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KSU athletic department responds to complaint
February 28, 2007
The K-State athletic department is responding to a complaint over the mistreatment of live chickens at the recent KU/K-State basketball game.
Jewish Mardi Gras to start this weekend
February 28, 2007
What’s called the Jewish Mardi Gras kicks off this weekend as the celebration Purim is one of joy.
Environmentalists, manufacturers push energy efficient bulbs
February 28, 2007
Changing a light bulb is taking on a new meaning as a new campaign by environmentalist and major manufacturers urges consumers to replace common incandescent bulbs with energy efficient ones.
3 teens arrested for vandalism; police search for 2 more
February 28, 2007
A group went on a rampage last night shooting out windows of cars all over town with a BB gun, causing thousands of dollars of damage.
Lions down Cougars for second time this year
February 28, 2007
On the prep hardwood, the 6A boys opened sub-state play tonight and the top seeded Lawrence Lions hosted Olathe Northwest tonight in the Jungle.
Lawmaker proposes speeders on Turnpike pay extra
February 28, 2007
Lead-foot motorists letting it loose on the Kansas Turnpike better be on the lookout. if one lawmaker has his way, how fast you drive on the Turnpike will determine how much you pay on the toll.
Road between Tonganoxie, Basehor could receive repairs
February 28, 2007
Improvements could be in store for a stretch of Highway 24-40 from Tonganoxie to Basehor.
Upset not likely in city commission race
February 28, 2007
The candidates may interpret local primary election results as a vote for change, but according to one local expert, that’s Lawrence politics as usual.
Free State upsets No. 3 SM Northwest to advance
February 28, 2007
The Firebird guys took their sixth seed to Shawnee Mission tonight as Free State looked for the upset against the Northwest Cougars.
Two city employees receive new titles
February 28, 2007
Two Lawrence city employees receive new titles today - Dave Wagner and Toni Ramirez Wheeler.
Lady Firebirds ready for sub-state opener
February 28, 2007
For the Lady Firebirds, their journey back to the state tournament starts tomorrow night and Bryan Duncan’s squad takes the number two seed into this weekend’s sub-state.
Jayhawks needed ugly win for post-season purposes
February 28, 2007
Truth be told, the Kansas men’s basketball team needed a game like Monday’s. 48 hours ago, the Jayhawks scraped, scrapped, and struggled at Oklahoma, but they won.
Car vandalism leads to arrests
February 28, 2007
In tonight’s 6News and tomorrow’s Lawrence Journal-World, Lawrence police arrest three people after an outbreak of car vandalism, and a breakdown of the city commission primary.
Valley scrambling to match 2006 NCAA luster
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C4
The Missouri Valley Conference touts itself as a better league than it was a year ago. That doesn’t mean it will receive as many NCAA Tournament bids.
Rulers of the road
Kansas 13-3 away from home last 2 years
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C1
Brandon Rush says he thrives on “shutting up” opposing team’s fans who like to toss insults his way.
Another Hall of Fame shutout for Vets Committee
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C8
The Hall of Fame pitched another shutout. Ron Santo, Jim Kaat, Marvin Miller and all the other candidates were left out Tuesday when the Veterans Committee admitted no new members for the third straight election.
K.C.’s bottom half unsettled
Sweeney to bat cleanup; lineup unclear thereafter
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C8
Royals manager Buddy Bell knows who will be his first four hitters, but the rest of Kansas City’s batting order still hasn’t been determined.
Top Models’ vanish into thin air
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A2
Shows about nanny interventions and professional baby sitters have become a kind of sub-niche for desperate programmers. Most of these involve brat-whisperers from Britain pounding common sense into derelict American parents. But I have come to think of “America’s Top Model” (7 p.m., CW) as another example of the genre.
Potter’ actor sheds persona, clothes
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A2
Hermione, we’re not at Hogwarts anymore. That’s enough about Harry Potter - the distorting but inescapable lens through which a new London production of Peter Shaffer’s “Equus” will be viewed.
U.S. joining Iraq in inviting Iran, Syria to ‘neighbors meeting’
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A7
Changing course, the United States is joining the Iraqi government in a diplomatic initiative inviting Iran and Syria to a “neighbors meeting” on stabilizing Iraq, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Tuesday.
Checks for jobless might start earlier
House revives proposal to eliminate ‘waiting week’ for unemployed
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B5
Some senators are working again to eliminate the week that jobless workers must wait to get their first unemployment checks, their efforts buoyed by a show of support from the House.
Parks and Rec indoor soccer season in full swing
February 28, 2007
In the 18 years Lee Ice has been involved with Lawrence Parks and Rec, he has seen steady growth of the Kaw Valley Soccer Association as well as the growth of indoor soccer. This year 325 players are participating in the Parks and Rec indoor soccer leagues.
Coyote girls take on the competition
February 28, 2007
“I want to wrestle.” Those words might not be too surprising if they came out of the mouth of a rambunctious young boy. But what if that statement was made by your daughter - at the age of five? That’s what Amanda Morris told her father, Jeff, five years ago and she has been wrestling ever since.
Lawrence Datebook
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B2
February 28, 2007
Embarq CEO gets $1.3 million bonus
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B8
Overland Park-based Embarq Corp., the nation’s fourth-largest local phone company, has awarded Chief Executive Dan Hesse a 6.5 percent raise and $1.27 million in bonuses following the company’s first year as a stand-alone firm.
Student’s anthrax threat closes campus
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B4
A University of Missouri-Rolla graduate student claiming to possess anthrax and a bomb threw this south-central Missouri community into a panic Tuesday, but police suspect it was nothing more than powdered sugar and an empty threat by a depressed student.
Commodities
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B8
No. 1 seed still means something
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C2
Anybody who enjoyed watching the big boys squirm during the first year of college basketball’s mid-major revolution is going to love the second.
2007 City Commission primary election results
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A4
Moving on to the April 3 Lawrence City Commission general election are Mike Dever, Rob Chestnut, Boog Highberger, David Schauner, James Bush and Carey Maynard-Moody. Here are the precinct-by-precinct results of Tuesday’s primary.
Agency requests program grant proposals
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B3
The Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging is looking for grant proposals from area agencies and organizations in Douglas, Jefferson and Shawnee counties for programs that will provide services to the elderly.
Pilot Club’s annual antiques show nears
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B3
This weekend should be a good one for antiques enthusiasts.
Home near Linwood destroyed by fire
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B1
A Monday evening fire destroyed a home near Linwood.
Pump patrol
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B1
Patrol seeks fuel deals
Heat visit White House
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C6
Everything was going fine until President Bush dropped the ball.
Joe’s makes run to Topeka
Second bakery to be in capital city’s downtown
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B8
Joe’s Bakery, a recently resuscitated Lawrence icon, is expanding into downtown Topeka next month with the same menu but a less ambitious schedule.
Woodling: Lights, camera, athletics
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C1
While watching snippets of the Academy Awards the other night, it struck me how much the motion picture industry and major college athletics have in common.
Low altitude blamed for fatal 2005 plane crash
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B3
Federal transportation officials said a 2005 plane crash that killed five people in an affluent suburban Kansas City neighborhood was caused by the pilot’s failure to maintain adequate altitude.
In Darfur, rebels show strength in crisis
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A6
In the sands of a dry riverbed in northern Darfur, rebel leaders squatted with their weapons, drinking mint tea and trying to forge a united front in their struggle for independence from Sudan.
1952 plot to assassinate prime minister revealed
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A6
A plot to assassinate then-Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida was hatched in July 1952 by a group of six people, including former Imperial Japanese Army officers, according to recently declassified U.S. Central Intelligence Agency archives.
Six suspected pirates arrested after hijacking
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A6
Somali authorities have arrested six suspected pirates in the hijacking of a U.N.-chartered cargo ship delivering food aid, officials said Tuesday.
City seeks grant to restore Breezedale monuments
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B4
The Breezedale monuments that stand on the south side of 23rd and Massachusetts streets have seen better days.
Overweight 8-year-old sets off obesity debate
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A6
A mother who feared she might lose custody of her obese 8-year-old son unless he lost weight was allowed to keep the boy after striking a deal Tuesday with social workers to safeguard his welfare.
County health official to discuss bird flu
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B1
Kim Ens, a disease control program coordinator for the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, will be at Baker University next week to share information about the avian flu.
Tennessee turns back Florida
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C4
Everything fell into place for Tennessee. Super Bowl MVP Peyton Manning talked to the Volunteers before they took the court against No. 5 Florida. Then, Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt belted out “Rocky Top” while wearing a cheerleader uniform during a timeout, and a near-capacity Thompson-Boling Arena also included football coach Phillip Fulmer.
Livingston tears three ligaments
Clippers guard out for this season, ‘might miss all of next year’
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C6
Clippers point guard Shaun Livingston will be out 8-to-12 months after tearing three of the four ligaments in his left knee while driving to the basket against Charlotte.
Lecompton announces kindergarten screening
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B1
Students who will be entering kindergarten this fall at Lecompton Elementary School should attend a screening April 12 at the school.
Oral history project scheduled at KU
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B1
A workshop next month at Kansas University will delve into the topic of oral histories.
Teacher organization selects principals of year
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B3
The Lawrence Organization of Substitute Teachers has selected Quail Run School Principal Paulette Strong and Lawrence High Principal Steve Nilhas for this year’s Principal of the Year awards.
Caution urged in use of antioxidants
New analysis of studies finds supplements can increase risk of death
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A3
Before you reach for your morning vitamins, consider this: They may not be good for you.
Fidel Castro on radio program: ‘I feel good’
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A6
Cuban leader Fidel Castro called in to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s radio talk show Tuesday, declaring he’s “more energetic, stronger” and his country is running smoothly without him at the helm.
U.N. gets warning, plan on climate
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A6
An international panel of scientists presented the United Nations with a sweeping, detailed plan Tuesday to combat climate change - a challenge, it said, “to which civilization must rise.”
Traffic question
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B10
To the editor: Would any of the candidates for the upcoming City Commission have a plan to widen 31st Street into three lanes of traffic from the Kasold curve eastward to Highway 10 past Prairie Park?
SIU’s Tatum tapped MVC player of year
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C4
Southern Illinois added another accolade to its No. 11 ranking, Missouri Valley Conference championship and 25-5 record on Tuesday when senior guard Jamaal Tatum was named the conference’s player of the year.
County needs shared vision
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B11
The debate over the fiscal health of Lawrence and Douglas County is one of long-standing. At this moment, it is even more heated than usual because of city elections looming on the horizon and the recent release of economic data that show economic growth in Lawrence is lagging behind that of other Kansas cities.
Iraqis: 18 boys die in bomb; U.S. says otherwise
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A7
Police and Iraqi state television said a car bomb exploded Tuesday near a park popular with young soccer players, killing at least 18 boys in Ramadi, a city west of Baghdad.
Court overturns KCP&L plant approval
Ruling could halt construction at coal-fired facility northwest of K.C.
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B6
An appeals court Tuesday overturned the state’s 2005 approval of Kansas City Power & Light Co.’s plan to build a second coal-fired plant in northwest Missouri.
briefly
February 28, 2007 in print edition on D6
Recipe for linguine with chili, crab and cilantro
Hampton’s recovery tedious
Cabrera looks ready; Marlins upset ex-manager counseled foe
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C8
Mike Hampton was back on the mound for the Atlanta Braves, throwing breaking balls for the first time this spring.
St. Patrick’s auction set for this weekend
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B6
An auction this weekend will continue the annual fundraising events for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee.
Chiefs sign Huard to three-year deal
QB accepts $7.5 million, including $2.75 million bonus
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C2
Quarterback Damon Huard has agreed to a three-year contract with the Kansas City Chiefs. Chiefs general manager Carl Peterson announced the deal Tuesday.
Depressing myths
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B10
To the editor: At the Grassroots Action City Commission debate (Feb. 16, Journal-World), several candidates endorsed a thoroughly depressing pack of urban economic folk tales, e.g.:
Museum exhibit to revisit an era of lower gas prices
Owners lend muscle cars to display at Salina’s Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B7
Back in 1968, when the Dodge Charger first rolled off the line, Ron Barragree was impressed with its looks.
Bombing kills 23 outside Afghan base during Cheney visit
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A8
In what the Taliban claimed was an assassination attempt, a suicide bomber attacked the main gate of a U.S. military base Tuesday within earshot of Vice President Dick Cheney.
Area primaries pare slates of candidates
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A5
Incumbents did well in the Baldwin City primary election Tuesday, with officeholders Tony Brown and Ted Brecheisen Jr. leading all candidates in the race for three Baldwin City Council seats.
Clinton cashes in on speeches
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B11
Former President Bill Clinton is one of a kind, but we knew that already.
March aims to raise money, awareness
February 28, 2007 in print edition on D2
The fifth annual March for Meals 5K walk, sponsored by Douglas County Senior Services, is scheduled for Saturday.
Community standards
Legislative attempts to hold Kansas teachers accountable for using “obscene” materials in the classroom are attacking a problem many Kansans would argue doesn’t exist.
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B10
Where is the “obscenity” that apparently concerns members of the House Federal and State Affairs Committee?
Series of unfortunate events clobbers stocks
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A1
Market experts said that a stunning slide in major stock indexes that began Tuesday may continue for a while, perhaps lasting several weeks. But they said the drop wasn’t unexpected given that during its recent spectacular rise, the Dow Jones industrial average, the symbol of the market for many Americans, has gone without a 2 percent decline for the longest stretch in more than 47 years.
Jury convicts man of burglary, battery
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B2
A Douglas County jury on Tuesday convicted a Lawrence man of charges from a September 2005 fight that injured another Lawrence man.
Had enough
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B10
To the editor: Television news, for example CNN and Fox, as well as other news channels think they must, as Cal Thomas put it in his editorial in Saturday’s Journal-World, “climb into the septic tank with us and deliver not what we need (‘eat your vegetables dear, they are good for you’), but what we seemingly cannot get enough of (‘never mind the vegetables, eat your dessert’).”
Conservatives say Gore overuses electricity
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A3
Al Gore, a leading voice in the fight against global warming, is being called a hypocrite by a conservative group that claims his Nashville mansion uses too much electricity.
Fans’ school spirit pays off for state universities
Logos on merchandise mean more money than ever for Kansas college teams
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B9
Five years ago, Mike Joyce was a lawyer in Oklahoma. That’s when he met a client who had an idea - putting college logos on toothbrushes. Today, AllSportBrush sells millions of dental-care products every year with images like the Kansas Jayhawk and the Kansas State Powercat.
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B10
Economic hard times were being noticed by local travel agencies, which said that travel habits had been noticeably altered by the financial problems faced by many during what most considered a serious national recession.
Landslide covers strip club, buildings
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A3
A wide swath of hillside came thundering down on a strip club and several apartment buildings Tuesday in the city’s North Beach district, forcing residents from their homes and stirring fears of another collapse.
Enforcers go into uncharted territory
February 28, 2007
The Enforcers, a 12-and-under girls soccer team with the Kansas Soccer Academy, are taking on all-comers and making a name for themselves in the local soccer community this year.
Mayor overcomes scandal, wins 6th term
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A3
Mayor Richard M. Daley won a sixth term Tuesday, overcoming a City Hall corruption scandal and putting himself on course to eclipse his legendary father’s record as the city’s longest-serving mayor.
Dodge City beef workers may attempt unionization
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B7
With workers at one southwest Kansas meatpacking plant about to vote on joining a union, efforts have been revived to organize employees at another plant.
Diocese won’t face suit, files for bankruptcy
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A3
Rejecting a request from a settlement judge, the Catholic Diocese of San Diego on Tuesday filed for bankruptcy protection rather than face lawsuits from 150 people who alleged that they were sexually abused by priests.
Good samaritan saving salamanders
February 28, 2007
In the next couple of weeks, if you’re driving along 31st Street on a miserable cold, rainy night, you might see a lone figure walking slowly along the road. Don’t be alarmed. It’s probably just Mike Caron.
Charges dropped against officer
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B12
Problems locating a man who claimed he was mistreated by a Topeka police officer forced prosecutors to drop the case, for now.
Freight traffic causing Amtrak delays, passenger headaches
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A3
The Capitol Limited, an Amtrak train from Chicago, is scheduled to arrive in Washington every day at 1:30 p.m. But frequent rider Edda Ramos knows better than to make plans for the afternoon or evening.
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B10
Achievement Place for Boys was about ready to open at 23 E. 11th St. It was a Jaycee-sponsored effort to provide a supervised home atmosphere for boys ages 10-15 from unsettled backgrounds.
Study says ice cream might help fertility
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A3
Ben & Jerry might help you get pregnant, but not in the usual way. A diet rich in ice cream and other high-fat dairy foods may lower the risk of one type of infertility, a study suggests.
It’s ‘The Season for Soup’ on ‘Jayni’s Kitchen’
February 28, 2007 in print edition on D6
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “The Season for Soup.” Host Jayni Carey and her guest will prepare the following recipes: Oven-Simmered Bean Soup with Tomato and Herbs, Shellfish Soup with Coconut Milk and Lime, French Onion Soup and Marguerite’s Cucumber Dip.
Horoscopes
February 28, 2007 in print edition on D5
For Wednesday, Feb. 28
Baldwin girls advance to semis
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B2
The Baldwin High girls basketball team made the most of their only home game this postseason, as the second-seeded Bulldogs knocked off seventh-seeded Lenexa St. James Academy, 52-43, on Tuesday night in the opening round of Class 4A sub-state play in the Tonganoxie bracket.
Election notebook
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A5
¢ Early returns ¢ Looking for issues
Lawrence volleyballers enjoy Topeka experience
February 28, 2007
Three Lawrence volleyball players helped the Topeka Impact club volleyball team win the U-16 Presidents Day Classic Feb. 19 in Omaha, Neb.
Woeful two innings doom Jayhawks
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C3
Oral Roberts scored seven runs in the first two innings and cruised to a 9-1 victory over Kansas University on Tuesday.
On the record
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B2
KU women to entertain juco recruit
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C3
In her continued pursuit to add more of an inside presence to the 2007-08 roster, Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B10
From the Lawrence Daily World for Feb. 28, 1907: “The preliminary hearing for four young farmers was held today regarding the murder of Houston McNees at No. 10 schoolhouse on Dec. 21.
Theater to stage serious comedy
February 28, 2007 in print edition on D1
In “The Curious Savage,” it’s the evil stepchildren tormenting the stepmother, rather than the other way around.
Pokes halt slide, clip K-State, 84-70
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C4
Oklahoma State knew it couldn’t lose any more games if it wanted to keep its postseason dreams from falling completely apart.
Lions put big win in past, focus on Ravens
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C1
Asked about the revelry following Friday night’s emotion-packed 66-59 victory against crosstown rival Free State, senior Chance Riley just smiled.
Jayhawks topple No. 3 at tourney
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C1
Cold and snow have made this the quietest golf winter in decades, a cause for concern for the Kansas University men’s golf team that competes against so many schools whose players are able to practice year-round. Cancel that concern.
Big love for Big Easy
League, union reaffirm commitment to New Orleans
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C6
The NBA and its players’ association reiterated their commitment to New Orleans on Tuesday, a day after union director Billy Hunter said he could sue over the league’s plans to host its next All-Star game there.
Free State rides roller-coaster season into sub-state
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C1
As Free State coach Chuck Law analyzed his Class 6A sub-state bracket, something just didn’t seem right.
Entrepreneurship Fair highlights KU’s technological innovations
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B1
The entire spectrum of invention and innovation was on display Tuesday afternoon at Kansas University.
Senator delays pay-raise proposal
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B1
Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius’ proposal to raise state workers’ pay by 4 percent has hit a snag in the Republican-controlled Legislature, with an influential senator questioning whether the state can afford to be so generous.
Lessons learned out west
Woods’ absences frustrating; FedEx points a joke
February 28, 2007 in print edition on C5
Two months into the season, Tiger Woods has played only seven rounds on the PGA Tour.
The dirt on the latest wet/dry vacs
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B8
Whether it’s sawdust in your basement or a spill in your kitchen, wet/dry vacs are built to handle the toughest household messes. Some models shoulder these tasks with finesse, but others we tested could add to your dirty work.
Whether or not dirt is visible, washing produce is critical to good health
February 28, 2007 in print edition on D2
When it comes to motivating people to wash their produce before eating it, visuals seem to help.
Spring the time to retool garden
February 28, 2007 in print edition on D1
Just as we occasionally change the carpet and drapes in the living room, it also makes
Far East flavor
Subtleties distinguish food of different Asian countries
February 28, 2007 in print edition on D1
To the casual observer, the food at Campus Hideaway Roll Cafe might seem similar to the food at other Asian restaurants in Lawrence.
Arming more pilots has security appeal
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B10
As much as I long for the time when pilots invited the curious to peek into their cockpits and strolled along airplane aisles, making conversation with passengers, terrorists have relegated those days to history - along with the high sense of security that air travelers once enjoyed.
Emails in fraud case
February 28, 2007
International Internet scam lands KU student $2,300 in debt
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B1
John Fales was scammed. He was duped, defrauded and cheated out of $3,500. The 19-year-old KU student is s itting on a substantially overdrawn bank account, and he says it’s because he didn’t check whether something that seemed too good to be true actually was too good to be true.
Lansing man involved in fatal crash avoids vehicular homicide charges
February 28, 2007 in print edition on B1
A Lansing man who authorities said ran a stop sign two weeks ago, causing a wreck that resulted in the death of a Tonganoxie woman, won’t face vehicular homicide charges.
Anatomy of a KU merger proposal
KU Hospital CEO shares concerns on KU Medical Center’s affiliation quest
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A1
Kansas University Hospital’s president has written a letter that provides a glimpse inside the contentious negotiations to strike a three-way hospital deal that would start sending some KU medical programs to St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
People in the news
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A2
¢ Oprah’s Oscar special beats Barbara’s ¢ Appeals court to hear Smith burial arguments ¢ Supermodel feels ‘shame’ for hot temper
Olive oil good substitute for other fats
February 28, 2007 in print edition on D3
Q: Is olive oil a good choice when selecting cooking oils?
Newcomers lead primary pack
Top 2 say voters want change on City Commission
February 28, 2007 in print edition on A1
It was a businessman’s special. Mike Dever and Rob Chestnut, the two candidates with the deepest business backgrounds, took the top spots in Tuesday’s Lawrence City Commission primary that narrowed the field for the April 3 general election from nine to six candidates.