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Veterans recall their experiences with Boeing B-29 bombers
Only still-flying Superfortress coming to Kansas July 15-17
July 10, 2011
Clyde Bysom was already working for Boeing building B-29 bombers in Wichita when he enlisted in the Air Force in 1944.
Students volunteer time during summer break to help with service work
July 3, 2011
The kids brushing white paint on a picket fence at Liberty Memorial Central Middle School were starting to droop as their lunch break approached. Others crouched to pull weeds Tuesday in the 4,000-square-foot garden on the south side of the school. All seemed satisfied to be helping an effort to support community-based agriculture: food that is locally grown, eaten and sold.
Are fireworks legal in Lawrence and Douglas County? Learn the rules before Fourth of July weekend
Get tips on fireworks and alcohol safety, too
June 29, 2011
Fireworks will go on sale Friday, kicking off the annual four-day window when they are legal in Douglas County outside Lawrence.
Dori Villalon named executive director of Lawrence Humane Society
11:35 a.m., June 29, 2011 Updated 11:50 a.m.
The Lawrence Humane Society has named Dori Villalon as its executive director following a nationwide search. Villalon, 46, has been hired for a six-month period, after which the society’s board of directors could make her a long-term offer, according to a news release.
Summer academy to feature student musicians from abroad, area
June 27, 2011
The Kansas University School of Music is raising the curtain on another summer of dazzling piano playing as it hosts the International Institute for Young Musicians. IIYM’s Summer Music Academy will open July 9 with the semifinals of its prestigious international piano competition, the first of many performances that will be free and open to the public.
High school students get training at KU’s Kansas Journalism Institute
June 22, 2011
It was lights, camera and action Wednesday as Gian Wessel and Grace Bueckendorf sat at the virtual anchor desk at Kansas University’s KUJH-TV.
City approves Iron Chef-style competition for Fourth of July celebration
June 20, 2011
Get ready for some fireworks in your mouth. City officials gave the green light Monday for an Iron Chef-style competition and party to be hosted by downtown restaurant Teller’s at this year’s Fourth of July celebration in Watson Park.
Teller’s owner hopes to add Iron Chef-style competition to Lawrence Fourth of July celebration in Watson Park
June 17, 2011
A group of Lawrence restaurant owners has plans to make this year’s Fourth of July celebration bigger and better than ever. For the third year in a row, the Lawrence Originals — 21 locally owned restaurants — will help fund the fireworks display traditionally put on by the Lawrence Jaycees.
Lawrence pilot to be inducted into International Forest of Friendship
June 17, 2011
Nelson Krueger of Lawrence will join a select club of aviators Saturday when he is inducted into the International Forest of Friendship.
Army planner during Iraq invasion discusses logistics of military operations
June 14, 2011
The best-laid military plans can go awry, especially when they’re buffeted by sandstorms, political winds and unexpected twists of fate.

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