At Whit's End

The weekend's most-popular stories and a bike-lawnmower hybrid

Whitney Mathews

Good morning, everyone, and happy Monday. Here are the most-viewed stories from the weekend and the most-commented items in the past 24 hours: **Most-viewed stories** 1. [Brownback administration lays off 85 Kansas Dept. of Labor employees][1] 2. [30 years later, Lawrence residents remember 1981 tornado][2] 3. [Rod’s Cards and Gifts ...

Thursday's most-popular stories, Friday Food Wars and the last day to enter the 100-Degree Day Contest

Whitney Mathews

It's Friday! Unfortunately for managing editor Dennis Anderson, [we can no longer celebrate by watching Rebecca Black's video][1]. Bummer. We will always remember that tomorrow is Saturday and Sunday comes afterward, Ms. Black! You cannot take that away from us! Here are Thursday's most-viewed stories and the most-commented items in ...

Wednesday's top stories and testing the Frame X Frame iPhone app

Whitney Mathews

Good morning! Here are your most-viewed stories from Wednesday and most-commented items in the last 24 hours: **Most-viewed stories** 1. [Lawrence man arrested after being accused of stealing ex-girlfriend’s car keys in 900 block of Massachusetts Street][2] 2. [IRS revokes tax-exempt status of more than 100 Lawrence nonprofits][3] 3. [7 ...

Tuesday's top stories, how to watch today's total lunar eclipse, a corn dog thief and goal celebration video

Whitney Mathews

We've made it halfway through the work week! I'm already making weekend plans that include another soccer game and a trip to theater in the park. Do you have anything fun planned? Last night's USMNT game was a blast. It was nice to hang out with friends and visit the ...

Monday's top stories, Gold Cup soccer and a video preview of Shaun Hittle's rodeo school story

Whitney Mathews

I made it through my first day back, but today is the best day of the week. More on that below. First, here are yesterday's most-viewed stories and most-commented items in the last 24 hours. **Most-viewed stories** 1. [2 missing girls may be in Lawrence area][1] 2. [Well, well, well: ...

The weekend's most-viewed stories and returning from staycation

Whitney Mathews

I've returned from my staycation! The first day back is always rough, isn't it? I'm already caught up on email, which is a miracle. Let's get on with the daily post. Here are LJWorld.com's most-viewed stories from the weekend and the most-commented items in the past 24 hours. **Most-viewed stories** ...

The weekend's top stories and the LJWorld.com 100-Degree Day Contest

Whitney Mathews

Happy Monday! It's that disgustingly hot time of year in Kansas, and instead of complaining about it we're going to hold a contest. The **100-Degree Day Contest** sponsored by [Ron King Agency][1] launches **TODAY!** If you correctly guess the date and time that Lawrence officially hits 100 degrees, you will ...

Thursday's top stories, some pictures of our newsroom and Friday Food Wars (salsa vs. queso)

Whitney Mathews

It's been a busy week in the newsroom, and the news keeps coming. If you haven't heard, [KDOT has committed $192 million to complete the South Lawrence Trafficway][1]. Here are Thursday's most-viewed stories and the most-commented items in the past 24 hours. **Most-viewed stories** 1. [McLouth student Justin Johnston shot, ...

Tuesday's top stories and pictures of our bake sale goodies

Whitney Mathews

Gooooooood morning LJWorld.com! Before I get to the top stories, I have to share pictures of food. We're having a bake sale today to raise money for our World Company Relay for Life team. I baked fudge brownies with Reeses cups (what else?) in the middle. My inspiration came from ...

LJWorld.com's most-popular stories over Memorial Day weekend and the best cities for burgers

Whitney Mathews

Happy short work week! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend. Here are the most-viewed stories and most-commented items on LJWorld.com over Memorial Day weekend: **Most-viewed stories** 1. [Brownback announces big changes at Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services][1] 2. [Lawrence High School social studies teacher injured ...

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