Archive for Sunday, November 9, 2014

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12:00 a.m.
Vietnam veterans Bob Harvey, left, and Ken Baldwin, both of Lawrence, share stories with other veterans over beers during happy hour Friday at 23rd Street Brewery. Lawhorn’s Lawrence: Questions arise over claims of veteran featured in column
9:24 p.m., November 8, 2014 Updated 2:27 p.m.
There are many sad stories associated with America’s veterans. It appears I have stumbled upon one.
10:00 a.m.
Richard Gwin/Journal World-Photo.KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little talks abut the up coming year and some of projections of things to come for 2014. . KU chancellor remains mum about UNC academic fraud
November 8, 2014
After years of rumors and allegations, a recently released investigation confirmed there was widespread academic fraud at the University of North Carolina involving thousands of students, many of them athletes, who received high grades for fake classes over a period of 18 years. The academic fraud may be one of the worst in collegiate history, and college leaders on campuses across the United States are roiling from the breadth of it. But here in Lawrence, all is quiet, even though one of UNC’s chief academic officers during a 10-year period when the number of students taking fake classes was at its highest is now at the helm of Kansas University.
1:00 p.m.
City struggles to interpret Wicked Broadband’s finances as it considers $300k loan guarantee
November 8, 2014
City commissioners at their Tuesday evening meeting again will consider providing a $300,000 loan guarantee to Lawrence-based Wicked Broadband for a pilot project to bring super-fast Internet service to downtown. But city officials conceded recently that they have not seen basic financial information such as the company’s income statements, balances sheets or even how much debt the company is currently carrying. By Chad Lawhorn
4:00 p.m.
From left, Monica George, Angie Schoenherr, Sally Sanko and Kelly Nightengale are the founding members of Girls Rock! Lawrence, a group that aims to empower girls through music. Group of female musicians aims to teach girls how to rock
November 8, 2014
Sally Sanko loved to sing as a girl — just not when anyone else was around. Sanko, now 25, would lock herself in the bathroom, light some candles, draw a bath and turn up the Mariah Carey tunes. There in the solitary comfort of the tub, Sanko let her inner diva out with a few Mariah-esque vocal riffs.

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