Sophia Maines

Sophia is a native of upstate New York. She came to the NewsCenter in 2005 after working as a news reporter at The Sun News in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

She holds a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri - Columbia.

She lives in Lawrence and in her spare time enjoys hiking and exploring all that the Lawrence has to offer.

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The sinkhole in the East Hills Business Park has grown to about 5 feet wide. A broken water line is blamed for the cave-in. The hole should be repaired by the end of the week.

Brenna Buchanan, a student in Kansas University's School of Architecture and Urban Planning, leads a walking tour of downtown Lawrence on Saturday. The guided tours are associated with a KU class on the city's architectural heritage.

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