Archive for Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Also from May 15

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Free State vs Leavenworth baseball
Podcasts
Polls
Should parents be held legally responsible for teen beer parties held at their home?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
82%
No
 
14%
Undecided
 
2%
Total 620
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
The Landon Building, next to the Capitol building in Topeka, is cracking up and pieces of the facade are falling to the ground, making it unsafe to walk near the building. Leaders seek funds to repair crumbling state office buildings
May 14, 2007 in print edition on 5A
Kansas leaders find themselves looking down a money pit when it comes to state building repairs. Lawmakers just approved a five-year plan that will make available approximately $380 million for repairs and maintenance at higher education institutions.
<h6>Special report</h6> <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/education/home_schooling/learning_outside_the_lines/"><img src="http://media.lawrence.com/img/features/2007/05/11/home-school-feature_r290x120.jpg" alt="Learning outside the lines: a Journal-World special report" /></a> <h6>Special report</h6> <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/education/home_schooling/learning_outside_the_lines/"><img src="http://media.lawrence.com/img/features/2007/05/11/home-school-feature_r290x120.jpg" alt="Learning outside the lines: a Journal-World special report" /></a>
9:00 a.m.

Rain Quinlan, 14, far left, and her dance classmates watch a videotape of their own performance from an earlier recital.  Home schooled, Quinlan attends 13 hours of dance each week. Kansas home school laws open to interpretation
May 13, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Rain Quinlan spends a good chunk of her day dancing and reading Vladimir Nabokov novels.
<h6>Special report</h6> <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/education/home_schooling/learning_outside_the_lines/"><img src="http://media.lawrence.com/img/features/2007/05/11/home-school-feature_r290x120.jpg" alt="Learning outside the lines: a Journal-World special report" /></a> <h6>Special report</h6> <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/education/home_schooling/learning_outside_the_lines/"><img src="http://media.lawrence.com/img/features/2007/05/11/home-school-feature_r290x120.jpg" alt="Learning outside the lines: a Journal-World special report" /></a>
3:18 p.m.
Free State senior Keron Toussaint is a member of the Firebirds' 4x200 relay team, which won gold at the Kansas Relays. Q & A with Keron Toussaint
May 15, 2007 in print edition on 6C
Keron Toussaint could see the smoke as he looked out the window of Middle School 399 in The Bronx. The date was September 11, 2001. “It was pretty chaotic,” said Toussaint, a Free State senior track runner. “We were at school, and my science teacher came in and said two planes crashed into the World Trade Center. We all were laughing about it because no one believed it.”
<h6>Special report</h6> <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/education/home_schooling/learning_outside_the_lines/"><img src="http://media.lawrence.com/img/features/2007/05/11/home-school-feature_r290x120.jpg" alt="Learning outside the lines: a Journal-World special report" /></a>
5:30 p.m.
Matt Farley holds up some of the art created for the space. Dental arts
May 15, 2007 in print edition on 1D
Don’t expect to see the typical motivational posters you might find in other dental offices - the type that might show a kitty hanging from a branch with the caption “Hang in there!” This is interactive, multidimensional, educational art designed specifically for this location.
<h6>Special report</h6> <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/education/home_schooling/learning_outside_the_lines/"><img src="http://media.lawrence.com/img/features/2007/05/11/home-school-feature_r290x120.jpg" alt="Learning outside the lines: a Journal-World special report" /></a>
10:00 p.m.
The Alvamar Golf Course and Country Club is bounded by 15th to the north and Clinton Parkway to the south, Kasold Drive to the east and Inverness on the west.  The country club facility is pictured at center in this aerial photo taken on Monday. It’s Alvamar v. Alvamar in court
May 15, 2007 in print edition on 8B
Alvamar Inc. is suing its former management company, saying the namesake operation’s leaders kept misleading books, charged improper fees and misappropriated complimentary memberships to the country club that drove development in much of western Lawrence.
<h6>Special report</h6> <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/education/home_schooling/learning_outside_the_lines/"><img src="http://media.lawrence.com/img/features/2007/05/11/home-school-feature_r290x120.jpg" alt="Learning outside the lines: a Journal-World special report" /></a>

All stories

Horoscopes
May 15, 2007 in print edition on B5
On the record
May 15, 2007 in print edition on B2
Lawrence Datebook
May 15, 2007 in print edition on B2
City athletes of the week
May 15, 2007 in print edition on C6
Andy Petz and Hannah Somers.
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
May 15, 2007 in print edition on B6
Repair problems
Allowing state buildings to fall into such disrepair that it may be less costly to demolish them and start over isn’t a winning maintenance strategy.
May 15, 2007 in print edition on B6
The state of Kansas doesn’t have a very good record as a landlord. In fact, it may have earned the slang title Lawrence residents have for landlords who don’t take care of their property: slumlords.
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
May 15, 2007 in print edition on B6
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
May 15, 2007 in print edition on B6
Commodities
May 15, 2007 in print edition on C8