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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Recent developments give Lawrence Loop more momentum

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The City of Lawrence in February announced that the Municipal Services and Operations Department has received a Transportation Alternatives Program grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation for Fiscal Year 2020. 

The grant, in the amount ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

LiveWell seeks to hire executive director to continue accelerating growth

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LiveWell Douglas County leaders on Thursday announced ambitious plans to accelerate the coalition's growth including efforts to establish partnerships with community organizations to support hiring its first executive director.

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

LiveWell leaders honor Culture of Health Action Award winners

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Leadership with LiveWell Douglas County and community supporters gathered on Nov. 15 for the Annual Celebration Breakfast at the Lied Center Pavilion to celebrate achievements and progress in the past year with all of our community partners. 

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

Kansas Supreme Court OKs local Tobacco 21 policies

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The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday ruled that local governments could institute ordinances that ban the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to people under 21, known as Tobacco 21 legislation.

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

View Key Health Data in Douglas County

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The 2018-2023 Douglas County Community Health Plan sits on a foundation that is committed to create health equity for everyone in Douglas County. 

As the steward of this plan with community partners, the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department a...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Federal Tobacco 21 legislation likely an important "floor-level" protection for youth

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With Congress electing to include raising the minimum age from 18 to 21 to purchase all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, those who have worked on local Tobacco 21 policies said the development at the federal level is significant and that...

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