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Project Runway Season 5, Episode 11 - Face the music

OK, sorry to jump ahead to next week but how can we not talk about the most intriguing part of last night without doing so? ...

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Bailout protest planned in Franklin County

The fate of the financial bailout in Congress dominated national news Wednesday: GOP presidential nominee Sen. John McCain suspended his campaign, and President Bush delivered ...

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Welcome

Welcome to my blog, "Round About Lawrence with the Happy Curmudgeon.The Happy Curmudgeon (HC, for short), is a life-long resident of Lawrence, an observer of ...

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Bailout Should Prevent Foreclosures to Benefit Economy

The primary purpose of any bailout should be to help people keep their homes to prevent mass foreclosures from further damaging the real estate market. ...

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Change the Location of the Debate

Senator John McCain is correct. He and Senator Barack Obama should return to Washington to do the jobs we are paying them to do instead ...

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spiders

that fall is here, my deck and garden are again being layered with really big spider webs spun by really big spiders (like maybe the ...

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Insurance advice offered to grandparents

Grandparents in Kansas who are raising their grandchildren have better access to information they need when it comes to insurance issues.Earlier this month Kansas Insurance ...

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Police continue to investigate report of pharmaceutical theft

Law enforcement report ¢Lawrence police are investigating the possible theft of about $3,500 in drugs that were stolen from Hy-Vee, 3504 Clinton Parkway. The assistant ...

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School district promotes healthy lifestyles to students, staff

There's little debate that the dietary and fitness habits of Americans have worsened over the years. At Lawrence Memorial Hospital's annual Health Fair, dietitians showed ...

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Its, National Punctuat!on. Day?

Hello? Its [National Punctuation Day][1]. Here in the journalism world punctuation is important run-on sentences, are bad and incorrect punctuation can change the meaning of ...

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Lawrence, KS, Business Unfriendly

How long does it take to get a building permit? The City says 2- 3 weeks, architects and contractors will say 3 months or longer. ...

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DOJ Should Investigate Failed Wall Street Firms

The U.S. Department of Justice should investigate all of the failed Wall Street firms that are having to be rescued from mismanagement. The investigation should ...

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Hansen Is Perpetrating a Fraud

James Hansen is perpetrating what experienced meteorologist John Coleman calls the greatest fraud in history. James Hansen is only an astronomer. He doesn't understand atmospheric ...

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New turnpike machines to take personal tolls

Drivers using the new Kansas Turnpike interchange in Leavenworth County won't get a chance to make small talk with a toll collector - unless it's ...

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Superintendent Search: A public event

At last night's school board meeting, board members voted to move forward in selecting a national search firm to help select a replacement for Superintendent ...

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New local restaurant group ready to party

Another City Commission meeting, another party. Lawrence city commissioners tonight will consider granting a new restaurant group approval to use South Park for a local ...

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See You at the Pole encourages school prayer

Wednesday is the 18th annual [See You at the Pole][1] day, which encourages students to stand outside their public schools and pray around the flagpole.According ...

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Driving Mr. President

Age may be a protected issue when it comes to hiring practices, but for the highest position in the U.S. government, age could be a ...

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What’s that smell?

One of the biggest benefits to cycling is - and I'll try not to get too Zen here - the sensual connection to the world.Trapped ...

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CO2 Doesn’t Cause Heating

If humans are affecting climate it has nothing to do with carbon dioxide. The people who talk about greenhouse gases have a very superficial view ...

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