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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

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

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

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

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

Read transcripts of chats with City Commission candidates

Published March 24, 2015

This week, the six candidates for three seats on the Lawrence City Commission are answering 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. • Submit questions for upcoming chats here or email news@ljworld.com

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

Town Talk: Rock Chalk Park audit, incentives for Peaslee Center, Eldridge Hotel tax break set to be decided by city commissioners

Published March 23, 2015

There’s nothing like a long City Commission meeting to take your mind off a season-ending Jayhawk loss, although both occasionally will cause you to stand up and yell, “I need some more !*&#!!$!! cheese dip.” Regardless, here’s a look at a long list of items city commissioners are set to deal with on Tuesday. Town Talk by Chad Lawhorn

Shockers end KU's season in Round of 32

Published March 22, 2015

Despite a slow start that saw No. 2 seed Kansas play with the lead for the first 15 minutes of the first half, the seventh-seeded Wichita State Shockers got hot when it counted and ran over the Jayhawks, 78-65 on Sunday at CenturyLink Center. WSU junior Evan Wessel, who gave up inches and pounds to his former high school teammate Perry Ellis, knocked in 4 of 6 three-point shots and grabbed 8 rebounds to, at worst, make a wash out of the battle that many believed was KU's biggest advantage heading into the game. • Box score

When Louis Armstrong played KU

Published March 21, 2015

Kansas City, Mo., March 23, 1957. On a wet, dreary spring evening, the Kansas University Jayhawks were battling the North Carolina Tar Heels for the men's basketball national title inside Kansas City’s Municipal Auditorium. KU had a lot going for it (a home-court advantage, future basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain), and the Jayhawks were favored to win. But they didn’t. The Jayhawks lost that night in triple overtime by just one point, 54-53.

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