Archive for Thursday, January 10, 2008

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On the street
Do you agree with a statewide smoking ban?

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Total 570

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6:00 a.m.
The Kansas Senate passed a bill banning smoking statewide on Tuesday. In this file photo, a resident is pictured smoking a cigar outdoors. Senators join calls for smoking ban
January 9, 2008 in print edition on 1A
A ban on smoking in public places got some added firepower Wednesday as five Republican state senators announced they would make it a top priority in the upcoming legislative session.
9:00 a.m.
Eloise Rogers, left, makes sure she's clear of the backswing of Alena Loyd's bowling ball Wednesday during the Adult Day Program at the Lawrence Senior Center. Loyd and Adult Day Program staff members joined participants in the game using a rubber ball and real Brunswick pins. Pictured behind Loyd is Anna Stimatze, left, and Hazel Thomas, right. Community advocates met with Douglas County lawmakers Wednesday to express their needs from the 2008 Legislature. State money the common request from Douglas County advocates
January 10, 2008 in print edition on 1A
More money. That was the constant need expressed by community advocates Wednesday as they met with Douglas County lawmakers.
1:00 p.m.
Marty Birrell, director of Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 S.W. Harper St., fills a bird feeder in front of the facility. A new chemical-free habitat will be created in front of the nature center this year to help educate homeowners on how and why it is important to curb the use of chemicals on their lawns. Nature’s partners
January 10, 2008 in print edition on 1C
Prairie Park Nature Center is a fantastic Lawrence asset. People who visit the center have personal interaction with wild animals; they learn about the species as well as what brought that animal to the center. But community members want to add another layer of awareness for those who come to visit: They plan to create a new, chemical-free habitat in front of Prairie Park Nature Center and educate homeowners on how and why it is so critical to curb the use of chemicals on our own property.
4:00 p.m.
Kansas guard Brandon Rush takes it to the bucket past Boston College forwad Tyler Roche at the Silvio O. Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Keegan: Rush up more shots, Brandon
January 10, 2008 in print edition on 1B
We all have our pet peeves. Ice chunks in ice cream. Self-centered cads who recline their seats into my face on airplanes. Politicians who say “change” every other word. Cats. Last but not least, basketball players who equate “pass” with “unselfish.”

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Our town sports
January 10, 2008 in print edition on B3
Sports in and around Lawrence