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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 ...


Seven best quotes from Charlie Weis today

Kansas head football coach Charlie Weis answers questions from media members during a press conference  on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 in Mrkonic Auditorium. Weis addressed preparations for the Jayhawks' upcoming home game against Central Michigan and also the play of quarterback Montell Cozart, which he hopes to be improved by this weekend.

If the Kansas football team can’t snap out of its funk this weekend with a victory against a Central Michigan squad coming off a 37-point ...


Weis, Jayhawks have plenty of issues to address this week

Kansas defenders Jake Love (57) and Victor Simmons can't stop a throw from Duke quarterback Anthony Boone during the first quarter on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2013 at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.

In the nearly three days that have passed since Kansas University’s football team suffered its first embarrassment of the season, in a 41-3 loss at ...


Poll: Orman leads, with or without Taylor on the ballot

A new poll out today shows Republican Sen. Pat Roberts trailing in his bid for a fourth term, with or without Democrat Chad Taylor's name ...

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Sushi restaurant going into former American Eagle space downtown; more details on fledgling opposition group for police headquarters

So, you’re not much of a dancer, I hear. Well, maybe a sushi roll will put an extra wiggle in your step. You soon may ...

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KU QB Montell Cozart deserves time to show improvement

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

Don't take this as me being a Montell Cozart or Kansas University football apologist looking for a silver lining during a few dark days. It's ...


Lawrence, start your eating: A Restaurant Week roundup

My Lawrence Restaurant Week Instagram of the day: Cherry Almond Coffee Cake at The Roost. This week, it comes with an entire breakfast and a fresh juice or coffee drink. #EatLawrence

The first-ever Lawrence Restaurant Week kicked off Sunday and is underway now. If you missed the Restaurant Week story I wrote last week, click here ...


Your kids are what you eat

Lily, 11 months, caught with her hand in the vegetable drawer.

Show me a picky eater and I'll show you someone whose parents were picky eaters. One thing I've tried avoid during the first 11 months ...


Football Game Tape: Week Two

It's a lot earlier than usual, but City Showdown week is here. Usually there are playoff implications on the line, but this year will be ...


Ballot law was meant to prevent swapping candidates

Democrat Chad Taylor's attempt to withdraw from the U.S. Senate race is not without precedent in Kansas, and at least one former legislator who helped ...

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Monday Report Card: Duke

Kansas cornerback JaCorey Shepherd jumps on the back of Duke running back Josh Snead after a catch during second quarter on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2013 at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.

We've already covered The Day After so now here's a quick look back at a few grades from Saturday's 41-3 loss at Duke.... • BEN ...


New diner opens in East Lawrence; owner of 19th and Haskell shopping center weighing redevelopment options

Maybe some of you remember the days of Shorty’s Cafe in downtown Lawrence, and still have the cholesterol readings to prove it. Well, a new ...

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The Day After: Disappointment at Duke

Kansas quarterback Montell Cozart reacts after a turnover on downs by the Jayhawks against Duke during the first quarter on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2013 at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.

The road losing streak hit 28, the final score left Kansas 38 points shy and an unknown number of KU fans were up in arms ...