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Should the United States loosen trade restrictions with Cuba?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 495
Do you expect iTunes' new three-tier pricing plan — ranging from 69 cents per song to $1.29 — to affect your music buying habits?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t use iTunes.
Total 497

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Mike Amyx, who received the most votes in the city commission race, gets a high five from steering committee member and supporter Becky Mondi, Lawrence, as the final numbers are announced during his watch party at the American Legion Tuesday, April 7, 2009. Amyx, Cromwell and Johnson pick up seats on Lawrence City Commission
April 7, 2009 in print edition on 1A
With perhaps the tightest city budget in recent memory looming, voters selected a familiar face in Tuesday’s Lawrence City Commission election.
10:00 a.m.
City commissioner Rob Chestnut, center, talks with school board candidate Mark Bradford as the two look over election results Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at the Douglas County Courthouse. At left is Lawrence city manager David Corliss. Bradford, Sanburn, Byers walk away with seats on Lawrence School Board
April 7, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence school district voters selected the fire chief, a newcomer to the city and a voice on equity issues to step into leadership roles during a transition period for the district.
2:00 p.m.
Political commentator George Stephanopoulos, stopped at the Lawrence Community Shelter, 214 W. 10th St., for a walk-through visit during a trip to the city Tuesday, and took a moment to sign an autograph for Aaron Morrison, 12. Stephanopoulos spoke at Kansas University later Tuesday. Political-insider-turned-newsman urges students to follow dreams
April 7, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Political correspondent George Stephanopoulos told Kansas University students Tuesday to look for that one moment that grabbed them when deciding their life plan. In a wide-ranging question-and-answer session touching on many different aspects of politics, journalism and political campaigns, the host of ABC’s Sunday morning news show “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” told more than 400 people about the moment he knew what he wanted to do.
6:00 p.m.
Tom Hilger, his grandson Haris Hilger, 5, and Ronda Davis, all of Lawrence, sample foods from the new culinary venues at Kauffman Stadium. In the foreground is stadium chef Michael Slavin.
Major league munchies: Renovated Kauffman Stadium home to expanded array of culinary options
April 8, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Michael Slavin has been hard at work for opening day. Slavin is the executive chef for Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals. That’s right — a ballpark has a chef. Gone are the days when hot dogs, peanuts and Cracker Jacks were the only menu options. That’s especially the case this year at the newly remodeled Kauffman Stadium.

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