Archive for Thursday, March 13, 2008

Also from March 13

Audio clips
On the street
Photo galleries
All-Area Girls Basketball KU women vs. Oklahoma State
Do you agree with New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer's decision to resign in the wake of reports that he was a customer of a prostitution ring?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t know.
Total 362

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Sedimentation and pollution have transformed Potter Lake at Kansas University into a shadow of its former self. Some KU students are leading an effort to revive the lake, which is slowly drying up. On Tuesday, Steve Connelly, a Leavenworth senior, and Michelle Balducci, relaxed atop the stone walkway on the north side of the lake. Students intend to return Potter Lake to past glory
March 13, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Potter Lake, lined with trees and nestled in the slope of Mount Oread, is one of the most peaceful spots on the Kansas University campus. But often that picturesque atmosphere is disrupted by beer bottles, garbage and sometimes even the odor of rotting algae.
1:00 p.m.
Kansas University senior Stephanie Meehan, Topeka, will be cycling across the country this summer with Bike & Build, a nonprofit organization that raises money and awareness for affordable housing. Meehan will set out from Boston on June 11 and plans to finish in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Aug. 15. Along the way she will stop in various towns with other riders to help with charitable home-building projects. KU students to cycle coast to coast
March 13, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Two Kansas University students plan to spend this summer pedaling for a cause. Stephanie Meehan, a senior from Topeka, will ride from Boston to Santa Barbara, Calif., with Bike & Build, a nonprofit organization that helps provide affordable housing.
4:00 p.m.
The Journal-World's All-Area girls basketball team, from left to right, is: Nicole Rockhold and Hailey Kelly, Oskaloosa High; Chantay Caron, Free State; in foreground center from Lawrence High are Tania Jackson, coach Kristin Mallory, Danielle Bird and Taylor Bird; in background center from Tonganoxie High are Liz Baska and Shannon Carlin; and at right are Missy Rome, McLouth, and Kara McFarland, Ottawa. Journal-World All-Area Girls Basketball First Team
March 13, 2008 in print edition on 5B
A listing of the best area girl’s high school basketball players, as selected by the Journal-World.
10:00 p.m.
Steve Stewart, fleet manager for the city, shows off Lawrence's electric car in this 2008 file photo. City commissioners are being asked to apply for up to $250,000 in federal stimulus funds that would create new “fueling stations” for electric-hybrid cars, and also allow the city and county to add four new electric vehicles to their fleet. City’s electric vehicle hits road
March 13, 2008 in print edition on 1A
It looks funny to everybody but the person who pays the fuel bill. Since November, the city’s parking control unit has been using a red-and-white, bubble-looking, small-wheeled machine that acts like a golf cart on steroids.

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NBA Roundup
March 13, 2008 in print edition on B6
Scores from around the league.
Kevorkian plans run for Congress
March 13, 2008 in print edition on A2
Jack Kevorkian in Congress?