Archive for Thursday, April 1, 2010

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Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Fatal accident at MagnaGro International KU beats Missouri State Friends and Neighbors, April 2010 The day in photos, April 1, 2010
Polls
Should dog owners be allowed to bring their pet to the Lawrence Farmers Market?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
52%
Yes
 
47%
Total 1624
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Crabbed deviled eggs. Egging us on: Easter? It’s time to mix up your holiday staple
March 30, 2010
Forget the “chicken or the egg” dilemma. Here’s the perennial eggs-istential question: A large, invisible bunny has left two dozen gaily decorated, hard-boiled eggs in your house on Easter morning. What do you do first?
6:00 a.m.
Police were still on the scene Wednesday morning investigating the death of a 46-year-old man north of Memorial Stadium in Lawrence. There was no information immediately available about what caused his death. One person arrested in connection with man found dead off Maine Street
7:40 a.m., March 31, 2010 Updated 9:50 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Lawrence police arrested a 36-year-old homeless man Wednesday in connection with the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday afternoon in his house in the 800 block of Maine Street.
10:00 a.m.
Traffic backs up over the Kansas River bridge Tuesday evening from downtown into North Lawrence, as reconstruction continues at the intersection of North Second and Locust streets. Because the roadblocks are scheduled to remain until March 26, the Kansas Turnpike has agreed to wait until April 5 to close its East Lawrence interchange — a move to preserve another access for emergency vehicles into North Lawrence. Two-way traffic finally to resume on North Second Street after eight months of detours
4:15 p.m., March 31, 2010 Updated 6:14 p.m. in print edition on 1A
For the first time in more than eight months, drivers will be able to drive north through a major North Lawrence intersection without stopping, turning or otherwise wondering when the path will reopen.
2:00 p.m.
Conner Teahan turns to throw as he works out with the quarterbacks during the Jayhawks' practice Wednesday. Back in the saddle: It may be a long shot, but Teahan jumps into QB battle
3:25 p.m., March 31, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on 1B
KU football coach Turner Gill announced Wednesday that basketball player Conner Teahan will spend the spring football season trying out for the team’s vacant quarterback position.
5:13 p.m.
Lawrence firefighters exit MagnaGro International at 600 E. 22nd covered with a purplish liquid. Emergency crews responded to the scene of a fatal industrial accident Thursday afternoon. Two dead, two injured in industrial accident at Lawrence’s MagnaGro International
2:48 p.m., April 1, 2010 Updated 11:06 a.m.
Two people are dead and two were injured after an industrial accident at MagnaGro International, 600 E. 22nd St., according to Mark Bradford, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical chief.

All stories

Google renames itself, to Topeka?
07:41 a.m., April 1, 2010 Updated 02:16 p.m. in print edition on A3
For a month, Topeka was Google. For a day — April Fools’ Day — Google was Topeka.
Our town sports
April 1, 2010 in print edition on B4
A weekly roundup of events, results and happenings.
People in the news
April 1, 2010 in print edition on A9
People in the news for April 1, 2010.
To scientists, laughter is no joke
April 1, 2010 in print edition on A2
So a scientist walks into a shopping mall to watch people laugh.
Parking habits
Eliminating special fines for habitual parking offenders will only worsen the downtown parking problem.
April 1, 2010 in print edition on A8
If the cost of a parking ticket isn’t high enough to provide a deterrent to overtime parking, the tickets might as well not be issued.