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Evacuating the disabled


¢ Kansas University researchers were cited in this [New Standard][1] story about including people with disabilities in emergency planning.A three-year study completed in 2006 by the Research and Training Center on Independent Living at the University of Kansas investigated 30 randomly selected counties, cities or boroughs in the US that had recently experienced a natural or man-made disaster. Researchers found that only 20 percent of the emergency managers had specific guidelines to assist people with mobility impairments during emergencies.¢ Lawrence gets a mention in this story about Missouri Civil War historical markers in the [Lake Sun Leader][2].On Aug. 25, 1863, in retaliation for the massacre and burning of Lawrence, Kan., by Confederate Missouri guerrillas under William C. Quantrill, Gen. Thomas Ewing ordered the evacuation and burning of four Missouri counties (Cass, Jackson, Bates and portions of Vernon). Many residents were robbed or murdered by Kansas troops.¢ Lawrence professional wrestling is the subject of this review in the [Pro Wrestling Torch][3] Web site.NWA Central States runs some quality shows in Lawrence, Kan. However, the shows go largely unnoticed by indy wrestling fans. [1]: http://newstandardnews.net/content/?action=show_item&itemid=3537 [2]: http://www.lakesunleader.com/articles/2006/08/16/news/05.txt [3]: http://www.pwtorch.com/artman/publish/article_17636.shtml


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