Archive for Monday, April 19, 2010

Also from April 19

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Kansas Marathon, April 18, 2010 The day in photos, April 19, 2010
Polls
Should marijuana be legalized?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
71%
No
 
17%
Yes, but only for medical purposes
 
9%
Not sure
 
1%
Total 2110
What's the longest distance you've ever run?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t run
 
28%
5K
 
18%
Half marathon
 
15%
Other distance
 
14%
10K
 
13%
Marathon
 
10%
Total 1010
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The survey is in: What you think of the J-W comics
April 18, 2010 in print edition on 1D
In an online and mail-in survey, 1,083 Journal-World readers told us just how much they love their comics. That’s the most popular survey in recent memory, besting even our Oscars contest by a wide margin…
10:00 a.m.
More than 1,500 runners competed in various races from Shenk Field at 23rd and Iowa Sunday, April 18, 2010 during the Lynn Electric Kansas Marathon. Well traveled: Veteran runner claims first marathon victory
April 19, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Dave Weston earned his first overall marathon victory Sunday morning, finishing the 26.2-mile course through Lawrence in 2:50:11 to out-pace runner-up Cal Thoman by more than 21⁄2 minutes.
2:00 p.m.
Kyle Griggs, of Lawrence, pumps gas while talking to his friend, Bione Dudley, of St. Louis, at the BP gas station at 23rd and Louisiana streets. Stations pump up the retail
April 19, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Area fuel vendors are sprucing up their in-store features and offerings to lure folks inside their doors, rather than leave consumers to passively pay at the pump.
6:00 p.m.
Caregiver Colleen Bloom, 30, works with a child in the 1-year-old-class at Stepping Stones, 1100 Wakarusa Drive. The child care center took part in a long-term language study to better work with their young clients. Child’s play: KU research will explore key learning interaction for babies
April 19, 2010
Mothers know their child’s needs without even thinking. The pitch of a grunt, purse of the lips or a sly smile can tip them off to exactly what they’re little bundle of joy is really wanting. But the reality is that 11.6 million infants and toddlers in the U.S. spend 35 hours per week or more outside of their mothers’ attentive care, according to 2008 numbers from the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies.

All stories

Flight fees
Airlines seeking to raise their revenues might consider providing better service rather than adding more irritating fees.
April 19, 2010 in print edition on A7
In the eyes of many travelers, the recent announcement that Spirit Airlines would start charging passengers an additional fee for carry-on luggage, simply crossed the line.