Archive for Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Also from April 21

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, April 21, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
Is the nationwide shortage of ammunition affecting you?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
63%
Yes
 
34%
Not sure
 
2%
Total 850
Should Bush administration officials face trial over harsh interrogations?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
54%
Yes
 
44%
I’m not sure
 
1%
Total 245
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
KU recruit Xavier Henry, right, and brother C.J. take in the Late Night festivities in this 2005 file photo. C.J. was admitted to KU on Tuesday. Henry brothers close to making decision; father says no visit to Kentucky, but later says visit on tap
11:15 a.m., April 20, 2009 Updated 1:40 p.m. in print edition on 1B
Xavier and C.J. Henry are close to making a decision concerning where they’ll play basketball next season, Carl Henry, father of the basketball playing brothers said Monday morning.
10:00 a.m.
Nathan Williams, of Lawrence, digs into a plate of tofu marinated in tomato and garlic after school. The Cordley School student won the Sunflower State Games Essay Contest in 2009 about healthy eating. Cordley student wins statewide healthy eating contest
April 20, 2009 in print edition on 1A
A Cordley School first-grader won a statewide essay contest about healthy eating. While most youngsters focused on fruits and vegetables, Nathan Williams wrote about tofu and how it’s low in fat and high in protein.
6:00 p.m.
Margaret Freeman, a fourth-grader at Quail Run School, practices the proper way of getting into and out of a canoe Monday in Burcham Park during a Sandbar School sponsored by Friends of the Kaw. The Sandbar School focuses on the importance of the Kansas River to everyday life, along with safe recreation on and near the river. Sandbar School gives students hands-on lessons about river
April 21, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The Friends of the Kaw want to make sure kids get a good look at the Kansas River. “We drive over it and look at it,” said Chad Lamer, the group’s president. “But here’s this wonderful opportunity for us to be out and recreate.” The group hosted its first Sandbar School for students of two local elementary schools.

All stories

Worried gun owners trigger shortage in bullets, rise in price
‘Running lower and lower and lower on handgun ammo’
April 21, 2009 in print edition on A1
Worried gun owners have generated a nationwide shortage of ammunition.
Top Americans take third in Boston
Ethiopia’s Merga, Kenya’s Kosgei win marathon
April 21, 2009 in print edition on B2
American Kara Goucher ripped off the gloves she wore for the first 25 miles and threw them to the pavement.