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Tired of Homosexual's Bullying

Same here.

September 26, 2012 at 9:14 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Town Talk: Newest multi-story building plan proposes roundabout for Ninth and New Hampshire; city urging residents to get trash cart requests in before Monday; weekly land transfers

Not only this, but you have to acknowledge in a case like this that not all apartments are made equal, i.e. some apartments hold more appeal than others.

Location, location, location--that's what people in real estate have been saying since as far back as I can remember, and people in all cities I'm aware of are willing even to pay more money if it means they get to live in their city's center. With the location of this proposed building, not to mention an included amenity like underground parking, there's no doubt that many current residents who rent apartments in other parts of town will be considering signing a lease. Sure, that might mean that such an apartment building would mostly just be cannibalizing other existing buildings. But isn't that just the way it works in capitalistic development endeavors?

September 20, 2012 at 6:08 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Town Talk: Newest multi-story building plan proposes roundabout for Ninth and New Hampshire; city urging residents to get trash cart requests in before Monday; weekly land transfers

There's this thing that many people do, though some more often than others. It's called MOVING.

Have you not considered that living in a new place in (arguably) the most popular part of Lawrence might appeal to some folks already living in town?

September 20, 2012 at 5:33 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Town Talk: Newest multi-story building plan proposes roundabout for Ninth and New Hampshire; city urging residents to get trash cart requests in before Monday; weekly land transfers

Given the plans for it, I also think that a roundabout could be nice for that intersection. However, only if it is designed in such a way that all vehicles that MUST travel through that intersection are accommodated. It would be pretty neat if that Roosevelt fountain could be returned to the location as well.

September 20, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Town Talk: Newest multi-story building plan proposes roundabout for Ninth and New Hampshire; city urging residents to get trash cart requests in before Monday; weekly land transfers

I'm curious...exactly what makes you think that these apartments are being built "with the people who live in Lawrence and work in Topeka or KC" in mind?

There are quite a few people who both live and work in Lawrence...

September 20, 2012 at 1:22 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Town Talk: Therapeutic autism ranch may develop south of Lawrence; Knology e-mail issues resolved; Lawrence lands on Mother Earth list; tree cutting near Kaw levee

Chad,
you might want to consider adopting people-first language the next time you write about individuals whose development is not "typical."
E.g., say "adults and children who have autism, as well as their caregivers" instead of "autistic adults, children and their caregivers."

September 14, 2012 at 11:45 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Science should be part of presidential debate

Riddle me this--where can facts be found?

It would seem that what you allege to be mere "statistics," should they come as the result of strong experimental designs, are the closest approximations to facts in existence.

September 9, 2012 at 1:51 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Oread dangers

Correct.
Given how narrow streets like Tennessee and Kentucky are, especially when full of parked cars, the safety of such streets would seem to be improved (at least somewhat) by rendering the sidewalks more accessible/less treacherous to cyclists and pedestrians alike. This would mean fewer bicycles along these roads, which would surely please many motorists. While I am certainly an advocate for making streets more accommodating for travelers of all types (bicyclists, pedestrians, motorists, etc.), in this case it seems more feasible to simply improve the sidewalks.
If I am not mistaken, this is hardly a new idea.

August 29, 2012 at 2:04 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Oread dangers

Has anyone suggested that this would be the case?

My suggestion to improve the lighting situation in these parts of town is a pragmatic one; people will continue to be out partying on these streets no matter what, so why not improve the safety of all by at least making them a bit more visible?

August 29, 2012 at 1:54 p.m. ( | suggest removal )