Archive for Friday, July 9, 2010

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Polls
As of July 1, Kansas' sales tax on food is higher than the state tax charged at liquor stores. Should the liquor tax be increased to match or exceed the sales tax?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
55%
No
 
42%
Not sure
 
1%
Total 1450
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Sales tax exceeds liquor tax in Lawrence after statewide increase
Sales tax on groceries is 8.85%, but on booze it’s only 8%
July 9, 2010 in print edition on A1
It now pays to be thirsty instead of hungry in many Kansas cities.
Spain’s play based on Barca
Quick touches, slick passing trademarks for Spaniards
July 9, 2010 in print edition on B6
Netherlands great Johan Cruyff probably never expected the style of play he made synonymous with attacking soccer would pay off for Spain.
Netherlands will be finished if it can’t finish
Dutch must convert goals, ‘shed inhibitions’ to win
July 9, 2010 in print edition on B6
Netherlands coach Bert Van Marwijk admits his team doesn’t play with the beauty of World Cup final opponent Spain.
James spurns home for Miami
July 9, 2010 in print edition on B1
LeBron James walked away from the comforts of home to chase an NBA championship.
People in the news
July 9, 2010 in print edition on B8
People in the news for July 9, 2010.
Get out that decoder ring for new logo
July 9, 2010 in print edition on A7
Is it cool, or is it nerdy? You decide.
Opportunity lost
City commissioners should have given more thought to using sales tax revenue for the proposed library expansion.
July 9, 2010 in print edition on A9
The idea of using sales tax revenue to pay for at least part the proposed Lawrence Public Library expansion deserved more consideration than it received from Lawrence city commissioners Tuesday night.
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