Talk KU hoops with beat writer Gary Bedore

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Hand, Foot and Shut your Mouth

Poor B.

My kids got it. That weird disease I was sure a lady made up when she told me about it just six short years ago ...


What caught my eye at Saturday’s practice: Aug. 9

Quarterback Montell Cozart communicates with his offense during a drill at Saturday's practice.

Saturday marked Day 2 of preseason camp for KU football. Still no pads (per NCAA rules), but still plenty of action to take in during ...


A predictable ‘I Origins,’ and a look back at the greatest movie of all time

Nothing kills a movie that’s coveted a slow, methodical buildup more than a heavy dose of convenient plotting and characters that over-explain the film’s central ...


What caught my eye at Friday’s practice: Aug. 8

KU offensive coordinator John Reagan surveys the landscape of some stretching at the opening day of preseason camp Friday.

The first day of practice for the Kansas University football team meant the first chance to get a look at the newcomers and made-over faces ...


Tofu maker seeking location in rural Douglas County; city now looking at 0.2 percent sales tax proposal; City Hall discussion of payday loan regulations

Perhaps you have noticed that you now have to take out a home equity loan to have a pot roast for dinner, and my banker ...

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Did Ukraine Air Force Cause MH17 Crash?

Did a Ukrainian Air Force Su-25 in effect guide a missile from a Buk missile launcher to Malaysian flight MH17? Did Russian separatists fire at ...

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Looking Forward: Say hello again to a local favorite, and goodbye to another

This will be the last show with the original members of Alien Jones for seven months so take advantage and head down to Jazzhaus at 10 p.m. on Friday night.

Your Friend You’re not going to want to miss Your Friend’s first show in Lawrence since the summer tour. With the entire community behind Taryn ...


KU coordinators Reagan and Bowen weigh in on 2014 Jayhawks

Defensive coordinator Clint Bowen and offensive coordinator John Reagan field questions from the media to open Kansas University's 2014 fall football camp on Thursday August 7, 2014.

Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis wasn't the only member of the staff to address the media Thursday morning, marking the start of fall camp. ...


Retail spending falls for month but still up for year; study suggests Kansas a cheap place to live; more Mizzou sports coming to local cable

Maybe we were all too dazed by the invasion of orange construction cones that began showing up in Lawrence in late May or early June. ...

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Ready for some football: Charlie Weis Q & A opens KU’s fall camp

KU Football coach Charlie Weis held his 2014 presser on Thursday August 7, 2014, giving the media his thoughts on this year's team.

With the first day of Kansas University football practice a day away, head coach Charlie Weis opened up fall camp Thursday morning by speaking with ...


Day 3 of the African Summit

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Day 3. A review of the results of the African summit will come in a few days Ebrahima Mbowe from The Gambia and I will ...


Lawrence musicians hold it down at Pitch Awards this year

Your Friend's Taryn Miller won the Pitch Award for the Best Singer/Songwriter this year.

At Uptown Theatre last Sunday, a few Lawrence musicians were crowned victorious at the The Pitch Music Awards. Your Friend was the only Lawrence act ...


Few House incumbents ousted in primaries

Only three Republican incumbents in the Kansas House lost their primaries on Tuesday, dampening any hopes that moderate Republicans and Democrats could wrest control of ...


Rom-com: Things ‘going pretty well’ with Joel Embiid and Rihanna

It's not going to take long for one-and-done Kansas University center Joel Embiid to become a fan favorite in the NBA. The gregarious 7-footer from ...


Crunching the numbers on police HQ plan; still no update on firefighters negotiations; city wins grant for solar project

Last night’s City Commission meeting ended up sounding like a diet soda commercial, at times. The big phrase of the night was “net zero.” You ...

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Day 2 of the African Summit at the Whitehouse

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President Obama greets young Africans to the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Day 2 of the Africa Summit President Obama gives a toast: Clarence ...


Chili gravy: a love letter

Dear Chili Gravy, I love you. Love, Megan I have published a lot of enchilada recipes over the years, and I'm not ashamed of it. ...


Turning tomatillos into salsa verde

Salsa verde, in process.

Recently at the Lawrence Farmers' Market, my husband spotted some great-looking tomatillos — those little green husk tomatoes that add tart and tang wherever they ...


What are the best dishes from new Lawrence restaurants? Give us your picks for future food icons

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Last week, with your help, we compiled a list of the top 10 Lawrence food icons. New restaurants — no matter how awesome — didn’t ...


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