Archive for Tuesday, April 14, 2009

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I didn’t have to file a tax return
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Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Colleen bloom plays with Lexie Webb and Taylor Bell at Stepping Stones, 1100 Wakarusa Drive, where she is the infant lead instructor. Day care providers generally have limited openings for infants because of state regulations that permit only three infants per one care provider in centers. Baby steps: Lawrence parents must start early to reserve infant child care
April 13, 2009
Julie Henderson knows that she’s one of the lucky ones. After she has her baby boy in May, she knows she can return to work secure in the fact that she has quality child care. Henderson’s employer, Lawrence Athletic Club North, 3201 Mesa Way, provides child care.
6:00 a.m.
Claire Kaufmanschmidt, 3, looks at a piece of moon rock, at center, and a video display of men on the moon at a NASA exhibit at Eaton Hall at Kansas University. The multimedia exhibit showcases NASA exploration programs and will be open again from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. Exhibit provides lunar sensations
April 14, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Cody Stumma smiled after walking out of a trailer housing a touchable moon rock on the Kansas University campus. Now, the Hoisington freshman is pursuing a career in music education. But when he first entered school, he was in aerospace engineering, with the hopes of becoming an astronaut.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Sherron Collins (in red) gets a hug from Representative Barbara Ballard as center Cole Aldrich (in white) talks with media members after the KU basketball awards banquet. Collins and Aldrich announced at the banquet Monday at the Holidome that they would return to KU next season and not jump to the NBA. Collins, Aldrich announce plans to return to KU next season
9:13 p.m., April 13, 2009 Updated 10:08 p.m. in print edition on 1B
Kansas basketball players Sherron Collins and Cole Aldrich announced their intentions to return to the Jayhawks next season during the 2009 Awards Banquet on Monday at the Holiday Inn Holidome in Lawrence.
2:00 p.m.
KU campus Governor says her action allows Kansas Regents to freeze tuition
April 13, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius on Monday vetoed restrictive budget provisions on higher education, an action she said will allow the Kansas Board of Regents to freeze tuition for one year.
6:00 p.m.
Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, R-Kan., and his wife, Sen. Elizabeth Dole, R-N.C., appear at the unveiling of his portrait at the U.S. Capitol in July, 2006. Bob and Elizabeth Dole to lecture together at KU
April 14, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Former U.S. Sens. Bob and Elizabeth Dole are scheduled to deliver the 2009 Dole Lecture sponsored by the Dole Institute of Politics. Bob Dole has given one of the annual lectures before, but Bill Lacy, director of the Dole Institute, said he has tried to get the two of them to appear at the institute together since Bob Dole’s last speaking engagement there.

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