Archive for Thursday, April 8, 2010

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The day in photos, April 8, 2010 Historic pictures from Harvey House history
In honor of the chancellor's inauguration, the provost's office is asking the Kansas University community to perform 100,000 hours of community service. Will you volunteer?

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12:00 a.m.
Natalya Lowther, owner and operator of Pinwheel Farm, bottle-feeds a day-old lamb. Lowther is currently juggling her duties on the farm in North Lawrence with her job as a T Bus driver but would eventually like to devote all of her work hours to the farm. Betting the farm: Lawrence farmer works double-time to realize her dream
April 7, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Natalya Lowther is living her dream. She has a 12-acre farm with sheep, vegetables and a stable of young, enthusiastic, wannabe farmers to help her with her myriad of chores…
6:00 a.m.
Austin Stone, who was injured in a medical gas accident during a 2009 dental procedure, is now a student at the Kansas State School for the Blind. The City of Lawrence has agreed to pay $50,000 as part of a settlement with Stone's family. 19-year-old who suffered brain damage during dental procedure files lawsuit
April 7, 2010 in print edition on 1A
A 19-year-old Tonganoxie man who suffered brain damage during a dental procedure in Lawrence has filed a lawsuit seeking damages.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Xavier Henry has an emotional moment alongside his brother C.J. Henry, left, during a press conference in which Xavier declared his intention to enter the NBA draft, Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at Allen Fieldhouse. An emotional exit: Teary-eyed Xavier Henry declares for 2010 NBA Draft
10:23 a.m., April 7, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on 1B
Kansas University freshman Xavier Henry declared for the NBA Draft during an emotional press conference Wednesday afternoon.
2:00 p.m.
Ryann Newkirk, 3, chooses from a selection of books she has pulled from the shelves as she, her mother, Nealy Newkirk, and 8-month-old brother Nicholas visit the children’s room of the Lawrence Public Library on Tuesday. Library officials have requested that the city put a library expansion project on the November ballot. Among the areas included within the expansion and renovation plans are the children’s room, the computer area and public meeting rooms. Downtown merchants group supports library expansion, still mulling $18 million cost
April 7, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Deciding to support an expansion of the Lawrence Public Library in downtown was easy for a host of downtown merchants Wednesday morning.
6:00 p.m.
The Topeka Depot of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, where Fred Harvey took over the second-floor lunchroom in early 1876. Harvey Houses on the prairie: How a Kansas man pioneered the hospitality industry
April 8, 2010 in print edition on 6A
Little-known fact: Lawrence was at the epicenter of a revolution in global capitalism…

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Easter adds new life to retail sales
April 8, 2010 in print edition on C3
Shoppers are finally coming out of hibernation.
Take a pass
Attorney General Steve Six has presented some strong, practical reasons why he thinks Kansas should bypass litigation on the federal health care act.
April 8, 2010 in print edition on A8
In announcing his intention last week not to pursue litigation concerning the recently passed federal health care act, Kansas Attorney General Steve Six said, “my decision is based strictly on law, not politics.”
People in the news
April 8, 2010 in print edition on A9
People in the news for April 8, 2010.