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Photos: Lawrence Busker Festival

The threat of bad weather didn't put a damper on the Lawrence Busker Festival's opening night Friday. The annual downtown spectacle continues through Sunday.

Photos: Flooding at Clinton and Perry lakes hits near-record levels

Clinton and Perry lakes have both hit near-record elevations as a result of recent rains, and the flooding has closed boat ramps, beaches and lakeside attractions. As of Thursday afternoon, Clinton Lake's surface elevation has risen to just under 891 feet, the highest level since late May and ...

Friends & Neighbors: Class Act Award Winner

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Friends & Neighbors: Pioneer Award Winner

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Photos: Kansas River continues to rise near downtown Lawrence

video by: Nick Gerik The Kansas River rushes over the dam near downtown Lawrence, Thursday afternoon, May 9, 2019. The Kansas River at Lawrence continued to rise Thursday and was expected to crest by midnight, the National Weather Service said. Brandon Drake, a meteorologist with the ...

Friends & Neighbors: International Society of Key Women Educators

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Friends & Neighbors: P.E.O. Sisterhood donates to Van Go

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Friends & Neighbors: Freemasons donate to Peaslee Tech

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Photo gallery: Lawrence High School’s ‘Showtime’

Lawrence High School choir students were busy rehearing Wednesday for their annual "Showtime" performance. The show takes place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Lawrence High School auditorium.

Friends & Neighbors: KU Endacott Society study group

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Photo gallery: Herman Cain speaks at KU

Former Republican presidential candidate and businessman Herman Cain on Wednesday delivered the J.A. Vickers Sr. and Robert F. Vickers Sr. Memorial Lecture at the University of Kansas School of Business. Photos by Ashley Hocking/Lawrence Journal-World Related coverage - More on Cain's ...

Photos: Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard visits Lawrence schools

Ocean explorer Robert Ballard, who is most famous for discovering the wreckage of the Titanic, on Tuesday visited West Middle School, Liberty Memorial Central Middle School and Lawrence High School. Ballard, who was born in Kansas, spoke to the students about his career and answered questions ...

Photo: Construction work progressing at LMH Health’s west Lawrence outpatient facility

Construction work is well underway in northwest Lawrence on an approximately 200,000-square-foot outpatient medical office building for LMH Health. The building is just south of Rock Chalk Park at the South Lawrence Trafficway and Sixth Street interchange. The approximately $100 million project ...