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Chancellor Girod fires KU Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger, citing lack of progress and necessary change in leadership

Monday, May 21, 2018

University of Kansas Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger has been fired, effective immediately, KU Chancellor Douglas Girod announced Monday.

Douglas County voters reject controversial countywide sales tax; leaders say jail project will proceed after public input

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Douglas County voters turned down Proposition 1 by a margin of 1,542 votes, the Douglas County clerk's office reported Tuesday night.

Man convicted in high-speed crash on Maine Street that seriously injured women over 5 years ago

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Over five and a half years since he “floored” the gas and barreled down the wrong lane of a quiet residential street near downtown Lawrence, a man has been convicted in the resulting head-on crash that seriously injured two women.

City to hold electronics recycling event this weekend

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The city's solid waste division will be hosting an electronics recycling event on Saturday.

KU's eco-friendly architecture class to unveil newest Studio 804 project Saturday

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

It used to be a scrapyard. Not anymore. Over the last nine months, graduate students in the University of Kansas Studio 804 class worked to transform the junk-filled lot at 1220 E. 12th St. into an eco-friendly housing model for its neighbors in East Lawrence.

Farmhouse at Sixth Street and Queens Road to provide unique opportunity for firefighter training before it's demolished

Friday, May 18, 2018

An old farmhouse will be put to new use as a rare training opportunity for firefighters on Saturday. The event will begin with refresher training on Saturday morning and move into dramatic real-life scenarios throughout the day.

Colyer signs bill allowing opening of Kansas bars at 6 a.m., self-service beer taps

Monday, May 14, 2018

Bars and restaurants in Kansas will soon be allowed to start serving alcohol as early as 6 a.m., and pubs will be allowed to dispense beer through automated, self-serve taps.

New Kansas law will compensate wrongfully convicted defendants

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

People wrongfully convicted in Kansas will qualify to collect $65,000 for each year they were incarcerated under a bill the governor signed into law Tuesday.

NBA Combine Notebook from Friday: Graham gets going, Svi stays hot

Friday, May 18, 2018

The NBA combine taking place this week in Chicago is all about drills, testing, scrimmages and interviews designed to give all 30 NBA franchises an even better picture of the players they might draft during the June 21 NBA Draft in Brooklyn, N.Y. <strong>By Matt Tait</strong>

Kansas Gov. Colyer signs letter backing Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer and a group of fellow governors are backing President Donald Trump's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, citing what they called Trump's "transformative efforts to bring peace to the Korean peninsula."