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Weber: Wildcats lacked fight early at Allen Fieldhouse
January 31, 2015
Following Saturday’s 68-57 loss to Kansas in Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas State basketball coach Bruce Weber made it clear that he knew the formula for competing with the Jayhawks on their home floor. By Matt Tait
Kansas legislators divided on hate crime legislation
January 31, 2015
The fatal shooting of three people last year outside a Jewish community center and retirement complex by a white supremacist has revived debate for tougher hate crime laws in Kansas.
Candidates compete for Lawrence Youth of the Year
January 31, 2015
The six candidates for the annual Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence Youth of the Year award completed their interviews with the competition’s panel of judges Saturday morning at the club’s teen center, 1520 Haskell Ave.
Hot start carries Kansas to rivalry win
January 31, 2015
If Saturday’s 68-57 victory over Kansas State by the Kansas University men’s basketball team at Allen Fieldhouse seemed familiar, it’s because you’ve probably seen it before and could’ve just popped in a replay of a dozen other previous meetings between these two at KU’s home gym.
Beaty: KU football spring game set for April 25
January 31, 2015
Kansas University football coach David Beaty officially announced April 25 as the date for this year’s KU football spring game during a timeout at Saturday’s KU-K-State men’s basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse.
Two critical in ATV crash south of Lawrence
04:39 a.m., January 31, 2015 Updated 02:02 p.m.
Two people have been critically injured in an ATV crash in rural Douglas County. A 22-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were thrown from the ATV after it struck a deer, said Steve Lewis, public information officer for the Douglas Country Sherriff’s Office. Deputies were first to arrive on the scene and found both the man and woman unconscious.
Tonganoxie splits with Bishop Ward
January 31, 2015
Tressa Walker netted a game-high 17 points in Tonganoxie High’s girls basketball victory over Ward.
Seabury boys win in 2 OTs
January 31, 2015
Zach McDermott was the sole Bishop Seabury Academy player in double figures with 16, but an improved defensive performance and cutting down on turnovers helped Seabury rebound from a loss Tuesday to outlast Kansas City (Kan.) Christian on Friday.
LHS girls win bowling meet
January 31, 2015
Morgan Daniels led the Lawrence High girls bowling team to victory in the Olathe East Tri on Friday at Olathe East Lanes.
Kansas track wins 14 events
January 31, 2015
Kansas University’s track and field teams won 14 events in the Jayhawk Classic, their final home meet of the indoor season, on Friday at Anschutz Pavilion.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 30, 2015
January 31, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 30, 2015
100 years ago: Social Service nurse announces need for children’s clothing
January 31, 2015
“There are a number of children in town, she says, who do not have clothes enough to keep them comfortably warm….”
40 years ago: Two farm families lauded for environmental efforts
January 31, 2015
The honorees were to be recognized at the annual meeting of the Douglas County Conservation District.
25 years ago: KU dean not yet worried about Lied Center delay
January 31, 2015
“We’re not scheduled for anything until Fall 1992.”
Letter: Mail-ballot fan
January 31, 2015
I just voted in the election for sales tax approval in Leavenworth County. I did this from the comfort and privacy of my own home. I know of several school districts that have used this approach for bond issues with great success.
Letter: Rights have limits
January 31, 2015
Some Kansas legislators and “gun-rights” groups are currently trying to enact what they call “constitutional carry” (SB45).  It’s a twisted use of “constitutional,” even for Kansas’ ruling faction, as the bill intends to “correct” (or rather erase) the Constitution’s Second Amendment words about “a well-regulated militia.”
Letter: Go Red
January 31, 2015
Women are strong. We are smart. We solve problems. Women can do anything men can do. And, there are some things we’re even better at: dying of heart disease and stroke.
Opinion: Ukraine needs military aid to fight Russia
January 31, 2015
The rockets that killed dozens of civilians in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol last weekend also blew up the futile Western strategy for stopping Russian aggression in Ukraine.
Saturday Column: Upcoming city elections important for Lawrence, KU
January 31, 2015
What kind of city will Lawrence be 10 or 20 years from now? Will it be a city recognized for its excellence, its sound growth, its vibrant relationship with Kansas University paying positive dividends for the community and the state, or will the city’s growth continue to be relatively stagnant, slower than its peer communities, a city unable to attract prized industrial, manufacturing and research facilities and a city known for its high cost of living?
Firebirds fall in semis
January 31, 2015
After the final horn sounded, some of Free State High’s girls basketball players wiped tears out of their eyes as they watched Hutchinson celebrate on the court.
LHS girls hold off Wichita Northwest
January 31, 2015
Lawrence High’s girls basketball players saw their lead against Wichita Northwest slipping away early in the fourth quarter on Friday.