Archive for Thursday, April 29, 2010

Also from April 29

On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, April 29, 2010 KU softball vs. Wichita State
What media would be the hardest to go a day without?

Poll results

Response Percent
Cell phone
Print (newspapers/magazines/books)
Video games
Total 1129

Lead stories

12:00 a.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…
6:00 a.m.
Kris Kobach engages in an online chat with readers in this 2004 photo. Kobach helped write a new immigration law in Arizona that has civil rights groups up in arms.
Kobach getting paid to train Arizona sheriff’s department on how to arrest suspected illegal immigrants
5:32 p.m., April 28, 2010 Updated 8:39 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Republican secretary of state candidate Kris Kobach not only helped write Arizona’s new immigration law, but he has been working for $300 per hour to train law enforcement officers there on procedures in arresting suspected illegal immigrants.
10:00 a.m.
Several hundred people on Wednesday attend rally on the south lawn of the Capitol in support of funding for programs for Kansans with disabilities. The event occurred on the first day of the Legislature's wrap up session. Rally shows support for funding programs for Kansans with disabilities
11:32 a.m., April 28, 2010 Updated 11:54 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Participants arrived to a cheering crowd as legislators returned for the wrap up sesison to work on the budget.
2:00 p.m.
"Don't Tread on Me" flag flies at Americans for Prosperity rally Wednesday outside the Statehouse. Rally against taxes and government spending held
April 28, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Some of the participants held signs that read, “Don’t Mortgage My Future,” and “Stop Feeding the Bloated Pig.”
6:00 p.m.
The mysterious bricked-in door and window in the basement of historic Miller's Hall, now home to Goldmakers Fine Jewelry and Nomad's at 723 and 725 Mass. St. Buried History
April 29, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Like a window or door sealed with brick, some views into the past are impenetrable. So it seems to be with, well, a window and door filled in with brick in the basement of Goldmakers Fine Jewelry…

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Competing budget rallies enliven capital
About 600 people show support for tax increase on behalf of those with disabilities; 200 others stage anti-tax protest
April 29, 2010 in print edition on A1
With the Kansas Legislature deadlocked over whether to increase taxes or cut more from the state budget, competing rallies took place Wednesday as the wrap-up session started.