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Ron Knox

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TV series has Lawrence seeing stars

Must be that Midwestern hospitality. The city and state rolled out the red carpet for Hollywood on Saturday, welcoming a crew from the upcoming CBS show "Jericho" with hordes of media, elected officials and expansive crop art made just for them.

CBS bringing 'mountain of publicity' to N. Lawrence

'Jericho' promotion to include unveiling of Stan Herd's crop art

Hollywood is officially coming to town. And it's bringing a posse with it.

Thousands sign online petition to support bar

One by one, they put their memories in print. "I met my fiancee at the Crossing," Jason McDaniels wrote. "Please don't do this," Ted Martin begged. "My first kiss was there."

Environmental artist reveals new 'Direction'

The lift jerked upward, and suddenly the wild grassland of Pendleton's Country Market grew a bit more distant.

Business deal may force closing of The Crossing

Building that houses bar sold, may become mixed-use development

Kansas University students and professors thirsting for an after-school beer may soon have to look farther down the road.

Wakarusa inspections infuriate the ACLU

Members of the American Civil Liberties Union attempted to file an injunction to stop blanket vehicle searches outside of the Wakarusa Music Festival this weekend, saying the police action may have been unconstitutional.

Police presence dampened fest, campers say

It was a peaceful scene on the ridge overlooking the Wakarusa Sun Up Stage. Dudes in outlandish headgear twisted in rhythm with the folksy tunes of Brothers Past. A couple of flowery girls spun enormous hula-hoops around their hips, staring off at the stage.

Sounds of summer return to park

City celebrates 100 years of music

Let the summer season begin. Well, the music season, anyway.

Museum exhibit becomes memorial for Parks

Inside the wide halls of Kansas University's Spencer Museum of Art, the vision of Gordon Parks looks out onto the world.

Young filmmakers shine on big screen

Inaugural Digital Media Online Film Festival honors students, offers hands-on workshops

Inside the dark theater at the Lawrence Arts Center, the movie titles flashed across the screen one after the other.

Holiday tradition will continue to glow brightly

Family gathers to ensure Maxine Lee's lighting display will go on without her

Tom Lee squinted up at his mother's house, his face silhouetted by the sun's light. There were decorations all over it - strings of dangling lights and plastic angels - but they all needed power to glow.