs for its high levels of protein and fiber. It’s gluten-free, and not really associated with heavy fried dishes.
January Final Friday preview: Sweet treats, graffiti influences and free massages
January 29, 2015
Final Fridays returns post-holidays with an eclectic mix of events. From love-centric art to ceramics to free massages, this Final Friday has something for everyone.
Opinion: Selig pulled baseball through crisis
January 29, 2015
The business of baseball and the nation’s business used to be conducted in Washington with similar skill. The Washington Senators were run by Clark Griffith, who said: “Fans like home runs, and we have assembled a pitching staff to please our fans.” Today, however, Washington’s team is a model of best practices. The government? Less so.
Editorial: No rush
City officials should make sure all planning requirements are met before considering tax incentives for an Eldridge Hotel expansion project.
January 29, 2015
The proposed expansion of the historic Eldridge Hotel could be a great addition to downtown Lawrence, but city officials should resist the temptation to approve a tax rebate for the project before all the planning requirements have been met.
Opinion: Cake wars won’t last long
January 29, 2015
We should have seen this one coming. This is America, after all, a country having no shortage of people with, apparently, too much time on their hands. So someone should have predicted Cake Wars II.
Letter: Deficit trends
January 29, 2015
In support of his opinion that President Obama did not tell the “whole story” at Kansas University or in the State of the Union address, the author of the Saturday Column blithely refers to “discouraging numbers, such as the massive and growing national debt.” The intended implication is that President Obama is responsible for these discouraging numbers.
FSHS sweeps bowling titles
January 29, 2015
Eric Glogau rolled a 680 and Alex Jiminez a 656 to place 1-2 as Free State’s boys won the Shawnee Mission South bowling triangular on Tuesday.
Seabury girls, boys stumble
January 29, 2015
Bishop Seabury’s girls basketball team never found an offensive flow in Wednesday’s 48-12 loss to Pembroke Hill.
25 years ago: U.S. military base ‘realignment’ may affect Sunflower
January 29, 2015
There wasn’t yet much information available on the possible Sunflower plant closing.
KU music ensembles, symphony to perform shared concert at Lied Center
12:00 a.m., January 29, 2015 Updated 10:48 p.m.
Kansas University’s Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble I and Symphony Orchestra will share the stage Saturday for a special concert at the Lied Center of Kansas, 1600 Stewart Drive.
Author Jamie Quatro to give reading at The Raven
January 28, 2015
Author and former Lawrence resident Jamie Quatro will give a reading from her acclaimed book of short stories Thursday at the Raven, 6 E. Seventh St.
Worrisome win: Jayhawks’ late mistakes nearly cost them at TCU
January 28, 2015
Bill Self was squirming, and seething, on Kansas University’s basketball bench Wednesday night as his first-place squad suffered a meltdown of near epic proportions against last-place TCU in Wilkerson-Greines Athletic Center. “We were awful,” Self, KU’s coach, said after the (17-3, 6-1) Jayhawks, who led by 11 points with 3:35 to play, eked out a 64-61 victory over the last-place (14-6 1-6) Horned Frogs. By Gary Bedore
Notebook: World Games not yet priority for Kansas
January 28, 2015
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self said on his Hawk Talk radio show he’s not yet put a lot of thought into the Jayhawks’ upcoming appearance in the World University Games in July, in South Korea.
Junior forward King likes KU
January 28, 2015
V.J. King, a 6-7 junior small forward from Paul VI High in Fairfax, Virginia, tells Rivals.com he has heard from college basketball coaches from Kansas University, Kentucky, UConn, Florida, North Carolina, Louisville, Maryland and North Carolina State.
Douglas County man appealing status as violent sexual predator
January 28, 2015
A Douglas County man who has been judged as a violent sexual predator will ask the Kansas Supreme Court on Friday to overturn that conviction. By Peter Hancock
Jayhawks do just enough to win at TCU
January 28, 2015
Wednesday’s game at TCU featured some unusual lineups and all kinds of fouls and ebbs and flows, but the No. 9-ranked Kansas University men’s basketball team did enough good things at enough key moments to hold off the Horned Frogs, 64-61, in Fort Worth, Texas.

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