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So long, sugary drinks

Diet soda isn't any better than its counterpart. Empty calories are empty calories, and the chemicals used in diet soda are probably more harmful than sugar anyway.

Education does start in the home, but unfortunately many adults are just as clueless about good nutrition as their kids. Hey, you can't even get nutritionists to totally agree on a standard! Nonetheless, schools should be picking up the slack, helping to teach kids about healthy choices and the consequences of not making them.

May 4, 2006 at 10:12 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Dressed to impress

Geez, I'm never going to get a job if I have to dress like the article suggests. If you're unemployed, who has the money for matching shoes and purse, and a lined suit? Or a real hairdo? Oh, wait. I did get a job and only bothered to be neat and clean and as professional as I ever get. Never mind. (Said tongue-in-cheek, sort of.)

April 10, 2006 at 3:31 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Leaders aim to reassure city during uncertainty

Bee careful what you wish for, even in jest.

April 5, 2006 at 7:20 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence rejoins list of most livable sites

I checked out the website. We didn't make the top 10, which seem to be the only ones ranked. However, we are joined by such dubious cities as Yorba Linda and Roseville in California, neither of which I'd visit much less live in. Makes you wonder what the criteria was, exactly. Ah, well. To each his own...I'll take Lawrence.

March 29, 2006 at 7:34 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Two plans compete for use of Carnegie Library

Cowboy, my apology. I had read the article and simply skimmed right past the numbers. :o)

January 27, 2006 at 1:38 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Two plans compete for use of Carnegie Library

Obviously the City believes Americana has the income to meet the financial requirements, Cowboy, or it wouldn't be seriously considering their proposal.

In order to verify your claim, can you tell us where you got your information on Americana's annual revenue and the current costs of maintaining the Carnegie building?

January 26, 2006 at 8:26 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Two plans compete for use of Carnegie Library

This article did not do Americana's proposal justice. Before anyone passes judgement, I suggest you find out more about what the school brings to this community now and what they want to do for it in the future. And for the record, it's not just "folk" music per se, but all American root music, including blues, R & B, bluegrass, jazz and more.

Lawrence, from what I've heard, used to have a great music tradition that's slacked off over the years. Let's support something that will bring that distinction back, and perhaps eventually become a major national draw.

January 26, 2006 at 9:04 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Speaker stands behind theory

<<Posted by Kam_Fong_as_Chin_Ho (anonymous) on January 24, 2006 at 10:33 a.m. (Suggest removal)

The fact that nobody had the guts to debate this guy is interesting....very interesting.>>

Book 'im, Danno!

Kam, suggest you go back and read the other posts. This was already addressed and answered.

January 24, 2006 at 10:54 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Bush defends war in Iraq, eavesdropping

<<He [Bush] described terrorists as relentless ideologues who want only to destroy freedom and liberty.>>

Hm. Bush to a tee. Guess it takes one to know one.

January 23, 2006 at 7:06 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

New Urbanism project approved

I've seen "New Urbanism" on a grand scale in California and it does resemble a movie set with all its inherent warmth and feeling. (For those of you at all familiar with San Jose, think "Santana Row". Ugh.) Stepford, only scarier.

January 11, 2006 at 11:46 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

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