Archive for Thursday, August 31, 2006

Old home town - 25 years ago today

August 31, 2006


Sixteen more lawsuits were filed in connection with the July 17 skywalk collapse at the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Hotel. That boosted the total amount of damages sought to nearly $2.5 billion. The latest flurry of filings included requests for $366 million. In all there had been 114 deaths and more than 200 injuries. No Lawrence residents had been killed in the Friday night "tea dance" tragedy.


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