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Kansas museum solves decades-long mystery of painting

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Researchers at the Spencer Museum of Art have just solved a mystery more than 60 years in the making. The artist behind one of the museum's most beloved works, a nearly life-size portrait of "Mrs. Thomas Pelham," was finally...

 

KU alumni build mini Allen Fieldhouse for their chickens

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — What hatched as a rather bird-brained plan has become something of a slam-dunk for a pair of University of Kansas fans. KU alumni Jarrod Williams and Kate Neely Williams have a lot to be proud of. Their efforts to construct a...

 

Lawrence retirees turn backyard into bee sanctuary

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — It's just past 9:30 a.m. at Mary Donnally's house in suburban west Lawrence, where the doting grandmother of 12 prepared a pancake breakfast for her family. Three-year-old Finnegan and 4-year-old Madigan are visiting from Boul...

 

Kansas couple helps homeless donkeys find families

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — It all began on a whim. It ended with Jay Ellis and Stacy Ellis sheltering 12 homeless donkeys — and loving every minute of it. For the last year, the couple have operated a satellite branch of the Texas-based Peaceful...

 

Kansas teen pushes for fewer organ donation restrictions

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Starting July 1, those applying for a driver's license, renewing a license or adjusting to an expired license will have a much easier time signing up as organ donors. All this thanks, at least partially, to a kid who isn't...

 

Kansas teen pushes for fewer organ donation restrictions

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Starting July 1, those applying for a driver's license, renewing a license or adjusting to an expired license will have a much easier time signing up as organ donors. All this thanks, at least partially, to a kid who isn't...

 

Lawrence district introduces 'Farm 2 School' cooking program

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Denise Johnson has a winning strategy for getting kids to eat their vegetables. It's simple as pie. Or, in this case, muffins. Johnson, the Lawrence school district's assistant director of health and wellness, tells a cafeteri...

 

Lawrence district introduces 'Farm 2 School' cooking program

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Denise Johnson has a winning strategy for getting kids to eat their vegetables. It's simple as pie. Or, in this case, muffins. Johnson, the Lawrence school district's assistant director of health and wellness, tells a cafeteri...

 

Women in Kansas react to driving ban lift in Saudi Arabia

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Shahad Alfadeel learned how to drive around the same time most American teens do — at 16. But Alfadeel isn't your typical American teen. She's a Saudi citizen who has spent the last five years living in Lawrence while her...

 

Kansas linguistics professor wins grant to preserve language

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — At the time of his death in 1999, Parker McKenzie was regarded as the oldest living member of the Kiowa tribe. Born in a teepee in Oklahoma three years prior to the 20th century, he was also widely recognized as an amateur...

 

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