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Lawrence Police make quick work of carjacking investigation
December 20, 2014
Lawrence Police were called to investigate an armed carjacking early Saturday morning in southwest Lawrence.
Column: Firebirds’ strategy bothered Lawrence
December 20, 2014
Kudos to Free State High coach Chuck Law for employing a turn-back-the-clock, clock-eating strategy, and especially to his players for having the discipline to execute their coach’s game plan remarkably well.
Ottawa, De Soto split
December 20, 2014
Isaac McCullough and Perry Carroll each scored 12 points to lead Ottawa to a 63-35 high school boys basketball victory over De Soto on Friday.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 19, 2014
December 20, 2014
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 19, 2014
Royals ink Rios to $11M, one-year deal
December 20, 2014
The Kansas City Royals announced the signing of veteran outfielder Alex Rios to an $11 million, one-year deal Friday that includes a mutual option for the 2016 season.
100 years ago: Social Service League requests clothing for Lawrence poor
December 20, 2014
“They have demand for more clothes than they have and anything that can be given will be gladly appreciated.”
40 years ago: Barring accidents, winter wheat harvest looks good
December 20, 2014
If all went well, next summer’s harvest might be a record.
Letter: Vital vaccine
December 20, 2014
To my fellow Jayhawks: How much is your life worth? Medical economists who work for the federal government are asking themselves that as they decide whether to recommend a new meningitis B vaccine for college students. Their recommendation will determine what sort of insurance coverage the shot gets.
Opinion: Lone-wolf terrorists pose varied threat
December 20, 2014
The lone wolf is the new national nightmare, dramatized and amplified this week by the hostage-taking attack in Sydney, Australia. But there are two kinds of lone wolves — the crazy and the evil — and the distinction is important.
Letter: Wrong repair
December 20, 2014
I recently read the proposed fix for the cracking that exist at the rec center and had to make my comments known. I have been a concrete contractor in Lawrence for over 45 years and have seen just about every fix for concrete that exists. What they are proposing will only highlight the problem and serve no purpose at all. Filling the cracks with epoxy would serve some purpose if it was outside where it could stop rain water from getting through the concrete.
Manning could provide KU valuable minutes
December 20, 2014
Conner Teahan, Christian Moody, Justin Wesley and Stephen Vinson have been four walk-ons to play meaningful minutes at Kansas University in the Bill Self era.
LHS boys claim 39-33 victory
December 20, 2014
Free State High’s boys basketball team entered Friday with a plan to stop Lawrence High’s explosive offense. It included packing the paint on defense and slowing the tempo down on offense.
Piper powers Free State girls, 59-47
December 20, 2014
Free State sophomore Madison Piper was not about to let an illness or any player from Lawrence High stop her from leading the Firebirds to a victory in the girls basketball City Showdown on Friday at FSHS.