Archive for Friday, May 16, 2003

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On the street
What do you think about Kansas University's proposal to raise tuition and fees by 17.7 percent next year?

Poll results

Response Percent
It’s outrageous. Students and their parents couldn’t afford that high of an increase in this economy.
Despite the increase, KU’s tuition and fees would still be a good educational value.
It’s steep, but students and their parents would be able to afford it.
KU still has many needs that haven’t been met. Tuition should be raised even more.
Total 1184

All stories

Barron gets chance at Indy
Luyendyk replacement makes most of opportunity
May 16, 2003
Alex Barron had every reason to be optimistic about returning to the Indianapolis 500 after being its co-rookie of the year in 2002.
Daily ticker
May 16, 2003
State of ignorance
May 16, 2003
Housing struggle
May 16, 2003
Failed experiment
May 16, 2003
Weather watch
May 16, 2003
Awaiting solution
May 16, 2003
County expands liquor sales to 3 holidays
Stores in K.C.K. given OK to open Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day
May 16, 2003
Wyandotte County’s Unified Government successfully fought for Sunday liquor sales.
Craig A. Havens
May 16, 2003
Glen E. Gibson
May 16, 2003
Juanita B. Lytle
May 16, 2003
On the record
May 16, 2003
Patterson propels Cubs in
Two-run home run lifts Chicago past Milwaukee, 4-2
May 16, 2003
Corey Patterson saw one pitch he loved up close and plenty more he admired from far away.
Resolutions by Westar’s board of directors
May 16, 2003
Thursday’s 367-page report from Westar Energy’s board of directors included nine resolutions seeking specific action based on the internal investigation. The resolutions would: ¢ Seek reimbursement for personal travel on corporate aircraft by former executives and their families, including David Wittig, Douglas Lake, Carl Koupal, Richard Terrill and John Hayes, over the past five years. The company also would review policies regarding travel, aircraft acquisition and related accounting and reissue W-2 forms for former executives restating earnings. ¢ Review the claims by executives under a plan that allowed them to take cash for millions of dollars of life insurance coverage. ¢ Review the rights to claims of stock shares by Wittig and Lake. ¢ Review Westar’s $400,000 investment in 2001 in QuVis Inc., a struggling digital compression company. The review would include seeking losses incurred by Westar from Wittig and Lake. ¢ Approve a policy by management restricting access to information relating to shareholder votes and the tabulation of the votes. ¢ Submit a revised schedule of authorization relating to authority of officers at the senior vice president level and above. ¢ Review and adopt a policy on political fund-raising. ¢ Evaluate public disclosure policies regarding compliance with federal and state laws. ¢ Update the company’s ethics and compliance program, including providing regular training for employees.
Athletes of the week
May 16, 2003
Baffert, Lukas training horses for same owner
May 16, 2003
An odd coupling, indeed.
Applauding ‘Joes’
May 16, 2003
Clinton A. Williams
May 16, 2003
Friends and neighbors
May 16, 2003
Robert T. Aangeenbrug
May 16, 2003
In the line of duty
May 16, 2003
May 16, 2003
Martinez masters Texas
Red Sox complete sweep of Rangers
May 16, 2003
Pedro Martinez had no trouble with his sore leg — or the Texas Rangers.
Devils’ no-goal not a factor
New Jersey overcomes controversy for 1-0 victory
May 16, 2003
Now that Jay Pandolfo has found his scoring touch, it’s time to work on his celebration technique.