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Riley County will be paying Eddie Lowery $7.5 million for the 10 years he spent in prison following a wrongful conviction for rape. Is the compensation fair?

Poll results

Response Percent
It is fair
It is too low
It is too high
Not sure
Total 2110

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Tour of Lawrence final day was the KU Campus Circuit Race Sunday. Andrew Coe with Team SKC (center) and other riders take off at the start of the Men's Cat 3 race. Coe finished first. Tour of Lawrence offers events for all ages, interests
February 9, 2010 in print edition on 3A
As part of this summer’s Tour of Lawrence cycling event, July 2-4, area children and youth will line up once again for a Kids’ Race, the community’s biggest pint-sized competition on two wheels.
6:00 a.m.
Joe and Rev. Shirley Edgerton survived the devastating Haiti earthquake while visiting the island working on a mission trip. Lawrence couple grapples with Haiti’s earthquake devastation after bringing friend’s body back to U.S.
February 10, 2010 in print edition on 1A
A trip to Haiti ended sadly for two Lawrence church missionaries last month, when they had to identify the body of a prominent church leader and bring his corpse home to his family.
10:00 a.m.
A new bar is slated to open at 728 Massachusetts, the former home of Vermont Street BBQ. Plan for hotel near West Lawrence interchange in the works; new bar planned for Mass. Street
February 10, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Plans for a new hotel development near the Kansas Turnpike, and a new downtown bar are among the projects coming out of Lawrence City Hall recently.
2:00 p.m.
New report reveals benefits of raising Kansas cigarette tax
February 10, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Raising Kansas’ cigarette tax by $1 per pack would bring in $74.7 million in new annual revenue to help close the state’s budget shortfall, while also reducing smoking and saving lives, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations.
6:00 p.m.
Singer Kirsten Paludan is a Lawrence High School grad who is becoming more involved with the Lawrence music scene after years in Kansas City. Sing sing sing: Kirsten Paludan juggles solo project with supporting role in Olympic Size and wedding singer ‘day job’
February 11, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Paludan has her finger on the pulse of modern pop music, but not because she’s browsing the end racks at Wal-Mart…

All stories

Judge denies new trial for Jaeger
Attorney: Juror was forced out because he believed defendant was not guilty
05:51 p.m., February 11, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A3
A Douglas County judge refused to grant a new trial for a former Kansas University student convicted in a brutal attack on his ex-girlfriend in 2007.
Pump patrol
February 11, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.37 at several stations.
Runners will love Valentine’s events
February 11, 2010 in print edition on A4
Two benefit runs are set for Saturday.
Buick LeSabre reported stolen Monday
February 11, 2010 in print edition on A4
A 24-year-old Lenexa man reported Monday the theft of a vehicle.