Archive for Monday, May 25, 1998

S PROCEDURE WHEN RESPONDING TO AN ARMED ROBBERY? I WAS AN INNOCENT BYSTANDER TO A FALSE ALARM IN A FAST-FOOD RESTAURANT. WHEN I WALKED OUT OF THE RESTAURANT, I WAS GREETED BY TWO OFFICERS POINTING THE

May 25, 1998

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Police officers treat every hold-up alarm as an armed robbery in progress and respond accordingly. It is the responsibility of the merchant to have procedures in place that assure that their employees do not trip false alarms that endanger police, employees, or customers. The Lawrence Police Department cannot profile armed robbers as they come in all sexes, sizes, ages, clothing styles, etc. Thus, all people in the area must be treated with caution.

What gives Hallmark Cards the authority to put a pedestrian stoplight out there on North Iowa Street?

Hallmark Cards received permission from the Lawrence City Commission as part of the company's site plan process for parking lot improvements and temporary use of city property on the west side of North Iowa, City Manager Mike Wildgen said.

Does money generated by the Imagination Workshop go to KANU?

The nationally syndicated, award-winning Imagination Workshop is funded by donations, ticket sales and by National Public Radio, Kansas University officials said. This combination of funding allows Imagination Workshop to cover its expenses, which include reimbursement to KANU for time and materials used in the show's production.

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