Archive for Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Also from February 4

Births
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, Feb. 3, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
Should out-of-state Kansas University students pay lower tuition rates if one of their parents graduated from KU?

Poll results

Response Percent
No.
 
50%
Yes.
 
44%
Not sure.
 
4%
Total 990
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Town Talk
Check back after 6:35 p.m. for live blog of commission's discussion of budget cuts
Posted February 3, 2009
City Hall reporter Chad Lawhorn will be at tonight's City Commission meeting — where possible budget cuts will be a major topic of conversation.Post questions ...
4:40 a.m.
An overflow crowd watches the proceedings of the city commission hearing on budget cuts on a closed circuit television. Nature center to stay open
February 4, 2009 in print edition on 1A
You can’t beat Mother Nature, and evidently you can’t close her either. Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday quickly backed away from a staff recommendation to close the city-owned Prairie Park Nature Center.
10:00 a.m.
Transit surveys to help guide coordination effort between KU on Wheels and the T
February 3, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Consultants hired to help boost coordination of Lawrence’s two dominant transit systems are getting some free help.
6:00 p.m.
Online chat
Chat with KU football four-star signee Toben Opurum
February 4, 2009
The four-star running back/fullback will join KUSports.com to talk about signing to play football with KU coach Mark Mangino and the Jayhawk football team. Opurum will be here Wednesday at 6 p.m. to take your questions.
7:30 p.m.
Construction worker Ray Rinne, superintendent for A.M. Cohron & Son Inc., rests in his extended-stay hotel room at the America's Best Value Inn. Extended-stay hotels faring better than traditional ones
February 3, 2009 in print edition on 3A
A new product in the hotel industry, extended-stay hotels enjoyed a better fate than the rest of the hotel industry last year.

All stories

Mother of octuplets is not getting showered with gifts
February 4, 2009 in print edition on A2
Where is the lifetime supply of diapers, formula and baby wipes? The free van? The brand-new house?
Buckeyes trip Purdue in OT
February 4, 2009 in print edition on B5
A recap to men’s Top 25 basketball action.
Nominee bumps
With a campaign focused on changing the way Washington does business, President Obama should have expected his nominees to be held to high ethical standards.
February 4, 2009 in print edition on A9
Despite questions about unpaid taxes and possible conflicts of interest, many observers thought Tom Daschle would be confirmed by his former Senate colleagues as President Barack Obama’s secretary of Health and Human Services.
Psyched-out Seabury falls
Shorter Seahawks tumble to University Academy
February 4, 2009 in print edition on B7
Seabury fell to University Academy, 57-50.