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Jewish congregations in Lawrence increase security for Passover services
April 14, 2014
After news broke about the shooting spree that killed three people at a Jewish community center and retirement complex in Overland Park, leaders of Jewish congregations 35 miles away in Lawrence began taking measures to heighten security at upcoming Passover events. By Nikki Wentling
Police pursuit in west Lawrence ends in crash, arrest
April 14, 2014
A 34-year-old Lawrence man fled police early Monday morning after being pulled over on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. The short chase ended with the man crashing his car into parked vehicles in the driveway of a Lawrence home, according to police.
Police: Lawrence bank robber arrested in Nebraska after taking cab there
11:13 a.m., April 6, 2014 Updated 12:04 p.m.
A Kansas City, Kan., man who robbed a west Lawrence credit union was arrested Saturday after taking a cab to Omaha, Neb., according to Lawrence police.
KU engineering students represent U.S. in international innovation challenge
April 2, 2014
On Saturday, KU engineering students Emily Thompson and Jeff Hoffman left for Dusseldorf, Germany, where they are competing in the final stage of the Henkel Innovation Challenge organized by Henkel AG & Co., a global manufacturer of adhesives, cosmetics, and other chemical products. There, they will present their idea for an adhesive that can be turned on and off through the use of nanotechnology. By Nikki Wentling
Cindy McCain talks about philanthropy, politics and personal life at Dole Institute
March 25, 2014
At the Dole Institute of Politics on Tuesday evening, Cindy McCain spoke to an audience of more than 100 on topics ranging from her personal life and humanitarian work to her opinions on contemporary politics and President Obama’s handling of the situation between Russian and Ukraine.
Topeka man sentenced in drug robbery at Lawrence McDonald’s
March 24, 2014
A Topeka man was sentenced to seven years in federal prison on Monday for his role in a drug-related robbery at a Lawrence McDonald’s last June, according to U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office.
Disappointed Jayhawk fans bemoan loss to No. 10 Stanford in downtown Lawrence
March 23, 2014
The sounds of heartache could be heard down Massachusetts Street on Sunday afternoon soon after Connor Frankamp’s last-chance shot (and Kansas University’s final attempt at moving on to the Sweet 16) bounced off the backboard, solidifying Stanford’s advancement in the NCAA tournament. By Nikki Wentling
KU law students create organization to provide clothing, blankets to Bangladesh poor
March 20, 2014
Two students from the Kansas University School of Law traveled to Dhaka, Bangladesh, last summer. While visiting with residents of Dhaka’s slums, they formed the idea of starting a nonprofit organization with the goal of providing people in the country with basic necessities such as clothing and blankets. This week, their organization, United Across Borders, will kick off its “Buy a Shirt — Give a Shirt” program, and donation drives will be held later this spring at KU and its 63 Alumni Association chapters. By Nikki Wentling
Police: Lawrence pill burglar caught in Dillons ceiling
March 16, 2014
A Lawrence man was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of aggravated burglary after he was detected in the ceiling of Dillons, 1015 W. 23rd St. The man is believed to be connected to two other incidents of burglary and theft of prescription drugs from a Dillons pharmacy, according to the Lawrence Police Department.
Police: Lawrence man arrested after stabbing friend near Burcham Park
March 10, 2014
A 51-year-old Lawrence man was arrested early Monday morning after confessing to stabbing a friend near Burcham Park on Sunday night, according to Lawrence police.

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This 1953 Cadillac Series 62 sits on display at the Lawrence Antique Auto Club's 41st annual Antique Car Show on Sunday, October 6. Fred Klafta, of Kingsville, Mo., owns the car, which has been in his family for more than 50 years.

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