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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 $174,900 which is roughly $109/per square foot. More Lawrence information.

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23 hrs ago | Rock Chalk Talk

Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 8.22.14

If you're in the KC metro, check it out. - I will be at neither of the above mentioned events as I will be dealing some nasty slow-pitch slurves in Lawrence tonight.

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Yesterday | University of Kansas

Sunday discussion groups kick off semester of KU Common Book events

As the fall 2014 semester begins, KU Common Book programming is set to launch with opportunities for engagement for students, staff and faculty.

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Yesterday | SFGate

Jell-O can't stop slippery sales slide

This Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 photo shows boxes of Jell-O on a shelf at a store in Vauxhall, N.J. Despite its enduring place in pop culture, sales of Jell-O have tumbled 19 percent from five years ago, with alternatives such as Greek yogurt surging in poularity.

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Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

Project Search helps Kansas adults find jobs

The transition from the safe environment of high school to the realities of the working world can be rough for anyone, but add a developmental disability and the road to the real world can be that much bumpier.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

University of Kansas

Rock Chalk Roadshow coming to five Kansas cities

The annual Rock Chalk Roadshow will hit the road from Sunday, Aug. 24, to Thursday, Aug. 28, with tour events in Pittsburg, Salina, Hutchinson, Garden City and Hays, and it will include visits with prospective students and families from 163 Kansas schools.

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Bush v. Choice

How State Educators Are Fighting Back Against Harmful 'Abstinence-Only' Programs

It's back-to-school school time for students and families across the country. And that means young people will be filing into classrooms to expand their minds and learn.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Kansas Jayhawks

2014 Volleyball Season Outlook: Defensive Specialists and Liberos

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Kansas begins the year ranked No. 22 on the AVCA preseason poll, the second-straight season that the Jayhawks garnered early national attention.

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University of Kansas

University announces Part-Time Job Fair

Students can visit with employers from the University of Kansas as well as the Lawrence and Kansas City areas during a Part-Time Job Fair, set for Monday, Aug. 25. The event, sponsored by the University Career Center, will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the fourth-floor lobby of the Kansas Union.

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University of Kansas

University Theatre announces 2014-15 season

With shows such as "A Raisin in the Sun" and "The Marriage of Figaro," University Theatre has announced a 2014-15 performance lineup that will entertain, educate and provoke as well as demonstrate the importance of educational theatre for the community.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Kansas Jayhawks

Injuries Shake Up Running Back Depth Chart

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Two injuries in the past two days have shaken up Kansas football's running back depth chart.

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The Capital-Journal

Man sentenced for beer bottle death

A northeast Kansas man who hit an Iraq war veteran on the head with a beer bottle will go to prison for the man's death.

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University of Kansas

KU announces July employees of the month

What that means: Larry Higgins ensures staff and students are supplied with heat and hot water, even when equipment fails.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KMAN-AM Manhattan

Unemployment Numbers Up Slightly

Unemployment numbers for the Manhattan metropolitan area are up slightly from the month before, but still lower than last year at this same time.

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University of Kansas

Traffic congestion expected during move-in days

University of Kansas employees and the Lawrence community should avoid the area around the Lied Center and Daisy Hill on Thursday, Aug. 21, which is the primary move-in day for student housing residents.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Lawrence schools forgoing state standards on sex ed

The national standards are more comprehensive than state standards approved by the State Board of Education in 2006, according to Sarah Oatsvall, the district's assistant director of teaching and learning.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Topeka economy to grow 1.8 percent annually for next five years

The Topeka area will have steady but unremarkable growth for the next five years, according to a report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

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Cleveland.com

Airline memorabilia show at Hopkins has eveything but a window seat

Think of any object that could carry the name of an airline and it was probably at the Cleveland Airline Collectables Show today at the Sheraton Hopkins hotel.

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Saveur.com

Fresh Summer Peaches

These peaches are a pleasure to eat in autumn-but make them only in summer peach season, with fruit that's fully ripe but not too soft.

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OttawaHerald.com

New doc impressed with Ottawa

A one-time college basketball player at Baker University has found a new team in Internal Medicine Associates of Ottawa.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Capital-Journal

City mentioned liberally in governor's race

The city of Lawrence is getting a lot of mentions in the governor's race. And it's always coupled with another "L" word - liberal.

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