Jon Niccum

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Jon Niccum left the News Center in August 2010.

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Street scene: Entertainers invade Downtown Lawrence for third annual Busker Festival

El Gleno Grande, Bruiser the dog and Mentoc the Mind Fuggler reveal their twisted techniques.

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Net Worth: Pop music takes on surprising depth at different speed

Perhaps true art can be made from anything once it’s placed in a different perspective.

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Net Worth: Bootleg DVDs appear ridiculously lost in translation

You never know what an illegally made video from Thailand might contain.

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Career ‘Leverage’: KU film students spend summer on set of TV series

What one learns in film school isn’t necessarily the most vital info when attempting to break into the Hollywood scene.

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Net Worth: ‘Old-timey jokes’ get force-fed modern enlightenment

Q: Why are balloons in the air like vagrants? A: Because they have no visible means of support.

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Meet the dean: Head of KU’s School of Music tackles challenges of reorganization

Nearly 35 years since he last stepped foot in Lawrence as a junior high student attending music camp, Robert Walzel returns to run the college program.

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Net Worth: Irksome e-mail exchanges lead to comedic cat fancy

I’ve had at least five people this week say, “You’ve got to write about that cat thing.”

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Net Worth: New site helps compare your literary merits to famous authors

It’s tempting when unleashing a critical opinion about those in the creative arts to immediately leap to comparisons.

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Lilith's fare: Three Kansas City artists earn the opportunity to take the stage at female-powered festival

After an 11-year absence, the eclectic celebration of women and music has returned.

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Sweet Home Kansas: Lawrence native Ashley Ray embraces her rock roots to find success in the country music industry

While Ashely Ray is currently best known as a Nashville-based country artist, a childhood baptism in rock has served her well.

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