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Deb Gruver

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DEFENSE ATTORNEYS FORM PEER ASSOCIATION
September 7, 1999
A newly incorporated group provides mentoring for criminal defense attorneys practicing in Douglas County.
TWINE AND DINE - CAWKER CITY CAFE FOR SALE FOR RIGHT WORDS
September 2, 1999
Whoever wins this essay contest gets the keys to The Northside Cafe in Cawker City, a town in north-central Kansas that’s home to the world’s largest ball of twine.
CITY POLICE TO CONTINUE RESPONDING AT HASKELL
September 1, 1999
The Lawrence Police Department will continue to respond to calls at Haskell Indian Nations University, which is down to one campus security officer because of budget cuts. Sgt. George Wheeler said Tuesday that Chief Ron Olin met Friday with Haskell officials to discuss security issues at the campus.
CRASH SURVIVOR REVISITS SCENE
September 1, 1999
A survivor of the triple-fatal accident Sunday returned to the scene Tuesday as his brother recovered at an area hospital.
INVESTIGATORS PIECING TOGETHER UNCERTAINTIES IN FATAL ACCIDENT
August 31, 1999
Authorities are trying to figure out what happened in the final moments before a pickup carrying eight young men crashed Sunday on some railroad tracks in North Lawrence.
BOMB CALL IN COUNTY NETS METH LAB BUST
August 30, 1999
A bomb squad from the Topeka Police Department sniffed around Saturday for explosives under a bridge west of Lecompton and found the makings of a methamphetamine lab, Douglas County Sheriff’s Department officials say. Authorities booked a 26-year-old Topeka man into the Douglas County Jail on Saturday on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine, manufacture of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. A 16-year-old Topeka boy also was arrested. Information about his initial charges was unavailable.
COURTROOM IN JAIL WILL REDUCE NEED FOR TRANSPORTATION
August 29, 1999
A modern, aesthetically pleasing courtroom awaits inmates at the new Douglas County Jail. From its dome to its furniture, the courtroom incorporates design elements found throughout the $22 million jail.
TO HELP MANAGE INMATES
August 29, 1999
Changes in management style are in store at the new Douglas County Jail, where corrections officers will employ a concept called “direct supervision.”
INMATE BEHAVIOR TO DETERMINE PLACEMENT
August 29, 1999
Inmate classification will be part of the system at the new Douglas County Jail.
STUDENT RAPE TRIAL EXPECTED TO CONCLUCDE
August 28, 1999
The retrial of a man accused of raping a Kansas University sophomore last year at a residence hall continued Thursday with testimony from the alleged victim’s mother. The young woman “was too trusting,” the mother said. “She’d never had anything bad happen to her.”

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