Archive for Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
A retro Santa greets visitors to Hobbs, 700 Massachusetts St. From retro to regal, Lawrence stores are putting out a variety of Christmas decorating styles this season. Deck the halls
December 10, 2012
When it comes to freshening your Christmas decorating style, interior decorator Natashia Brown with M. Street Interiors, 825 Massachusetts St. in downtown Lawrence, says there’s no need to replace all of your old decorations. She suggests rethinking what you have and adding a few new ornaments to really spruce up your look.
6:00 a.m.
Seventh-grader Ted Carttar gives a final karate kick after high-stepping across the gym floor as Evan Stewart, left, Rowan Laufer and Tom Richardson observe and measure the attempt during the Smart Strength workout at Liberty Memorial Central Middle School on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. About 50 students regularly particpate in the after-school workout, which employs a plyometric training regimen. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo Training regimen pioneered at KU now spanning generations
December 11, 2012
Bob Lockwood’s grandchildren are now learning a “plyometric” regimen that he helped develop in the U.S. By Peter Hancock
10:00 a.m.
Strong Hall, Kansas University KU looking to replace ‘frustrating’ new online job-application system
December 10, 2012
About two months after launching a $125,000 new online job-application system, Kansas University is preparing to scrap it and find a new solution.
12:00 p.m.
The leather Jennifer Fortune uses in her jewelry is primarily from local deer. Fortune is the owner of Miss Fortune's Creation Station, 726 Massachusetts St., where she sells her handmade jewelry. Remnant Rehab: Shop for local handmade gifts
December 10, 2012
If you didn’t get around to making all the gifts you wanted this year, you can still give handmade gifts — just not made by you.
7:53 p.m.
Jim Wilkins, with the city public works department, wheels out a cart of purchased remainder items at the former Borders bookstore Monday. The building is being readied for the Lawrence Public Library to move in to temporarily during the library’s expansion project. Lawrence Public Library to close for two weeks in January to move to temporary home
December 11, 2012
Leaders with the Lawrence Public Library announced Tuesday that the library will close for two weeks beginning Jan. 7 in order to move its collection into its temporary home in the former Border’s building at Seventh and New Hampshire streets. By Chad Lawhorn

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