People’s Punk Band plans rowdy show at Frank’s

There's a lot going on for The People's Punk Band this weekend. The rockers known for really nailing that classic punk sound and driving rhythms ...


Legislative panel seeking bids for $3 million efficiency study; Milton Wolf claims a moral victory

The Kansas Legislative Budget Committee agreed Monday to solicit proposals from outside firms to conduct an examination of the state's operations and make recommendations about ...

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Former Jayhawk Tyler Patmon is no punk and the NFL is taking notice

Dallas Cowboys defensive back Tyler Patmon (26) breaks up a pass to wide receiver Deontay Greenberry, (81) during Dallas Cowboys' NFL training camp, Saturday, August 1, 2015, in Oxnard, Calif. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

I'll be the first to admit that when I heard that former KU cornerback Tyler Patmon had not only made an NFL roster but actually ...


Food trucks banding together to create new hub/restaurant along 23rd Street

Lawrence is getting creative with food and trucks, and I’m not just talking about my method for eating biscuits and gravy while still safely making ...

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Most crucial Jayhawks 2015: No. 15 - TE Kent Taylor

At No. 15 on our countdown we find the second tight end to crack the list as former Florida transfer Kent Taylor lands in the ...


Family wakes to find allegedly drunken stranger sleeping on their sofa; auto burglary on Colorado Street; update on dog wounded by shotgun

Hope standing with the assistance of shelter staff. Photo courtesy of Kate Meghji.

The Sandman must have been out in full force, because police say a man who allegedly broke into a Lawrence home this morning fell asleep ...

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Most crucial Jayhawks 2015: No. 16 - LB Courtney Arnick

Kansas defenders Courtney Arnick (28) and Michael Reynolds (55) try to bring down Texas Tech running back DeAndre Washington during the third quarter on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

Back-to-back linebackers in the middle of the list, as today's entry follows up South Carolina transfer Marcquis Roberts. Both guys figure to have important roles ...


Plans call for pair of buildings to be demolished near Ninth and Iowa to make way for high-tech car wash; Zarco owner launches tech product for convenience store industry

They say the best way to make it rain is to wash your car. Given that we already have had a lot of rain, I’m ...

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Latest ‘Mission Impossible’ weaves old-school suspense, modern-day action

Tom Cruise in "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation"

After four “Mission: Impossible” films where superspy Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) has risked his life and sacrificed any chance of future happiness for his country ...


Dog found shot along Highway 24, Humane Society providing surgery; Naked man runs into traffic at 23rd and Mass; Name released in Wednesday police chase

Lawrence Humane Society Executive Director Kate Meghji comforts "Hope," a dog found Thursday morning along Highway 24 with gunshot wounds.

Today, I lost my faith in humanity. Around 9 a.m., a good Samaritan called the Lawrence Humane Society with a wounded dog she’d found along ...

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Burroughs letter not seen as apology, Lawrence Democrats say

Quite a bit of fuss was made this week over a letter from House Minority Leader Tom Burroughs that some characterized as an apology over ...


Most crucial Jayhawks 2015: No. 17 - LB Marcquis Roberts

With Ben Heeney and Jake Love both no longer in the KU lineup, the Jayhawks are looking for someone to step up at linebacker. Courtney ...


Pace quickens on Lawrence home sales in first half of 2015; city spending $85,000 for ADA playground upgrades

An example of a rubberized playground surface, as shown on the Eco Turf web site.

If you are looking to buy a home in Lawrence, you had better lace up those running shoes. Home sale statistics for the first half ...

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Weekend Picks: Love Garden songwriters; Bill Murray art; weird walking tours; demolition derby; Blackbird Revue

We don't have a festival in our Weekend Picks this time around, but we do have a fair. That's sort of like a festival, right? ...


Life of the party: Local rappers inspire, entertain and educate at Replay show

On Saturday, the love of hip-hop was alive and well at the Replay when three local acts got together to showcase what the genre has ...


Fraternity antics; alleged drug-toting bicyclist escapes police; why wasn’t apparently drunken truck passenger arrested?; auto buglaries in Pinkney, Old West Lawrence neighborhoods

Ah, it’s that time of year when U-Haul trucks line the streets and you can’t walk a block without spotting a couch on a curb. ...

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Most crucial Jayhawks 2015: No. 18 - WR Chase Harrell

Class of 2015 WR Chase Harrell, who graduated high school early and will participate in spring practices at KU.

With so many offensive play makers leaving the team for one reason or another this offseason, one of the biggest questions surrounding this year's KU ...


West Lawrence restaurant plans major expansion; details on a Ninth and New Hampshire mishap; Kansas school system gets high ranking

You bet I’ve got a chop house on my mind, and it is not just because I’ve already spent a good part of my week ...

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Roasted squash and salmon: summer simplicity

Panko-Encrusted Salmon with Summer Vegetables

I wrote last week about liking to cook simple things in the summer that aren't fussy, with ingredients that are easily accessible from the kitchen ...


Brazen alleged thieves take TVs from Wal-Mart; ‘pirate’ fight on Mass Street; Dollar General break-in attempt; industrial accident leaves man in critical condition

It generally takes me about a day to get information on weekend incidents posted to Lights & Sirens. Poor Sgt. Trent McKinley, the Lawrence police ...

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