Comment history

Lawrence school board debates consolidation effort

small class size has nothing to do with school size. 300-500 can hardly be considered a large school.And these are not "perfectly good buildings." Some are ancient; we've gotten our money's worth out of them. It may well be cheaper to build one new building than upgrade multiple decades-old schools.

August 9, 2011 at 5:26 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

No deal yet reached on new employment contracts for police, fire unions

If I can't get a raise then no one should get a raise. Hrmph.

August 3, 2011 at 10:58 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Meetings scheduled to address closure of Lawrence's SRS office; Brownback administration remains mum

I'm not sure I can totally buy this. KCK is surely just as Democratic, maybe more. And closing their offices would have saved even more money.

July 8, 2011 at 6:40 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence High baseball wins first game at State, 2-1

Is it normal for a team to have only played 23 games by the end of the season? Congrats to the guys, though.

May 28, 2011 at 8:14 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Teachers request $1,500 raises during negotiations with Lawrence school district administrators

It doesn't cost anything to ask for it; the worst they could do is get no raise, which is what they'd get without asking.

April 7, 2011 at 6:34 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Which of these mob movies is your favorite?

Star Wars tends to romanticize Sith lords. It's still good.

February 11, 2011 at 6:32 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Dozens of Lawrence property owners have already received tickets for not shoveling sidewalks

No sympathy here for the beer-swilling college students who can't get off their duff and shovel their walk.

January 19, 2011 at 6:23 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Odd jobs: In this economy, Lawrence residents are getting creative

Unemployment in Kansas is only in the 6% range. Hardly "hard times."

December 17, 2010 at 8:48 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence school teachers ratify changes in work agreement

The players seem to do quite well even with their unions.

December 16, 2010 at 10:14 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Copper thieves take 5,000 pounds of wire

Nobody asks questions when you try to sell 2 1/2 tons of copper?

December 11, 2010 at 9:43 a.m. ( | suggest removal )