Archive for Friday, May 1, 2009

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On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, May 1, 2009
If you could pick one former Jayhawk football player, in his prime, to join the 2009 KU football team to give it the best shot to win the Big 12 North, who would you pick?

Poll results

Response Percent
Gale Sayers
Dana Stubblefield
Aqib Talib
Charles Gordon
Total 134

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, R-Kan., and his wife, Sen. Elizabeth Dole, R-N.C., appear at the unveiling of his portrait at the U.S. Capitol in July, 2006. Doles to discuss public service
April 30, 2009 in print edition on 3A
In interviews Wednesday, former senators Bob and Elizabeth Dole said they looked forward to relaying the importance of public service to young people when they visit Kansas University this weekend. Bob Dole said being part of a couple where both partners had large responsibilities outside the home used to be rare, but now it’s more common.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas' Sherron Collins hoists the trophy on Monday, April 7, 2008 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. KU lends 2008 basketball championship trophy to speaker of Kansas House
April 30, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University officials have loaned the 2008 men’s basketball championship trophy to House Speaker Mike O’Neal, R-Hutchinson.
10:00 a.m.
Governor Mark Parkinson gave his first address to the state legislature during a joint session of the house and senate in the house chamber of the capital building in Topeka Thursday, April 30, 2009. Gov. Parkinson outlines budget plan; blasts Texas on NBAF
4:44 p.m., April 30, 2009 Updated 6:48 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Kansas’ new governor, Mark Parkinson, on Thursday vowed that the state would overcome the worsening recession, and got his biggest applause when he fired a verbal shot at Texas, which is trying to stop construction of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility at Kansas State University.
2:00 p.m.
Salesman Ed Gross writes up sales figures on a window at a Chrysler dealership in San Jose, Calif., Thursday. Chrysler will file for bankruptcy after talks with a small group of creditors crumbled just a day before a government deadline for the automaker to come up with a restructuring plan, President Barack Obama said. Auto dealers looking to future
May 1, 2009 in print edition on 5A
Junior Brubeck wishes his auto supplier hadn’t needed to file for bankruptcy protection Thursday.
6:00 p.m.
Free State high school juniors Lea Greenberg and Justin Saathoff touch up paint on the kitchen cabinets at the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen, 221 W. 10th St. Free State students and teachers worked on volunteer projects across Lawrence on Thursday, including at schools and community centers. The maintenance and beautification efforts were part of the annual Great Green Help. In back, from left, are juniors Drue Davis and Arial Whitely and special services teacher Llara Baska. Free State juniors spend day volunteering as part of Great Green Help
April 30, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Rain couldn’t stop Free State High School juniors from giving back to Lawrence during their annual Great Green Help. About 270 students of the Class of 2010 were spread out over 20 locations around town to do community service.

All stories

Chrysler succumbs to bankruptcy
May 1, 2009 in print edition on A5
The first sound of the gavel in Chrysler’s bankruptcy case might as well be the bang of a starter’s pistol.
Waterboarding protests ring hollow
May 1, 2009 in print edition on A10
Torture is an impermissible evil. Except under two circumstances.
Auto dealers looking to future
Nothing’s changed,’ president of Chrysler dealership says
May 1, 2009 in print edition on A5
Junior Brubeck wishes his auto supplier hadn’t needed to file for bankruptcy protection Thursday.
Wall Street enjoys April rebound
May 1, 2009 in print edition on B11
Chrysler’s bankruptcy put only a small dent in Wall Street’s rally.