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Lawrence, Kansas is located in Douglas County. Zip codes in Lawrence, KS include 66044, 66049, and 66047. The median home price in Lawrence is $164,900 which is roughly $118/per square foot. More Lawrence information.

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2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Bob Dole reflects on politics today ahead of Kansas tour

Dole was a U.S. senator who also served as Senate majority and minority leader. He was the Republican nominee for president against Bill Clinton in the 1996 election.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Art In A Jar: A Puzzle In Blue, Yellow And Shred

Can you identify a great painting by a random arrangement of details? Can you find the whole not in the sum of the parts, but in some of the parts? The idea came from a library in Lawrence, Kansas.

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University of Kansas

Architecture lecturer wins illustration award

A drawing by Anne Patterson, Department of Architecture lecturer, has been granted an award of excellence by the American Society of Architectural Illustrators .

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Former Topekan faces second murder trial in Fla. traffic death

Former Topekan Adam Lloyd Shepard will return to a Florida circuit court April 24 after jurors were unable to reach a verdict Monday on a charge of first-degree murder.

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Anchorage Daily News

Chuck Mead has Kansas on his mind

Since 2006, Nashville cat Chuck Mead, one of the founders of the expert 1990s honky-tonk revival band BR549, has been music director of "Million Dollar Quartet," the touring Broadway show about the famed 1956 Sun Studios rockabilly jam session with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Te Deum a capella ensemble scores a deux a deux

In this part of Portrait of a City, you will learn about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the history of Vienna.

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Examiner.com

Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby' morphs into stage version with conviction

Sometimes considered by many to be The Great American Novel, The Great Gatsby , by F. Scott Fitzgerald, comes to Theatre Lawrence stage, adapted from the novel by Simon Levy to open April 11, in Lawrence, KS for a limited engagement, as announced by the Theatre directors.

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Examiner.com

Kansas filmmaker to screen western/thriller 'Wichita' in Lawrence and KC

Wichita is a feature independent film that follows a drifter trying to start his life over, a fugitive from prison, and a bounty hunter who accidentally land in the quiet cowtown of Wichita in 1882.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Oredigger

Snowball Day 1 Recap

For the first time in the event's brief history, the Snowball music festival came down from the mountain resorts and set up shop in Denver at Mile High Stadium.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Capital-Journal

It's Your Business

Items for It's Your Business can be submitted online at http://cjonline.com/business , by email to iyb@cjonline.com or by mail to The Topeka Capital-Journal, 616 S.E. Jefferson, Topeka, 66607.

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The Capital-Journal

KU festival to celebrate Japanese art, customs

Japanese Festival 2014, which celebrates Japanese art, customs, confections and music, will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Spencer Museum of Art at The University of Kansas in Lawrence.

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Patch.com

B-BP Named Best Community for Music Education

Pictured here are members of the district's music department, along with Superintendent of School Dr. Vincent Butera, Board of Education President Rebecca Campbell and Chairperson for Music and Art Paul Weber.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Grass fire kept short of Lawrence chemical plant

Firefighters from several Douglas County municipalities Friday helped prevent a grass fire from reaching phorphorus tanks at a Lawrence-area chemical plant.

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The Capital-Journal

Religion notes: Citywide choir to be in concert

A gospel music celebration featuring the Topeka Citywide Mass Choir is set for this Palm Sunday weekend at an East Topeka church.

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The Newtown Bee

Newtown Public Schools Recognized Nationally For Music Education Efforts

For the sixth time and the fifth year in a row, the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation has awarded the Newtown Public Schools for its "outstanding commitment to music education" with its Best Communities for Music Education designation.

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The Pitch

Real Estate soothed Lawrence last night at Liberty Hall

Real Estate with Your Friend Liberty Hall in Lawrence Thursday, April 10 A wonderful evening in beautiful downtown Lawrence was made even more lovely with the laid-back show at Liberty Hall.

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EDGE

Call Me Burroughs

Author Barry Miles has established himself as a respected biographer, specializing in the focal points of the Beat Generation: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

University of Kansas

Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole to visit April 22

Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole will visit the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas on Tuesday, April 22. There will be a public open house starting at approximately 11 a.m. and ending at noon in Hansen Hall.

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University of Kansas

Campaign raises more than $11,000 for new plantings on campus

The Campus Tree Advisory Board at the University of Kansas has more than doubled its spring fundraising goal of $5,000 for Replant Mount Oread, bringing in more than $11,000 during a one-month campaign.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

GantDaily.com

DuBois Area Middle school Receives SupportMusic Merit Award

The DuBois Area Middle School recently received the SupportMusic Merit Award from the NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.

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