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Indigenous Studies department adds graduate certificate
August 25, 2013
The Kansas University Indigenous Studies department has undergone a number of changes during the last few years. It changed its name, its graduation criteria and now will add a graduate certificate. The graduate certificate in Indigenous Studies will be available in the fall of 2013 to graduate students who have taken 12 credit hours of graduate level course work with at least eight of those hours containing content on indigenous peoples.
Indigenous Studies department to offer graduate certificate
August 25, 2013
The Kansas University Indigenous Studies department has undergone a number of changes during the last few years. It changed its name, its graduation criteria and now will add a graduate certificate.
Main KU music auditorium needs facelift
August 25, 2013
The state of Swarthout Recital Hall embarrasses faculty, students and Kansas University. By Adam Strunk
New distinguished professor of environmental history
August 25, 2013
By Adam Strunk
On Memorial Day, young veteran wants fellow citizens to think about cost of war
May 27, 2013
“Activated.” Even uttered in his father’s voice, the word hit Johnathan Duncan like a brick wall on a brisk October day in 2005. The Kansas National Guard’s 161st Field Artillery, Duncan’s unit, had been called into service in Iraq. “My first thought was, ‘I’m going to die,’” he said. By Adam Strunk
Gas prices approach record highs
May 18, 2013
Let the grumbling at the pumps commence. Just in time for Memorial Day weekend gas prices have jumped by more than 50 cents during the last two weeks in Kansas to $3.91 a gallon. Gas in Lawrence was $3.89 a gallon as of Saturday. By Adam Strunk
KU student killed in crash on U.S. Highway 59
11:04 p.m., May 17, 2013 Updated 11:41 a.m.
A Kansas University student was killed and a Shawnee woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday night about one mile south of Lawrence on U.S. Highway 59.
Power lines downed by farm equipment close North 1500 Road
03:58 p.m., May 12, 2013 Updated 07:42 p.m.
A short stretch of North 1500 Road is closed near the intersection of East 1750 Road as Westar Energy crews work to repair utility poles, after a man hooked a power line with a piece of farm equipment, dragging down one utility pole and shifting another.
Lawrence barbecue competition fully fired up on Saturday
May 10, 2013
Hard-core barbecue competitions bring to mind smoked meat, secret sauces, grease-covered hands, but rarely parsley. However, an inside peek into the 15th Annual Sertoma 48 BBQ Cookoff, which will continue Saturday at Broken Arrow Park, 2800 Louisiana St., showed that it’s not all about taste, but presentation. By Adam Strunk
Drought relief expected in Douglas County
May 10, 2013
For the first time in years, Douglas County may soon be drought-free, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, whose latest forecast predicts a reduction of drought conditions in eastern Kansas during the next three months. By Adam Strunk

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A man surveys the scene after a seed planter dragged behind a tractor hooked a power line and downed a utility pole near the intersection of North 1500 Road and East 1750 Road.

Lawrence police investigate a vehicle rollover near the intersection of 10th and Mississippi Streets

A fire burns Saturday evening in an empty trailer behind Slow Ride Roadhouse, 350 N. Third St. in North Lawrence

Emergency crews respond to a pedestrian-vehicle accident near the intersection of North Second and Lincoln Streets in North Lawrence.

Nick Knipp helps dig out a car near 22nd St. and Kasold Dr. Kinpp and three other Hy-Vee employees had been out since 6 a.m. helping stranded motorists.

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