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Which stories belong on the Lawrence Journal-World’s “Top 10” list for 2007?

Response Percent Votes
Kansas University football has record-breaking 11-1 regular season
8% 163
Tornado obliterates Greensburg
8% 159
After years-long debate and lawsuits, City Hall approves a Wal-Mart for Sixth and Kasold
6% 111
Two construction workers killed in hit-and-run on U.S. 59
5% 106
Jason Rose convicted and sentenced of fatal 2005 Boardwalk Apartments fire
5% 103
Lawrence becomes only city in Kansas with a domestic partnership registry
5% 95
32nd Street route for the SLT approved by Federal Highway Administration
4% 88
Kansas Supreme Court upholds Lawrence smoking ban
4% 83
City Commission lands in legal hot water after illegal executive sessions lead to tax breaks for Deciphera
4% 81
Virginia Tech massacre followed by bomb threat at Lawrence schools, new alert system at KU
4% 80
KDHE denies permission for western Kansas coal plants, citing global warming concerns
4% 74
Floods swamp southeast Kansas
3% 67
Last Call license revoked by the state
3% 59
Elections change makeup of Kansas Board of Education - resulting in new commissioner and new stances on evolution, sex ed
3% 57
Former LHS teacher pleads guilty to having sex with student
2% 55
Developers propose “Oread Inn” redevelopment of 12th and Oread
2% 46
April freeze damages plants, crops
2% 46
Casino gambling is approved by Kansas Legislature
2% 46
Maryland court rules that Westboro Baptist Church funeral protests violate law
2% 44
April election changes makeup of the Lawrence City Commission
2% 42
KU basketball team loses to UCLA in Elite Eight game in San Jose
2% 37
Matthew Jaeger accused of kidnapping and brutally attacking ex-girlfriend
1% 34
Construction replaces Broken Arrow School, South Junior High
1% 33
Sen. Sam Brownback runs, calls off bid for president
1% 25
Manhattan is named a finalist for National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility
1% 24
Martin Miller’s conviction for murdering his wife is upheld by the Kansas Supreme Court
1% 23
Regents universities get new funding for deferred maintenance
1% 20
Fall From Grace” airs on Showtime
0% 11
Rashawn T. Anderson convicted of murder 2006 shooting outside The Granada
0% 11
No Child Left Unrecruited” filmmakers go to the nation’s capitol
0% 8
City Commission mulls sales tax plans, even while tightening city budget
0% 6
Lawrence school board members begin talks about how to upgrade high school outdoor athletic facilties
0% 5
Other (please leave suggestions in the comments section on the voting results page)
0% 5
Scott Morgan and Mary Loveland regain seats on the school board
0% 3
Total 1850


spammer89 10 years, 5 months ago

who cares really do they ever have good news stories?

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