Archive for Friday, December 23, 2011

Also from December 23

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, Dec. 23, 2011
Podcasts
Polls
Are fathers more involved in daily family life today than when you were young?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
65%
No
 
34%
Total 201
Should Kansas provide additional assistance to teens who age out of foster care?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
69%
No
 
23%
Not sure
 
7%
Total 377
Did you get what you wanted for Christmas?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
69%
No
 
30%
Total 210
Is it important to you that we have a white Christmas?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
83%
Yes
 
16%
Total 315
Videos

All stories

Holiday misery
December 23, 2011 in print edition on A8
A white Christmas means misery for puppy mill dogs.
Community loss
A longtime Lawrence dentist left a legacy of volunteer and professional service.
December 23, 2011 in print edition on A8
On Christmas Eve, friends and family will gather at Trinity Episcopal Church to pay their respects to long-time Lawrence resident Dr. Paul H. Getto, 94, who died Wednesday.
Middle ground
Americans are growing weary of politicians who dismiss proposals for partisan reasons without making any effort to consider their potential merits.
December 23, 2011 in print edition on A8
First a disclaimer: Both Democrats and Republicans are guilty of putting partisan interests ahead of policy accomplishments. The current situation in Congress provides ample evidence of that practice.