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"The series looked at the downtown bar scene and its effects on many different areas of the city. A lot of time and energy is used among many different groups of people to make sure revelers stay safe and drink responsibly."
It's almost a modern-day Footloose story; the small town of Olathe, Kan., is considering curfews and other restrictions on the town's nightlife. Some think the town is being unduly influenced by Mid-America Nazarene University's perspective on living, which prohibits drinking, smoking, dancing and even being in a bar. The mayor, city manager and police chief are all involved in the church or the bible college, but say they that town safety is their first priority. The city is trying also to be the first and only city of character. Each month, the mayor announces a new word that is to set the tone of the month (e.g. "attentiveness")
Tags: Bible belt; Jesus; dancing; nightclub; college life; religion and government; morality; bouncers; student handbook; God; Bill Gothard; Institute in Basic Life Principles; IBLP; Christian; fundamentalism; National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics; NAIA; personal conduct; economic impact
Detroit News series looks at the Detroit convention business and finds Detroit lacks what it takes to compete for major conventions, such as a thriving downtown shopping environment and nightlife and transportation to non-downtown attractions; cites Detroit's national image as a crime-ridden city, Aug. 12, 1990.