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Kline chosen as Johnson County district attorney

Kline election totally result of apathy; voters not paying attention to election of precinct committeemen and women. Wingnuts silently and agressively took over the Republican party machinery. Same thing happened in Shawnee County two years ago. One church spent $25,000 to get right wingers (mostly its members) elected in most precincts. Nobody paid attention til it was too late.

December 12, 2006 at 12:24 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

A new round for the SLT

It's supposed to be bypass, right? 31 or 32 don't bypass anything, but will just tear up a thriving retail area. 23rd street was sort of a bypass once, and look what happened.

November 15, 2006 at 2:33 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Simons: Strengthening downtown more vital than 'protecting' it

I understand downtown real estate is owned by just a few persons. How about LJW publishing a map showing who owns what?

September 2, 2006 at 10:40 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Senator wants to block assisted suicide

It's interesting that Topeka Capital-Journal, once owned by Brownback wife's family (his father-in-law still serves on editorial board) seldom reports on the Senator's activities or his presidential aspirations.

Thanks to the J-W for keeping us Topekans informed.

August 16, 2006 at 10:37 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Concealed weapon applications available

Does anyone know regulations on carrying an unconcealed weapon?

July 3, 2006 at 11:57 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Runner reports seeing mountain lion along river levee

I think the mountain lion was released by Phil Kline; he can then issue a press release that we need not worry,mountain lions are illegal and he will talk it to death.

June 30, 2006 at 4:04 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Bus ridership soars

Lawrentians seem to be against the public library, public transportation, Eagle Bend golf course, all of the amenities which make a city a good place to live.

And the newspaper even lets us air our complaints at great length. Hooray for Larryville.

June 23, 2006 at 3:57 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Woodling: James packing his bags

Glad Bill will come back. It is amazing that we have the country's greatest baseball expert in Lawrence and the country's greatest golf course expert in Topeka.

Maybe Kansas is as big as we think.

June 20, 2006 at 4:02 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Ryun files for re-election

Trivia: Ryun was congressman who approved sale of that 50 caliber rifle, the most powerful personal weapon in the world, to everyone in the world. Said the NRA approved. Now, when our troops are the targets of this weapon, where is our Congressman.

Making money to buy bigger houses.

June 2, 2006 at 7:56 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Sebelius announces bid for second term

I am a Republican but I cannot think of one whom I would support. Vote for the Governor, please.

May 26, 2006 at 4:51 p.m. ( | suggest removal )