Archive for Friday, January 7, 2011

Also from January 7

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Free State girls vs. Olathe East Lawrence High girls vs. Olathe North Lawrence High boys vs. Olathe North The day in photos, January 7, 2011 Bishop Seabury girls vs. MAA Bishop Seabury boys vs. MAA
Podcasts
Polls
Do you plan to make major energy efficiency upgrades to your home in 2011?

Poll results

Response Percent
No, unfortunately I can’t afford it.
 
58%
Not sure yet — if something major breaks I will upgrade.
 
28%
Yes, I have a long shopping list!
 
12%
Total 699
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 East Sixth Street, is for sale for $1.3 million. Abe and Jakes Landing space on sale for $1.3 million
January 5, 2011 in print edition on 1A
A prominent building along the banks of the Kansas River can be yours to use for $1.3 million.
6:00 a.m.
Ann Evans, of Lawrence, left, gets some advice from Kathy Swanson, owner of Spectator’s, 710 Mass., while Evans shopped at the women’s clothing store Thursday. A new report has found that the city is losing large amounts of sales in the category of women’s clothing. Retail report details what Lawrence shoppers buy — and whether they buy it in town
January 6, 2011 in print edition on 1A
About $150 million. That’s a number Lawrence city commissioners likely will be keeping in mind as they consider a series of recommendations from a city task force working to improve the health of the local retail industry.
10:00 a.m.
Clark Sloan, left, of Tonganoxie, and his son Jonathan Sloan, right, of Lawrence and an owner of Bouncing Bear Botanicals, face numerous federal drug charges following an indictment filed April 3. Criminal charges re-filed against Lawrence man at center of K2 case
January 6, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Jefferson County Attorney Caleb Stegall has re-filed criminal charges against a Lawrence man who owns a botanical plant distribution warehouse that has been at the center of the state’s K2 controversy.
2:00 p.m.
Constitution Hall State Historic Site in Lecompton Kansas Constitution could prevent proposal to convene meeting of the Legislature in Lecompton
January 6, 2011 in print edition on 1A
A proposal to convene a historic meeting of the Legislature in Lecompton — the Territorial Capital of Kansas — has hit a snag, namely the Kansas Constitution.
6:00 p.m.
Kansas guard Travis Releford soars in for a windmill dunk in front of UMKC defenders Trinity hall, left, and Bakari Lewis during the second half on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse. KU’s Bill Self: Travis Releford a utility player
January 7, 2011 in print edition on 1B
Kansas University sophomore forward Travis Releford made a name for himself nationally on Wednesday night.
6:00 p.m.
The Newell Post
KU football offense historically bad in 2010, and what it means for 2011
Posted January 7, 2011
I know, I know. The offseason is supposed to be about optimism, especially for the Kansas football team and coach Turner Gill in year two. ...
6:00 p.m.
The Newell Post
KU football offense historically bad in 2010, and what it means for 2011
Posted January 7, 2011
I know, I know. The offseason is supposed to be about optimism, especially for the Kansas football team and coach Turner Gill in year two. ...

All stories

Chiefs told to wash their hands
January 7, 2011 in print edition on B4
Cleanliness is the watchword in Kansas City.
Transparent tax
Plans for how the money generated by a special sales tax will be spent should be in place before that tax is levied.
January 7, 2011 in print edition on A8
It long ago was resolved that taxation without representation won’t work in this country. Hopefully, Lawrence city commissioners soon will make it clear that taxation without a plan won’t fly either.
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