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Firefighter says police arrested him without cause and broke his arm, files suit against city

Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

A Lawrence firefighter suing the city says he voiced his disapproval over police brutality and left the scene under arrest and with a broken arm. The lawsuit, which accuses the Lawrence Police Department of using both excessive and negligent force, could cost the city nearly a quarter of a million dollars.

Republican River settlement to bring more water to Kansas

Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

The state of Kansas has reached an agreement with Colorado and Nebraska that will make sure farmers in north-central Kansas have access to their share of water out of the Republican River basin. Officials say they hope the deal will end nearly 20 years of litigation over water rights.

Free State's Davis fourth at gymnastics all-around

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009

Free State High senior Drue Davis, still in the infant stages of returning from a shoulder injury that kept her out of portions of several early-season meets, took a huge step towards a complete return Monday night at Lawrence High.

Shareholders to vote on Westar-Great Plains merger

Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Shareholders of Westar Energy in Topeka and Great Plains Energy, which owns Kansas City Power and Light, will meet Sept. 26 to vote on a proposed merger between the two electric utilities.