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Archive for Sunday, February 5, 2012

25 years ago: Burglar gets away with dozens of boots

February 5, 2012

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From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Feb. 5, 1987:

  • An aide to U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan, said today that federal funding for highways, including the planned south Lawrence bypass, had a good chance of surviving a Congressional conference committee. Money for the 14.3-mile bypass was included in both Senate and House versions of the highway bill.
  • A burglar had thrown a 27-pound rock through a plate-glass window at Gordon's Boots Center, 2449 Iowa, and had then gotten away with 40 to 50 assorted men's and women's boots. Oddly, the burglar had only taken the right-footed boots that had been on display near a wall in the store.

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Ron Holzwarth 2 years, 10 months ago

"the planned south Lawrence bypass, had a good chance of surviving a Congressional conference committee."

And thus the saga began,,,

FlintlockRifle 2 years, 10 months ago

Pirate reported seen in Larwence on south Iowa St, looking for the ''bypass" for a quick get-a-way route-------

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