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Teachers request $1,500 raises during negotiations with Lawrence school district administrators

Isn't it just like a union to demand a $1500 raise for *everyone* regardless of whether or not they have earned it? How about a $3000 raise for the top 20% of teachers? How about a $5000 raise for the top 5%? I am sure the union would just LOVE to have teachers compensated based on their performance...

April 7, 2011 at 5:13 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Former KU athletics fundraiser Rodney Jones sentenced to 46 months in federal prison

Sad to see a kid have to grow up while his father is in prison, but Rodney got off pretty light, all things considered, particularly if there is room at a minimum security joint.

March 31, 2011 at 1:19 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Some Lawrence school employees don't get paid for snow days

Why would they get paid extra? Aren't they getting days off now?

February 1, 2011 at 1:05 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

An afternoon's hard work gets tree stump out

50 feet of chain and a truck should do the trick. If that won't work, a dollar's worth of gasoline will.

October 26, 2010 at 3:51 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Let the Government Do It

Perhaps if the government were required to turn a profit, we would have better oversight of the people in charge of various programs. This "profit" could of course be returned to the American people in other ways.

September 5, 2010 at 8:19 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Teachers must embrace reform efforts

This is probably the first time I have ever agreed with Pitts.

August 1, 2010 at 9:54 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Possible legal hurdle remains for homeless shelter

Seriously? Is that picture from someone's professional office? A stoner style picture of Obama and a rainbow/peace sign? It looks like the inside of a Spencer's store.

July 24, 2010 at 4:54 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

No-fly list infringes on basic American freedoms

Now we are entitled to freedom of commercial air travel?

July 4, 2010 at 10:55 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Yellow House owner ruled incompetent

This should go well.

June 25, 2010 at 6:19 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Big 12 not dead yet

Nice picture. Whose camera phone did they use for that?

June 14, 2010 at 7:58 a.m. ( | suggest removal )