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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Haskell conference explores climate changeLAWRENCE — Native Americans are among the populations most vulnerable to the ef
Haskell conference explores climate change
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
LAWRENCE — Native Americans are among the populations most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, but they often don’t have the economic resources to address the problems, a professor said during a conference at Haskell Indians... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Search for new Kansas chancellor may be closed to publicLAWRENCE — The Kansas Board of Regents hasn’t approved how the process to repla
Search for new Kansas chancellor may be closed to public
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
LAWRENCE — The Kansas Board of Regents hasn’t approved how the process to replace University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will proceed, but the search may be closed to the public. Gray-Little, chancellor of the university since 2009,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
$2M gift for University of KansasLAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has received a gift of more than $2 million
$2M gift for University of Kansas
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has received a gift of more than $2 million for faculty development in the university’s department of chemical and petroleum engineering. The gift is from John V. Bossi, who earned his bachelor’s degree at Kansas... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Faith-based group seeks to prevent concealed guns on campusLAWRENCE — A Kansas faith-based group is hoping to overturn a law allowing conc
Faith-based group seeks to prevent concealed guns on campus
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
LAWRENCE — A Kansas faith-based group is hoping to overturn a law allowing concealed weapons to be carried on college campuses across the state. Lawrence-based Kansas Interfaith Action representatives are visiting state universities to increase... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Jeremy Farmer, ex-Lawrence mayor, to change plea in embezzlement caseLAWRENCE — A former Lawrence mayor charged with stealing money from his old job
Jeremy Farmer, ex-Lawrence mayor, to change plea in embezzlement case
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
LAWRENCE — A former Lawrence mayor charged with stealing money from his old job as executive director at a food pantry plans to change his plea. Jeremy Farmer notified the court of his plans Tuesday after pleading not guilty last week to one charge... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Ex-Lawrence mayor to change plea in embezzlement caseA former Lawrence mayor charged with stealing money from his old job as executi
Ex-Lawrence mayor to change plea in embezzlement case
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 13 days ago
A former Lawrence mayor charged with stealing money from his old job as executive director at a food pantry plans to change his plea. Jeremy Farmer has notified the court of his plans after pleading not guilty last week to one charge of interstate... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
University of Kansas seeks dismissal of student's lawsuitLAWRENCE — The University of Kansas is asking a federal judge to dismiss a laws
University of Kansas seeks dismissal of student's lawsuit
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former student who claims the school didn’t do enough to protect students from sexual assault. Former Kansas rower Sarah McClure filed the lawsuit after... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
University of Kansas seeks dismissal of student's lawsuitshe was raped by the same person. The university filed a motion Friday arguing
University of Kansas seeks dismissal of student's lawsuit
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
she was raped by the same person. The university filed a motion Friday arguing McClure's lawsuit should be dismissed, the Lawrence Journal-World reported. The university has filed a similar motion in Tackett's lawsuit. Spokeswoman Erinn... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence City Commission issues letters of solidarity after sit-inLAWRENCE — The Lawrence City Commission has issued letters of solidarity with B
Lawrence City Commission issues letters of solidarity after sit-in
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
LAWRENCE — The Lawrence City Commission has issued letters of solidarity with Black Lives Matter and American Indians protesting the Dakota Access pipeline after about 20 people staged a sit-in. The protesters’ sit-in delayed Tuesday’s meeting by... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Jeremy Farmer, former Lawrence mayor, pleads not guilty to embezzlementA former Lawrence mayor has pleaded not guilty to a federal embezzlement charge
Jeremy Farmer, former Lawrence mayor, pleads not guilty to embezzlement
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
A former Lawrence mayor has pleaded not guilty to a federal embezzlement charge, but his attorney says his client might reconsider. The Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/2c8DiBS ) reports Jeremy Farmer is accused of stealing money from Just... Read more
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Slate
Conservatives Have an Insidious Method for Controlling Cities: Gutting Their Powers at the State Levellaws (which set aside low-income housing in new developments), though that had
Conservatives Have an Insidious Method for Controlling Cities: Gutting Their Powers at the State Level
Slate / Posted 18 days ago
laws (which set aside low-income housing in new developments), though that had only been “informally discussed” among Lawrence officials, according to the Lawrence Journal-World. “Every single provision of this bill is an attack on local... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police say Lawrence man harassed New Zealand blogger, othersLAWRENCE — A Lawrence man charged with harassing a New Zealand blogger online a
Police say Lawrence man harassed New Zealand blogger, others
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
LAWRENCE — A Lawrence man charged with harassing a New Zealand blogger online also sent sexual pictures to other people, police said. A recently released arrest affidavit says the social media accounts of 19-year-old Kalim Akeba Lloyd Dowdell had... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
One of world's foremost scholars on Herman Melville committing $1.5 million to KULAWRENCE — One of the world’s foremost scholars on “Moby Dick” author Herman Me
One of world's foremost scholars on Herman Melville committing $1.5 million to KU
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
LAWRENCE — One of the world’s foremost scholars on “Moby Dick” author Herman Melville is committing $1.5 million to the University of Kansas. The Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/2caDYXX ) reports that the gift from retired English professor... Read more
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asianage
Man stabs his wife as she was overweight, escapes jail due to 'Hindu culture'doctor testified this week that the man also suffers from bipolar disorder, whi
Man stabs his wife as she was overweight, escapes jail due to 'Hindu culture'
asianage / Posted 27 days ago
doctor testified this week that the man also suffers from bipolar disorder, which was made worse by his alcohol addiction. Lawrence: An NRI was sentenced to probation in Kansas for trying to kill his wife with a pocketknife after his attorney... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence firefighter sues city over arrest in 2014LAWRENCE — A Lawrence firefighter has filed a lawsuit against the city accusing
Lawrence firefighter sues city over arrest in 2014
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
LAWRENCE — A Lawrence firefighter has filed a lawsuit against the city accusing the police department of using excessive and negligent force against him during his arrest. Witnesses say police arrived at the city’s Veterans of Foreign Wars hall to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence has another $1 million of repairs in store for 130-old Bowersock DamLAWRENCE — Lawrence is planning another $1 million of repair work on a 130-year
Lawrence has another $1 million of repairs in store for 130-old Bowersock Dam
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
LAWRENCE — Lawrence is planning another $1 million of repair work on a 130-year-old dam across the Kansas River. The Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/2bz4JCs ) reports that the goal is to reinforce the southernmost third of Bowersock Dam. The... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man sentenced to 8 years in Lawrence homeless shelter stabbingLAWRENCE — A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been sentenced to eight years and f
Man sentenced to 8 years in Lawrence homeless shelter stabbing
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
LAWRENCE — A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been sentenced to eight years and four months in prison for trying to kill a Kansas homeless shelter employee by slashing his throat. The Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/2c2vO2C ) reports that... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Man sentenced to 8 years in Kansas homeless shelter stabbingLAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been sentenced to eight
Man sentenced to 8 years in Kansas homeless shelter stabbing
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 29 days ago
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been sentenced to eight years and four months in prison for trying to kill a Kansas homeless shelter employee by slashing his throat. The Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/2c2vO2C ) reports... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence man sentenced for aiming shotgun at officerLAWRENCE — A Lawrence man was sentenced to nearly two years in prison for aimin
Lawrence man sentenced for aiming shotgun at officer
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 30 days ago
LAWRENCE — A Lawrence man was sentenced to nearly two years in prison for aiming a loaded shotgun at a police officer. Zachary James Ortiz was sentenced Friday for one felony count of aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer. He was arrested... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence author recounts journey in 'A Doubter's Guide to God'Boulevard on The University of Kansas campus and ran into a friend who invited
Lawrence author recounts journey in 'A Doubter's Guide to God'
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted a month ago
Boulevard on The University of Kansas campus and ran into a friend who invited him to Peace Mennonite Church in North Lawrence. With nothing left to lose, and with an open mind, Martin took his friend up on her offer. He showed up for church... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence motel owner gets probation for trying to kill wifeLAWRENCE — A Hindu man was sentenced to probation in Kansas for trying to kill
Lawrence motel owner gets probation for trying to kill wife
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
LAWRENCE — A Hindu man was sentenced to probation in Kansas for trying to kill his wife with a pocketknife after his attorney argued sending him to prison could cause the man’s family to be ostracized as part of their culture. Douglas County... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Man who stabbed wife because of her weight gets probation due to Hindu cultureA Lawrence, Kan. Super 8 motel owner charged with stabbing his wife because of
Man who stabbed wife because of her weight gets probation due to Hindu culture
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 1 months ago
A Lawrence, Kan. Super 8 motel owner charged with stabbing his wife because of her weight has been sentenced to probation in part because of his culture. Navinkumar Patel, 46 of Shawnee, told police last year that he stabbed his wife because she was... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bipolar man who stabbed wife gets probation; judge influenced by family’s Hindu faithrather than jail time, and the Hindu faith of the man’s family was a factor in
Bipolar man who stabbed wife gets probation; judge influenced by family’s Hindu faith
The Washington Times / Posted 1 months ago
rather than jail time, and the Hindu faith of the man’s family was a factor in the lenient sentencing, according to the Lawrence Journal-World. Motel owner Navinkumar Patel “pleaded no contest to felony charges of attempted second-degree murder... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
University of Kansas announces program cuts totaling nearly $1.3 millionLAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has announced cuts to several programs, tot
University of Kansas announces program cuts totaling nearly $1.3 million
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has announced cuts to several programs, totaling nearly $1.3 million in an effort to deal with a $7 million cut in funding by the state. Provost Neeli Bendapudi announced the cuts on Wednesday, The Lawrence... Read more

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