Archive for Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Also from March 10

On the street
Photo galleries
Tree-themed art exhibits
President Obama's education plan unveiled Tuesday calls for tying teacher pay to student performance. Do you support that idea?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 837

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The vertical wind turbine on the roof of the Zarco 66 Earth Friendly Fuels Station at Ninth and Iowa is part of the station's ongoing green initiatives. Wind turbine spinning atop Lawrence fuel station
March 9, 2009 in print edition on 7B
The goofy-looking white thing spinning on the roof of the Zarco 66 Earth Friendly Fuels station at Ninth and Iowa isn’t just a fancy-looking top.
6:00 a.m.
Joseph Steinmetz Hemenway appoints Steinmetz as interim provost at KU
9:26 a.m., March 9, 2009 Updated 9:51 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway will appoint Joseph Steinmetz, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as the interim provost.
10:00 a.m.
Emergency crews working in North Lawrence while nearby construction lags are proving costly. Extra crews are expected to continue their shifts into March. Fire chief looking for deeper community involvement
March 9, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Mark Bradford was considering an end to a 23-year career in fire service when he got a call from Lawrence. The call was from then Lawrence fire chief Jim McSwain, who asked if Bradford would apply for his department’s deputy chief position.
2:00 p.m.
Jason Wren with his father, Jay. Father says alcohol killed son, urges KU fraternity to ban drinking
1:50 p.m., March 10, 2009 Updated 2:41 p.m. in print edition on 1A
A Kansas University freshman found dead Sunday inside the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house was killed by alcohol, his father said.
6:00 p.m.
Donna Brazile, syndicated columnist, adjunct professor at Georgetown University and regular commentator on ABC's This Week, left, greets Marilyn Stokstad, distinguished professor emeritas at KU, after  Brazile's presentation Monday night at KU. Brazile was the featured speaker at the Emily Taylor & Marilyn Stokstad Women's Leadership Lecture. Political commentator: It’s time for women to reshape country
March 10, 2009 in print edition on 3A
For Donna Brazile, it was a glimpse into history she wants to see fulfilled. The political commentator and Al Gore’s former presidential campaign manager sat a few feet from President Barack Obama on Jan. 20 at his inauguration as the country’s first black president.

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A-Rod to return to lineup in May
Yankee slugger’s hip surgery goes ‘exactly as we planned’
March 10, 2009
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez underwent surgery on his right hip and should be back in the lineup in May.
Dominik isn’t sitting still with Bucs
Lawrence High and KU grad reshaping Tampa Bay franchise with multiple personnel moves
March 10, 2009 in print edition on B2
Mark Dominik has been busy giving the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a new look.