Archive for Friday, May 22, 2009

Also from May 22

On the street
Photo galleries
Lawrence High School local scholarships Free State High School local scholarships Outdoor tree sculpture on KU campus The day in photos, May 22, 2009 Lawrence High School soccer vs. Washburn Rural
Which of these Jayhawks do you think will exceed expectations most in the 2009-10 season?

Poll results

Response Percent
C.J. Henry
Mario Little
Travis Releford
Jeff Withey
Total 550
Does Lawrence need a city ordinance that would legally protect transgendered individuals from discrimination?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 1092

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
All In: Chuck Mead returns to Lawrence playing a ‘Journeyman’s Wager’ as a solo artist
May 20, 2009 in print edition on 1C
After many years as a Lawrence townie, Chuck Mead jumped ship for Nashville. His hillbilly outfit BR-549 signed to Arista Records in 1995 and spent the next decade touring the world and becoming a minor superstar. Mead caught up with us via phone from the road. Included in the podcast are portions of tracks from the new album…
6:00 a.m.
Lachesis muta, or bushmaster Potentially poisonous snake spotted near Haskell; officials urge caution
3:18 p.m., May 21, 2009 Updated 8:15 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Haskell Indian Nations University officials are asking people to use caution on the west side of campus and in locations west of the campus, after a biologist spotted a potentially poisonous snake in the area.
10:56 a.m.
Artist Patrick Dougherty, right, works on a stick house that he’s constructing on the KU campus near Spooner Hall. The project uses 6,000 pounds of maple and dogwood saplings. Artist has designs on KU tree
May 22, 2009 in print edition on 1A
What do you get when you take 6,000 pounds of maple and dogwood saplings and put them in the hands of an internationally known sculptor? The answer is taking shape at the corner of 14th Street and Jayhawk Boulevard in front of Spooner Hall on the Kansas University campus.
2:00 p.m.
Paulette Breithaupt, right, kindergarten teacher at Sunset Hill School, is congratulated by Karen Vespestad, director of grants and board services for the Lawrence school district and Breithaupt’s neighbor, after Breithaupt received a $10,000 Bobs’ Award on Thursday at the school, 901 Schwarz Road. Beloved teacher wins $10,000
May 22, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The gymnasium at Sunset Hill School was packed to capacity on Thursday to celebrate the achievements of a very special teacher. Paulette Breithaupt is this year’s recipient of the $10,000 Bobs’ Award. She was one of the only attendees unaware of the prize.
6:00 p.m.
Nikki White, executive director of Health Care Access, is pictured in front of the clinic, 330 Maine, in 2009. Health Care Access hopes to relocate near Lawrence Memorial Hospital
May 21, 2009 in print edition on 3A
A clinic that provides medical care for uninsured Douglas County residents is in critical need of space and the community’s help.

All stories

Energy bill now state law
By 2020, utilities must provide 20% of power through renewable sources
11:21 a.m., May 22, 2009 Updated 11:38 a.m. in print edition on A1
Gov. Mark Parkinson signed into law a renewable energy bill that was part of a deal to allow construction of an 895-megawatt coal-burning power plant in southwest Kansas.
Nuggets, L.A. tied up
Denver claims 106-103 victory
May 22, 2009 in print edition on B8
Denver squeezed past the Lakers, 106-103, to even their playoff series at a game apiece.
Leadership opening
The departure of three top administrators clears the way for a new chancellor to make significant changes and improvements at Kansas University.
May 22, 2009 in print edition on A10
What an opportunity. The incoming Kansas University chancellor will have a tremendous and unique opportunity to bring about many positive changes and improvements for the university.
Royals’ bullpen torched in defeat
Greinke stays at 7-1 with no-decision
May 22, 2009 in print edition on B7
In a battle of bullpens, fate favored the guys with all the blown saves.