A new partner has helped 90 Lawrence High School seniors find more than $82 million in potential scholarships.
Supporters tensely watched election results come in and rooted on their candidates in Lawrence Tuesday night. But by late in the evening, the crowd had slimmed considerably at the Douglas County Democrats’ watch party at Maceli’s downtown.
It was a coincidence that the odor of gas drove workers out of the Lawrence High School kitchen for a while Thursday morning, on the same day that they had planned to picket. But the stench obviously didn’t improve their situation.
After months of planning, fundraising and support, the local skateboarding community’s donation of a new vertical ramp for Centennial Park has won Lawrence City Commission approval.
Anxiety turned into hope and then into relief Tuesday night as voting results for Kansas’ abortion amendment came in to election watch parties in Lawrence. Melinda Lavon, of Vote No Kansas, said the outcome was a triumph of organization.
Pizza Tascio, coming soon to 1004 Massachusetts St., is “actually authentic New York pizza,” according to owner Erik Borger.
The Lawrence school district will soon likely switch from Adidas to Nike because Adidas no longer carries the crimson shade that matches Lawrence High School’s color, according to district staff. But the owner of longtime supplier Jock’s Nitch says that’s just not true.
All-American and 2008 National Champion Sherron Collins plans to bring along a former Kansas basketball teammate to help coach the Free State boys basketball team this upcoming season.
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