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A Lawrence Times investigation shows that Nick Rice was an innocent bystander when he was shot and killed by a Lawrence police officer on July 20, 1970. So why is there still so much ambiguity about his life and death?
This may be the time of year with the most variety of bird
species easily visible or heard. Smartphone apps can record birds and ID them by their songs.
On average, Black people must pay higher bond amounts than people of other races to be released from the Douglas County jail, according to a new report.
The Kansas Legislature pushed to the finish line an extraordinary plan to redirect as much as one-half billion dollars in federal COVID-19 relief aid to Kansas businesses claiming damages from city, county and state public health mandates during the pandemic.
The Lawrence school board will hear an update from staff on the district’s equity plan, consider approving a new equity policy and more.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Douglas County until 1 a.m. Sunday, according to Douglas County Emergency Management.
Andromeda’s kittens at 5 weeks old: They are such good climbers now that they can’t be contained. They escape the pen multiple times a day.
In the final day, the House and Senate came together to tie up loose ends to school finance after negotiations with the governor’s office, and finalized the state budget by injecting cash into universities, increasing pay for judges and restricting the use of vaccine passports.
Members of the public will be allowed to comment on Evergy’s five-year sustainability plan after environmental and consumer advocates criticized regulators’ process as not transparent.
“It’s been the most challenging year for me so far,” said Rep. Boog Highberger, of Lawrence, who’s been in office since 2015.
Lawmakers agreed to a budget deal Friday to inject cash into state universities, renovate the Docking State Office Building, increase pay for judges, restrict the use of vaccine passports, and leave the state with a $541 million reserve.
A bipartisan education bill embraced by Gov. Laura Kelly appeared headed Friday for approval as the Legislature committed the state to limiting reliance on remote instruction in public schools and to expansion of student eligibility for private school scholarships.
For the second year in a row, Monarch Watch is holding its annual spring plant sale online. The sale, offering a variety of butterfly-friendly plants, is taking place this weekend.
Following a recent faculty vote of no confidence in its top administrator and an investigation, Haskell Indian Nations University has a new interim president.
Lucky Seb’s Dumpling Bar and Grill is a small but hip, unassuming place — until you sample the delicious food.
Vitreous Humor last played together in 1996, but the Topeka-born band has released their album, “Posthumous,” on vinyl today. Thanks to The Pitch for letting the Times republish this article!
The Free State Festival’s lineup of movies, comedy, live music and more — announced this week — will take place in safe, open-air environments.
Osage County Emergency Management put out a warning to Vassar-area residents on Thursday: The outdoor tornado warning siren failed a routine test Wednesday.
Rep. Randy Garber delivered an apology to American Indians during a prayer ceremony Thursday on the south steps of the Kansas Statehouse, recognizing the country’s “long history of official depredations and ill-conceived policies.”
Republicans and Democrats in the Kansas House banded together in bipartisanship Thursday to approve a medical marijuana bill creating a state-regulated system for growing, processing and distributing the substance to people with chronic health problems.
Todd Poteet graduated from Lawrence High School in 1989 and accomplished what so many dreamers […]
Black parents raise their children from the very start of life to fear the power of white people. Black children learn about anti-Black racism from the moment they engage institutions. If Black children can handle the truth of our world, why can’t white children?
Evergy more than doubled its earnings in the first quarter compared to the beginning of 2020, largely due to the profits it made on sky-high wholesale energy prices during a February cold snap that forced it to cut off power to thousands of customers across the region.
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