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Archive for Wednesday, October 16, 2013

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12:00 a.m.
From left Lawrence Police Officer Sutagee Anglin and Sgt. Ted Bordman, laugh as Addalyne Egidy, 7, covers her face. Addalyne, her mother, Erin Egidy, and brother Aiden Egidy, 3, were introduced while receiving a Silver Valor Award on behalf of their husband and father, Officer Robert Egidy, who is deployed to Afghanistan with the U.S. Army Reserve. The three law enforcement officers, who rescued an unconscious man from a burning house in December 2012, were among 40 first responders honored Tuesday at the Leadership Lawrence Valor Public Safety Awards. Chamber honors first responders for lifesaving, valor
October 15, 2013
When Lawrence police Officer Sutagee Anglin found himself among first responders to a quickly escalating house fire, he didn’t stop to think, “Wait — I’m not a firefighter.” “You go back there and hear someone screaming and saying there’s someone else inside, it’s a reaction,” he said. “You just do it.” By Sara Shepherd
10:27 a.m.
Free State High senior Emilee Kern, right, is stuffed by St. Teresa’s Academy player Maddie Torti during a volleyball triangular, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at FSHS. The point went the Firebirds’ way — Torti reached over the net — but Free State lost, 25-13, 25-15. FSHS volleyball keeps positive outlook after sweep
October 16, 2013
Free State High’s volleyball players aren’t in denial. They know certain issues have kept them from winning more games, and they will tell those who inquire that the problems are fixable. By Benton Smith
2:16 p.m.
Haskell Indian Nations University campus entrance Candidates for Haskell president on campus for interviews
October 16, 2013
Seven candidates are on the Haskell Indian Nations University campus to interview for the position of university president. The university has been without a president since former Haskell President Chris Redman resigned in May. The interviews are open to Haskell students and faculty.
4:34 p.m.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine. Lawrence Memorial Hospital revamps food service to offer room service, healthier options
October 16, 2013
Here’s one type of room service you won’t have to tip for — after all, hospital gowns don’t really have a good place to store a wallet. Officials with Lawrence Memorial Hospital have approved a plan that will create a new room service meal option for patients by mid-2014. By Chad Lawhorn

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Editorial: Vision needed
As leaders review the Horizon 2020 comprehensive plan, they should consider a broader community vision that looks beyond land-use issues.
October 16, 2013
Lawrence and Douglas County have changed considerably since the Horizon 2020 comprehensive plan was adopted in 1997 — and not always in the ways that were expected.