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Fact-checking Brownback's claims on the economy: Only part of story being told

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Gov. Sam Brownback's administration last week pointed to economic figures that it believes show the Kansas economy is improving. But a closer look at those figures, as well as other economic indicators, shows they only tell part of the story. <b>By Peter Hancock</b>

Lawrence Parks and Rec to host canine flying disc competition

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department will host the 2015 Skyhoundz Local Championship D/A and Freestyle, a disc competition for dogs.

Flynn, Firebirds stop Nixa, 5-1

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Free State High sophomore pitcher Jackson Flynn said he was nervous for his first varsity start, but he didn’t show it.

Lawhorn's Lawrence: A study in being social

Saturday, April 25, 2015

I am at the distinguished study group known as the Ventura Club, and the topic of the day is a strawberry dessert with a wonderfully rich graham cracker crust and whipped cream. <b>By Chad Lawhorn</b>

Meet the Journal-World's 2015 Academic All-Star team

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Since 1997, the Lawrence Journal-World has invited principals and counselors from public and private schools in the area to nominate their most industrious soon-to-be-graduating students for the annual Academic All-Star team.

Transfer rule controversial

Saturday, April 25, 2015

It’s understandable if Cleveland State basketball coach Gary Waters is frustrated over the rule that allows players who have graduated with one year of eligibility remaining to transfer to another school and be eligible to play immediately.

Garden Variety: Check out some seeds at the library

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Gardeners in and around Douglas County have two new resources this spring. The Lawrence Public Library and the Baldwin City Library have opened seed libraries within their facilities to make seeds more accessible to area residents and facilitate the process of seed sharing within the community.

KU concrete canoers hit the water, heavy

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Oars dipped choppy water. Billy Hirchert’s tan slacks were wet up to the knee and his feet bare as he cheered on his canoe team on the shore of Lone Star Lake on Saturday.