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Donor David Booth explains his $50M gift for KU football stadium

What in the world are they planning to do to Memorial Stadium that costs $300,000,000? I've been there, ands I wonder how that "renovation" compares to what the stadium cost in the first place---in real dollars, and in now dollars equivalent to what it cost then.

September 24, 2017 at 1:08 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Ex-Lawrence mayor asks court for exception: probation instead of prison for embezzling from food bank

Gee, Jeremy, in a perfect world, the person CONVICTED would ALWAYS get the "punishment" he wants. Sorry this world isn't perfect. You did some real damage to a fine organization. Time to "pay the piper."

August 4, 2017 at 11:35 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Causes of 2 recent apartment fires unknown, but not suspicious, investigators say

I used to live next door to this building. They were very close--separated only by a double driveway. I'm only surprised at the total devastation of the fire.

May 13, 2017 at 12:20 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Climate survey reveals significant morale problems among KU faculty, staff

I hope they didn't pay too much for this survey.

March 30, 2017 at 1:27 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

LMH shares plans for mental health crisis stabilization center with Douglas County Commission

This is NECESSARY in a community the size and structure of Lawrence. When LMH closed its psych unit several years ago, it diminished the resources in the community for people with serious mental health issues requiring inpatient services. This may only be a stopgap measure, but it is heartening to see that LMH is once again stepping up to serve a part of the community that is in great need of the service.

March 2, 2017 at 8:37 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Sale of Lawrence cable TV, internet operations finalized; new owner says changes in store

Call me a cynic, but how long will this ownership last before another regional group buys it out?

January 13, 2017 at 12:07 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Just in time for the holidays, good Samaritans lead efforts to pay off lunch debts at local schools

This is definitely a Best of Lawrence! What a neat community effort! Congratulations to all concerned.

December 21, 2016 at 11:39 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

52-year-old man suffers life-threatening injuries in stabbing; suspect arrested

The addresses---are they correct? The two addresses given in the article are across the street from each other.

November 20, 2016 at 12:04 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

More on the latest chicken chain; update on a Lawrence resident's effort to win Kelly Ripa contest; local business awards and Habitat for Humanity fundraiser

The last time I was in Lawrence, there were a LOT of people living there who are NOT milennials. Maybe a restaurant set up for good quality food, which does NOT serve chicken and would appeal to the middle aged folks could be an idea.

October 13, 2016 at 7:38 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Clown sightings still coming in, though police say they've yet to encounter a costumed character

People actually call the police department with questions about clowns?

October 6, 2016 at 9:34 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

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