Archive for Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Also from February 20

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
LHS vs. Shawnee Mission North KU baseball Media Day Castro steps down City Showdown - Bowling Free State vs. Olathe Northwest
Podcasts
Polls
What effect do you think Fidel Castro's resignation will have on U.S.-Cuban relations?

Poll results

Response Percent
No effect.
 
57%
Increased trade between the two countries.
 
23%
Not sure.
 
19%
Total 188
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Sunflower Electric Power Corp. and its partners plan to construct two 700-megawatt coal-burning electric power plants near Sunflower's current 360-megawatt facility near Holcomb, shown in this rendering. Developers of the proposed plants said Tuesday that if the Legislature doesn't approve the project by June 1, it may not go forward. June 1 deadline set for coal plants
February 19, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Developers of the proposed coal-burning power plants in southwest Kansas said Tuesday that if the Legislature doesn’t approve the project by June 1, it may not go forward. “In dealing with a lot of people in the project, we have said that we think June 1 is a time when we should take a deep breath, look at the project and see what viability it still has,” said Earl Watkins Jr., president and chief executive officer of Sunflower Electric Power Corp.
9:00 a.m.
The Kansas University football team makes its way to the practice fields at Barry University in preparation for the 2008 Orange Bowl against Virginia Tech in this file photo. The total cost for KU to go to Miami was about $2 million, according to figures released this week by KU as a result of a Lawrence Journal-World/6News Freedom of Information request. Orange Bowl travel costs for KU: $2M
February 20, 2008 in print edition on 1A
When Kansas University’s charter plane landed at Forbes Field after the Jan. 3 Orange Bowl, Jayhawk fans didn’t so much see football players walk off as much as they saw ordinary people. Lots of people. And all those people cost a lot of money to fly and put up in hotels. In fact, the total cost for KU to go to the Orange Bowl was about $2 million, according to figures released this week by KU as a result of a Lawrence Journal-World/6News Freedom of Information request.
1:00 p.m.
High School Spodcasters
Here we go again
Posted February 20, 2008
In this week's episode of High School Spodcasters, Journal-World high school sports editor Matt Tait is joined by beat writer Jesse Temple and Channel 6 sports anchor D.J. Whetter and the trio sizes up the second go around of the city hoops showdown between Lawrence High and Free State. The games tip off Friday but the action begins now.
1:00 p.m.
High School Spodcasters
Here we go again
Posted February 20, 2008
In this week's episode of High School Spodcasters, Journal-World high school sports editor Matt Tait is joined by beat writer Jesse Temple and Channel 6 sports anchor D.J. Whetter and the trio sizes up the second go around of the city hoops showdown between Lawrence High and Free State. The games tip off Friday but the action begins now.
2:52 p.m.
The moon is pictured in stages leading up to a full eclipse on Wednesday evening, Feb. 20, 2008. Clouds rolled into Lawrence around 8:30 p.m., blocking the view of the final stages of the eclipse, which according to NASA, was the last total lunar eclipse in the U.S. until Dec. 20, 2010. Lunar eclipse tonight
February 20, 2008
Tonight’s eclipse of the moon will begin about 7:45 p.m., and the viewing from Lawrence backyards will be limited during breaks in cloud cover - but cold.
10:00 p.m.
KU professors Larry Martin and David Burnham will be featured on Tuesday's "NOVA" episode, "The Four-Winged Dinosaur," which explores bird evolution. Burnham holds a flight model of a microraptor. NOVA’ to feature KU scientists
February 20, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Whatever you do, don’t try to tell Larry Martin and David Burnham that birds are descended from dinosaurs that eventually ran fast enough to fly.

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NBA Roundup
February 20, 2008 in print edition on B6
Scores from around the league.
Chicken Curry soothes on cold day
February 20, 2008 in print edition on C3
Quick Chicken Curry recipe.