Archive for Monday, April 20, 2009

Also from April 20

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, April 20, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
Have you ever eaten tofu?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
68%
No
 
31%
Total 750
Do you think recruit Xavier Henry will choose Kansas?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
57%
Yes
 
36%
Undecided
 
5%
Total 5468
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
David Balakrishnan, a member of the Turtle Island String Quartet, rehearses his composition “Tree of Life” with the KU Wind Ensemble. The    performance “Tree of Life” is a science and arts collaboration that is two years in the making. It is an artistic representation of evolutionary theory. A project’s evolution: ‘Tree of Life’ combines disciplines to explain Darwin’s theory
April 19, 2009 in print edition on 1C
By all accounts, nobody knew where this project was headed when it started. How could they, with scientists and artists — many of whom had never met before — sitting around the same table?
6:00 a.m.
Seven-year-old Andrea Grimes is this month’s featured story on the Children’s Mercy Hospital Web site millionreasons.org. Andrea, who is pictured at her home with her mother, Sheila Warren, received treatment from Children’s Mercy for an enlarged heart muscle shortly after being born. Warren submitted her daughter’s story to the Web site, which shares and promotes many success stories of children and families who have gone through the hospital. Social networking sites changing the way people learn about health
April 16, 2009 in print edition on 1A
The Internet is changing the way people communicate about health. At the click of a button, family members, friends and even acquaintances can get an update on how someone is recovering after surgery. No longer does mom have to make a dozen telephone calls to close loved ones while others are often left wondering.
10:00 a.m.
Carolyn Landgrebe, left, and Geraldine Tyler hug outside Tyler’s home in south Lawrence. Landgrebe has been delivering Meals on Wheels to Tyler and her husband for several years. Landgrebe has been honored with the Sertoma Club’s Service to Mankind Award. Volunteer makes most of every minute
April 20, 2009 in print edition on 1A
If you’ve ever thought there just isn’t enough time in the day, then you haven’t met Carolyn Landgrebe. The 71-year-old grandmother of five somehow finds time to volunteer five days a week delivering meals for Meals on Wheels, takes home-baked goods to Presbyterian Manor residents and visits daily with senior citizens who have no family in town.
2:00 p.m.
Lawrence High school students Cody Jones, left, and Ryan Hobbs examine the award Hobbs received for Best Actor during the fourth annual Focus Film Festival Awards on Sunday at Liberty Hall.  Jones and Hobbs, along with classmate Chase Billings, also took home an award for Best Comedy for their film “The Ballad of Bryan Jaston.” LHS makes good showing at high school film festival
April 20, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Lawrence High film students took home 12 of a possible 15 awards for their creations at the fourth Focus Film Festival Awards ceremony Sunday. LHS junior Luke McDaneld won three awards for his drama “Elise,” including best drama, best story and the biggest award of the day, best in show.
6:00 p.m.
Rhiannon Emerson, 10, looks for the right bin while sorting materials for recycling at Broken Arrow School, 2704 La.
Efficiency experts: Broken Arrow students trade recess for recycling efforts
April 20, 2009
Sherry Emerson says they have eagle eyes. They sort through each blue bin cautiously, carefully, making sure not to miss anything. If they aren’t thorough, they might overlook a few pencils, a pair of scissors or even some used tissues. They call themselves the Green Team.

All stories

Franchitti triumphs at Long Beach
Driver wins in only second race back in IndyCar
April 20, 2009 in print edition on B2
One thing Dario Franchitti and team owner Chip Ganassi have in common is that both hate to lose.