Archive for Thursday, March 6, 2014

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12:24 a.m.
Adding a table and chairs to the walk-in closet gives the repurposed room a more boutique-like atmosphere and takes advantage of the space, while making it your own, Kirsten Hudson says. Rethinking rooms: turn your underused space into something useful
March 6, 2014
Time to stop thinking about what each room is “supposed to be” and start imagining what you need the room to be. It’s your home to do with it whatever you’d like, says Kirsten Hudson, Kansas City decorating blogger and Kansas University graduate.
11:12 a.m.
Online chat
Chat about rental licensing and inspections with City Commissioner Jeremy Farmer
March 6, 2014
Got questions about the proposed rental licensing and inspections program? Submit your questions to City Commissioner Jeremy Farmer here.
3:23 p.m.
Find Bird Dog Bar at 1200 Oread Ave., 830-3921, Mrs. Mass.: Bird Dog all bark and good bites
March 6, 2014
Lawrence has no shortage of fantastic restaurants downtown (we all know that). But if you travel up the hill to Kansas University’s campus, you probably know the options to dine out aren’t as bountiful. Luckily, located at the north entrance of main campus is Bird Dog Bar, which features an upscale, American sportsman theme and tasty meals. By Jessica Pauly
4:34 p.m.
File photo of Susan Wagle. Kansas gay marriage debate pushed to next year
1:25 p.m., March 6, 2014 Updated 3:54 p.m.
Kansas legislators are finished considering new legal protections this year for those who opposing gay marriage on religious grounds but will debate the issue in 2015, the state Senate’s top leader said Thursday. Senate President Susan Wagle said she wasn’t persuaded by testimony during the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing Thursday on existing religious liberties protections in the state constitution and in Kansas’ laws to have senators draft an alternative to the “religious freedom” measure that passed the House last month and received national criticism from businesses and gay rights groups.

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