- Editorial: Development shift?
- Will city officials be less concerned about downtown Lawrence as they consider future development proposals?
- May 24, 2013
- Now that the Rock Chalk Park deal is under way, it is likely City Hall officials and city commissioners will shift gears on their policies relative to encouraging and accepting proposals for new retail development.
May 25, 2013
- Faith Forum: Can prayer really heal people?
- The Rev. Dr. Pam Morrison and the Rev. Shaun LePage answer.
- Simons' Saturday Column: KU’s legislative lobbying effort lacks clout, continuity
- The headline states, “KU changing lobbying strategy in middle of state budget fight.” The story said Kansas University officials have decided to change their lobbying tactics with members of the Kansas Legislature by putting long-time contract lobbyist Kathy Damron, figuratively speaking, out to pasture and reassigning her to focus on outreach with “key stakeholders and community leaders across Kansas on behalf of the university.”
May 20, 2013
- Go-Getter: Book club
- With summer approaching along with the free time and hot weather it brings with it, it’s the perfect time to join or even create your own book club. By Rebekka Schlichting
- The Fashion Column: Fashion in the streets
- It’s about that time again for Kansas City’s annual fashion spectacle, also known as the West 18th Street Fashion Show.
May 25, 2013
- Opinion: Discrimination more than just poor service
- “Horrible customer service.” That’s what the newly fired IRS commissioner averred was the agency’s only sin in singling out conservative political groups for discriminatory treatment.
- Opinion: NYC has seen enough of Anthony Weiner
- Anthony Weiner, I’m looking at you, so stop tweeting for a minute and put the cameras away. Mark Sanford, I don’t care if you won, you should listen, too. And so should anybody else running for office, because I’m about to explain The Five Rules Candidates Should Follow.
May 24, 2013
- Opinion: OAS breaks ground on marijuana
- Latin American presidents who support decriminalization of marijuana won a big diplomatic victory in recent days when the 34-country Organization of American States issued a report that considers that option as one of several policies that might help reduce the region’s drug-related violence.
- Opinion: Obama shares strong message
- President Obama gave two commencement addresses in one to graduates of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., last weekend. It would be easy for this conservative to critique the political and social elements of his speech. Instead, I choose to focus on the inspirational part.
May 24, 2013
This a follow-up to my May, 8 response to the May 5 Journal-World article “Concert … baby wildlife.”
May 21, 2013
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