Archive for Thursday, November 22, 2012

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12:16 a.m.

Annie Shew, a first-grader at Kennedy School, reacts after realizing she forgot to draw glasses on a picture of her brother in her “I Am Thankful For” book Tuesday at the school. At right is her teacher, Rebecca Hout. Students were studying Thanksgiving and making drawings that will be distributed to Meals on Wheels clients on Thanksgiving Day on Thursday. Teaching about Thanksgiving in a multicultural society
November 21, 2012
Lawrence teachers moving away from traditional stereotypes of Indians in feathered headdress and Pilgrims with buckled hats. By Peter Hancock
6:00 a.m.
City crews were on the streets early Jan. 20, 2011 in order to get the snow off of Massachusetts Street and other roads downtown. This winter, city officials hope a salt water solution applied before inclement weather will help keep roads clear. Lawrence street crews gear up for snow, whenever it may come
November 21, 2012
After one of the milder winters on record last year, city street crews are in a good position to deal with what is expected to be a wetter winter this year, according to a new City Hall report. By Chad Lawhorn
10:00 a.m.

Isiah Linnear, 41, and his children, from left, Lezley, 14, Isiah, 15, Kourtney, 17, Britney, 11, and Joshua, 9, now have a place to call home, with the help of the Lawrence Family Promise program, a local organization that works with local churches and volunteers to help homeless families secure permanent housing. Family of six getting back on its feet after being homeless
November 21, 2012
It’s been an arduous journey for the Linnear family, from their life in West Chicago to the nights they’ve spent in local churches and with friends in the Midwest. Single father Isiah Linnear, 41, brought his five children to Lawrence a year ago, hoping to escape an urban environment he described as inadequate for raising children. By Angelique McNaughton
2:00 p.m.
In this photo taken Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, Anne Brennan, right, of Hingham Mass., speaks as, from left, brother-in-law Steve Marshall, of Hingham, niece Rebecca Malone, and her husband Brian Malone, both of Duxbury, Mass., and nephew Andrew Marshall, of Quincy, Mass., are gathered for dinner in Hingham, Mass., where politics are a frequent, and divisive topic of conversation. In wake of election, family gatherings can be more full of friction than fun
November 21, 2012
Ah, Thanksgiving. A little turkey, some cranberry mold, maybe apple pie with ice cream, some football on TV. Getting together with the cousins. Catching up beside the fire. Togetherness. On second thought: Scratch that. What were we thinking? This was an election year. By Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press
6:00 p.m.
In honor of Cooper Keefer's fourth birthday, the Cooper's Cause Foundation had a benefit to help in November. Restaurants to participate in Cooper’s Cause fundraiser
November 21, 2012
To celebrate Cooper Keefer’s fifth birthday, Cooper’s Cause Foundation is hosting a fundraiser on Nov. 28. By Meagan Thomas

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