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Town Talk: New numbers out on Lawrence job growth; City Commission to consider $100K in incentives for affordable housing project

Published March 30, 2015

Usually in Lawrence, talk of a streak involves KU basketball, or that unfortunate incident that has you doing community service. But there is another streak we ought to talk about: Lawrence’s winning streak when it comes to jobs. Town Talk by Chad Lawhorn

City Commission candidate Stuart Boley answers your questions

Published March 27, 2015

Stuart Boley, one of six candidates for three seats on the Lawrence City Commission, answers reader-submitted questions in advance of the April 7 general election. The Journal-World's Chad Lawhorn moderates. This chat will begin at noon Friday. • Submit questions • Read completed chats

Town Talk: Work to begin soon on new river trail near downtown; home sales fall in February; Board of Realtors endorse three for City Hall

Published March 27, 2015

I already have a guitar and a straw hat — and really, how hard can a gondola be to make? — so it looks like things are finally falling into place for my secondary career as the Crooner of the Kaw. I’ll start practicing, but in the meantime there is news about Lawrence getting its own version of a river walk. Town Talk by Chad Lawhorn

Lawrence school board election: Candidate profiles, questionnaires

Published March 27, 2015

Get ready for the 2015 Lawrence school board general election on April 7 by reading up on the candidates and comparing their answers to a Journal-World questionnaire. Stories by Elliot Hughes

I Heart Local Music: Recapping the best SXSW moments from Lawrence bands

Published March 27, 2015

SXSW tends to be a rite of passage for local bands, and this year's event was no different. There weren't a lot of official showcases featuring Lawrence bands. But luckily, Midcoast Takeover helped put a lot of area bands in the spotlight with a five-day stretch of shows on two stages at Shangri-La. By Fally Afani

City Commission candidate Bob Schumm answers your questions

Published March 26, 2015

Bob Schumm, one of six candidates for three seats on the Lawrence City Commission, answers reader-submitted questions in advance of the April 7 general election. The Journal-World's Chad Lawhorn moderates. This chat will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday. • Submit questions • Read completed chats

Weekend Picks: Final Friday, Paper Buffalo EP release show; YART Sale; Kansas City Bear Fighters; Comedy Freakout; more Marx Madness

Published March 26, 2015

With KU making a(nother) frustrating pre-Sweet Sixteen exit from the NCAA tournament, you should have some extra free time on your hands this weekend. Larryville Life explores what Lawrence has in store for you.

Town Talk: Auto dealership opening near 23rd and Haskell; Kansas incomes lag behind nation in 2014

Published March 26, 2015

The auto business in Lawrence is booming, and its latest expansion is set for 23rd Street and Haskell Avenue. Lawrence-based Auto Exchange has filed plans to open a new dealership at the intersection. Town Talk by Chad Lawhorn

Bernadette Peters bringing many talents, love of animals to Lied Center concert

Published March 24, 2015

Tonight, Bernadette Peters will perform a mix of “standards” — from Stephen Sondheim, to Rodgers and Hammerstein, to Peggy Lee’s slinky “Fever,” to “When You Wish Upon a Star” from “Pinocchio” — at the Lied Center. Before she hits the stage, the Lied Center will honor Peters’ philanthropic work by “going to the dogs.” By Joanna Hlavacek

City Commission candidate Stan Rasmussen answers your questions

Published March 24, 2015

Stan Rasmussen, one of six candidates for three seats on the Lawrence City Commission, answers reader-submitted questions in advance of the April 7 general election. The Journal-World's Chad Lawhorn moderates. This chat will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday. • Submit questions • Read completed chats

Read transcripts of chats with City Commission candidates

Published March 24, 2015

The six candidates for three seats on the Lawrence City Commission answered reader-submitted questions in advance of the April 7 general election. Read transcripts of the completed chats, moderated by the Journal-World's Chad Lawhorn.

Town Talk: A pending addition to the east Lawrence skyline; loads of downtown events set for approval; update on Rock Chalk audit

Published March 24, 2015

Eastern Lawrence’s skyline is set to get a new addition. Plans have been filed by Ottawa Co-op to expand its grain facility near 19th Street and Moodie Road. Town Talk by Chad Lawhorn

City Commission candidate Terry Riordan answers your questions

Published March 24, 2015

Terry Riordan, one of six candidates for three seats on the Lawrence City Commission, answers reader-submitted questions in advance of the April 7 general election. The Journal-World's Chad Lawhorn moderates. This chat will begin at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. • Submit questions • Read completed chats

City Commission candidate Matthew Herbert answers your questions

Published March 23, 2015

Matthew Herbert, one of six candidates for three seats on the Lawrence City Commission, answers reader-submitted questions in advance of the April 7 general election. The Journal-World's Chad Lawhorn moderates. This chat will begin at 3:30 p.m. Monday. • Submit questions • Read completed chats

City Commission candidate Leslie Soden answers your questions

Published March 23, 2015

Leslie Soden, one of six candidates for three seats on the Lawrence City Commission, answers reader-submitted questions in advance of the April 7 general election. The Journal-World's Chad Lawhorn moderates. This chat will begin at 10 a.m. Monday. Submit questions for other candidates at ljworld.com/citychats

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