Coles_Law (Matt O'Reilly)

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Promoter not sure now on canceling 1,000-foot water slide event in west Lawrence; city gets report on its financial health

Agreed. I was burned by them on the Lawrence 10 miler-another event they took money for, never held, and never refunded. If anyone paid for this event, I'd contact your credit card company and get a refund.

July 28, 2015 at 7:58 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas House will consider making all state employees 'essential' Saturday, blocking furloughs

"Non-essential" just refers to if the place can function at all without that person. It doesn't mean you could sustain a long term absence. For example, most janitors and facilities operations personnel at KU were listed as non-essential, as were most of the KDOT road crews. Things will run without them for a little while, but if you just fired them all and didn't re-fill the position, things would go downhill fast.

June 6, 2015 at 3:02 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Fix-It Chick: Is FiberFix better than duct tape?

I've seen this as a requirement on a lot of resins and other things that chemically set (such as concrete). There are certain contaminants in water that can alter set time or prevent the resin from hardening entirely. Requiring potable water ensures those contaminants are at a minimum.

May 11, 2015 at 8:51 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawhorn's Lawrence: The Days of Drag Strip Road

You can see the old strip on Google Maps:

https://maps.google.com/?ll=38.960794...

September 1, 2013 at 9:18 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Survey to count bicycles, pedestrians

My thoughts exactly. At least the 5-7 pm survey will catch people going home.

August 4, 2013 at 3:15 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Sound Off: Polling pay

I'm curious as to the split between which polling places take the payment and which do not. Any way to see the breakdown for every polling place?

March 17, 2013 at 12:57 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Seven arrests on nearly 20 different charges this morning.

As a resident of that area, yeah, you're pretty much right. I always considered it poetic justice that Redbud dead-ends both north and south of that block.

February 2, 2013 at 11:53 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

2013 Preview: Transportation: What to expect on the roads and at the pump

"Road resurfacing, 31st Street from Haskell Avenue to O’Connell Road, October"

Could you clarify this? 31st doesn't run from Haskell to O'Connell. Are they extending it?

January 3, 2013 at 11:47 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

For some, campground is home, even in winter

You can get an annual entrance permit for about $20. They may have annual camping permits too.

December 28, 2012 at 8:22 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kline argues ethics case to Kansas Supreme Court

On your second post, many schools use the term "visiting professor" to describe a non-tenure track position while giving the employee a title with more prestige than "contract lecturer". (KU does not do this, and visiting professors are limited to two years here).

November 17, 2012 at 1:51 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

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