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Exploring critical race theory would only lead to young children hating the United States, ex-Gov. Jeff Colyer said Thursday. “America is a special place.”
The University of Kansas student government on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve sending a letter to the Kansas Board of Regents following the board’s decision last week to reject a $31.15 per semester increase to required student fees.
Jacob Burmood, the artist who created “Paradoxical Synapse,” will be in attendance for a Final Friday public unveiling of the sculpture at 8th and Vermont streets.
New research from KU shows that counties in Kansas that instituted mask mandates experienced significantly lower rates of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths compared with counties declining to take that precaution.
“Over the past three years, through the power of collective generosity, #BeMoreLikeClaire has awarded more than $180,000 in grants to area nonprofits, with the vast majority located in Douglas County.”
Stephen Nelson, 73, Lawrence, Kansas
The Lawrence Times sent out candidate questionnaires. We wanted to start off with something a little bit different from typical election coverage and give you a chance to learn more about the human side of your candidates.
A federal government investigation into its own oversight of Native American boarding schools — used in the late 1800s to mid-1900s to force children into cultural assimilation — will most likely include an examination of Haskell Indian Nations University.
Two adults and two children have been displaced by a fire at a trailer home Wednesday morning, according to a news release from Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical.
A Free State High School junior’s short film earned a superior rating Tuesday evening at the Virtual International Thespian Festival, her teacher said.
Though some of the logistics are still to be determined, there will be free box fans available for those who need them next week in Lawrence.
The Kansas Board of Regents may raise to 75 the number of credit hours that could be transferred from a community college to a state university following success of a two-year pilot involving Johnson County Community College and the nearby Edwards campus of the University of Kansas.
Kansas officials are extending and expanding access to a federal relief program for vulnerable families whose children were without school meals because of the pandemic.
As Pride Month nears its end, the foundation that supports the Lawrence Public Library is set to host a bingo event with popular Lawrence drag artist Deja Brooks.
Scott Gustafson’s traveling scarecrow was a hit in October in the University Place neighborhood. Now he’s planning a big celebration for the Fourth of July.
“Queer history is vital to a queer future. Reclaiming spaces in history that were occupied by real people through fiction is just as vital,” Margo Moore writes.
More than 100 cases of the COVID-19 variant first identified in India and given the shorthand name Delta have been diagnosed in Kansas, prompting public anxiety this variety could cause more severe illness or a higher degree of fatalities.
“Single-member districts are ultimately a better choice for representative government, much as the way we elect members to the county commission,” Rick Cagan, of Lawrence, writes in this letter to the Times.
Today is the second day of Amazon’s annual Prime Day celebration. That means it’s a fantastic day to support an independent business, much like the fine folks who bought these books in droves last week!
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that the NCAA cannot limit educational compensation to student athletes due to their amateur status.
The state of Kansas ranked 18th in terms of child well-being Monday in the annual report evaluating state-by-state evidence of economic, health, education and family trends influencing development of kids.
Parking officials at the University of Kansas now have a new way of taking action against repeat violators. Called “The Barnacle,” the bright yellow device completely obscures the driver’s view and demands payment in order to be removed.
A brand new “fast-casual” breakfast concept is headed to west Lawrence: flip’d by IHOP. The menu includes pancake bowls, egg sandwiches, burritos and bowls, steakburgers and fries, chicken sandwiches and more.