Archive for Tuesday, January 27, 2009

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The day in photos, Jan. 10, 2009
Has your employer ended or suspended a previous employee benefit in the past three months?

Poll results

Response Percent
I am not employed.
Total 524

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The dome of the Kansas Statehouse in downtown Topeka is reflected off the windows of a nearby building. Legislative committee advances 3.4 percent across-the-board budget cut
9:47 a.m., January 26, 2009 Updated 5:40 p.m.
Republicans on Monday pushed through committee a 3.4 percent across-the-board cut to the state budget that Democrats said would hurt schools and services for vulnerable Kansans, and force local tax increases.
6:00 a.m.
A gathering of geese wander out onto the ice from the beach at Lake Perry Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009. Kansas reservoirs are filling with sediment because of runoff and bank erosion. Lake Perry is one of the lakes in eastern Kansas most affected. Sedimentation threatens sources of drinking water, flood control
January 27, 2009 in print edition on 1A
State officials are warning that Kansas reservoirs and lakes are quickly filling with sediment, which could lead to severe water shortages.
10:00 a.m.
Frank Harwood, seen here in a 2005 file photo, will replace Mary Rodriguez as the Lawrence school district's chief operations officer, according to a school board vote on Monday, Jan. 26, 2009. Information resources specialist, Chantel Nicolay, will step into a new position -- division director of technology and library media services. The position combines her current tasks with the duties of the technology director.

The information resources specialist position will be cut, saving about $60,000. School board approves leaner administration, hears about construction’s progress
January 27, 2009 in print edition on 5A
Lawrence school Superintendent Randy Weseman wants to streamline administrative personnel in order to save money, and the school board approved the changes at its meeting Monday night.
2:00 p.m.
Digital age: January ArtStar combines love of photography with modern, entrepreneurial spirit
January 27, 2009
Maybe it’s good that Sarah Stern now takes photos with a digital camera.
6:00 p.m.
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius enters the House chamber as she prepares to deliver her State of the State address on Jan. 12. Sebelius promises to veto GOP proposal to cut $300 million from state budget
3:09 p.m., January 27, 2009 Updated 4:56 p.m. in print edition on 7A
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius promised Tuesday to veto a plan drafted by Senate Republicans for eliminating a deficit in the current state budget after calling their proposed cuts “draconian.”

All stories

Basking in the limelight
Steelers, Cardinals excited to arrive in Tampa, Fla.
January 27, 2009 in print edition on B1
The pilot of their airplane stuck a team flag out the cockpit window as the Arizona Cardinals landed in a place few could have imagined.
Super Bowl XLIII, in a nutshell
January 27, 2009 in print edition on B2
A quick look at the big story lines leading up to Super Bowl XLIII.
Greinke, Royals make 4-year deal
Pitcher agrees to $38 million contract, avoids arbitration
January 27, 2009 in print edition on B2
The Royals and pitcher Zack Greinke agreed to a $38 million, four-year contract.