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Retired KU professor says antique computer collection stems from parts finding him
Stockpile will be on display at Lawrence Public Library until July 30
July 25, 2011
When Earl Schweppe was asked if he wanted to salvage a few pieces from an Illiac II super computer from the 1960s, he had no clue his decision would turn him into an antique computer magnet.
Douglas County Senior Services providing low-cost lunches
July 21, 2011
Lawrence senior citizens can find a hearty meal around lunchtime at the Douglas County Senior Services building, 745 Vt.
Fast-pitch softball teams find summer heat a strong opponent
City welcomes World Series
July 20, 2011
Lawrence this week welcomes 1,200 softball enthusiasts to the USSSA Fast Pitch 12 and Under World Series.
Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Lawrence program entering 30th year
July 20, 2011
Leadership Lawrence celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.
Man delivers daily bread to Douglas County Senior Services
July 18, 2011
Chuck Benedict was sitting in church one Sunday morning four years ago when the pastor was preaching about Jesus and Simon Peter.
On cross-country trek, Bike and Build crew stops in Lawrence to construct house
July 13, 2011
The summer heat has been beating down on the back of Kansas University graduate Rebecca Cremer. Her trek starts at 4:30 a.m. as she pedals her bike dozens of miles each day.
Busker Festival preview show to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters
July 13, 2011
Lawrence Busker Fest weekend will kick off with a preview show starting at 7 p.m. Aug. 18.
Comprehensive Rehabilitation loans available to homeowners
July 10, 2011
The city of Lawrence has funds available to lend to homeowners whose houses need foundation repair, wiring, plumbing, painting, roofing and minor interior repairs.
Free State graduate to be featured on Travel Channel dance series
July 10, 2011
As Mariana Zylstra walked across the stage as a new graduate of Free State High School in 1999, she had no idea that she would become a professional dancer in Brazil. She and her husband, Slleyk, will be featured on Monday’s edition of “Dance the World” on the Travel Channel. The show airs at 9 p.m. on Knology Channel 67.
Ballard Center collecting supplies for school kits
01:15 p.m., July 7, 2011 Updated 08:24 a.m.
Applications will be taken until July 29 for Ballard Community Services’ annual school kit program, which provides school supplies to children from families that qualify for free or reduced-price school lunches.

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