Archive for Wednesday, April 30, 2008

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KU baseball vs. Missouri FSHS softball vs. LHS
Have you ever sold a family heirloom or other belonging with sentimental value in order to pay a bill?

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12:00 a.m.
House Speaker Melvin Neufeld on Wednesday declared there would be no attempt to override Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' veto of legislation that would have authorized construction of two coal-fired power plants. Coal debate expected to heat up
April 30, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The political showdown of the year is expected to play out today as legislative leaders try to overturn Gov. Kathleen Sebelius’ veto of two coal-fired power plants. House Speaker Melvin Neufeld, R-Ingalls, and Senate President Steve Morris, R-Hugoton, have given Sebelius an ultimatum: Approve the project or face a veto-override vote.
8:00 a.m.
Shaun Shaw Family of dead canoeist Shaun Shaw finds closure
12:00 a.m., April 30, 2008 Updated 11:41 a.m. in print edition on 3A
A man whose brother has been missing since an April 19 canoe accident on the Kansas River says his family is relieved his brother’s body has been found. This morning, a Douglas County coroner confirmed that the body found Monday was Shaun Shaw, 26, De Soto.
12:00 p.m.
Cori Allen - National Merit Scholar 2 local students named National Merit Scholars
April 30, 2008
Cori Allen of Free State High School and Michael Penny of Veritas Christian School have been named National Merit Scholars.
4:00 p.m.
KU pitcher Shaeffer Hall pumps his fist and celebrates a strikeout to end the seventh inning. Kansas, Hall A-OK at ‘The K’
April 30, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Shaeffer Hall froze one last Missouri batter, tightened his arms up and let out a yell. Seven scoreless innings were in the books, and Kansas University’s starting pitcher let the last drop of adrenaline come screaming out.
10:00 p.m.
John McCaffrey, Lawrence, surveys the home of Eric and Megan Edwards on the 400 block of Lawrence Avenue. McCaffrey, who performs landscaping for several Lawrence clients, has used a colorful array of annuals to brighten up the property. Bright flowers at Lawrence home pass muster with flying colors
April 30, 2008 in print edition on 1C
If you ever travel down Lawrence Avenue, you have undoubtedly seen the gorgeous garden of the Edwards family. While there are many stunning landscapes on the street, this one is particularly grand.

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Hornets, Spurs claim series victories
April 30, 2008 in print edition on B2
Scores from the first round of the NBA Playoffs.