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KU women hope to extend season in Oklahoma City
March 6, 2007
Read live game updates from tonight’s 8:30 tip between KU and Oklahoma State at the Big 12 Tournament, live from Oklahoma City.
Changing administration presents challenge for school board
March 6, 2007
Changes for Lawrence school administrators means savings for the district, but that won’t mean the money will be available for programs materials.
Police find meth lab in south Lawrence home
March 6, 2007
Lawrence police make a disturbing discovery while serving a search warrant on a residence in south Lawrence.
Early morning fire in Eudora damages home, truck
March 6, 2007
A fire early this morning damages and destroys a pickup truck south of Eudora.
Free State boys continue underdog run to state tourney
March 6, 2007
The Firebirds tip-off tomorrow in the state tournament in Emporia after two sub-state upsets earned them the 8th seed in the 6A bracket.
Commissioners approve tax break for local business
March 6, 2007
Lawrence City Commissioners give a major tax break to an east Lawrence business.
Olathe man dies from injuries following motorcycle accident
March 6, 2007
An Olathe man involved in a motorcycle accident Sunday in west Lawrence dies from his injuries.
Jayhawks await OU-ISU winner
March 6, 2007
Here’s what the Kansas men do know: they have the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Big 12 tournament, and they’ve earned a bye in the first round. What the Jayhawks don’t know is who their opponent will being round two.
Fire forces evacuation of apartment complex
March 6, 2007
Fire forces evacuation of a Tennessee Street apartment complex tonight.
Tournament wins key for Jayhawks’ chance for No. 1 seed
March 6, 2007
A 27-4 record, a Big 12 conference regular season championship, a top-4 ranking and a top 25 RPI rating may not be enough to earn the Kansas men’s basketball team a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. However, three wins this weekend and it would be hard to deny the Jayhawks a top seed in the big dance.
KU women upset OSU in first round of Big 12 tourney
March 6, 2007
The Kansas women opened play in the Big 12 Tournament down in Oklahoma City this evening against Oklahoma State.
Students spend spring break building homes in Lawrence
March 6, 2007
College students say they’re experiencing an unforgettable spring break, and it’s right here in Lawrence.
Lawmakers consider making abortions tougher for minors
March 6, 2007
State lawmakers are considering a bill that would add extra steps for minors in Kansas to get an abortion.
Piper boys take No. 3 seed to Salina
March 6, 2007
The Piper boys basketball team started the season as the top-ranked team in class 4A and now take the No. 3 seed to tomorrow’s state tournament in Salina.
After 23 years, convict up for parole
March 6, 2007
A Lawrence man convicted in the 1984 rape and murder of an elderly woman will soon be up for parole.
Kansas baseball pummels Tabor, 18-2
March 6, 2007
It was a beautiful afternoon for some baseball as the Kansas Jayhawks took on Tabor College at Hoglund Ballpark today.
Habitat for Humanity gets long-distance volunteers
March 6, 2007
In tonight’s 6News and tomorrow’s Lawrence Journal-World, Habitat for Humanity receives a helping hand, and more on the talks about the affiliation between KU Med and St. Luke’s in Kansas City.
Bill to sell KU Hospital gets fresh support
Proposal introduced in House, but sponsor says it’s a favor
March 6, 2007
A proposal to sell Kansas University Hospital that emerged last week in the Senate got a foothold in the House on Tuesday. Under the proposal by state Sen. Chris Steineger, D-Kansas City, the state would sell KU Hospital and use the proceeds to pay for repairs at regents universities and help the state pension system. State Rep. Lee Tafanelli, R-Ozawkie, introduced a companion bill to Steineger’s in the House Appropriations Committee.
Cloning ban may be dead in Kansas Legislature
Committee to move on to other business
March 6, 2007
Two measures sought by conservatives to restrict cloning research may be dead for the 2007 legislative session. Hearings on the bills, which had been scheduled for Tuesday before the House Federal and State Affairs Committee, were postponed indefinitely.
Man dies from injuries in motorcycle accident
The accident happened Sunday
March 6, 2007
An Olathe man injured in a weekend motorcycle accident in Lawrence, died Monday at Kansas University Hospital, Kansas City, Kan, Lawrence Police said this morning.
Former Sen. Robert Dole to help lead Walter Reed investigation
Kansan was GOP nominee for president in 1996
March 6, 2007
President Bush named former Sen. Bob Dole and former Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala on Tuesday to lead an investigation of problems at the nation’s military and veterans’ hospitals.
Fire damages house south of Eudora
No injuries reported
March 6, 2007
A fire early this morning destroyed a pickup truck and damaged a house south of Eudora, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. No one was injured.
Fresh-food dieter eats his way to health
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B1
Thirty days of fresh food can do a body good. At least, that’s what worked for 29-year-old Daniel Fisher. On Jan. 25, the self-proclaimed fast-food junkie quit his habit, replacing chain restaurants with Lawrence’s Local Burger. The downtown restaurant specializes in locally grown, organic meats and produce.
Candidates focus on teacher retention
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B1
How do you keep teachers in Lawrence? Voters got a chance to hear Monday night how the eight school board candidates think Lawrence should compete for teachers in coming years. Some said making salaries competitive was the answer.
FSHS girls scale back pressure defense
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C1
Following winter break, the Free State High girls basketball team scaled back its defense from a version of “32 Minutes of Hell” to 10 to 15.
Seniors ready for their shot
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C1
It was just two years ago when Kyle Schreiner tried to model his game after Kansas University freshman guard Brady Morningstar.
Putin’s successor key to Russia’s direction
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B6
Ever since Vladimir Putin let loose with a recent broadside against U.S. domination of global affairs, there’s been talk of a new Cold War.
Opera is ode to ordinary
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B7
A great work of art has the power to blow you over and to do it unexpectedly. You sit in the theater hoping for a little diversion, and a line of dialogue bwwhangs you like a skillet upside the head.
YouTube gets serious with links to candidates
March 6, 2007 in print edition on D2
YouTube doesn’t want to be just a goof-off destination anymore. It just went a little C-SPAN.
Tenants to Homeowners, County Commission reach agreement on lease
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B4
An agreement that could lead to new residential development in the 1100 block of Rhode Island was reached Monday between Douglas County and Tenants to Homeowners Inc.
Diana inquest may be further postponed
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A2
A British coroner demanded Monday that those who believe Princess Diana and her boyfriend Dodi Fayed were murdered should show her the evidence and said she may delay an inquest into their deaths until October.
Experts say new study shows need for broader definition of torture
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A6
Prisoners who endure poor or degrading treatment suffer much of the same long-term psychological distress as do captives who are tortured, suggests a study published Monday.
New U.S. strike kills 9 Afghan civilians
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A6
U.S. forces killed nine Afghan civilians Sunday night while bombing a house where two Taliban insurgents had taken refuge, Afghan authorities said Monday.
Trial begins in K.C. serial killings
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B8
DNA evidence will link Lorenzo Gilyard to a series of murdered women whose strangled, shoeless bodies were found in secluded spots around the city, a prosecutor said Monday as the former trash company supervisor’s trial began.
Thieves turn attention to valuable dogs
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B8
Forget about robbing a bank, pillaging homes for jewelry or a late-night heist from the electronics store. Thieves in central Kansas are setting their sites on a yapping, lucrative alternative: Yorkshire terriers.
Dolls’ show not prime family fare
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A2
It’s never polite to hate something on sight. But in the case of “Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll” (8 p.m., CW), I will gladly make an exception.
Sharpton explores family roots at Strom Thurmond’s birthplace
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A8
The Rev. Al Sharpton traveled Monday to Strom Thurmond’s birthplace to visit the grave of a Thurmond relative who held one of Sharpton’s ancestors as a slave.
Perry paces NU past Cowboys
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C6
Marcus Perry walked onto the court Monday with his 1-year-old daughter Akayla in his arms, bringing his family with him as he was honored on Nebraska’s senior day.
On the record
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B2
Study: Cost to expand city exceeds present revenue
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B1
It will cost the city tens of millions of dollars to expand the community into new areas, according to a study commissioned by City Hall.
White House ready to request more troop funding
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A7
The White House is ready to ask Congress for more money for President Bush’s plan - already hotly debated - to send 21,500 new combat troops into Iraq.
Slavery past still part of American present
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B6
Somewhere, the gods of irony are laughing. Can you blame them? Last week came news that ancestry.com, a genealogical Web site, had documented a startling link between two very unalike men. It turns out an ancestor of the late South Carolina Sen. Strom Thurmond once owned an ancestor of the Rev. Al Sharpton.
Wright earns another first-team nod
Kansas University forward selected for Associated Press All-Big 12 honors
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C1
Kansas University sophomore Julian Wright, who was named to the coaches’ all-Big 12 team Sunday, made it a clean sweep Monday when he was tapped first-team all-league by the Associated Press.
KU notebook: Charities worrisome
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C6
Darnell Jackson figures he’s darn near perfect from the free-throw line at practice.
Wade wants to give it a go
Heat guard targets April return from injured shoulder
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C4
Dwyane Wade’s dislocated left shoulder is so fragile, there’s a risk of aggravating the injury when he sleeps.
Ex-Titan Henry lands with Denver
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C2
It took Travis Henry only two days to get a job - with a team that turns running backs into stars.
Horoscopes
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B5
For Tuesday, March 6
E-mails add details to astronaut affair
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A5
A love note e-mailed to an orbiting space shuttle was one of the ways NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak learned she had a rival for astronaut Bill Oefelein’s affections.
Democrats push plan to restrict Iraq war
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A7
Senior House Democrats, seeking to placate members of their party from Republican-leaning districts, are pushing a plan that would place restrictions on President Bush’s ability to wage the war in Iraq but would allow him to waive them if he publicly justified his position.
Former Senate leaders join new bipartisan effort
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A3
Four former Senate majority leaders are heading a new group aimed at putting aside partisan politics and offering solutions to the nation’s biggest issues.
Doctors find blood clot in Cheney’s leg
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A3
Vice President Dick Cheney is being treated for a blood clot that his doctor discovered in his left leg, his office announced Monday. The condition could be fatal if left untreated.
White House board OKs terror surveillance programs
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A3
A White House privacy board is giving its stamp of approval to two of the Bush administration’s controversial surveillance programs - electronic eavesdropping and financial tracking - and says they do not violate citizens’ civil liberties.
Cutting the credit habit
Book, film tackle threat to finances
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C8
The feature-length documentary “Maxed Out” and a companion book, “Maxed Out: Hard Times, Easy Credit and the Era of Predatory Lenders” will have you rethinking the deep dependence so many of us have on credit.
Violence roars back to Baghdad
Bomb shatters Iraqi capital’s storied literary street
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A7
A suicide car bomber turned a venerable book market into a deadly inferno and gunmen targeted Shiite pilgrims Monday as suspected Sunni insurgents brought major bloodshed back into the lap of their main Shiite rivals. At least 38 people died in the blast and seven pilgrims were killed.
People in the news
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A2
¢ Daniel Radcliffe signs on for last 2 ‘Harry Potter’ films ¢ Jerry Springer named new host of ‘America’s Got Talent’ ¢ Guitarist Les Paul donates $50,000 to his Wis. hometown ¢ Diddy do it? Lawsuit filed against Sean Combs
33 activist women arrested in Tehran
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A6
Amnesty International on Monday demanded the swift and unconditional release of 33 prominent Iranian female activists arrested Sunday and jailed in Tehran’s notorious high-security Evin prison.
Beckham out one month
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C2
David Beckham’s return to form has taken a new twist - a bad twist of his right knee.
8th and Pennsylvania project to be considered
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B3
City commissioners tonight will consider approving a tax incentive that could make or break a proposed residential and commercial development near the area of Eighth and Pennsylvania streets.
Big 12 suspends pair
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C2
Colorado’s Xavier Silas and Nebraska’s Ryan Anderson were suspended one game each for fighting, meaning Silas will miss the opening round of the Big 12 tournament.
Candidates split on parks, Chamber of Commerce support
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B2
The sides are evenly divided. A Lawrence City Commission candidate forum Monday night made it clear that there’s a 3-3 split on several key issues among the remaining six candidates in the field.
Judges go on strike after police storm court
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A6
Ugandan judges went on a nationwide strike Monday, saying their independence had been compromised by police who stormed the High Court and re-arrested opposition supporters who had been granted bail.
Police identify man injured in accident
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B2
Officers identified Jim Lewis, 63, Olathe, as the man injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday on Clinton Parkway in west Lawrence.
Still no verdict in Libby case
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A3
Jurors completed their ninth day of deliberations Monday without a verdict in the perjury trial of ex-White House aide I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, but before finishing they asked three more questions about one charge.
Nominations being accepted for award
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C8
The Kansas Department of Commerce is accepting nominations for the annual Kansas Business Appreciation Awards.
KU women still hungry
Stuffed literally, Jayhawks hope to feast on OSU in Big 12 opener
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C3
If Kansas University’s women’s basketball players aren’t still stuffed tonight, they might have a chance.
Security guard’s death 34th homicide of year
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A3
A security guard at a FEMA trailer park was shot to death Monday in the latest violence to rack the city still struggling to recover from Hurricane Katrina, police said.
Reporter dies in fall; some suspect foul play
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A6
A military correspondent for Russia’s top business daily died after falling from a fifth-story window, and some media speculated Monday that he might have been killed for his critical reporting.
Broadcasters agree to payola settlement
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A8
Radio listeners weary of hearing the same songs over and over may have something to cheer about: Broadcasters have tentatively agreed to anti-payola settlements that could shake up music playlists at some of the nation’s largest radio chains.
Study: Media influence white teens to smoke
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A3
In a study published today, white teens who had watched a lot of R-rated movies or had TV sets in their bedrooms were more than twice as likely to take up smoking compared with other white teens.
American Indian school celebrates historic recognition
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B2
About 300 alumni of a tribal school that taught generations of American Indians along the Kansas-Oklahoma boarder gathered Sunday to celebrate its recent addition to the National Register of Historic Places.
Former Kosovo P.M. on trial for war crimes
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A6
The chief Yugoslav war crimes prosecutor denounced Kosovo’s former prime minister on Monday as a warlord responsible for dozens of murders during the province’s 1998-99 war with Serb forces.
Armed and dangerous
Some states put untrained law officers on the street
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A8
Four months into his job, a police officer in Mississippi holds a gun to the head of an unarmed teenager and puts him in a chokehold. A rookie officer in Illinois gets into a car chase that kills a driver. And a new campus policeman in Indiana shoots an unarmed student to death.
Visitors bureau hires marketing manager
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C8
Kate Eichten has joined the Lawrence Convention and Visitors Bureau as conventions marketing manager.
EU postpones action on Palestinian funding
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A6
The European Union will wait until a Palestinian unity government finalizes its policy toward Israel before deciding whether to restore financing to the Palestinian Authority.
Youth center in Denmark demolished after days of riots
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A6
Masked demolition workers tore down the graffiti-sprayed building Monday that served as the makeshift cultural center for Denmark’s anarchists and disaffected youth, ignoring sobs and screamed obscenities from a surrounding crowd of young people.
Durant says ankle to be OK
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C2
Texas freshman Kevin Durant said his left ankle feels “pretty good” and should be ready for the Big 12 tournament.
Publication plugs into Lawrence
Linux Pro Magazine opens North American office downtown
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C8
A publisher of magazines focusing on the Linux computer operating system has launched its North American headquarters in downtown Lawrence.
Physical therapist represents state
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C8
Carolyn Bloom, of Bloom & Associates Therapy, Eudora, represented physical therapists in Kansas as chief delegate to the American Physical Therapy Association’s meeting Feb. 13-18 in Boston.
La Rosa tagged, but Royals win
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C6
Kansas City Royals left-hander Jorge De La Rosa was hit on his pitching hand in Monday’s 9-4 victory over the San Diego Padres but was not expected to miss a start.
U.N. suspends N. Korean aid as U.S. opens diplomatic talks
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A6
The U.N. Development Program on Monday suspended operations in North Korea after Pyongyang rejected conditions ensuring that U.N. money was not being diverted to Kim Jong Il’s regime.
Commodities
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C8
Home invasion reported in Osage County
Crime report bears similarities to incident reported this weekend in Lawrence
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B2
Osage County Sheriff’s officials reported an incident near Osage City on Monday morning that bore similarities to a home invasion in Lawrence during the weekend.
Kansas City Zoo to help save endangered amphibians
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B4
The Kansas City Zoo is offering to become a haven for frogs and salamanders that are coming perilously close to extinction.
Pilot crashes plane into home of former in-laws
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A5
A pilot took his 8-year-old daughter up in a small plane Monday and crashed it into his former mother-in-law’s house in southern Indiana, killing himself and the girl, authorities said.
Couple’s age difference could label teen as sex offender
March 6, 2007 in print edition on D1
Q: Dear Dr. Wes and John: Will you please tell my 17-year-old in print, in front of everyone, that he or she (I don’t even want to say which) cannot date someone who is 13?
Woodland leads; KU men’s golfers in 11th
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C3
Kansas University senior Gary Woodland shot a 9-under score of 135 and leads the Louisiana Classics after Monday’s first day.
What to wear with your new spring shoes
March 6, 2007 in print edition on D1
So, you’ve bought into a trend. Maybe it was those retro wood platforms that you couldn’t resist, or a pair of camel-colored peep-toe patent leather pumps.
More than weight or food, it’s the thoughts that count
New ideas emerge in helping youths with eating disorders
March 6, 2007 in print edition on D1
She can remember watching ballerinas as a little girl and wishing for the same lean athletic body. She can pinpoint specific moments in her life when people made comments about her weight.
Artest arrested on force charge
Sacramento Kings remove forward following Monday’s domestic incident
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C4
Sacramento Kings forward Ron Artest was arrested Monday and excused indefinitely from the team after a woman said he shoved her to the floor inside his home and prevented her from calling 911.
Hospital chief says affiliation too risky
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A1
Several lawmakers Monday issued warnings to Kansas University School of Medicine over its proposed affiliation with St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
Policy needed
Members of various state boards owe it to Kansas taxpayers to set responsible, economical policies for state-financed travel.
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B6
News about the travel bill a former member of the Kansas State Board of Education has charged to taxpayers is a reminder that the current board should make sure to revisit its travel policy before such questionable travel occurs again.
Digital information could theoretically exceed capacity
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A4
A new study that estimates how much digital information the world is generating (hint: a lot) finds that for the first time, there’s not enough storage space to hold it all. Good thing we delete some stuff.
Hansbrough’s nose broken after all
North Carolina standout probable for ACC tournament
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C2
Tyler Hansbrough probably will play in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament despite breaking his nose during the blood-filled final seconds of No. 8 North Carolina’s victory over 14th-ranked Duke on Sunday.
Divergent paths
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: Regarding the City Commission primary, the Journal-World declared, “It was a businessman’s special.” Mr. Levy’s letter in Friday’s Public Forum states, “an unchecked coalition of builder’s advocates are about to be elected.” Hold on, please, not by 15 percent of the community!
Funding hinders NASA’s hunt for killer asteroids
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A4
NASA officials say the space agency is capable of finding nearly all the asteroids that might pose a devastating hit to Earth, but there isn’t enough money to pay for the task so it won’t get done.
Old Hometown - 40 years ago
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B6
The Feb. 9 fire which had caused a loss of about $100,000 at the historic Centenary Methodist Church at Fourth and Elm was the work of an arsonist, according to state fire marshal Lloyd Davies.
Old Hometown - 100 years ago
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B6
From the Lawrence Daily World for March 6, 1907: “Most of the major appropriations bills are now through the legislature and there continues to be delight that Kansas University will get more than $750,000 to meet its many needs.
Coaches lobby for PR
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C6
Billy Gillispie says the Big 12 office needs to start trumpeting the league’s case for five and six teams in the upcoming NCAA Tournament.
Study: Asian air pollution affects storms over Pacific
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A4
Pollution from Asia is helping generate stronger storms over the North Pacific, according to new research.
New cases lead to warnings about mumps
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A1
A year after a massive outbreak of mumps hit Douglas County, the disease is back.
Support for all
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: The oft-repeated phrase “We have to support our troops” has become America’s King’s X on all logic.
Golf drive for troops surpasses expectations
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B1
A Lawrence golf shop owner has hit a hole in one with his idea to help U.S. troops stationed in Iraq.
Lawrence Datebook
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B2
City benefits
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: The comment from Commissioner David Schauner about the spending of money for candidates to me is questionable to say the least. Why would anyone in Lawrence spend that much when they have endorsements from their cronies.
Freshman finally finds her form
KU’s McCray works her way into pivotal role after rough start
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C1
One by one, Kansas University women’s basketball players descend from the upper level inside the Anderson Family Strength Center.
District to restructure top administration jobs
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B4
An administrative restructuring plan announced Monday for Lawrence’s public schools includes carving up three top positions into two.
Administrator receives 4 percent pay raise
March 6, 2007
Douglas County Administrator Craig Weinaug received a 4 percent compensation increase on Monday from county commissioners.
Kansas ascends to No. 2
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C6
Kansas University’s basketball team continues its late-season climb in the Associated Press poll.
Ex-Walter Reed leader apologizes to soldiers
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A1
The shameful treatment of U.S. troops wounded in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan was exposed to public scrutiny Monday in a series of emotional confrontations.
Woodling: Better days beckon Jayhawks
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C1
Here’s an unusual coincidence certain to cool the cockles of many a Sunflower State denizen’s heart: In last fall’s Big 12 Conference volleyball standings, Kansas University and Kansas State tied for last place. Then, during the winter women’s basketball chase, darned if the Wildcats and Jayhawks didn’t do the same thing.
Anger, apologies await answers
Congressional panel drills Walter Reed hospital officials
March 6, 2007 in print edition on A4
Top Army officials faced an angry Congress during an emotional hearing about shoddy medical treatment and living conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, acknowledging Monday that they have failed in the care of wounded veterans.
Team meeting sparks Cubs to win
March 6, 2007 in print edition on C6
It took only four spring training games - all losses - for Lou Piniella to call a team meeting and address his Cubs.
Student scholarships focus on volunteering
March 6, 2007 in print edition on D2
Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship program will award more than $200,000 this year to students who volunteer in their community.
City manager’s salary expected to increase
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B1
City Manager David Corliss is scheduled to receive a 4 percent raise as part of tonight’s Lawrence City Commission meeting.
National duty
March 6, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: If we cannot give our wounded service personnel the kind of care and treatment they deserve, how in the world can the hawks in Washington contemplate an added war?