Archive for Tuesday, April 6, 2010

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Did you ever perform an act of vandalism while a teen?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
52%
No
 
47%
Total 898
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Feng Shui practitioner Betsy Forcade is shown in the bedroom she helped redesign for Lawrence resident Genevieve Hangen. House in order: Local feng shui practitioners say ancient practice delivers harmonious results
April 5, 2010
With her divorce several years behind her, Genevieve Hangen was ready to give love another chance. But not, necessarily, by leaving it to chance.
6:00 a.m.
Playing the part of the wolf, Corpus Christi Catholic School first-grader Andrew Leibold rounds up his sheep as he and other second-graders enact the story of “Peter and the Wolf” in Mary Cornwell’s music class Wednesday at the school. Private schools like Corpus Christi are expecting a rise in enrollment next year as the public school district faces multimillion-dollar budget cuts. Private schools holding steady as public district faces mounting budget pressure
April 5, 2010 in print edition on 1A
As Kansas public school districts grapple with cuts due to the state budget deficit, leaders of Lawrence’s private schools say they are thankful for support and growing enrollment heading into next year.
10:00 a.m.
An R.G. Sawyer Ltd. semi-truck is backed up at the loading dock of MagnaGro International, 600 E. 22nd St., Monday .The company is under investigation by a federal agency because of Thursday afternoon's double-fatality industrial accident. Operations at MagnaGro to continue following accident
April 5, 2010 in print edition on 1A
MagnaGro International, where two men died last week in an industrial accident, will continue to operate, manager and owner Raymond Sawyer said.
2:00 p.m.
Workers equip the stage with sound equipment for the third annual Get Down Town music festival. The festival, slated for Friday and Saturday on New Hampshire Street, will feature music and local vendors. Outside group looking to bring ‘college carnival’ to Eighth Street downtown
April 5, 2010 in print edition on 3A
A South Carolina-based marketing company is seeking to close down Eighth Street from Massachusetts to New Hampshire streets on April 19 for a “college carnival.”
6:00 p.m.
Multiple peppers steep in a large jar of tequila at Esquina. Imbued spirits: Infused liquor part of mixology movement
April 6, 2010 in print edition on 6A
Restaurant bartenders used to only use a few items from the chef’s kitchen: lemons, limes and the occasional celery stalk. Now, they’re helping themselves to peppers, garlic, fresh herbs, assorted fruits and berries, and more…

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Weather-related cancellations
05:29 p.m., April 6, 2010 Updated 05:44 p.m.
Several events been canceled because of rain.
Severe thunderstorm watch canceled
Flash flood warning persists for southeast Leavenworth County
02:11 p.m., April 6, 2010 Updated 09:39 p.m.
The National Weather Service has canceled the severe thunderstorm watch for Douglas County and surrounding counties.
Bullpen miscues costly in 8-4 Royals setback
April 6, 2010 in print edition on B1
Everything was shaping up for the Royals on opening day.
People in the news
April 6, 2010 in print edition on A9
People in the news for April 6, 2010.
Cooperation pays
It would be too bad if city plans to shift maintenance responsibilities for 31st Street erode the positive cooperative relationship between Lawrence and Douglas County government.
April 6, 2010 in print edition on A7
Taxpayers in Lawrence and Douglas County have benefited significantly over the years from various cooperative efforts between city and county government. Hopefully, that spirit of cooperation isn’t being lost.