Archive for Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Also from April 13

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Richard Gwin's Bald Eagles in Lawrence The day in photos, April 13, 2010 Free State vs. Olathe North baseball
Polls
Have you fired up the backyard grill yet?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
70%
No
 
18%
I don’t have a grill
 
11%
Total 910
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Some 40 Lawrence children will perform in “Jedi Knights and Galactic Princesses: The Fight 2 NOTB Polluted,” including: Margaret Uhler, back, and front row, from left, Carson Stucky as Princess Lake'ah, Lila Alvarado as Princess Eartha and Zoe Prather as Airia. Back to Earth: Arts Center cast learns environmentally friendly lessons from intergalactic play
April 12, 2010
Forget about recycling, conserving energy and all that for just a sec. Some Lawrence kids and their dance instructors have a more fun way of saving the Earth: Galactic Princesses and Jedi Knights!
6:00 a.m.
The Honorable Sandra Day O’Connor speaks Monday at the Dole Institute of Politics. O’Connor: I didn’t seek Supreme Court position
April 13, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Retired Associate Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor reflected on a long judicial career Monday evening in Lawrence, and looked ahead to the nomination of a new justice to the high court.
6:00 a.m.
The Honorable Sandra Day O’Connor speaks Monday at the Dole Institute of Politics. Leaders gather at nuclear summit
April 13, 2010 in print edition on 2A
President Barack Obama optimistically opened a 47-nation nuclear summit Monday, boosted by Ukraine’s announcement that it will give up its weapons-grade uranium.
10:00 a.m.
Mayor Rob Chestnut will step down Tuesday and make way for Mike Amyx to step in. Chestnut’s term as mayor coming to close, experienced hand expected to succeed him
April 12, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Mayor Rob Chestnut is pleased with his one-year term as mayor, which will end Tuesday night.
5:30 p.m.
A Lawrence group has been studying the possibility of converting one of Lawrence's elementary schools into a dual-language magnet school. Proposal to move students from Kennedy to New York proceeds
April 13, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence school board members gave initial approval Monday to a boundary change that would move about 65 students to New York School from Kennedy School for next year.
6:25 p.m.
Mayor Rob Chestnut will step down Tuesday and make way for Mike Amyx to step in. Chestnut delivers State of the City address
5:36 p.m., April 13, 2010 Updated 7:11 p.m.
Outgoing Lawrence Mayor Rob Chestnut delivered the annual State of the City address from City Hall Tuesday night.

All stories

Robinson announces House candidacy; Sloan will seek re-election
Former school board member Linda Robinson to seek House seat
11:33 a.m., April 13, 2010 Updated 01:09 p.m. in print edition on A3
The 45th District includes west Lawrence and Lecompton.