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Polls
Which county projects should get federal stimulus money?

Poll results

Response Percent
A separate project that hasn’t been suggested.
 
56%
Rebuild the Farmers Turnpike, from County Road 1029 to the trafficway.
 
25%
Repave and repair joins of County Road 442, or “old” K-10, from the southeastern edge of Lawrence to the Wakarusa River bridge, which is just west of Eudora.
 
12%
Replace the bridge crossing the Wakarusa River along County Road 1057.
 
6%
Repave a more than 10-mile stretch of County Road 1023/458, including the paving of shoulders, from the town of Stull to County Road 1, which heads to Lone Star Lake.
 
0%
Repave County Road 1057, from Kansas Highway 10 to County Road 442, which is considered “old” K-10.
 
0%
Repave County Road 458, including the paving of shoulders, from U.S. Highway 59 to East 1500 Road.
 
0%
Rebuild County Road 458 northeast of Lone Star, from County Road 1 to North 1160 Road, to include new curves and paved shoulders, plus a new culvert.
 
0%
Total 16
Which projects should be Lawrence's top priority for receiving federal stimulus funds?

Poll results

Response Percent
Restore brick road surface brick involving Eighth, Ninth and Ohio streets.
 
21%
Extend 31st Street, from Haskell Avenue to O’Connell Road.
 
18%
A different project from the list.
 
14%
Add a center turn lane along Iowa Street, from Ninth Street to 15th Street/Bob Billings Parkway.
 
13%
Rebuild and widen 19th Street, from Iowa Street to Naismith Drive, to include a center lane, bike lanes and sidewalks.
 
12%
A separate project not yet suggested.
 
10%
Rebuild Kasold Drive, from Clinton Parkway to 31st Street.
 
5%
Widen Sixth Street, from Hy-Vee to Folks Road, to add a center turn lane.
 
1%
Add a left-turn lane on 25th Street at Iowa Street.
 
1%
Rebuild and widen Wakarusa Drive, from Bob Billings Parkway to 18th Street.
 
1%
Total 75
Have you filed for your state income tax refund?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
44%
Yes
 
37%
I owe the state money
 
14%
I don’t pay taxes
 
4%
Total 1293
Should women's basketball lower the baskets to nine feet instead of 10?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
70%
Yes
 
26%
Undecided
 
3%
Total 496
Videos

All stories

Gobble eager to atone
Royals pitcher wants to put 2008 behind
February 16, 2009 in print edition on B1
Kansas City Royals pitcher Jimmy Gobble hopes his struggles last season are behind him.
Kenseth wins rain-shortened Daytona
First-time 500 winner emotional following victory
February 16, 2009 in print edition on B2
The rain was coming, and Matt Kenseth knew it was time to get going.
Ready & willing
Appleton called on at KSU
February 16, 2009 in print edition on B1
Kansas coach Bill Self called on reserve Tyrone Appleton early against Kansas State.