DUI Checkpoints Tonight

Tonight, the Lawrence Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the city limits. Based on accident data from across the state, Kansas sees an average of almost 150 fatal accidents involving impaired drivers.

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Tune into to channel 31 to see why half the parking spaces in Lot 90 might be in jeopardy. Also, tax breaks that Governor Brownback put in place might soon get repealed.  

Debruce Center Open

The DeBruce Center had its soft opening Monday at the University of Kansas after almost a year of construction. The 32,000-square-foot structure houses the Courtside Café, The Original Rules Gift Shop and will eventually display the original rules of basketball. James Naismith’s original rules of basketball will be displayed in the bridge that connects Allen Fieldhouse to the…

Proposed Grant for Construction of Lot 90 Costs $30 million

The Lawrence City Commission unanimously voted to allow the Lawrence Transit System to submit a grant application for funding to the U.S. Department of Transportation on Tuesday. The application was approved in the hopes that the grant will fund the new $30 million transit hub that is proposed to be constructed in lot 90. The new…

Ted Cruz Selects Running Mate: Carly Fiorina

Republican candidate Ted Cruz announced that Carly Fiorina will be his Vice Presidential candidate. Fiorina was a former CEO before joining the race for President. She withdrew from the race in early February. Cruz’s decision comes after Trump won all five primaries on Tuesday. The Republican candidates will face off in the Indiana Presidential Primary on…

KU Info Celebrates Deep-Rooted History on Campus

KU Info honored its 10th year of location in the Kansas Union lobby this past Monday. While it also has a location on Jayhawk Boulevard, known as the Boulevard booth, the desk in the Union receives the most traffic and walk-up questions. “We celebrated this because it was a pretty major transition for the program,”…

Tornado Watch in Effect for Douglas County

A tornado watch is in effect until 9 p.m. for over 50 Kansas counties, including Douglas. Primary threats include damaging winds up to 75 miles per hour and large hail up to two inches in diameter. Several thunderstorms are also moving across the Great Lakes including northern Indiana and Ohio, and are expected to continue…

$1.5 Million Dollar Renovation Coming for Lawrence Movie Theater

Lawrence’s largest and most popular movie theater, the Southwind Stadium on  Iowa Street, will undergo a large scale makeover. A $1.5 million building permit has been issued by the city to improve the Regal Cinema owned complex. Changes to the interior of the theater, such as seats that will fully recline and installments of updated…

Fifth Annual Olympic Shot Put Event to Draw Huge Crowd to Downtown Lawrence

The fifth annual Olympic Shot Put competition is taking place in downtown Lawrence on Friday, April 22 on 8th St. between Massachusetts and New Hampshire streets. Of the nine competitors in the event, six are from the top 10-ranked throwers in the world. Hosted by eXplore Lawrence, the fifth annual Olympic Shot Put competition is also…

What Went Viral: April 22

Crying Jordan Face   Just when we thought it was over, the crying Jordan face is back… but this time there’s a twist. The crying Jordan face is on a pair of Jordan’s! Andrew Weiss and Sherman Winfield created the custom pair of Air Jordan VIII’s as part of an art project. The crying Jordan…

Air Guitar Championships Hosted in Lawrence Tonight

The Air Guitar Championships will be hosted in Lawrence for the first time ever Friday, April 22 at the Bottleneck. According to Eric ‘Mean’ Melin, the 2013 Air Guitar World Champion, it takes a lack of shame, showmanship and a little courage to be a champion. Melin, a drummer for a local band and movie critic,…

KC Rapper Releases New Album

A local Kansas City rapper, Gabriel Andrews, is preparing to release his new album soon. The self-proclaimed “Kansas City King” looks to bring old school and new school sound together on his new album. The album is located here: https://soundcloud.com/gabriel913

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