Archive for Monday, November 4, 2013

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12:00 a.m.
"Makataimeshekiakiah, Black Hawk of the Sauk and Fox," a 2008 bronze sculpture by Jim Brothers, is pictured in this file photo. The sculpture's approximate dimensions are 12 inches high, 8 inches wide and 6 inches deep. In some sculpture thefts, scrap metal money is thieves’ goal
November 4, 2013
A bronze bust by artist Jim Brothers isn’t the only recent case of a sculpture being stolen from area galleries or public locales. The person who took the Brothers piece — and his motives — remains unknown. But the perpetrators in a few other thefts apparently were looking to cash in by turning the artworks into scrap metal. By Sara Shepherd
10:00 a.m.
In addition to the everyday ear, nose and throat problems, Lawrence otolaryngologist Lee Reussner and speech pathologist Jennifer Cannady say that they take on quite a few opera singers into their patient load. The two are pictured in an exam room at the Kansas Voice Center in the Medical Arts Building, 1112, W. Sixth Street. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo Lawrence doctors find clientele in opera singers
November 4, 2013
Lee Reussner is the director of the Kansas Voice Center, where he and Jennifer Cannady, a speech and language pathologist, treat a number of people on voice issues, including professional singers of all sorts of genres — opera being the most common. By Elliot Hughes
1:12 p.m.
Redycab is a new taxi service coming to Lawrence. New Lawrence taxi service wants to shorten wait times, with flash
November 4, 2013
Lawrence residents have another taxi service and its cabs won’t be difficult to spot: They’ll be the illuminated cars with sound systems not unlike those the taxi riders may have encountered in bars earlier in the evening. By Stephen Montemayor
6:09 p.m.
State Sen. Steve Abrams, R-Arkansas City, speaks Wednesday during a meeting between legislators and Kansas University officials on budget matters. The meeting was held at the KU Medical Center. Touting its economic impact, KU skips over the humanities when arguing for higher education
November 4, 2013
KU administrators laid out several reasons why the state should finance education at the university and the state. Most of those reasons were economic, involving the impact of research and fields that are mostly technical. Left out of the conversation was a large part of what university does: teaching and research in the humanities, arts and social sciences. By Ben Unglesbee

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Editorial: Two sides
In the short term, paying fewer taxes is good news, but Kansans may not be as pleased by the long-term consequences of declining state tax revenue.
November 4, 2013
There certainly are two ways to look at last week’s report that state tax collections for October were 3.8 percent below projections and 6.7 percent below collections for October 2012.