Parents in the Lawrence school district don't want to see any of the local elementary schools close. The reality may be that some area schools will close to save money in the face of impending budget cuts.
The city made a preliminary agreement Tuesday to move forward with a $1.9 million project to extend the sewer system to the Lawrence Municipal Airport. City leaders believe the project would help attract more businesses to the area.
The number of alcohol abuse cases seen at Lawrence Memorial Hospital has been on the rise the last few years. Doctors. Alcohol awareness programs and policies have been a little more aggressive since the alcohol-related deaths of two KU students in 2009.
A local nonprofit organization is working to get some first-time homeowners into a newly-renovated house. The group is selling the house cheap on the condition that when the owners leave they also sell the place at an affordable price.
Marcus Morris has been rising to the occasion ever since being benched by head coach Bill Self. He has been more aggressive going to the basket and defending and his numbers have reflected his level of effort.
A drizzle to light rain will be possible as we head into the afternoon, with better rain chances arriving tonight. Lows tonight only fall into the middle 30s. Rain continues into Wednesday with highs in the lower 40s.