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Today in Lawrence: Rain today; ECM Forum on basketball and religion

Today in Lawrence: Rain today; ECM Forum on basketball and religion

'Monuments Woman' to deliver lecture on protecting the arts during wartime

For Kansas University alumna Corine Wegener, saving the arts has a literal application in her profession as a cultural heritage preservation officer. A modern-day “monuments woman,” Wegener travels into war-torn countries, and much like the Monuments Men who traveled to Europe to recover Nazi stolen art, she helps museum staff reclaim and protect cultural treasures.

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Today in Lawrence: Clouds, sun mix; a night of music

Today in Lawrence: It's a night of beautiful music with the KU Symphony Orchestra and the Tuesday Concert Series at the Lawrence Arts Center.

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Today in Lawrence: Great weather, author reading, Interpol plays at Granada

Today in Lawrence: Great weather, author reading, Interpol plays at Granada

Firefighters investigating suspicious fire in southeast Lawrence

Firefighters are investigating a suspicious fire in southeast Lawrence on Sunday morning.

KU teacher's natural, human encounters reflected in 35 years of sculpture

In the 35-year span of his work on display at the Lawrence Arts Center, David Vertačnik’s inspiration hasn’t always been local to Lawrence, but it’s always been local to him. By Sara Shepherd

Kansas City Connection: Barbecue that's out of this world

In case you haven’t heard, the World Series is coming to Kansas City next weekend. No, I’m not talking about Royals baseball. I’m talking about the World Series of Barbecue, the American Royal-hosted event that features a whopping 550 teams and a $50,000 prize.

KU student wins national contest for unique book collection

This year’s National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest first-place winner is a Kansas University student.

Poet to give free reading, sign books Thursday at KU

A reading this week at Kansas University will feature a poet whose work tells stories of alien abductions, vampiric soap operas and Kennedy-assassination conspiracy theories.

Tegan and Sara celebrate 10 years since their first walk with the ghost

In September, Tegan and Sara celebrated the 10-year anniversary of their fourth album and commercial breakthrough, “So Jealous.” Before Tegan and Sara share the Liberty Hall stage on Wednesday, Tegan shares her thoughts on the major changes they've witnessed in the past decade,

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Today in Lawrence: Final Friday, KU Homecoming, Cinema A Go-Go, book sale

Today in Lawrence: Celebrate Final Friday; rally for KU's Homecoming; take in a '50s cult classic at Cinema A Go-Go; wrap up the book sale

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Today in Lawrence: Brown bag seminar on fracking; catfish fry; book sale starts

Today in Lawrence: Brown bag seminar on fracking; catfish fry; library book sale starts

Home Style: Be my guest

Opening your home to visiting family and friends is a hospitable gesture that saves your guests the expense of staying at a hotel. But ensuring the space you provide guests is welcoming, comfortable and convenient takes forethought and little bit of effort.

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Off the Beaten Plate: Hash Brown Omelet at Haskell Avenue Cafe

An omelet in name and shape only — there's no eggs, only hash browns.

Garden mixology: Incorporate fresh flavors into your drinks

Skip the morning orange juice for a specialty creation of your own using fruits, vegetables and herbs. Tweak some classic cocktails with seasonal fare straight from the garden. Make your own juices, mocktails and cocktails with some help from a local juicer and local bartenders who serve garden drinks at their own businesses.

Style Scout: Charles Rice-Davis

Fashion trends you hate: I don’t always like the super-slim-fit cut suits. Sometimes you have grown men looking like little kids in them.

Style Scout: Jess Harman

Tattoos or piercings: I have a tattoo of a woman’s head who I have named Lady Jane.

Cooking from Scratch: Risotto not as hard to make as you think

Risotto is my therapy, the ultimate antidote to a bad day at the office.

Fix-It Chick: 10 projects to get your home ready for fall

Fall is the perfect time to check off several items on your home maintenance list.

Garden Variety: Upcoming Farm Tour highlights local agriculture

Even the most dedicated gardeners need a break from the garden once in awhile, and the upcoming Kaw Valley Farm Tour offers the perfect opportunity to see what else is growing in the area.