Archive for Saturday, May 2, 2009

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Gov.  Mark Parkinson has shown bipartisan appeal in his first days in office. Former lieutenant governor Parkinson was elevated to the governor's position when Kathleen Sebelius was confirmed as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Parkinson discusses priorities in exclusive interview
May 1, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Gov. Mark Parkinson took over the job this week amid an historic economic downturn and state budget crisis in the most intense part of the legislative session.
10:00 a.m.
Gov.  Mark Parkinson has shown bipartisan appeal in his first days in office. Former lieutenant governor Parkinson was elevated to the governor's position when Kathleen Sebelius was confirmed as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. House strips proposed pay cut from budget bill
2:19 p.m., May 1, 2009 Updated 6:00 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The Kansas House on Friday rejected a Republican leadership bill to cut the budget, which Democrats said they hoped would spur interest in smaller reductions and delaying the phaseout of tax breaks for businesses.
6:00 p.m.
A young couple strolls in the north end of Burcham Park late Friday afternoon. Advocates for the homeless have proposed building a campsite on the location. City of Lawrence being asked to establish campsite for homeless people
May 1, 2009 in print edition on 1A
City commissioners are being asked to establish a campground for up to 50 homeless people in either Burcham Park or a wooded area along the Kansas River in East Lawrence.

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Turn the page on torture
May 2, 2009 in print edition on B7
Mr. President, I’m here to give you some advice.
Fusion sales help Ford gain ground in U.S. market
May 2, 2009 in print edition on B5
Detroit’s Big Three is becoming Ford and the other two.