Archive for Thursday, April 24, 2008

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Mario Chalmers' Press Conference Blooming vision
Do you use pesticides on your lawn?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t have a lawn.
Total 298

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas University junior guard Mario Chalmers declares his intention to enter the NBA Draft. Chalmers made his announcement Wednesday at Hadl Auditorium and said he would not sign with an agent, thus leaving open the possibility he would return for his senior season. Chalmers diving in
April 24, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Kansas University junior Mario Chalmers - who 21â2 weeks ago hit the biggest shot in KU basketball history - may have hoisted his last jumper in college. Chalmers, whose clutch three-pointer sent KU’s 75-68 NCAA championship victory over Memphis into overtime, on Wednesday announced he’s entering the 2008 NBA Draft without an agent.
9:00 a.m.
Kim Templeton, left, an orthopedic oncologist at Kansas University Hospital, meets with her patient Gary Paul in his hospital room Friday.  Templeton removed a tumor and cancerous bone from Paul's arm and replaced it with a titanium alloy rod. Innovative procedure saves arm
April 24, 2008 in print edition on 1A
If Gary Paul had been admitted to Kansas University Hospital three months ago, instead of last week, he probably would have gone home to Potwin without his right arm. But now, because of a new treatment protocol never before used in the United States, Paul will keep both arms - and his right arm could eventually be as good as it’s ever been.
12:00 p.m.
The Kong Family is concerned about the rising cost of tuition at universities. Family members are, from left, Andrew, a junior at Kansas University; Alex, a freshman at Southwest Junior High; Man, an electrical engineering and computer science professor at KU; Sue, a medical technologist at the Internal Medicine Group; and Amanda, a senior at Free State High School. 6 percent tuition increase advised
April 24, 2008 in print edition on 1A
A Kansas University provost’s advisory committee has recommended a 6 percent increase in tuition rates for next year, according to the minutes of a recent Faculty Senate meeting.
4:00 p.m.
Pulse Podcast
It's 'Showtime' at LHS
Posted April 24, 2008
The annual "Showtime" music revue kicks off at 7:30 p.m. tonight - and continues with shows Friday and Saturday - with a variety of acts at Lawrence High School. Tune in to the Pulse Podcast to hear a sampling of performances at this year's event.
10:00 p.m.
Kansas University students Matthew Kugler, Houston sophomore, from front left, Jason Oliver, Kansas City, Kan., junior, Colleen Carlsen, Naperville, Ill., sophomore, and Amelia Crowl, Emporia junior, form a circle and debate the federal budget Thursday during a political science class about Congress in Fraser Hall. The students were given about an hour and 15 minutes to decrease the nation's debt. Students take stab at deficit reduction
April 24, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Funding for NASA - to the tune of $53 billion - took a hit Thursday, and Congress agreed to spend $33 billion on mass transit.

All stories

Augustin, Abrams declare for draft
Texas’ standout guards will wait to hire agents
April 24, 2008 in print edition on B2
D.J. Augustin is declaring for the NBA Draft, and Texas teammate A.J. Abrams is headed with him.
Celtics turn back Hawks for 2-0 series lead
April 24, 2008 in print edition on B2
Scores from tonight’s NBA playoff games.
Our town sports
April 24, 2008 in print edition on B2
Local sporting news and events.