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Obamacare subsidies upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

People in Kansas and other states that do not operate their own health insurance market exchanges can continue to receive federal subsidies to buy policies ...

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Weekend Picks: Festivals, fiestas, Final Friday and freakouts

Buckle up, folks. This weekend is almost certainly the busiest cultural weekend of the summer, if not the entire year. If you are out and ...

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Stock watch: NBA Draft Eve edition

KUsports.com graphic by Janella Williams

By the end of Thursday night, Kansas one-and-done prospects Kelly Oubre Jr. and Cliff Alexander will know which NBA city they will call home. For ...

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Watch Matt Pryor and friends cover Elliott Smith at the Free State Festival

Free State Festival is in officially in full swing, scattering authors, lectures, films and live music across the downtown area all week, with the Lawrence ...

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NBA Draft experience changing with time

Kansas guard Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) and forward Cliff Alexander celebrate a three by teammate Wayne Selden Jr. during the second half on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Thursday will mark the first NBA Draft since 2009 that I have not been in attendance. Most years, draft day sticks out to me like ...

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New Internet provider seeking to come to Lawrence; residents want new requirements for Ninth Street arts corridor; urban farm battle brewing

For once, there is a promising Internet deal that doesn’t involve my credit card and chocolatebuytheton.com. Instead, there’s an Internet deal brewing at Lawrence City ...

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This video of the Brody Buster Band will make you want to dance

Who knew the blues could make you feel so good. Whatever the heat and humidity sucked right out of you this weekend can easily be ...

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WheatFields, Bread Bakers Guild of America to host open house Saturday

WheatFields Bakery Café: Best Bakery, Best of Lawrence 2015

The people's choice for Lawrence's best bakery is giving the public a glimpse of the bread-making process Saturday afternoon during a Bakery Open House at ...

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Large comic book, gaming store to open on south Iowa Street; high-tech homebuilding may create new manufacturing jobs for Lawrence firm

Perhaps Allen Fieldhouse won’t be the only famous game venue in Lawrence. A Topeka company has signed a deal to open a south Lawrence comic ...

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Enthralling garage rockers Mr. and the Mrs. to release music on Wiener Records

Mr. and the Mrs. are becoming one of the most intriguing rock bands in the area. In a formula as old as time, the two-piece ...

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KU faculty star in ‘idea’ sessions at next week’s Free State Festival

Nerd Nite Lawrence is partnering with the Free State Festival to celebrate music, film and art.

It’s as if an entire section of the Free State Festival was made for the academic types of Kansas University: ideas. KU faculty are populating ...

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Chris Harris: Better cornerback or conductor?

From the "in case you missed it" folder, check out the following video of former Kansas University football standouts Chris Harris and Steven Johnson leading ...

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Access to affidavits a contentious point on state judicial conference panel

On Thursday afternoon, I joined Douglas County Chief District Judge Robert Fairchild, Wichita attorney Richard Ney (who represented Martin Miller in his recent retrial), Sedgwick ...

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Update on plans for development near Clinton Parkway and Inverness; roundabout proposed at Wakarusa and Harvard; policy on court usage at Rock Chalk may change

Let me quash all dreams of an outdoor fun center with go-karts, mini-golf, batting cages and other such features on a prominent piece of West ...

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‘Inside Out’ has That Pixar Feeling

"Inside Out"

You know that song “Don’t Know What You Got (Till It’s Gone)” by Cinderella? Man, it’s so true. Yeah, I know that phrase was already ...

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Ladybird Diner owner keeping busy with doughnuts while restaurant is closed

Lawrence, apparently, is a town that loves its doughnuts. It's a love that, when said doughnuts are offered up for free on a cloudy Tuesday ...

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Special Olympics Summer Games torch passes through Lawrence

In case you missed it ... An Olympic torch that began its journey in Greece passed through Lawrence on its way to the 2015 Special ...

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KU Office of Multicultural Affairs offering counseling, gathering today in response to Charleston church shootings

Kansas University's Office of Multicultural Affairs issued the following statement this morning in response to Wednesday's deadly shootings of nine black men and women at ...

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Area construction firm expands, completes deal to open new headquarters

The Lawrence construction industry may be getting a little more competitive. There’s news of a Eudora-based company expanding through a merger and opening up a ...

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Weekend Picks: Free State Festival; Tiki Night at Cinema A Go-Go; offbeat sports; JEFF the Brotherhood

Many Lawrence residents will be treating ALL of next week like an extended weekend as the massive Free State Festival launches on Monday. We've got ...

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