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Lawrence Public Library leaders say pay lags that of other libraries

As a former public school librarian, I know there is always something that can be trimmed down if necessary.

August 29, 2016 at 10:18 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Man sentenced to 8 years for 2014 throat-slashing at Lawrence shelter

And the man who stabbed his wife got probation. What is wrong with that picture?

August 28, 2016 at 2:39 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence Public Library leaders say pay lags that of other libraries

The difference between wants and needs is taught in kindergarten.

If Mr. Allen needs more money for his staff, then he can trim back on his wants. Most people know how to budget and live within their means. The library can do the same.

August 28, 2016 at 2:36 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Letter to the editor: Protect Social Security

The US government could stop sending foreign aid money to countries that do not need help. The US foreign aid totaled $35 billion in 2015. That money could be used to repay the Social Security money that has been taken from the fund.

August 26, 2016 at 5:03 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

New KU merchandise store opens along 23rd Street; dream of Mexican/Italian restaurant dashed

El Mezcal was also on the food violation list before it closed.

August 26, 2016 at 4:44 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Super 8 owner who stabbed his wife gets probation; family's religion played role in judge's decision

A person's religion should not be used to excuse someone from attempted murder. What is next ? Sharia law for any Muslim in court?

August 26, 2016 at 9:33 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Flash flood watch and severe thunderstorm warning issued for Douglas County

About 7 p.m., Northwest Lawrence had large hail, heavy rain and winds that were probably in the 60 to 70 mile an hour range.

I have a large branch from my neighbor's tree in my backyard. There is also a large uprooted tree that would be on the ground but it is lodged in another tree.

My neighbor lost shingles from her roof.

August 24, 2016 at 9:31 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

All floors of HERE apartments approved for occupancy; remaining tenants to move in by Friday

Just because some did not sign a parking lease does not mean they don't have a car.

August 24, 2016 at 5:02 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Is Lawrence the biggest part-time city in America? Plus, a look at other recent job statistics for the city

Lawrence desperately needs full-time, good paying jobs. As long as employers can hire college kids to work part-time for a little of nothing, it is doubtful anything will change.

August 23, 2016 at 9:48 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Police blotter for Tuesday, August 23

The list of parking violations proves that parking around campus is still a major problem.

August 23, 2016 at 9:41 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

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