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Archive for Tuesday, June 26, 2012

40 years ago: City commission to discuss affirmative action, self-serve gas

June 26, 2012

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From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for June 26, 1972:

  • Fifty-five telephone company executives from across the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Mexico were to be attending the 15th annual United States Independent Telephone Assn. (USITA) management development program in Lawrence through July 14th. The session, sponsored jointly by USITA and the Kansas University School of Business, was to be held at KU beginning today.
  • Among other items at their upcoming meeting, the Lawrence City Commission was scheduled to consider a site plan for Westside Presbyterian Church Boy Scout Cabin to be located at 1124 Kasold Drive as well as a site plan for the installation of a self-service gasoline pump at the Kwik Shop at 1714 W. 23rd. The commission was also to discuss an ordinance relating to discrimination in employment, public accommodations, open housing, and the establishment of an affirmative action program.

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