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6:00 a.m.
Monte Johnson, right, of Lawrence, unloads a box of electronics from his vehicle Saturday during an electronic recycling event at the Lied Center parking lot. On the left is Michael Pitts, of Topeka. Recycling event collects 90,000 pounds of electronics
April 26, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Lawrencians looking for an easy and safe way to dispose of electronics dropped off everything from old computers and televisions to defunct iPods and microwaves at Kansas University’s Lied Center on Saturday.
9:00 a.m.
Eighteen-month-old Addison Whitenight grabs the nose of her 4-year-old brother, Cameron. Addison has biliary atresia and needs a new liver. She has been on a transplant waiting list since last May, and recently fell and broke her leg and arm because of rickets, which causes softening of the bones. Gift of life
April 27, 2008 in print edition on 1A
She’s a little warrior. At 18 months old, Addison Whitenight continues to fight for her life. The blue-eyed, red-haired Lawrence girl was diagnosed with biliary atresia at age 6 weeks. Her liver doesn’t work and she’s been waiting for a new one since last May.
1:00 p.m.
Ed West is the incoming principal at Free State High School West grew up in Topeka. Incoming principal relishes challenge
April 27, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Bob Karr thinks Ed West’s career as an educator has mirrored that of a cross country coach. It’s fitting because Karr met West - selected last week to be Free State High School’s next principal - when he was a long-distance runner and math student for Karr at Topeka Seaman High School.
5:00 p.m.
KU ROTC cadet Helen Draffen drags herself through the mud during an obstacle course competition Saturday at Clinton Outlet Park. Army ROTC cadets from across the country, representing 90 teams, participated in the KU Army ROTC Ranger Buddy Competition. The teams competed in several events, including a 5-kilometer buddy run, a knot-tying competition and the obstacle course. ROTC cadet competition gets down and dirty
April 27, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Covered in mud and exhausted from nearly eight hours of physically demanding competition, two Kansas University cadets were all smiles following their accomplishments at the KU Army ROTC Ranger Buddy Competition on Saturday.
9:00 p.m.
Dr. Paul Getto, who volunteers with the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce at the Visitor Information Center in North Lawrence, meets with John Conrad at the center. Getto will be recognized Thursday for his volunteer efforts with the James & Virginia Seaver Award for Service by Douglas County Senior Services. Active senior to be honored for efforts as volunteer
April 27, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Drop by Munchers Bakery on Friday mornings and you are likely to see an older gentleman sharing stories and enjoying coffee and pastries. Look quickly, though, because he soon will be on his way.

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6Sports video: Jayhawks breaking losing streak
April 27, 2008
This afternoon Tracy Bunge’s softball time was trying to snap their six-game conference losing streak with a visit from the Oklahoma State Cowgirls.
6News video: Domestic abuse affects women of all ages
April 27, 2008
It’s a serious and widespread social problem that threatens women from all walks of life. As BoomerGirl.com managing editor Cathy Hamilton reports, victims are not always young and defenseless.
6Sports video: Talib headed to Tampa Bay
April 27, 2008
In his three seasons at Kansas, he was the face of the KU defense. During his junior campaign, Aqib Talib recorded five interceptions, two of them for touchdowns, and was voted the MVP of this year’s Orange Bowl.
6News video: Air Force football teams compete
April 27, 2008
The flying Jayhawk wing took to the gridiron Saturday to face off against the Kansas State Wildcats. No — it’s not the Orange Bowl Championship Jayhawk football team, but the Air Force ROTC.
6News video: Dyche Hall among Eight Wonders finalists
April 27, 2008
A local structure is among the finalists for the Eight Wonders of Kansas Architecture.
6News video: Grad students monitor bridge progress
April 27, 2008
KU researchers are evaluating the construction of a new bridge on N. Iowa Street as part of a larger, high-tech effort to monitor construction site progress and efficiency. 6News reporter Jonathan Kealing has more.
6News video: Walk raises money for newborns
April 27, 2008
March of Dimes hosts a fundraising march around downtown Lawrence to support healthy babies.
6News video: Ed West to take Free State top spot
April 27, 2008
Free State High School gets its first chance in leadership with a new principal who will take the helm this fall.
6Sports video: Collins going to Cincinnati
April 27, 2008
Talib wasn’t the only Jayhawk selected to take his game to the next level. This afternoon former Kansas offensive lineman Anthony Collins was selected in the fourth round by the Cincinnati Bengals.
6Sports video: Fine selected in fourth round
April 27, 2008
Joining Collins and Talib in the league will also be former Kansas tight end Derek Fine.
6News video: School board begins budget review
April 27, 2008
Board members start discussions on next year’s budget for the first time since the local option budget is narrowly approved.
6News video: Search for canoeist called off
April 27, 2008
The search for a De Soto man who went missing last weekend while canoeing near Eudora has ceased.
6Sports video: Henry to play for Jets
April 27, 2008
This afternoon former Kansas wide receiver Marcus Henry was selected as the fifth pick in the sixth round for the New York Jets.
6News video: Electronic recycling event draws hundreds
April 27, 2008
Glass, plastic, aluminum, paper and now electronics. The City of Lawrence made an effort to recycle unwanted electronics Saturday.
Free-agent frenzy begins
07:40 p.m., April 27, 2008 Updated 09:00 p.m.
Former Kansas University and Lawrence High football standout Brandon McAnderson has agreed in principle to a free-agent deal with the NFL’s St. Louis Rams.
Henry selected in sixth round by New York Jets
April 27, 2008
Henry was the fifth pick of the sixth round and went 171st overall. His stock skyrocketed after breaking out in 2007, when he caught 54 balls for 1,014 yards and 10 touchdowns for the 12-1 Jayhawks.
Fine selected in fourth round by Buffalo
12:36 p.m., April 27, 2008 Updated 05:12 p.m.
Many mock drafts didn’t place Fine in the middle rounds. But his strong showing in pre-draft workouts, including the prestigious NFL Combine, made him a wanted man by several NFL teams.
Collins selected in fourth round by Cincinnati
11:37 a.m., April 27, 2008 Updated 02:17 p.m.
Collins was picked in the fourth round by the Cincinnati Bengals as the 112th overall selection Sunday. He was projected to be a second- or third-round pick, but slipped into the middle of the fourth.
Pondering changes to family leave
Workers protest move to rewrite labor law
April 27, 2008 in print edition on E1
This year marks the 15th anniversary of the landmark Family and Medical Leave Act, which made it possible for many workers to take unpaid job-protected time off to care for their newborn children or sick relatives. But instead of celebrating, workers’ rights advocates and the Bush administration are battling over what would be the most sweeping revisions ever to the law.
Medical marijuana patients face transplant hurdles
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A9
Timothy Garon’s face and arms are hauntingly skeletal, but the fluid building up in his abdomen makes the 56-year-old musician look eight months pregnant. His liver, ravaged by hepatitis C, is failing. Without a new one, his doctors tell him, he will be dead in days.
Hollywood animal trainers defend profession
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A4
By all accounts, Rocky was one of the most gentle and affectionate animals to be found in Hollywood’s vast exotic menagerie of performing lions, tigers and bears - until the day the 700-pound grizzly bit down on the neck of a veteran trainer and killed him.
Take a Stand: Minimum wage is too low
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B7
The April 1 Journal-World carried a column by Kansas University business professor Mark Hirschey called “Inconvenient truth about minimum wage.” Since it was April Fools’ Day and the article gave many anecdotes but few “facts,” we’re not certain it was altogether serious. In case it was, we’re responding with some facts of our own.
ROTC cadet competition gets down and dirty
Teams from throughout country face mental, physical challenges
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B1
Covered in mud and exhausted from nearly eight hours of physically demanding competition, two Kansas University cadets were all smiles following their accomplishments at the KU Army ROTC Ranger Buddy Competition on Saturday.
NFL teams strive to hold the line
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C6
Blame all this on Max Starks. Starks started on the offensive line in the Super Bowl for the Pittsburgh Steelers three Januarys ago. But he couldn’t hold onto his starting position, losing the right tackle spot to Willie Colon last training camp.
NFL Draft: First-round recap
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C6
Recap of the first 31 players selected in the NFL Draft
LHS diver second, FSHS diver 21st
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C10
Lawrence’s Mallory West placed second on Saturday at the Shawnee Mission South Diving Invitational.
Bush cracks jokes about candidates
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A2
President Bush poked fun at his potential successors Saturday night, expressing surprise that none of them were in the audience at the White House Correspondents’ Association annual dinner.
Gift of life
Lawrence families grateful for organ donors
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A1
She’s a little warrior. At 18 months old, Addison Whitenight continues to fight for her life. The blue-eyed, red-haired Lawrence girl was diagnosed with biliary atresia at age 6 weeks. Her liver doesn’t work and she’s been waiting for a new one since last May.
Horoscopes
April 27, 2008 in print edition on D5
Learn to take an overview this year, no matter how triggered you might be. There are always other ways and different ideas, which you’ll discover.
Behind the Lens: Tips help photographers graduate to stop-motion animation
April 27, 2008 in print edition on D2
Maybe it’s the primitive, jerky nature. Or the way it makes inanimate objects come alive. But, stop-motion animation is endearing. It’s not perfect, nor is it fluid, nor graceful.
Cowgirls too tough for KU
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C3
Val George looked unhittable in the first inning. Kansas University’s top softball pitcher surrendered a slug-bunt single, then struck out the next three Oklahoma State batters swinging. But it was all downhill from there as the Cowgirls rolled to an 8-1 victory on Saturday afternoon at Arrocha Ballpark.
Talib first first-round Jayhawk since 1993
Despite character questions, Tampa Bay selects cornerback with 20th pick
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C1
As Saturday’s NFL Draft progressed further and further down the first round, former Kansas University cornerback Aqib Talib thought back to his visit with Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden recently.
Baby Dahl
Author, model reveals genes in debut novel
April 27, 2008 in print edition on D3
It seems somehow appropriate that a mischievous dog helped stop Roald Dahl’s granddaughter from making a big writing mistake.
Reno urged to prepare for more earthquakes
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A2
Scientists urged residents of Reno, Nev., to prepare for a bigger event as the area continued rumbling Saturday after the largest earthquake in a two-month-long series of temblors.
Springtime tour shows off blooming flora on KU campus
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B1
Kansas University has long been known for its picturesque campus and the peaceful hollows that are a reminder of a simpler time.
Sunni VP says reconciliation needed
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A10
Iraq’s Sunni Arab vice president on Saturday called the return of his boycotting political bloc to the Shiite-led Cabinet a priority, saying the government needs to reconcile quickly to “save Iraq.”
Coach touched by gifts
It’s been humbling’
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C1
Bill Self has been overwhelmed by all the cards, letters - and even some gifts - delivered to his Kansas University men’s basketball head coach’s office since the Jayhawks’ national championship victory over Memphis on April 7.
Calipari signs extension
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C2
Memphis coach John Calipari signed a contract extension through the 2012-13 season that includes an annual raise of $500,000 and a $5 million bonus if he stays through the end of the contract.
Arkansas releases signee
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C2
The Arkansas basketball program announced Saturday that 2008 fall signee Daniel Payne was given an immediate release.
Kansas City gets its men
Chiefs tickled to add Dorsey, Albert, Flowers
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C6
The Kansas City Chiefs started their big draft with big men.
US Marines deploying to help tame violence
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A2
U.S. Marines are crossing the sands of southern Afghanistan for the first time in years, providing a boost to a NATO coalition that is growing but still short on manpower.
Wizards fall to Toronto
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C2
Amado Guevara scored twice in the second half to give Toronto FC a 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Wizards on Saturday, the second-year Toronto club’s franchise-record third straight victory.
In honor of champs
North Carolinian pays homage to KU
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C1
Roy Williams wasn’t the only North Carolinian rooting for the Kansas University men’s basketball squad in the NCAA national championship game.
Commentary: NFL players union no evil empire
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C2
The truth is complicated. Your truth might not be my truth. We can be presented exactly the same information, on anything from race to religion to politics, and view it so differently that we end up with voices and fists raised. Even facts and statistics can be manipulated to merely reaffirm what we already believe. That is easier on the ego than admitting you are wrong and changing your mind.
Afenir’s HR not enough for Kansas
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C3
Buck Afenir hit a two-run homer, and Erik Morrison had three hits, but it was not enough. Oklahoma State scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth to break open a tight game and take a 10-3 victory Saturday over Kansas.
Overnight fire leaves 150 homeless
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A2
A fast-moving fire destroyed a large apartment complex early Saturday in Norwich, Conn., and authorities were looking for dozens of people reported unaccounted for.
Lawrence boys golf 15th at Hutchinson
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C10
Lawrence High’s boys golf team took 14th out of 35 teams Friday at the Hutchinson Invitational.
Minnesota blanks KU rowing, 7-0
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C3
Kansas University rowing fell to the 16th-ranked Minnesota on Friday evening along Lake Phalen in seven races.
Beaches remain closed after fatal shark attack
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A5
Authorities kept watch Saturday over a stretch of Southern California beaches, scanning the waters for a shark they believe killed a triathlete a day earlier.
Stanford hires Dawkins
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C2
Johnny Dawkins, a longtime assistant coach at Duke, has been hired as Stanford’s new men’s basketball coach.
Reform’ doesn’t hold up to straight talk
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B6
Ugly locutions often crop up in the promotion of ugly politics. Consider the threat of “scrutinization.”
Former Jayhawks await draft fate
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C6
Anthony Collins’ NFL dreams were put on hold for one more day.
Active senior to be honored for efforts as volunteer
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B1
Drop by Munchers Bakery on Friday mornings and you are likely to see an older gentleman sharing stories and enjoying coffee and pastries. Look quickly, though, because he soon will be on his way.
Many displaced Kenyans say they can’t return home
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A7
As Kenya’s politicians toured the country’s battle-scarred west, walking among the uprooted multitudes, their message was clear: You will be able to go home soon. We, your leaders, will help you.
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B7
Local National Guard troop members who had been called up for active duty in Vietnam War operations were to train at Fort Carson, Colo., instead of at Fort Campbell, Ky., as first had been announced.
Target team takes top two
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C8
Race leaders always have a proverbial target on their backs. But in today’s IndyCar Series Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 at Kansas Speedway (4 p.m. on ESPN2, Sunflower Broadband channel 34), there literally will be a target on the front two drivers.
Wall of honor
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B6
To the editor: Each year the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Kansas meet in Junction City at a wall to honor the fallen heroes of Kansas who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation.
LHS grad wins prestigious award
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B2
At age 26, a Lawrence High School graduate already is creating a legacy. On Saturday, Dennis Shafer added the Creativity Foundation’s Legacy Medal to his impressive resume.
Search for missing canoeist called off
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B2
The search for a De Soto man who went missing while canoeing near Eudora on April 19 has ceased, said Lt. Doug Woods of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B7
New city commissioners offered ideas for attracting new businesses, collecting unpaid special assessments and providing employee parking downtown.
Incoming principal relishes challenge
Free State’s new leader says patience, hard work are key to scholastic success
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A1
Bob Karr thinks Ed West’s career as an educator has mirrored that of a cross country coach. It’s fitting because Karr met West - selected last week to be Free State High School’s next principal - when he was a long-distance runner and math student for Karr at Topeka Seaman High School.
13 suspected drug traffickers dead in Mexico shootouts
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A2
Massive gunbattles broke out among suspected drug traffickers who fired at each other while speeding down heavily populated streets of this violent border city early Saturday, killing 13 people and wounding nine.
Jayhawks’ Thiry fires 77 at Big 12 women’s golf
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C3
Freshman Grace Thiry fired a second-round 77 to lead Kansas University’s women’s golf team at the Big 12 Championship on Saturday. While the Jayhawks improved their team score by eight shots, they fell two places to ninth after two rounds of the tournament.
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B7
From the Lawrence Daily World for April 27, 1908: Washburn College seems to have an outstanding debate team since it beat Baker two weeks ago and then won in similar fashion over KU last night. The subject was the granting of equal suffrage to Kansas women.
Atheist soldier speaks out on lawsuit
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B5
Like hundreds of young men joining the Army in recent years, Jeremy Hall professes a desire to serve his country while it fights terrorism. But the short and soft-spoken specialist is at the center of a legal controversy. He has filed a lawsuit alleging he’s been harassed and his constitutional rights have been violated because he doesn’t believe in God. The suit names Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
Former ‘Idol’ co-host Dunkleman dishes
April 27, 2008 in print edition on D7
Every couple of years, Brian Dunkleman, Ryan Seacrest’s co-host on “Idol’s” first season, resurfaces. Currently appearing on VH1’s “Celebrity Fit Club 6,” Dunkleman, who says he quit “Idol” before its producers had made a decision on renewing his contract, was candid about the program - and why he chose to leave it - during a recent appearance on Adam Carolla’s radio show.
What the Pennsylvania primary results mean
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B7
Hillary Clinton’s solid Pennsylvania primary victory may stem more from Democratic demographics than anything that happened in the bitter six-week campaign leading up to it.
Nemechek takes Talladega pole
Front Row Joe’ steals top spot from Stewart
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C2
It’s been all about Tony Stewart at Talladega Superspeedway, where he’s planted himself inside the spotlight by entering free agency.
Governor: Chavez willing to help hostages
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A2
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is “ready to help re-engage in negotiations” for the release of three American hostages held captive by rebels in Colombia, a visiting U.S. governor said late Saturday.
My lady malady
April 27, 2008 in print edition on D3
Poet’s Showcase: My lady malady by Karl Dean Soukup.
More legal wrangling could be ahead in police shooting case
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A6
The family of an unarmed man killed in a hail of police gunfire on his wedding day pledged Saturday to continue its fight to have someone held accountable for his death, a day after a judge acquitted three officers in the slaying.
Nomadic notes: Record your vacation
April 27, 2008 in print edition on D1
With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about vacation.
Company agrees to pay $18M in fatal accident
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B2
A trucking company has agreed to pay $18 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the families of three women killed in a June 2006 crash.
Dalai Lama welcomes China’s offer for talks
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A2
The Dalai Lama said Saturday he welcomed China’s offer to hold talks with his envoy but cautioned it would be meaningless to meet if Beijing were not serious about trying to solve the problems that caused recent unrest in Tibet.
Royals down Jays, 2-1
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C10
Luke Hochevar picked up his first big league win in just his third career start, but he’s already sounding like a wily veteran giving all the credit to the guys playing behind him.
Priorities?
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B6
To the editor: Teachers are underpaid, so our children are deprived of some of the best teachers. Bus services are being cut. Mental health facilities are woefully under funded.
Dangers of fox
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B7
The front page of the April 17 Journal-World contains a Disneyesque picture of a wild red fox and one of her six kits. The article that accompanies it is incomplete and endangers the lives of humans as well as domesticated animals we care for.
Ministerial mainstay
Lawrence nun remains in classroom as religious numbers dwindle
April 27, 2008 in print edition on D1
One of a kind never looked so normal. In her khakis, blouse and loafers, Susan Yerkich dresses like any other busy teacher at St. John Catholic School. She buzzes around the room helping children learn math, leaning in to give each child personal attention as needed. Typical? Yes and no.
Sebelius signs bill criminalizing hallucinogenic herb salvia
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B8
Kansas is now one of nine states in the country that have criminalized the illicit use of salvia divinorum, a hallucinogenic herb.
Travel where dollar is strong
April 27, 2008 in print edition on E1
If you don’t want to cut vacation time despite an economic slowdown, Money magazine suggests these travel spots where the greenback is worth a lot more than the paper it’s printed on.
Bankruptcies
April 27, 2008 in print edition on E1
Douglas County residents or businesses filing for bankruptcy protection during the week ended Thursday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Kansas, according to court records
Stop complaining
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B6
To the editor, The Bible quotes Jesus: “For you always have the poor with you, and whenever you wish you can do good for them.” Apparently he failed to mention we will always have tax-whiners among us, too.
Obama’s waffle feeds blogosphere
Fate of half-eaten breakfast unknown
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A3
It was just a half-eaten waffle, left Monday on the counter of a diner in Scranton, Pa. But it was Barack Obama’s half-eaten waffle, and that gave the waitress the idea to smuggle it away as a souvenir.
Agafonov’s hammer toss fourth-best in NCAA
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C3
Seniors Egor Agafonov, Crystal Manning and Maresia Pencil and juniors Stephanie Horton and Nickesha Anderson each grabbed individual titles for Kansas University’s track and field teams at the Drake Relays and Sooner Invitational on Saturday.
Best-sellers
April 27, 2008 in print edition on D3
The highest-selling books for this week.
Democrats are favored in 2008 electoral map
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A1
The electoral road to the White House favors Democrats this fall - either Barack Obama or Hillary Rodham Clinton - and has Republican John McCain playing defense to thwart a presidential power shift.
Koelbel tied for 12th at Big 12 men’s golf
April 27, 2008 in print edition on C3
Walt Koelbel shot a third-round 73 to lead Kansas University’s men’s golf team Saturday during the third round of the Big 12 Championship. The Jayhawks shot a third-round 298 to move up one spot to sixth place overall.
It’s time!
What is it going to take to get campaign and spending limits and penalties for violators?
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B6
One can hardly go anywhere or talk to anyone these days without hearing about the public weariness of the various political campaigns and the constant barrage of warmed-over claims, charges and counter-charges.
Record gasoline prices fuel far-fetched ideas to save money
April 27, 2008 in print edition on D1
I am watching a “Today Show” segment called “Ease your pain at the pump.” Like most Americans, I feel the pain. I can’t fill up my car these days without suffering an acute attack of angina. (Note to Phillips 66: Consider defibrillators at every pumping station, you no-good greedy sons of %#$&#$!)
Factory fire kills 55
April 27, 2008 in print edition on A2
Morocco’s official news agency says 55 people have been killed in a fire at a mattress factory in Casablanca.
On the record
April 27, 2008 in print edition on B2
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported these fire calls.
Review: Out of post-Soviet chaos, global crime thrives in ‘McMafia’
April 27, 2008 in print edition on D3
There is no end to the unsavory characters in Misha Glenny’s eye-opening tour of the world’s “shadow economy” of organized crime that has grown for two decades.
Figurines once popular medium for humor
April 27, 2008 in print edition on D4
Jokes spread quickly today via the Internet or television, and satire can be found in comic strips, TV shows and e-mails. Our great-grandparents enjoyed humor just as much, but it had to be passed around by figurines, prints, dishes and even rag rugs or textiles.
Rocker, designer have clothes encounter
April 27, 2008 in print edition on D6
Matt Sorum not only learned how to play drums by emulating Keith Moon, the enigmatic drummer for the Who, he also took cues from the dandified madman about how to dress like a rock star.
Investment adviser earns designation
April 27, 2008 in print edition on E1
Eugene Heffron, a financial services adviser at First State Bank & Trust, Tonganoxie, has earned the CRPS (Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist) professional designation from the College for Financial Planning in Denver.