Archive for Thursday, May 22, 2008

Also from May 22

Audio clips
Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The Gaumnitzes' Garden
Podcasts
Polls
Where are you heading on vacation this summer?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’m staying home.
 
49%
Staying in the Midwest.
 
23%
East Coast.
 
10%
West Coast.
 
8%
International.
 
7%
Total 226
Videos

Lead stories

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 battle moves to court
May 22, 2008 in print edition on 1A
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.
6:00 a.m.
Passers-by  read the "Seized" sign displayed Wednesday in the window of Papa Keno's, 1035 Mass. The sign read, "This property has been seized for nonpayment of taxes, and is now in the possession of the state of Kansas." Papa Keno’s assets seized by state
May 22, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Papa Keno’s Pizzeria is closed in downtown Lawrence and Overland Park, and its signature slices won’t be cooked to order anymore unless owner Greg Keenan can pay his taxes.
4:00 p.m.
Senior catchers Chase Muder, Lawrence High, left, and E.J. Swanson, Free State High, will face each other again Friday in the Class 6A state tournament in Topeka. Even when they were teammates last summer, they were frequent competitors. Who are those masked men anyway?
May 22, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Last summer, as teammates on a traveling baseball team, Free State High senior E.J. Swanson and Lawrence High senior Chase Muder spent three months captivated by competition.
10:00 p.m.
John Hoopes, Kansas University associate professor of anthropology, is pictured Thursday with real pre-Colombian artifacts from Mexico and Central America in Spooner Hall. Hoopes believes that the crystal skulls, popularized by the latest "Indiana Jones" movie, were probably crafted in Europe in the late 1800s. Anthropologist sheds light on movie’s premise
May 22, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Dr. Henry “Indiana” Jones is at it again. This time, he’s after a powerful crystal skull. His latest movie adventure, “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,” hit Lawrence theaters Thursday and has fans intrigued about the mysterious ancient artifact. But a Kansas University archaeologist said the crystal skull isn’t as mysterious as many people think.

All stories

Americans not saving enough; pessimism reigns
May 22, 2008 in print edition on B9
What will it take to make Americans save more?
Our Town Sports
May 22, 2008 in print edition on B6
Local sports activities
Lakers rally at home
Bryant leads second-half surge
May 22, 2008 in print edition on B6
Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers waited until the third quarter to get going. Once they did, the San Antonio Spurs couldn’t stop them.
Prices soar for Memorial Day barbecues
May 22, 2008 in print edition on A8
Hamburgers and hot dogs? Check. Lighter fluid? Check. Beer? Check. More money?
Fill the ballot
Voters are the winners when every race features strong candidates from both parties.
May 22, 2008 in print edition on A9
With just over two weeks until the June 10 filing deadline, there still is plenty of room on the local ballots for county and state offices.