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On the street
Do you think the city should create an ordinance dealing with marijuana possession so offenses would be treated more like traffic tickets than crimes?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes. Cases involving small amounts of marijuana and drug paraphernalia should be handled with a citation and notice to appear in city court, not an arrest.
No. It’s a crime and needs to be prosecuted as such.
Yes. It would save state tax dollars now going to investigate and prosecute marijuana cases.
No. This would send the wrong message to youths.
Yes. It would keep more students from being disqualified for federal financial aid.
No. Marijuana use leads to harder drug use.
Total 1089

All stories

August 24, 2005
Finchem may tinker with schedule
Playoff race could be considered as PGA prepares to negotiate new television contract
August 24, 2005
Tim Finchem is tempted to leave the PGA Tour schedule the way it is.
New development under consideration
Planning commission agenda highlights ¢ 6:30 p.m. today ¢ City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets
August 24, 2005
Planning commissioners will consider a new residential development for the area near Peterson Road and Monterey Way.
August 24, 2005
On the record
August 24, 2005
Passing stars
Where is your favorite teen pop act now?
August 24, 2005
It wasn’t too long ago that the Backstreet Boys truly were larger than life.
Cubs’ Williams baffles Braves
Chicago hurler’s father in stands for first time since undergoing kidney, liver transplants
August 24, 2005
Jerome Williams pitched with emotion.
Kansas’ obesity problem growing
State goes from 27th to 22nd in national rankings
August 24, 2005
Kansas is fat, and getting fatter.
Drowning review could take six weeks
Victim’s father questions investigation into boating incident on Lake Shawnee
August 24, 2005
A Kansas Bureau of Investigation review of a 21-year-old man’s drowning could take up to six weeks, a top KBI official said Tuesday.
Exemplary educator
The former president of the University of Missouri system set a high bar for other university administrators.
August 24, 2005
Jim Olson, the former chancellor of the University of Missouri at Kansas City and later president of the four-campus University of Missouri system, died last week.
August 24, 2005
For Wednesday, Aug. 24
Daily ticker
August 24, 2005
Lawrence datebook
August 24, 2005
New philosophy reigns at OSU
Cowboys acclimating to coaching changes
August 24, 2005
Mike Gundy is accustomed to being the one throwing the passes or plotting the inner workings of his team’s offense.