Archive for Monday, April 28, 2008

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Lead stories

6:00 a.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.
7:00 a.m.
A group of professors and students at Kansas University is conducting research at this Kansas Turnpike construction project in northern Lawrence. Once they've completed their research, the KU group hopes to determine how construction can be done more efficiently and with "minimal disruption to the traveling public," said assistant professor Yong Bai. Building a better worker
April 28, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Once a Kansas University research team has completed its work, no longer will you have to wonder how much faster a construction project could be done if workers didn’t take so many darn coffee breaks. You’ll know exactly how much faster.
12:00 p.m.
Eugene Lane and Dorothy Resco dance the night away at the Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. OURS has organized dances for senior citizens for more than 25 years. Sunday night fever
April 28, 2008 in print edition on 3A
When Mona Kelter and Frank Knernschield step onto the dance floor, they’re prepared to stay there.
5:00 p.m.
Kansas Head Football Coach Mark Mangino awaits the beginning of the KU-Memphis game on Monday, April 7, 2008 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Keegan: Mangino pleased with draft
April 28, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Making a bowl game, any bowl game, was considered a reasonable goal for the Kansas University football program. Coach Mark Mangino wanted more. He wanted a BCS bowl game. He got it, winning the Orange Bowl to cap off a stunning 12-1 season.
10:00 p.m.
Lawrence High School student Xander Casad hopes to study composition in college. Meanwhile, the April ArtStar is filling his time playing saxophone in the school's symphonic band, singing in the choir, participating as a drum major and performing in the jazz band. Music, man
April 28, 2008 in print edition on 1C
Xander Casad can quickly run through the list of jobs he wanted to have while growing up. “I wanted to be a butler, a submarine captain, president, a baseball umpire,” he says.

All stories

Carriers drop cheap airline fares
Ticket prices, new charges headed sky-high
April 28, 2008 in print edition on B7
Kiss good-bye the era of $34 airfares to the East Coast from Chicago, and $200 fares to Europe.
Sunday night fever
Seniors don’t miss a step after dances move
April 28, 2008 in print edition on A3
When Mona Kelter and Frank Knernschield step onto the dance floor, they’re prepared to stay there.
Bioscience builds on own growth
Tax revenues exceed expectations, reinvested in thriving industry
April 28, 2008 in print edition on A3
State revenue is getting tighter amid forecasts of economic uncertainty, but the bioscience sector continues to grow.