Archive for Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Also from April 28

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, April 28, 2010 Free State baseball vs. Olathe Northwest LHS baseball vs. Olathe East
Polls
Does news that Kansas secretary of state candidate Kris Kobach helped write Arizona's new immigration law help or hurt his candidacy?

Poll results

Response Percent
Hurt
 
55%
Help
 
32%
Neither
 
8%
Not sure
 
4%
Total 1245
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Luke McDaneld, a filmmaker and senior at Lawrence High School. Getting into focus: LHS senior flourishes in filmmaking
April 27, 2010 in print edition on 6A
Luke McDaneld’s filmmaking has garnered the attention of his peers, as well as local and national media for the Lawrence High “lip dub.” McDaneld was behind the idea and the camera for the lip dub, where students lip-sync to a chosen song all in one single, unbroken shot…
6:00 a.m.
Lawrence High School catcher Kristen Bell, right, bumps gloves with her teammates as the Lions get pumped up before the first of two games against Leavenworth on Tuesday at LHS. From left are Jamie Jarrett, Mallory Reynolds, Lauren Massey, Lauren Byrn, Kelsey Kilburn, Kasey Waite, partially obscured, and Bell. The movement of ninth-graders from junior high to high school will allow freshmen, starting this fall, to participate in all high school sports, whereas before they have only had access to certain sports like softball. The actual movement of ninth-grade classes into LHS and Free State will occur in the fall of 2011. Administrators say much work remains to transition sixth, ninth graders
April 27, 2010 in print edition on 1A
One day after board members voted to modify the makeup of every Lawrence school starting in 2011-2012, administrators said they still have plenty of work to do to implement the change.
10:00 a.m.
Kris Kobach engages in an online chat with ljworld.com readers in this 2004 photo. Kobach helped write a new immigration law in Arizona that has civil rights groups up in arms.
Kansan Kris Kobach helped write controversial Arizona immigration law
April 27, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The new immigration law in Arizona, which has caused an uproar among civil rights groups, has a Kansas connection.
2:00 p.m.
When Caleb January was walking home from a junior high dance last September with some friends, his group was confronted by some older individuals in an alley. Two of the older men starting hitting and kicking Caleb, knocking out two teeth and causing more damage to the rest of his mouth. Attack that knocked out teen’s teeth also shattered family’s sense of security
April 28, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Mary January thought her 13-year-old son would be fine walking home from a fall dance at Central Junior High School.
6:00 p.m.
John and Karen Pendleton work in a hoop greenhouse on their family farm east of Lawrence.
Seasonal success: Having two full-time farmers in the family cultivates positives and problems
April 28, 2010 in print edition on 1C
It’s Tuesday night, the sun is going down and there’s a light breeze whipping through an open field. A couple is alone, no one else in sight. It’s just them, Mother Nature and a whole mess of pea seeds…

All stories

Rally shows support for funding programs for Kansans with disabilities
About 600 people show support for tax increase on behalf of those with disabilities
11:32 a.m., April 28, 2010 Updated 11:54 a.m. in print edition on A1
Participants arrived to a cheering crowd as legislators returned for the wrap up sesison to work on the budget.
Hoiberg headed to Iowa State
April 28, 2010 in print edition on B2
“The Mayor” is returning for a second term in Ames.
Consumer confidence helps boost economy
April 28, 2010 in print edition on B9
Key pillars of the U.S. economy are getting stronger.
‘Peanuts’ gang sold to Joe Boxer owner for $175M
April 28, 2010 in print edition on B9
You’ve got a new owner, Charlie Brown.
People in the news
April 28, 2010 in print edition on B8
People in the news for April 28, 2010.