Archive for Thursday, March 19, 2009

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KU practices in Minneapolis Girl injured in accident south of Eudora The day in photos, March 19, 2009

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12:00 a.m.
Sweet and Sassy meatballs are a featured recipe in “The Sneaky Chef to the Rescue,” by Missy Chase Lapine. A base of Orange Puree, made with carrots and sweet potatoes, packs a vitamin punch to the dish. Sneaky + nutritious: Cookbooks slip veggies into children’s meals
March 18, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Missy Chase Lapine’s newest cookbook includes a chapter on holiday recipes, but in her kitchen, every day is April Fools’ Day.
6:00 a.m.
KU men's basketball coach Bill Self signs a poster for Children's Learning Center students Wednesday, March 18, 2009. Fans greeted the Jayhawks at Allen Fieldhouse as they boarded a bus to begin their journey north to Minneapolis, where Kansas will play the North Dakota State Bison in its first game of the 2009 NCAA tournament on Friday. Jayhawks head to Minneapolis in quest to repeat NCAA national championship
March 18, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The Kansas University Jayhawks began their road Wednesday afternoon to defend the 2008 NCAA championship.
10:00 a.m.
Dick Stuntz, president of Alvamar Inc., walks along a dock that should be floating in Lake Alvamar, formerly called Yankee Tank Lake, on March 18, 2009. The lake was drained two years ago and was not refilled, although recent rains have left about a foot of standing water. Property owners in the area, including Stuntz, are unhappy with the dry lake bed now in their neighborhood. Lake draining riles neighbors
March 19, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Several Lake Alvamar area property owners are banding together to save what they consider an aesthetic asset to southwestern Lawrence. About 20 people met Wednesday night at the Alvamar Country Club to discuss how to get the lake refilled after it has intentionally been kept mostly dry for nearly two years.
2:00 p.m.
Pat Helbert sits in the doorway of his apartment, in a wheelchair that he had to borrow after his motorized wheelchair was stolen on Monday. Disabled man’s stolen wheelchair found in two pieces
11:02 a.m., March 19, 2009 Updated 12:13 p.m. in print edition on 3A
A disabled Lawrence man’s stolen wheelchair was recovered Thursday morning in two pieces, police said.
6:00 p.m.
Vanessa Sanburn New face in town diving in to school board race
March 18, 2009 in print edition on 3A
One of the main reasons Vanessa Sanburn, her husband, Jake Lowen, and 6 year old daughter, Nadia, chose to move to Lawrence this summer from Wichita was the Lawrence public school system. “The most compelling reason we had for moving up here to Lawrence was the caliber of … public schools that they had,” Sanburn said. “The schools there weren’t good enough for us.”

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