Archive for Monday, March 30, 2009

Also from March 30

On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. New Mexico in the WNIT The day in photos, March 30, 2009
Would you be interested in participating in an auction to acquire a Lawrence High School band uniform that's being retired?

Poll results

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Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Christopher Mangano buys a lottery ticket from convenience store owner C.W. Lee. Friday at Food Mart, 1801 W. Second St. Mangano said the economic recession hasn’t caused him to cut back on playing the lottery. Lotto sales in Kansas were down 5 percent in 2008. Fewer take chance on lottery in recession
March 29, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Do you feel lucky today? Clarence Rayton feels lucky almost every day. The 49-year-old Lawrence man makes stopping in at Food Mart, 1801 W. Second St., a daily routine to buy a couple of Kansas Lottery Instant scratch-off tickets.
6:00 a.m.
Lane Eisenbart, of Lawrence, looks over some of the entries of the Lawrence Art Auction. City leaders are hoping to have a new arts district operating by August. City candidates must be ready to quickly shape budget picture
March 30, 2009 in print edition on 1A
It is City Hall’s version of baptism by fire. A new crop of city commissioners will take office on April 14. Just a few weeks later, they will be bombarded by documents and data and will be asked to make up or down decisions about the 2010 budget. And this year, the fire may be a little hotter than usual.
10:00 a.m.
Quail Run School second-graders Ashley Coup, left, and Caitlynn Grammer show off the large worm they found under a log during an outing in the woods Friday with their class. It is the goal of the Nature Education for Kids Task Force to provide children with more opportunities to enjoy and learn from being in natural settings. Grassroots group aims to reunite children, nature
March 30, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Being outside leads to a better inside — physically and emotionally. That’s why no child should be left inside. That’s what longtime Lawrence real estate developer John McGrew believes. And those beliefs were reaffirmed when he read Richard Louv’s book “Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder” — a book that has spawned a national movement to reconnect children to the great outdoors.
2:00 p.m.
Lawrence High filmmaker Luke McDaneld, a junior, goes over the script for his film "Elise" with his girlfriend — and the film's namesake lead actress — Elise Loney, a sophomore. McDaneld is preparing to enter his film into the Lawrence High Film Festival. Young movie directors seeing stars as LHS film festival approaches
March 25, 2009
Luke McDaneld set up his camera facing a set of stairs in Lawrence High and got ready to roll. But not before he had a few last-minute tips for his actors. “Be more like, ‘Hey!’” McDaneld said, with an enthusiastic wave. His actress and girlfriend, Elise, who is the inspiration and namesake behind McDaneld’s film, replies, “OK. Got it.”
6:00 p.m.
The psychology of a recession: Here are tips on how to cope
March 30, 2009
Fixating on the Dow Jones dips and spikes can be disorienting and a little nauseating. But there are plenty of ways to reduce the stress associated with Dow’s daily fluctuations. Here’s some advice from Lawrence experts on how to beat the Dow Jones blues.

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Kansas tennis wins
March 30, 2009 in print edition on B3
Kansas University’s tennis team beat Oklahoma State, 4-3.