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City's smoking ban under fire from supreme court
Lawrence's three-year-old smoking ban comes under fire today as a Lawrence bar owner asks the Kansas Supreme Court to overturn the city-wide smoking ban.
Published on April 25, 2007
Two men arrested in connection with armed robbery
Police arrest two Lawrence men in connection with an armed robbery early Tuesday morning at a local convenience store.
Miller's appeal stems from photos
A Lawrence man convicted of killing his wife in 2004 made an appeal to the Kansas Supreme Court today.
Wakarusa Festival security under spotlight again
Nearly one year after more than 100 people were arrested at the Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival, the increase police presence at last year's event is once again in the spotlight.
Sex offender back in county jail
A convicted sex offender who fled the area before his sentencing is back in the Douglas County jail tonight.
Audit examines growth of virtual schools
A legislative post audit study released yesterday delves into the ever-growing world of virtual education.
Westar CEO Haines announces retirement
The state's largest electricity utility is losing its top executive Jim Haines, a resident of rural Lawrence, to retirement.
Lawmakers continue struggle with budget bill
As the Kansas legislature session draws to a close, lawmakers struggle to come to an agreement on some big items including the final budget bill, which is still in its final stages.
Kasold bridge opens amongst other road work
A bridge construction project in northwest Lawrence is now complete but motorists wont' be able to take full advantage for another six months.
Iditarod racer visits local elementary school
Alaska dog-sled races are not too common in Lawrence, but today a different story as a professional Iditarod racer visits a local elementary school.
Pranks suspected cause for missing FSHS pennants
Athletic staff at Free State High School have struck out in their search for pennants that went missing from school's baseball diamond this weekend.
Lawrence marathon deemed a success
The final figures are in and this month's new and improved Lawrence half marathon sets the bar pretty high.
Coaches await NCAA's texting decision
In the cut-throat world of college recruiting, text messaging has become a popular mode of communication between coaches and perspective athletes. The days of unlimited texting however, may be over by tomorrow.
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