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City asked to cut downtown employees a break on parking; talk of a downtown liquor store versus downtown grocery

According to this article, we are losing money by paying the parking attendants to give us tickets, Really?

August 13, 2014 at 10:41 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

City asked to cut downtown employees a break on parking; talk of a downtown liquor store versus downtown grocery

Good work Mallory! There is a huge difference in the mind set of Shopping and Working downtown. As a shopper I Expect to walk to all the places. As an owner/worker I expect to get there ON TIME, and if I am dealing with customers, I will stay with them as my 5 hour meter expires. The current $50 habitual offender tickets target only employees, who are mostly minimum wage workers. They are there every day! Bringing Lawrence sales tax dollars. Oh, and businesses pay Very high property taxes.
Do you have any numbers for how many employees are working in all the businesses in any given hour during the day, when meters and 2 hour parking is in force? It has to be hundreds!

August 13, 2014 at 10:37 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Sound Off: License stickers

I got my new sticker last month and it is too big to fit in space of the previous one. It had to overlap the top of the license numbers.

May 7, 2013 at 9:11 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Florida plane crash kills 6 from prominent Junction City family

Patty, my heart goes out to you. I am so sorry for the loss of your son.

June 7, 2012 at 9:38 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

City, public need time to evaluate northwest plans

Dolph, Thanks for bringing this to our attention! Have you had headlines about this? I knew about the sports proposal but but not the zoning. Now I will have to start reading the Commission Agenda again.
The dumpster thing is too funny, I thought you were being witty the first time you mentioned it, but apparently you are reporting it as true by the end of the piece. Now that would have been a great headline!

May 5, 2012 at 8:26 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Supreme Court appears split by ideology over health care

Why did the Senate take out the Sever Ability Clause? Either they were playing chicken with the Courts, or they were they were so full of themselves they thought they could do no wrong.

March 29, 2012 at 9:14 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Good investment

Solyndra. Investment?

March 21, 2012 at 10:08 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Good investment

"Investment has different meanings in finance and economics. Finance investment is putting money into something with the expectation of gain, that upon thorough analysis, has a high degree of security for the principal amount, as well as security of return, within an expected period of time." Wikapedia
100% occupancy is returning capital in the form of leasing income. The 64 above average pay employees are spending their income here.

March 21, 2012 at 9:55 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Rural Lawrence man ordered to stand trial in shooting death of cousin

Hey Harley, he's our neighbor. On a side note, the asphalt in front of his house on 458 has cracked and sunk down, I am not kidding.

November 6, 2011 at 12:17 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

USGS: 5.6 magnitude quake rattles Oklahoma; temblor may be record for state

Felt it out here by Clinton Lake while sitting in a chair. Got a call from daughter on 9th floor of dorm sort of freaked out about the shake.

November 5, 2011 at 11:48 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

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