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Lawrence Busker Fest is back in town!

The 10th annual Lawrence Busker Fest gets underway Memorial Day weekend. There are over 20 acts performing on 5 different stages all in downtown Lawrence. You can expect to see musicians, magicians, jugglers, dancers and more! It’s free. For details on the different acts, please go to www.LawrenceBuskerFest.com

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Four people charged for Trump graffiti

President Donald Trump’s face made an appearance around downtown early this week. Four people were taken into custody of allegedly tagging buildings with a stencil of president trump’s head. Aaron Bunyar, Joshua Boston, Luke Larson and Connor Clause were charged with criminal damage to propery and graffiti. Three locations along …

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Updated: KU names Med Center Vice Chancellor as new school chancellor

Board of Regents Announce 18th Chancellor of the University of Kansas (Lawrence, Kansas) – Today the Kansas Board of Regents announced the appointment of Dr. Douglas A. Girod as the 18th Chancellor of the University of Kansas. “I am honored to be here today to make this important announcement. Naming …

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Midco SN expands to Lawrence, 6 News operations to end

6 News’ parent company, Midco, announced on Tuesday, that they will be expanding their Midco Sports Network to the Lawrence market later this summer. With the increased emphasis on local and area sports, they will dissolve Channel 6 and 6lawrence.com, which includes local origination programming and 6 News. Channel 6 …

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U.S. Sen. Moran releases statement on Comey firing

In a surprise move, President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, late Tuesday afternoon. The news sent shock waves around Congress and Washington. Republican Kansas Senator Jerry Moran releases the following statement regarding the firing of FBI Director James Comey. U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.): “The American people deserve …

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Kansas lawmakers advance bill to keep guns out of hospitals

Kansas legislators have advanced a proposal to keep concealed guns out of hospitals, mental health centers and nursing homes after June. The Senate Ways and Means Committee approved a bill Thursday that would give the facilities a permanent exemption from a 2013 gun-rights law. That law said people must be …

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BREAKING: Authorities working I-70 accident

UPDATE: One driver was transferred to KU Medical Center with severe injuries and is now listed in critical condition. All lanes were open before 3 p.m. Original Story: Details are few at this time, but we know it happened early after 12pm, Wednesday. Two vehicles were involved. Initial reports say …

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Songwriter, Lawrence native Lisa Donnelly has died

Lawrence native Lisa Donnelly has died. The announcement was made via the songwriter’s Twitter and Facebook pages. She died Thursday, April 6th. No word on the cause. According to Donnelly’s website, it was Lawrence where she ‘whetted her appetite’ as young girl singing the blues and rock standards. She had …

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U.S. Sens. release statements on Syria Strikes

Senator Roberts’ Statement on U.S. Military Strikes in Syria WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), former Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, today released the following statement on the U.S. military strikes in Syria: “I applaud President Trump’s decision to take action in Syria against the atrocities committed by …

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VEC to host town hall on $87 million school bond issue

The Voter Education Coaliion will host a town hall forum on Sunday, April 9th at Lawrence City Hall. It’s an opportunity for residents to hear about USD 497’s school bond proposal, that if approved, would upgrade area schools. The proposal is an $87.5 million dollar measure that looks to improve …

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