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Archive for Friday, August 4, 2006

Old home town - 40 years ago today

August 4, 2006

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The Lecompton bridge bonds were passed 4,249 to 4.003 in Douglas County. Larry Winn Jr. won the district GOP U.S. House nomination over five other aspirants, including State Sen. Reynolds Shultz of Lawrence. Dr. R.O. Nelson defeated James Titus 539-509 in the Democratic state House primary.

U.S. Rep. Robert Ellsworth, Republican from Lawrence, was defeated by incumbent Sen. James Pearson in the primary election contest for the GOP Senate nomination from Kansas.

The City Commission voted 5-0 to raise the mill levy and increase city expenditures for the coming calendar year. The new levy was to be 28.150 mills.

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