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Lawrence Kwik Shop employee allegedly points gun at customer, yells, “freeze, you’re under arrest”

A gas station employee allegedly pulled a gun on a patron last week after an argument among customers over prepaid gas, Lawrence Police Department spokesman ...


The Day After: Surviving Central Michigan

Kansas quarterback Montell Cozart (2) passes over the top of the Central Michigan defense during their game on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.

There were plenty of mixed reactions to Saturday's 24-10 KU victory over Central Michigan at Memorial Stadium, but there's no questioning how much the win ...


What would it mean if over-the-counter birth control were available in Lawrence?

LawrenceWomen is where we will unpack nationally publicized women's issues and find out what they mean on a local level. Read the introduction post here. ...

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The Football City Showdown has arrived

After a long week of practices, it's finally time for Lawrence High and Free State football teams to take the field. Even though this City ...


Take a ‘Trip to Italy,’ and a cult ‘Raiders’ remake comes to KU

In 2010, British comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon had an unexpected indie hit on their hands with “The Trip,” a road-trip comedy in which ...


Getting to know Central Michigan

Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing looks to toss his wristbands into the crowd of young Jayhawk faithfuls following their 52-7 win over the Central Michigan Chippewas, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 at Memorial Stadium.

The last time Central Michigan visited Memorial Stadium, the Todd Reesing-led Kansas University football team dismantled the Chippewas, 52-7, setting the tone for what turned ...


Mexican restaurant moving to 34th and Iowa streets; food truck debate set for Tuesday; city to consider tax rebate for another apartment project

If you are like me and find that it is helpful to have about a gallon of nacho dip and approximately about that much in ...

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Who to choose? KU or CMU?

The Lawrence Journal-World staffers are only picking six games per week, but once again no one got through the previous weekend with an unbeaten record. ...


Teammates support Cozart after rough road performance

Kansas quarterback Montell Cozart celebrates with receiver Tony Pierson after the two connected for a touchdown against Southeast Missouri State during the third quarter on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Memorial Stadium.

When Kansas University’s offensive veterans look at quarterback Montell Cozart, they don’t see the guy who struggled to an 11-for-27, 89-yard passing outing at Duke, ...


Mama needs to put down the phone

My husband and I have been discussing our (particularly MY) phone use lately. The conversation has been mostly focusing on the amount of time I ...


KU football senior Keon Stowers is sick of double-teams and ready to break out

Kansas defensive lineman Keon Stowers looks up at the scoreboard during the third quarter on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

He entered the season hoping for a monster season, one that would show off the blood, sweat and tears he put into fine-tuning his skills ...


Taylor may still be critical to U.S. Senate race

Although Democrat Chad Taylor has dropped out of the race and terminated his own campaign, he still may be a deciding factor in the outcome ...


What is LawrenceWomen?

LawrenceWomen is for anyone who wants to look at women’s issues and talk about what they mean locally. What do nationally publicized issues mean for ...


Financial technology firm moves onto Massachusetts Street; downtown office seeks sidewalk seating area for employees; city to mull nearly $500,000 donation to Boys & Girls Club

In the Internet age, the world of finance moves at a frightening pace. If you don’t believe me, just watch my bank account on a ...

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Cozart talks with media about Duke outing

Kansas quarterback Montell Cozart is tailed by Duke defenders Kyler Brown (56) and David Helton (47) during the first quarter on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2013 at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.

Kansas University sophomore quarterback Montell Cozart on Wednesday met with the media for the first time since his disappointing outing at Duke last weekend in ...


Three & Out with Central Michigan…

• Kansas Jayhawks (1-1) vs. Central Michigan (2-1) — 2:30 p.m. (central) Saturday, Sept. 20, Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, Kansas — Three and out, with the ...


A look at how smart and how small Lawrence is; large apartment project near KU seeks change in parking standards

We are smart here in Lawrence. If you don’t believe us, we can show you any number of lists to prove it. And if that ...

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Quiet Corral members return with new name, renewed optimism

Hembree will perform a free concert at the Plaza Art Fair in Kansas City at 7 p.m on Friday.

No words can describe Hembree’s comeback in the local music scene better than the title for its latest single, “New Oasis.” The five musicians — ...


Turn a BLT into an addicting AST

The sandwich I've eaten for weeks on end. Don't judge me.

Confession time: If you follow me on Twitter (@shhenning), you might already know that I’m pregnant. And probably going to have another kid just about ...


Popper chicken a paleo starting point

I'm not saying I'm going Paleo. I'm not even saying I know what Paleo is. But I am saying that I've known for a long ...