Archive for Thursday, April 23, 2009

Also from April 23

Audio clips
Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Missouri 2009 Earth Day
Which KU men's basketball team is more talented?

Poll results

Response Percent
2007-08 Jayhawks (National Champions)
2009-10 Jayhawks
Total 1240
Is the goatee still hip or is it square?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 817
Do you own a weather radio?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 320

Lead stories

12:11 a.m.
Members of Eric Mardis' Thin Lizzy Tribute, from left, Eric Mardis, Paul Schmidt and Kory Willis, play St. Patrick’s Day at Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. A vibrant local music scene is one of several aspects of Lawrence’s unique character. The character of Lawrence: Leaders strive to maintain quality despite economy
April 21, 2009
It’s not just Wall Street and Detroit that are feeling the brunt of economic collapse. Cities all across the country are staring at unemployment levels that have eclipsed 10 percent for the first time in decades. In certain respects, it proves the theory of “trickle-down economics.” Or at least that the bad parts tend to trickle down.
6:00 a.m.
Volunteer Connor Donevan, a Kansas University senior, helped preschoolers Chandler McDuffy, 4, center, and Chloe Weins, 4, with the annual planting of a rain garden to celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday. The garden is in front of the Ambler Student Recreation Center at KU. Lawrence students celebrate Earth Day with green projects
April 22, 2009 in print edition on 5A
Students all over the Lawrence school district get a little greener to celebrate Earth Day.
11:00 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. Xavier Henry calls news conference for 11:15 a.m. Thursday to announce college choice
11:18 a.m., April 22, 2009 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on 1B
Xavier Henry will hold a news conference at 11:15 a.m., Thursday, at Putnam City High School’s gymnasium to announce his college choice, Putnam City athletic director A.D. Burtschi said Wednesday morning.
11:35 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. Xavier Henry announces he’s coming to KU
11:32 a.m., April 23, 2009 Updated 12:34 p.m.
Top basketball recruit Xavier Henry is coming to Kansas University.
6:00 p.m.
Sean Passmore recently started the Bling Drop-off Store near Ninth and Massachusetts streets. He charges a commission to sell goods for people on online auction sites such as eBay. Small businesses, big dreams: Experts say now is a good time for your startup
April 21, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Michael Neth is hoping to cook up some good news. Amid economic turmoil, Neth and his business partners have decided to take matters into their own hands.

All stories

Our town sports
April 23, 2009 in print edition on B2
A rundown of local sports action.
Bomb’s away at ‘The K’
First baseman repays coach’s loyalty with homer that sinks MU
April 23, 2009 in print edition on B1
Preston Land’s sixth-inning home run helped Kansas University beat Missouri, 7-3, at Kauffman Stadium.