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Lawrence ranked second-worst-performing small metro area, according to new national economic index

Economic growth is not a clear indication of peoples' happiness. I see happy people in Lawrence, I see people more concerned about each other than about bringing in giant corporate "job creators". Screw that index, probably funded by companies that have huge clout in frivolous high-tech industries, trying to light the fire under cities they think are "underperforming".

April 30, 2013 at 2:26 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Beyond labels: Lawrence teens get thrifty when it comes to fashion

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September 21, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. ( )

Hemenway's compensation package to include $340,352 per year, plus sports tickets

Yeah, and what, they raised how much money the chancellor could get paid as well, right? Isn't she making over 400K a year? Plus that compensation...wow. Actually, I just got fired from KU. Breaking their tardy policies, go fig.
That was in the KU Dining section. Kind of funny. Making all these cuts to their employees. One meal for a ten hour shift, instead of two, and this in a dining hall. More expensive health insurance, being shorthanded because it takes three to six months for them to hire someone, 2 percent raises. But, yet, new basketball courts, hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation...and that's just to the Chancellor. Ah well, at least their helping out the T.

August 27, 2009 at 9:02 p.m. ( | suggest removal )