Archive for Wednesday, August 22, 2007

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Black artists honored in mural
Should the government move terror suspects from Guantanamo Bay to Fort Leavenworth?

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6:00 a.m.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital nurse Yvonne Routte fills out paper work at a busy nurses' station in the emergency room. New policy may be costly
August 21, 2007 in print edition on 1A
A change in Medicare policy to no longer pay for hospital infections and medical errors has one Kansas health consumer group worried that the costs will be passed on to patients. Corrie Edwards, executive director of the Kansas Health Care Consumer Coalition, questions who will eventually end up paying when hospitals pick up the tab for infections or errors that occur on their grounds.
9:00 a.m.
Artist Dave Loewenstein works in his studio, 4-1-1 Artspace, 411 E. Ninth St., on the final design for a mural for Downtown Lawrence that will measure 20 feet tall by 65 feet wide. The community mural project, which will soon decorate the building south of the Farmer's Market between Eighth and Ninth streets along New Hampshire Street, is funded through a partnership between the city of Lawrence and Spencer Museum of Art at Kansas University. The mural pays homage to black artists with ties to Kansas. The Lawrence City Commission is expected to approve the project on Thursday. Mural honors black artists’ achievements
August 22, 2007 in print edition on 1A
It will be one large art history book. Think 20 feet tall by 65 feet wide, and in the middle of Downtown Lawrence. City commissioners are set to make the image a reality. Commissioners at their Thursday morning meeting are expected to approve plans for a major mural designed to raise awareness of several black artists with Kansas ties who went on to have famed careers.
12:00 p.m.
State Rep. Kenny Wilk, left, and Sen. Nick Jordan visit after Wilk received the National Bioscience Industry Organization Legislator of the Year Award. The award was presented July 11, 2005, at the Dole Institute of Politics. Shawnee Republican announces challenge to Moore
9:56 a.m., August 22, 2007 Updated 3:18 p.m.
State Sen. Nick Jordan, a Republican from Shawnee, has announced his bid to represent the 3rd congressional district, which includes east Lawrence and is currently represented by U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, a Democrat from Lenexa.

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Lawrence Datebook
August 22, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence.
Mets’ Beltran drives in five runs
August 22, 2007 in print edition on B4
Carlos Beltran had five RBIs for New York.