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The 9-month, $710K consulting contract that could alter how KU operates

The University of Kansas in June entered into a nine-month contract with a Maryland-based higher education consulting firm tasked with examining virtually every aspect of KU’s operations, from academics to administrative offices. The bill — footed by KU Endowment, the university’s ...

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Douglas County clerk answers residents’ questions about election, mail voting

With election day nearing, Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew told the Journal-World that his office has been working to dispel misinformation that has been getting to voters. As residents are being asked to cast their general election ballots during a global pandemic, Shew has answered questions ...

Lawrence police can apply for no-knock warrants but don’t, spokesperson says

Across the country for several months, protesters have rallied behind a common refrain: "Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor." Taylor, a 26-year-old Louisville, Ky., emergency medical worker, was shot several times when plainclothes officers executed a search warrant at her apartment on ...