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Archive for Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Old Home Town - 25 years ago

January 30, 2008

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The Douglas County Commission in effect killed a proposed 275-acre industrial park plan for north of Lawrence. In a 3-0 decision, the commission said the city of Lawrence should not annex the land for two main reasons: potential drainage problems and traffic safety threats. Others had opposed the move on the plat near Midland because they said it would take valuable farming land out of production.

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