Archive for Friday, May 25, 2007

Also from May 25

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Game: Online Exclusives 5-23-07 YouTube videos
Podcasts
Polls
Do you think that KU's basketball team should be ranked No. 1 with Rush coming back?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
54%
No
 
39%
Undecided
 
5%
Total 4195
Should the city spend $20 million or more on the PLAY project?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
76%
Yes
 
19%
Undecided
 
4%
Total 251
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Lawrence youngster Caleb Ochs, 8, pulls back to heave a pass to his teammates as he and other kids at the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence play a game of "Foam Ball." Tuesday's warmer weather allowed for a bit of outdoor activity. Officials ponder recreation price tags
May 24, 2007 in print edition on 1A
PLAY will cost real money. Local leaders on Thursday were told it would cost at least $21 million to build a new indoor sports fieldhouse, and another $18 million to construct an outdoor recreational complex for Lawrence youths. Both ideas have been pushed by local group PLAY, which stands for Partners for Lawrence Athletics and Youth.
<h6>24 hours in Lawrence</h6> <p><a href="/news/24_hours_in_lawrence/2007/may/6pm_midnight/"><img src="http://media.ljworld.com/img/specials/24_hours_promo_6-midnight.jpg" alt="24 hours in Lawrence" /></a></p>
9:00 a.m.
City commissioners Tuesday evening admitted they violated parts of the state's open meetings law by holding a closed-door executive session to discuss economic development incentives for a local company. City Hall is shown here in this file photo. City’s belt tightening costs one job; more cuts may follow
May 25, 2007 in print edition on 1A
The city’s budget crisis has begun to cost jobs. Assistant City Manager Debbie Van Saun confirmed Thursday that the city has laid off one full-time employee and is considering other layoffs.
<h6>24 hours in Lawrence</h6> <p><a href="/news/24_hours_in_lawrence/2007/may/6pm_midnight/"><img src="http://media.ljworld.com/img/specials/24_hours_promo_6-midnight.jpg" alt="24 hours in Lawrence" /></a></p>
1:27 p.m.
Dan Kozak, Topeka, plays his saxophone at the corner of Seventh and Massachusetts streets as the blue sky fades into night. Calling it a day
May 22, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Brad Stoll doesn’t let a day go by without listening to Willie Nelson. Nelson’s music gets him pumped up for his day, and his day is one of extremes.
4:37 p.m.
Kansas guard Brandon Rush raises a high fist as the Jayhawks walk off the court with a 68-64 win over Iowa State in overtime at Hilton Coliseum. Rush withdraws from draft
May 26, 2007
Kansas University’s men’s basketball team may have wrapped up a preseason No. 1 ranking on Friday. “I wouldn’t think so, but we’ll be up there,” KU coach Bill Self said Friday night, three hours after reporting Brandon Rush’s decision to withdraw from the NBA Draft, in part because of a right knee injury incurred two days ago playing pick-up basketball in Kansas City.

All stories

May anything but merry for K.C.
Disgruntled quarterback, defensive end lead Chiefs’ list of problems
May 25, 2007 in print edition on C7
The quarterback swears he’ll be playing somewhere else come September and the defensive end isn’t letting a pending suspension stop him from complaining that he is underpaid.
Horoscopes
May 25, 2007 in print edition on B5
On the record
May 25, 2007 in print edition on B2
Lawrence Datebook
May 25, 2007 in print edition on B2
On the record
May 25, 2007 in print edition on B2
Maligned lineman ready to return
Haynesworth puts suspension in past
May 25, 2007 in print edition on C8
Titans defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth has a simple goal for 2007: Play 16 games this season.
Morrison files suit over picketing law’s constitutionality
Challenge was planned by legislators as a test case to obtain Kansas Supreme Court ruling
May 25, 2007 in print edition on B3
As planned by the Legislature, Attorney General Paul Morrison filed a lawsuit asking the Kansas Supreme Court to rule on whether a funeral picketing law enacted last month is constitutional.
Commodities
May 25, 2007 in print edition on C12