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Man struck by vehicle in Lawrence, transported to Kansas City by air ambulance

LifeStar Helicopter flight = $20,000. Probably no insurance.

July 13, 2013 at 9:39 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence man, among the few ticketed for Fourth of July fireworks, awaits his day in court

If spending $1 billion on advertising is "free speech" and burning the flag is "freedom of expression" then maybe shooting fireworks on the Fourth of July is also protected by the first amendment. Don't plead the fifth, Matt. Plead the first!

July 13, 2013 at 12:55 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

60 years of shenanigans at Johnny's Tavern

OMG. I used to work with "Slick" at the Union Pacific RR. He rode that horse all over North Lawrence.

July 11, 2013 at 12:35 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

More than a decade after a citywide ban, fireworks still making noise in Lawrence

I miss bottle rockets. That was the most fun a kid could have for a few pennies......

July 6, 2013 at 9:15 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Testimony: Lovers' quarrel led to May shooting

.....and the LJW article announcing the new Google-ism has all comments blocked! I wonder why?

July 5, 2013 at 11:50 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

KU football unveils five new helmets for 2013 season

Five helmets and 11 uniform combinations, but they're not professional athletes. No sir.

July 1, 2013 at 6:28 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawhorn's Lawrence: Quantrill's Raid is everywhere

Excellent article. Thanks, Chad.

July 1, 2013 at 11:10 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

KU interviews two more finalists for diversity job

We must have more diversity!

We need smart people AND stupid people.
We need good people AND bad people.
We need energetic people AND lazy people.

Why can't we just have good, smart, energetic people and not give a rip about the externalities?

June 28, 2013 at 9:17 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Man convicted of killing Lawrence boy in 1988 up for parole this month

I'm sorry, but this is what capital punishment was intended for. And don't give me that baloney about how expensive it is. Properly administered, this guy would have been edited out of the gene pool 19 years ago.

June 6, 2013 at 3:57 p.m. ( | suggest removal )