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Lawrence Humane Society seeking temporary housing for up to 60 dogs

FYI: There are shelters in Kansas City and Topeka.

January 21, 2013 at 8:37 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Leader of local food bank files for seat on Lawrence City Commission

Jeremy Farmer is a rare bird. He has a big heart and a big brain to match. Jeremy, you have my vote.

January 15, 2013 at 9:43 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Sick and tired of the waiting game

Posters, let's see photos of yourselves.

August 5, 2012 at 8:52 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

City supports $12 million in incentives for Ninth, New Hampshire project

I'm sure those street-level retail spaces will be snapped up as quickly as the ones at Hobbs Taylor Lofts. This building shouldn't happen until those spots and the Borders building are leased.

July 25, 2012 at 7:12 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Town Talk: City delays vote on Ninth and New Hampshire hotel/apartment project again; city to tackle issue of longterm R.V. campers near South Park; Lawrence chosen as Midwest retirement 'haven'

Lawrence has a KOA campground for recreational vehicles. Clinton Lake also has campsites. Both have shower facilities and safe cooking fire areas for people who prefer not to live in traditional brick-and-mortar buildings. They collect appropriate fees for usage. If some people want to live in their vehicles, that's fine, but I don't think the public streets are an appropriate place to park them.
These guys are basically camping.

April 6, 2012 at 11:59 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

An explanation to readers about recent home delivery issues

I think the J-W is counting on losing print subscribers. As soon as enough people cancel their delivery subscriptions and a tipping point is reached, the J-W will begin charging for online access.

April 4, 2012 at 8:33 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

It’s showtime: Jayhawks seek revenge in tonight’s title game

According to the Bill James calculator, 54-37 with 10 minutes left is not insurmountable. That lead was only 30 to 35% safe.

April 2, 2012 at 8:48 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Statehouse Live: Brownback says he will look into SRS food stamp policy that has cut assistance to some but plans no change

Sometimes a family's ability to provide for its kids is fine when the kids are born, but changes if a parent is suddenly laid off, or becomes ill, etc.

January 24, 2012 at 4:44 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Agencies seeking donations to help Lawrence family of 11 whose house burned

Perhaps United Way could set up a page on their website to indicate what items are still needed each day, and provide updates on how the family is doing. A local bank could also set up an account for cash donations to the family.

January 12, 2012 at 5:57 a.m. ( | suggest removal )