Archive for Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Also from April 14

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU softball vs. Nebraska The day in photos, April 14, 2010 Free State vs. Lawrence High girls soccer
Polls
Do you like sardines?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
40%
Yes
 
37%
I’ve never had a sardine
 
20%
What’s a sardine?
 
1%
Total 881
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Rob Chestnut 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.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas University Athletic Director Lew Perkins participates in a public interview regarding his career in sports administration Tuesday at the Dole Institute. Perkins game for dealing with adversity
April 14, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Rest assured, Lew Perkins is looking forward to the end of a federal investigation and the completion of an independent review into the operations of his ticket office and Williams Educational Fund — and not just because he’s embarrassed or because he holds himself accountable.
10:00 a.m.
Lawrence High School Students board buses in this 2009 photo. Split developing on whether it’s a good idea to move 9th graders to high school
April 13, 2010 in print edition on 4A
A majority of participants in two recent forums supported moving Lawrence ninth-graders into the high schools.
2:00 p.m.
Work crews remove a 100-foot-long, rust colored storage tank that sat adjacent to Kansas Highway 10 at the former Farmland Industries nitrogen plant. Three of the 50-ton units were loaded onto flatbed trailers and will be taken to Texas. Storage tanks at Farmland plant about to be removed
April 13, 2010 in print edition on 7B
A longtime sight for motorists entering and leaving Lawrence’s eastern edge soon will be no more.
6:00 p.m.
Jicama. What do I do with… Jicama?
April 14, 2010 in print edition on 1C
The salad stopped Michael Beard’s fork right in its tracks. Munching through a meal at a tiny taqueria, the chef couldn’t get over the cooling, milky white strips accentuating each crunchy bite…

All stories

People in the news
April 14, 2010 in print edition on B6
People in the news for April 14, 2010.
In response to doctor shortage, 28 states may expand nurses’ role
April 14, 2010 in print edition on C10
A nurse may soon be your doctor.
KU student reports vehicle stolen
Police recover missing car
April 14, 2010 in print edition on A4
A 22-year-old KU student on Saturday reported the theft of a vehicle from Regency Place.
Special service
Kansas University is launching a promising effort to expand the reach of the state’s only medical school.
April 14, 2010 in print edition on A7
It would be hard to come up with a better statewide outreach effort for Kansas University than the proposed expansion of medical school programs in Wichita and Salina.