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City hosting public reception for outgoing City Manager Tom Markus

The City of Lawrence will soon host a public reception for outgoing City Manager Tom Markus. The reception will take place Tuesday from 5 to 5:45 p.m. in the lobby of City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St., according to a city news release. The reception will fall between the presentation of Markus' ...

Lawrence police blotter for June 17

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday and includes 159 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

KU’s Audio-Reader accepting donations in preparation for annual benefit sale

Audio-Reader is asking for people to dust off their old vinyl LPs and other items to benefit a worthy cause. The University of Kansas program, a reading and information service for blind, visually impaired, and print disabled individuals, is accepting donations of used records, CDs, gently ...

2 Kansas men ‘collateral damage’ in gun control dispute

Wichita — The unregistered gun silencers, each stamped “Made in Kansas,” were arranged in a display case at a military surplus store in a rural Kansas town. Beside them was a copy of a Kansas gun law signed a year earlier by then-Gov. Sam Brownback that purports to prevent federal ...

KU cuts institutional funding support to athletics program by about $120,000

The University of Kansas cut the amount of funding the academic institution will send to its athletics program next school year. But former faculty leaders say the cut is still not enough. Recently the Kansas Athletics Inc. board of directors approved a 2020 fiscal year budget, which begins in ...

Gary Woodland wins U.S. Open at Pebble Beach

After taking the lead with a monster second round at famed Pebble Beach on Friday, former Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland kept the lead to the end, finishing the job Sunday afternoon by winning the first major title of his career. All Woodland had to do to win was hold off two-time ...

Lawrence police blotter for June 16

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday and includes 224 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

New chaplain at LMH Health makes connections, adds services

Earlier this year, LMH Health welcomed a new chaplain, Robin Colerick-Shinkle, to the hospital family. Colerick-Shinkle has been serving churches for the past 12 years and has now joined the Lawrence community to be near her family. Traci Hoopingarner, vice president of clinical care and ...

Lawrence police blotter for June 15

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday and includes 252 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...