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Have a coat to donate? Scotch now collecting coats for annual giveaway

As winter nears, Scotch Fabric Care Services is collecting coats for its yearly giveaway. Scotch is partnering with The Salvation Army Wednesday through Nov. 20 to collect coats for its 35th annual Share the Warmth program. Anyone wishing to donate coats in good condition can drop them off at ...

KC suburb joins Lawrence in banning LGBTQ conversion therapy

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. — A Kansas City suburb has agreed to ban controversial conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth. The Kansas City Star reports that licensed medical or mental health professionals face a $1,000 fine for trying to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity under ...

KU to host public tour, hike at Baldwin Woods Preserve

Members of the public will have a chance later this month to tour one of Douglas County’s most pristine woodland areas as part of a University of Kansas open house. The Kansas Biological Survey & Center for Ecological Research at KU will host a public tour of the Baldwin Woods Forest ...

Many surgeries are less invasive with da Vinci robotic arm

If you hear your health care provider mention da Vinci, it’s much more likely they’re talking about a robot than a Renaissance man. The da Vinci robotic arm is a remote-controlled surgical tool that’s been in use in many medical fields for years. It’s a sophisticated tool that can ...