Archive for Thursday, April 12, 2007

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Will you attend Saturday's opening of the Lawrence Farmers Market?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
35%
It depends on the weather
 
35%
No
 
28%
Total 14
Should City Hall settle the Wal-Mart lawsuit?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
59%
No
 
39%
Undecided
 
0%
Total 234
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Injured Westar worker flown to Kansas City hospital after fall
April 12, 2007
A Westar worker fell two stories while working at the facility and was flown to a nearby K.C. hospital.
Several KU students hard at work in the body shop
April 12, 2007
Some KU students are putting on the finishing touches to their year-long project: a high-powered racecar!
Lawrence Board of Realtors adding onto headquarters building
April 12, 2007
The Lawrence Board of Realtors is spending half a million dollars to double the size of its building at 6th and Monterey Way.
Matrix’ program looking to make math fun for low-performing students
April 12, 2007
Lawrence is one of just a handful of school districts in the country trying out a new program to help improve math scores of low-performing students.
Downtown Lawrence Inc. looking to spice up summer with film series
April 12, 2007
Downtown Lawrence Inc. is partnering with the city’s Parks and Recreations Department on a new downtown film series.
New City Commission looking into settling Wal-Mart suit
April 12, 2007
The Lawrence City Commission is testing the waters for a possible settlement in the lawsuit over a proposed Wal-Mart store at 6th Street and Wakarusa Drive.
Forever’ stamp made its debut Thursday
April 12, 2007
The Postal Service’s new ‘Forever’ stamp went on sale Thursday, and by mid-afternoon, the local post office had already sold 300 books of the new stamp.
Farmer’s Market set to kick off this Saturday - rain or shine!
April 12, 2007
Though the Lawrence Farmer’s Market will be starting this Saturday regardless of the weather, the recent cold conditions have left several local farmers with little to bring.
LHS senior wrestler Emma Mercer signs with OCU
April 12, 2007
Senior wrestler Emma Mercer signed a letter of intent to wrestle at Oklahoma City University Thursday afternoon.
Kansas students head to Lawrence to compete in annual film festival
April 12, 2007
Students from all over N.E. Kansas compete this week in the ‘Lawrence High School Focus Film Festival.’
Local elementary teacher honored today
April 12, 2007
Raintree Montessori School second-grade teacher Dayle Black has been named Sunflower Bank’s ‘Teacher of the Month.’
Lawrence police investigating possible hate crime
April 12, 2007
According to Lawrence police, around 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon, a man was beaten in broad daylight while walking downtown.
Former Vice President visits Lawrence on Thursday
April 12, 2007
Walter Mondale, Vice President to Jimmy Carter from 1977-1981, spoke Thursday night at the Dole Institute of Politics.
Reesing and Meier in tight battle for starting QB slot
April 12, 2007
Kansas University quarterbacks Kerry Meier and Todd Reesing are good friends, roommates, and also having a tight battle for the role of starting QB for the upcoming football season.
City seeks to delay Wal-Mart lawsuit
New commission wants chance to revisit case before Monday’s trial
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A1
City commissioners want to test the waters on a possible settlement of a lawsuit over a proposed Wal-Mart store at Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive. Commissioners confirmed Thursday that the city sent a letter to attorneys representing Wal-Mart and the property owners of the proposed site.
One person injured at Westar plant
Helicopter ambulance takes victim from the scene
April 12, 2007
Medical supervisors on the scene have reported to Douglas County emergency dispatchers that the injured person’s injuries were believed to not be life threatening.
2 races, to trek by landmarks, aimed at helping uninsured
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B1
More than 1,500 runners from across the Midwest will dash by Lawrence landmarks Sunday morning. “This is going to really showcase our hometown,” said Toby Eastland, a Lawrence resident who plans to participate in the first Lawrence Half-Marathon & 5K.
Strained Army extends tours of duty
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A3
Stretched thin by four years of war, the Army is adding three months to the standard yearlong tour for all active-duty soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, an extraordinary step aimed at maintaining the troop buildup in Baghdad.
Dorn does her part
Rally at No. 3 singles can’t help Jayhawks top KSU
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C4
About the only thing the Kansas University tennis squad had going for it in a 5-2 loss Wednesday to Kansas State at First Serve Tennis Center was the performance of Kunigunda Dorn.
Ryan Wood’s KU football notebook
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C4
Quarterbacks Kerry Meier and Todd Reesing both expressed their optimism over KU’s remodeled offense under the tutelage of new coordinator Ed Warinner.
QBs unsure who’s ahead
Spring competition ‘a deadlock,’ Meier says
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C1
At this point, Kerry Meier and Todd Reesing both are pretty clueless as to who’s leading Kansas University’s quarterback competition.
Business school gets boost in fundraising effort
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A4
A Kansas University business faculty member has provided some fuel to kick-start a fundraising effort for a new $50 million-plus building for KU’s School of Business.
Glaus helps Toronto keep pace in AL East
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C5
The Blue Jays are well aware of how tough the AL East can be. If they keep hitting like they have been, they could make it a lot tougher.
Sebelius signs historic legislation authorizing state-run casinos
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A1
A Las Vegas-style casino-resort 30 minutes from downtown Lawrence could become a reality under historic legislation approved Wednesday by Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.
Cardinals complete sweep
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C6
Chris Duncan, pinch hitting for a teammate who had been perfect at the plate, homered off Salomon Torres in the ninth inning Wednesday to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates and a three-game sweep.
Pope praises scientific progress, doesn’t completely embrace evolution
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A6
Benedict XVI, in his first extended reflections on evolution published as pope, says that Darwin’s theory cannot be finally proven and that science has unnecessarily narrowed humanity’s view of creation.
Al-Qaida bombs kill at least 24 in Algeria
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B1
Al-Qaida’s new wing in North Africa claimed responsibility for suicide bombings that ripped through the prime minister’s office and a police station in Algeria on Wednesday, killing at least 24 people. The attacks highlighted the menacing spread of Islamic militancy across North Africa.
U.S. says Iraqi militants are being trained in Iran
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A7
Iraqi militia fighters are being trained in Iran to build and use deadly armor-piercing roadside bombs and complex attack strategies against American forces, the U.S. military said Wednesday.
Duke lacrosse case has no winners
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C2
A year stolen from the lives of the accused. An accuser humiliated and discredited as the world watched. A prosecutor’s career in tatters, an elite university’s reputation tarnished.
Make your small business stand out
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A10
I like working for a large company, but I understand the many others who dream of owning their own businesses.
Kline pursuing blood samples in alcohol-related accidents
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B8
Doctors and nurses who refuse to draw blood from unwilling patients involved in serious accidents suspected to be alcohol-related could face jail time under a policy being developed by Johnson County prosecutors.
Tax caution
City commissioners should take their time to evaluate the pros and cons of a proposed sales tax increase to boost Lawrence’s “quality of life.”
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B6
Lawrence city commissioners are right to be cautious about a proposal to implement a 1-cent sales tax to pay for “quality of life” enhancements for the city.
Committee wants closer look at KUMC
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B1
Kansas University Medical Center, which has been under the legislative microscope all year for its proposed affiliation with a Missouri-based hospital system, may face further examination.
Robinson proud of repeat reward
Self says junior guard ‘epitomizes what college athletics is all about’
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C4
Russell Robinson was careful to not drop a prized possession - the Danny Manning Mr. Jayhawk Award - as he headed out of the Holiday Inn Holidome Convention Center into the rain Tuesday night.
Pentagon blamed for Walter Reed woes
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A9
Money woes and Pentagon neglect are to blame for shoddy outpatient conditions and bureaucratic delays at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, an independent review has concluded.
Commander visits Kansas Guard on Mexico border deployment
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B4
Maj. Gen. Tod Bunting, commanding officer of the Kansas National Guard, is being whisked around this desert border town in a sand-colored Suburban after a bumpy, six-hour flight from Topeka headquarters, and he’s a little antsy.
Taiwan diplomat to speak April 20
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A10
Jack C.K. Chen, a diplomat with 20 years of experience who is now serving as director general for the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Kansas City, Mo., will be the featured speaker during a Kansas International breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m. Friday, April 20, at Alvamar Country Club.
Coaching an obsession for UK’s Gillispie
Passion has led to professional success, personal defeats for former A&M coach
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C10
Winifred “Wimpy” Gillispie realized early on that her only son, Billy Clyde, was not going to be a normal Texan.
Senate passes stem-cell bill but veto threat looms
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A3
A stubborn Senate voted Wednesday to ease restrictions on federally funded embryonic stem cell research, ignoring President Bush’s threat of a second veto on legislation designed to lead to new medical treatments.
Lawrence Datebook
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B2
April 12, 2007
Mickey’s on deck
Named for family friend Mickey Mantle, runner Woolard heads to Boston Marathon
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C1
The Mick of Lawrence runs along Sixth Street. And runs and runs and runs. His passion for long distances has taken him all the way to Boston, all the way to the most prestigious of all marathon races not run in the Olympic Games.
City leaders propose fare increase for T system
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B3
Tight budget times at City Hall led public transit leaders on Wednesday to propose the first-ever fare increase for the T.
Pump patrol
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B1
Patrol seeks fuel deals
Regents use survey to appeal for repair funding
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B1
Hoping to prompt the Legislature into funding $663 million worth of repairs at state universities, the Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday appealed to lawmakers’ political instincts.
Easter weekend a time for Martin to give to fans
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C8
Mark Martin, fittingly, was sitting in the service department. As he has for the past couple of years, the Nextel Cup driver was at the Ford dealership he now co-owns in his hometown of Batesville, Ark., holding a “fan appreciation” over Easter weekend.
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B6
Lawrence’s rapidly fluctuating gasoline prices were down below the $1 level again after once going as low as 90 cents and then climbing back into the $1.10 range.
Horoscopes
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B5
For Thursday, April 12
Damage to plants still unpredictable
April 12, 2007 in print edition on D2
For years, meteorologists have reported the average high and low temperatures, normal rainfall amounts and other statistics for any given day. But, just once, I would like to experience a “normal” season in Kansas.
Crop artist plows into new territory for art auction
April 12, 2007 in print edition on D1
The entire world is a canvas for Lawrence artist Stan Herd. Perhaps it’s fitting then, that his latest piece of art is made from one of the very tools he uses to decorate that canvas.
Survey: Ice rink wanted in city
Most respondents support tax increase for more facilities
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A1
Leaders of a citizens group are pointing to new survey results as evidence that many area residents want more recreational facilities - including an indoor ice arena - and are willing to pay additional taxes for them.
Two more Mangino forgeries reported
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B1
Two more forgeries of Kansas University head football coach Mark Mangino’s checks were reported to police Tuesday.
Google project maps Darfur crisis
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A7
Google is using its popular online mapping service to call attention to atrocities in the Darfur region of Sudan.
Construction to begin on Faith house
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B3
Eighteen churches will sponsor a Building on Faith house for Lawrence Habitat for Humanity.
N. Korea said ready for U.N. inspectors
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A6
North Korea said it would welcome back U.N. nuclear inspectors within a day of receiving frozen funds that have been an obstacle in negotiations seeking the North’s disarmament, a U.S. presidential candidate said Wednesday.
FDA sends warning on Cocaine energy drink
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A9
Cocaine is a drug, federal health officials say. So what’s the news? This Cocaine is an energy drink produced by a Las Vegas company. It contains no actual cocaine, but is being marketed as “The Legal Alternative” to the illegal drug, according to its Web site. Its logo appears to be spelled out in a white powder that resembles the drug.
Commodities
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A10
Both drivers killed in 2 vehicle head-on crash
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B8
A 19-year-old who a trooper was attempting to stop died in a head-on crash that killed a second driver Wednesday in south-central Kansas, the Kansas Highway Patrol said.
Police investigating alcohol as wreck’s cause
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B3
Lawrence police are investigating alcohol as a cause of a Saturday morning accident near Haskell Avenue and 19th Street where the driver said he “blacked out” before striking another vehicle head-on.
Better growth
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B6
To the editor: I hope the new Lawrence city commissioners will provide a better quality of life for all the people of Lawrence.
Former employee faces theft charges
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B8
A 47-year-old Osage City woman faces 12 counts of felony theft related to an investigation of $34,000 reported missing from Resource Center for Independent Living there.
Icebreaker fire forces all off ship
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A6
A raging fire aboard an Argentine navy icebreaker forced all 296 people aboard to abandon ship in the South Atlantic, where they spent hours in lifeboats awaiting rescue by an oil tanker and fishing vessels, the military said Wednesday.
Don’t put away winter coats; snow still in sight
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A1
Matt Ku has lived in Kansas long enough to know that he shouldn’t be surprised by anything April weather brings, even if it’s bringing snow.
Errant laughter
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B6
To the editor: Last week, my children and I attended the Lied Center’s school performance of “A Midnight Cry: The Underground Railroad to Freedom,” performed by the Dallas Children’s Theater, a moving account of a slave girl’s life and sojourn on the Underground Railroad.
Possible presidential candidate discloses cancer
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A3
Potential presidential candidate Fred Thompson, known to millions of “Law & Order” viewers as a gruff district attorney, revealed on Wednesday that he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a form of cancer, nearly three years ago.
Forever’ stamps go on sale today
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B1
Lawrence stamp collectors or anyone who wants to save money later on postage will get a chance to buy the “forever” stamp today.
Company seeks to replace irritating produce stickers with laser etches
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A1
The days of peeling pesky stickers off apples and tomatoes may soon be over. A Georgia company is seeking federal approval for a laser that etches indelible but edible labels onto the skins of fruits and vegetables.
Amyx praise
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B6
To the editor: Hats off to Mayor Mike Amyx! He has done a great job the past year. He is a real gentleman who believes Lawrence is a great place to live.
Quality of life is pro-business
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B7
The economic development and growth of Lawrence has been the subject of much debate and discussion - both historically and in the run-up to the recent City Commission election.
Lions’ Kelly signs to play softball at Bradley
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C5
Adorned in a red T-shirt of her chosen school, Lawrence High senior Lauren Kelly signed her letter of intent Wednesday afternoon to play softball at Bradley University.
Schools teach healthy eating habits
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A9
Preston Brooks replaced lunchtime bacon double-cheeseburgers with submarine sandwiches loaded with vegetables. And never looked back. The 12-year-old sixth-grader credits his healthier outlook to an ambitious effort to tackle obesity in five middle schools.
Prosecutors push to close tax preparer
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B8
Federal officials on Wednesday asked a judge to prohibit a Belton woman from preparing income tax returns in the future, accusing her of filing fraudulent returns shortchanging the government by $2.4 million since 2003.
Red Cross cites ‘disastrous’ conditions
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A7
Millions of Iraqis are in a “disastrous” situation that is getting worse, with mothers appealing for someone to pick up bodies on the streets so their children will be spared the horror of looking at them on their way to school, the international Red Cross said Wednesday.
Human shields confirmed in Israel
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A6
Sameh Amira was fast asleep when he was jolted awake by pounding at the front door. Israeli troops were on a manhunt for wanted militants in the West Bank and decided to draft help.
Hernandez outduels Dice-K
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C6
Fans were treated to a great pitching performance in Daisuke Matsuzaka’s Fenway Park debut - only it was by Felix Hernandez.
Kennedy Jr. blasts corporate control of government in Lied Center speech
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B2
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s speech at the Lied Center on Wednesday night, which was called “Crimes Against Nature,” could just as easily have been called “Crimes Against Information” or “Crimes Against the Free Market.”
Criminal probe on Marines opens
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A7
The U.S. military announced Wednesday that it has opened a criminal investigation into whether an elite Marine Special Operations platoon used excessive force in reacting to a suicide bombing in Afghanistan last month, an incident that left at least eight Afghan civilians dead.
Father accused of fleeing country with kids
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B2
Three missing children have been reunited with their mother after they were found in Honduras with their father.
Hurricanes in ‘04, ‘05 dominate costliest list
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A3
The horrific 2004 and 2005 storm seasons produced seven of the nine costliest hurricanes to strike the U.S. coastline since 1900 and a staggering $167 billion in total damage, a report released Wednesday said.
Frigid spell takes toll on garden, but some features can be salvaged
April 12, 2007 in print edition on D2
Oh my, what a week. What a terrible, awful, cruel week. I tried to cover my plants, but it was absolutely impossible to protect them all. I went outside with shears and cut as many bouquets of lilacs, tulips, quince and grape hyacinth as my arms would hold so we could at least enjoy them for a short spell.
U.S. to press allies for Afghanistan help
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A6
The United States is pressing its allies to contribute additional forces, equipment and other resources in Afghanistan for a NATO-led spring offensive against the Taliban.
ABC delivers new comedy
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A2
The new sitcom “Notes from the Underbelly” (9 p.m., ABC) brings a “Sex in the City” sensibility to the “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” crowd. Is impending parenthood funny?
Our town sports
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C5
Local astronaut shares out-of-this-world insight
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B1
Retired NASA astronaut Steve Hawley knows the quirks of living several days in space. When the 1973 Kansas University graduate who grew up in Salina talks to high school students and science teachers, they often ask about the food in space, the sleeping situation and what it’s like to live in zero gravity.
City-county board gets new leader
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A10
Jason Edmonds is the new chairman of the Lawrence-Douglas County Economic Development Board, a 10-member group charged with charting a course for business expansion and attraction and advising city and county governments on such issues.
Ford CEO to lecture at KU
Lawrence’s own Alan Mulally to talk transportation
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A10
The president and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Co. is coming back home to Lawrence next week to share his insights about a couple of industries he knows well.
On the record
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B2
Prosecutors won’t press charges in ID theft case
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B4
A former Pittsburg State University employee who allegedly stole a co-worker’s identity and used it to harass her with spam e-mail and pornography won’t face charges, prosecutors said.
Snowstorm wreaks havoc on Plains
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A3
Hundreds of airline flights were grounded Wednesday, a major league baseball game was called and six people were killed in accidents on icy roads as yet another spring snowstorm hit the upper Midwest.
Dantley finally gets his due
Utah Jazz retire prolific scorer’s No. 4
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C7
Before John Stockton and Karl Malone, the Utah Jazz had Adrian Dantley.
Resolution on building exemption passed
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B2
In a light Douglas County Commission meeting agenda, commissioners passed a resolution that requires anyone constructing a building in the county strictly for agricultural use must obtain an agricultural building exemption.
Cruise line blames sinking on human error
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A6
The operator of a cruise ship that struck a reef and sank off a popular Mediterranean resort, leaving two people missing, said Wednesday that human error was to blame.
Renewed Optimism
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April 12, 2007 in print edition on C8
Where is the last place Carl Edwards won a Nextel Cup race? Well, as of right now, the answer to that question is Texas Motor Speedway, where Edwards will drive his No. 99 Ford in Sunday’s Samsung 500.
Judge orders audit of diocese accounts
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A3
A federal bankruptcy judge Wednesday ordered an external audit of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego amid accusations church leaders are trying to hide assets to avoid payment to sex abuse victims.
China, Japan pledge closer ties
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A6
Strengthening a fragile detente, Japanese and Chinese leaders meeting in Tokyo pledged Wednesday to work together on North Korea, energy development and the environment, while defusing thorny disputes over history and territory.
All charges dropped in Duke case
Lacrosse players called victims of ‘tragic rush to accuse’
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C2
North Carolina’s top prosecutor dropped all charges Wednesday against the three former Duke lacrosse players accused of sexually assaulting a stripper at a party, saying the athletes were innocent victims of a “tragic rush to accuse” by an overreaching district attorney.
Author Kurt Vonnegut dies
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A2
Kurt Vonnegut, an American cultural hero celebrated for his wry, loonily imaginative commentary on war, apocalypse, technology, materialism and other afflictions in “Slaughterhouse-Five” and other novels, has died. He was 84.
KU announces lecture, book-signing
April 12, 2007 in print edition on D2
William Barnett, Oswald Distinguished Professor of Macroeconomics at Kansas University, will present a public lecture and discussion April 24 at Alderson Auditorium.
LHS-Free State baseball among postponements
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C3
Persistent rain Wednesday forced further postponements of city high school outdoor sports events.
Campus hideaway
Globetrotting gardener surrounds home with lovely, low-maintenance landscape
April 12, 2007 in print edition on D1
Globetrotters like to garden, too. Linda Lungstrum just got back from San Jose, where she and her husband John attended Kansas University’s Sweet 16 and Elite Eight games. Unfortunately, a trip to the Final Four was not in the cards, so the couple opted to baby-sit their grandson in New York City for a few days.
Former prime minister charged in riot deaths
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A6
A former Bangladesh prime minister and 45 members of her political alliance were charged Wednesday in the killing of four of their rivals during riots last year, news reports said.
Subaru Safety program offered for children
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A10
Bossier Nissan Subaru in Lawrence is offering parents a chance to have their children’s images and fingerprints captured in a take-home file that can be given to authorities in case a child goes missing.
Resilient Lions rebound for tie
LHS tennis team drops three doubles matches but fares better in singles
April 12, 2007 in print edition on C1
Lawrence High’s No. 1 singles player, sophomore Taylor Seratte, trailed Olathe South’s Andrew Adams by five points before rallying to force an extended match. “I lost all of my
Environmental efforts subject to debate
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B6
In a campaign without peacetime precedent, the media-entertainment-environmental complex is warning about global warming. Never, other than during the two world wars, has there been such a concerted effort by opinion-forming institutions to indoctrinate Americans, 83 percent of whom now call global warming a “serious problem.”
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B6
From the Lawrence Daily World for April 12, 1907: “The Douglas County Fair Assn. to control the newly planned county fair is forming a stock company, at $10 a share, to help get financing and planning for the fair here this fall.
Wichita voices KU concerns
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B7
Like many other interested Kansans, the Medical Society of Sedgwick County and its KUSM-W (Kansas University School of Medicine-Wichita) task force are concerned about the proposed affiliations of Kansas University Medical Center with St. Luke’s Hospital, Children’s Mercy Hospital and other private entities.
MSNBC drops simulcast of Imus show
April 12, 2007 in print edition on A2
MSNBC said Wednesday it will drop its simulcast of the “Imus in the Morning” radio program, responding to growing outrage about the radio host’s racial slur against the Rutgers women’s basketball team.
Not a mandate
April 12, 2007 in print edition on B6
To the editor: I congratulate Mr. Highberger on his re-election and Mr. Dever and Mr. Chestnut on their election to the City Commission. It is not an easy position to place oneself.