Archive for Sunday, April 26, 2009

Also from April 26

Births
Blog entries
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, April 26, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
When the tornado sirens go off, what do you do?

Poll results

Response Percent
Go outside
 
48%
Turn on the TV
 
27%
Take cover
 
19%
Turn on my comptuer
 
4%
Total 2139
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Stephen Scott, line manager at the Lawrence Municipal Airport, and Sarah Johnson watch the rotation of clouds over Lawrence during a tornado warning in northern Douglas County Saturday, April 25, 2009. Flood watch in effect for Douglas County
3:45 p.m., April 25, 2009 Updated 3:57 a.m.
The severe thunderstorm warning has expired in Douglas County.
6:00 a.m.
McAllister’s Deli kitchen worker Nathan Wilcome cleans off the pick-up window after the lunch rush Friday at the restaurant. In back are McAllister’s employees Aaron Cohen, a Kansas University senior from Dallas, left, and Fausto Garcia, Lawrence. Before opening in November, the deli handed out more than 1,000 job applications and interviewed more than 400 people for 100 open positions. Local job market tightening in recession
April 26, 2009 in print edition on 1A
This month, McAllister’s Deli handed out so many job applications that it ran out.
9:00 a.m.
By-passers and area neighbors survey damage to barns, cars and several outbuildings that were razed by a tornado that touched down along Leavenworth County Rd. 25 near I-70 Saturday, April 25, 2009. This was part of the same storm that passed over Lawrence before moving northeast. Severe weather whirls through area
April 26, 2009 in print edition on 1B
The series of storms that swept through Northeast Kansas took the life of a Lawrence man Saturday evening.
2:37 p.m.
Margie Bennet, a volunteer at Birthright, and her six-month-old daughter Evelyn Bennet, paint the outside of the building Birthright shares with the Centro Hispano at 204 W. 13th St. on Saturday, April 25, 2009. Volunteers of all ages spruce up Lawrence
April 26, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Who doesn’t need a helping hand when it’s comes time to move — especially when it involves relocating 100 tons of recycled building materials?
10:07 p.m.
Lightning strikes Lawrence during a storm that moved through Kansas Sunday afternoon and night. Flood warning in effect for swath of NE Kansas
2:44 p.m., April 26, 2009 Updated 6:08 a.m.
A flood watch remains in effect for the area until noon following Sunday night’s storms.

All stories

Virtual office
Technology provides real deal, minus building
April 26, 2009 in print edition on E1
Andrea Chavez works for a law firm with nearly 40 other attorneys. But she rarely sees her colleagues, because Virtual Law Partners isn’t based anywhere — it’s everywhere.
Revenue enhancements
Having gone about as far as they can go with budget cuts, state legislators now must look at the revenue side.
April 26, 2009 in print edition on B6
Times are tough, and just about every individual and company in Kansas is looking at budget cuts, but it’s time for Kansas legislators to take a look at the other side of the ledger.
School bombing still reverberates 82 years later in ‘Bath’
April 26, 2009
Ambivalent.
Tree of Life’ melds art, science
April 26, 2009 in print edition on B5
Creation stories are the stuff of myth, religion and science.
Alice Walker exhibit opens at Emory
April 26, 2009 in print edition on D6
Even from a young age, author Alice Walker was keeping a record.
Plan to build island makes waves
April 26, 2009 in print edition on A2
Mohammed Saleh is convinced: If he builds it, Lebanese expatriates will come.
Caterer masters recipes, business
April 26, 2009 in print edition on B3
Toni Boyles grew up in an A&W restaurant her parents owned in Independence.