Archive for Friday, April 18, 2008

Also from April 18

Audio clips
On the street
Photo galleries
LHS baseball vs. Bishop Ward Kansas Relays, Day Two
Should new hires at regents universities be subjected to criminal background checks?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure.
Total 479

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Kansas defenders Darrell Arthur, left, and Brandon Rush double-team Memphis guard Chris Douglas-Roberts in the 2008 NCAA Championship game.  On Thursday Arthur and Rush declared for the 2008 NBA draft. Positive attitude key for KU goodbyes
April 17, 2008 in print edition on 5A
As a lifelong Kansas University basketball fan, Karen Pauls, 64, thinks of the players as her sons. So when players flee the Jayhawk nest, saying goodbye can be difficult.
8:00 a.m.
Baker University junior Kyle Ruona, Baldwin City, makes his way through the Baker Wetlands, igniting the tall grass during a controlled burn Thursday. The ash carbon produced by the fire helps many plants by acting as a natural fertilizer. Fire set to rejuvenate wetlands
April 18, 2008 in print edition on 1A
On Thursday morning, humans took over the duty that nature used to perform at the Baker Wetlands.
10:54 a.m.
An emergency vehicle waits at the scene where rubble from earthquake damage lies strewn along a sidewalk in an old section of Louisville, Ky., Friday, April 18, 2008. The 5.2 magnitude earthquake, centered in southern Illinois, rattled skyscrapers in Chicago's Loop and homes in Cincinnati but appeared to cause no major injuries or damage. Lawrence shakes after Illinois earthquake
April 18, 2008
Lawrence residents felt the rumblings of the 5.2 magnitude earthquake that shook Southern Illinois and Indiana at 4:37 a.m. today.
4:00 p.m.

Participants of the half marathon make their way towards 23rd Street in this file photo. 2,000 runners expected for race
April 18, 2008 in print edition on 3A
More than 2,000 runners from at least 20 states are expected to hit Lawrence streets Sunday morning to help raise money for people without health insurance.
10:00 p.m.
KU group wants you to help monitor environment
April 18, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The changing environment - like snow here in Lawrence last weekend - has scientists convinced they need more information to determine how environmental changes are affecting plants and wildlife, and they need the public’s help.

All stories

Earth friendly
Earth Day is just a reminder of actions that we should take every day to protect our environment.
April 18, 2008 in print edition on A11
We only have one Earth and we would be smart to take better care of it.
Rec calendar
April 18, 2008 in print edition on B6
Sports activities in Lawrence