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Lawrence man arrested in Iowa pedestrian collision


¢ Mark Moore of Lawrence was arrested for drunken driving over the weekend in Iowa City after the car he was allegedly driving struck three pedestrians, the [Iowa City Press-Citizen][1] reports.¢ Publisher C. Deborah Laughton's recent trip to Kansas University got a mention in Saturday's [Los Angeles Times][2].When I spoke with her, she had just returned from a business trip, though not to Guilford Press' office in New York's SoHo neighborhood. Her travels, which she estimates take up about 25% of her work time, tend to take her off the beaten path. Her trip to Lawrence, Kan., where she met authors and potential authors at the University of Kansas, was no exception."I seem to have a need to be at land-grant colleges that are difficult to get to," explaining that after a connecting flight through Denver, it was still a 55-mile drive from the airport in Kansas City, Mo. [1]: http://www.press-citizen.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061204/NEWS01/612040313/1079/NEWS01 [2]: http://www.yahoo.com/


guesswho 11 years, 4 months ago

Umm...KU is not a land-grant college. K-State is.

John Spencer 11 years, 4 months ago

/quote it is still a long drive from tthe airport Lawrence needs to fund a study on the feasability of our own international airport Downtown. THat way downtown can be protected from people leaving town to go to KCI to fly international. /end quote


LOL Thanks for the laugh.... I really needed it.

stater1977 11 years, 4 months ago

I haven't been to LA in a while but 55 miles could take hours to travel by car.

Jamesaust 11 years, 4 months ago

A difficult 55 mile drive on wide-open roads. No doubt, quite philistine compared to the 55 mile drive from LAX on LA's freeways!

gccs14r 11 years, 4 months ago

It'd be nice to have an inter-urban rail system that connects Manhattan, Topeka, Lawrence, downtown KC, JCCC, the airport, and Truman Sports Complex together.

bearded_gnome 11 years, 4 months ago

"an international airport downtown" ?!? got a good laugh outa that one too!

so, to do this, do we pave a bridge over the Kaw for about three miles to make this new downtown airport? just where did this flickerbulb think we'd put it? oh, I know, take out city hall, its not being used, the railroad yard, only bums/bumettes are there longterm. how 'bout that? the site of the old sale barn? hehhehhehhehhehheh

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