In March, President Donald Trump signed executive orders to rescind several regulations that were in place to limit pollution from mining and burning coal.1 The administration’s goal is to revive the coal mining industry, but the downside is coal emissions release more greenhouse gases than natural gas.2 …… Click on […]

Each month, the Transformational Jennie Washburn joins Talk With ME host, Marcia Epstein, for real life conversation. This Month: Community Fun & Goodness. Jennie is a Licensed Esthetician & a member of Spiritual Entrepreneurs, Pryor Transformation, Shift 2 Degrees, Lawrence Women’s Network, & One Hundred Good Women. She also enjoys […]

The Transformational Jennie Washburn V.2017.6




Emmett has tenaciously pursued his passions as a performance artist and youth developer since leaving the military in 2014. Since high school, he has been an avid lyricist and battle rapper, and now performs his original style of Hip Hop in his hometown Des Moines and major cities such as […]

Emmett Phillips, Rapper-Actor-Activist-Speaker



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2017 Lawrence, Kansas Becky Taylor Joins LawrenceHits.com Staff as Chief Meteorologist Monday June 19th ​ LawrenceHits.com is pleased to welcome meteorologist Becky Taylor to the LawrenceHits.com team. Becky will serve as Chief Meteorologist and will provide daily forecasts as well as severe weather coverage Becky […]

Becky Taylor Joins LawrenceHits.com Staff as Chief Meteorologist


Michael is a singer, songwriter, playwright, actor, and distance runner based in Lawrence, KS. He also serves as a support person with the Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center there. Michael grew up playing all the sports, but his light really shone when he was performing music or theatre. As […]

Michael Timothy Dieker, Performer & Writer



Annette is an African-American, a Kansan, a poet, a playwright, an actress and a nurse, based in Topeka, KS. Since 2015, Annette has immersed herself in the boundless waters of writing and sharing her poetry and prose, and inspiring others. She has written two collections of poetry, and numerous one-act […]

Annette Hope Billings, Poet





Brandon is originally from Oklahoma, where there are generally only two accepted ways in which a man may express himself: silence or rage. Brandon studied violin at the U of KS. Yes. Violin. He lives in KC, KS, in a tiny apartment that doesn’t adhere to normal Euclidian geometry. Brandon […]

Brandon Whitehead



Kat is a native of Pennsylvania. She is the former poetry editor of Lake Effect and the former managing editor of Lit.cat. Her work appears in The Cincinnati Review, Up The Staircase Quarterly, Rat’s Ass Review, and Menacing Hedge, among others, and in 2016, she was one of five finalists […]

Kat Giordano, Poet & Musician


Taurean LaCharles is a native of Lawrence, KS and a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he studied classical theatre. As an androgynous gay African-American male, Taurean has known discrimination throughout his life. Taurean and host Marcia Epstein engage in a lively conversation about Being Your Authentic […]

Taurean LaCharles, Actor, V.2017.6




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B. is a New Jersey native who has been writing since he was a kid. He started writing poetry in 2013 after he finally found some good poetry to read. B. is the author of the poetry collection Zeller’s Alley (White Gorilla Press, 2016). Starting in 2014, his work has […]

B. Diehl, Poet


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2017 Contact: Tyler Price, Assistant Director of Athletics | Communications Baker University 785.594.8495 l tprice@bakeru.edu l 913.645.4111 www.bakerwildcats.com   Baker Alum Amer Didic Signs with Sporting KC   BALDWIN CITY, Kansas – Baker University alum Amer Didic has been signed by Sporting KC of Major […]

MEN’S SOCCER: Baker University Alum Amer Didic Signs with Sporting ...