Archive for Monday, August 22, 2011

Also from August 22

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Dogs take final plunge at Lawrence pool Farm Aid 2011 Mount Oread Scholars 146th KU Convocation
Polls
Should Lawrence be served by one Congressional district or split into multiple Congressional districts?

Poll results

Response Percent
One district
 
76%
Multiple districts
 
23%
Total 349
Videos

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Court creativity
Court programs that keep some drug and domestic violence offenders out of prison could benefit both the individuals and the community.
August 22, 2011 in print edition on A8
During the crack epidemic in the 1980s, most states got tough on drug offenders, imposing mandatory two-decade prison sentences for convictions. The result was prison overcrowding nationwide.