Archive for Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Also from February 2

Blog entries
On the street
How many times have you visited a casino in the past year?

Poll results

Response Percent
Two to three times
More than 10 times
Four to six times
Seven to nine times
Total 1187

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Mommy brain: A common parenting myth might have some truth to it — but not what you’d expect.
February 1, 2010
Every mom knows the feeling of fog rolling in, clouding even the most simple of thoughts until suddenly you’ve left your keys in the fridge, your milk in the car and your baby in a onesie he grew out of a month ago.
6:00 a.m.
Health industry has big influence on local, state economies
January 29, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Hospitals and health care services are the No. 7 producer of income and sales in Kansas. They employ 11 percent of the state’s work force. Rural towns often depend on such services for survival.
10:00 a.m.
A bill was heard Monday that would expand the definition of domestic violence crimes, and seeks to better identify offenders. Christie Brungardt, the mother of Jana Mackey, who was murdered in 2008 in Lawrence, and Mackey’s stepfather Curt Brungardt, were on hand to testify on the bill before the House Corrections Committee. Mackey was slain by Adolfo Garcia-Nunez, who was later arrested in New Jersey in connection with Mackey’s death, and committed suicide in a holding cell. Parents of domestic violence victim Jana Mackey testify before Legislature about new legislation
4:08 p.m., February 1, 2010 Updated 4:08 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The parents of Jana Mackey, who was slain in Lawrence in 2008 by her former boyfriend, urged legislators on Monday to approve a bill that would expand the definition of domestic violence and identify offenders earlier.
6:00 p.m.
"Lost" fanatics (from left) Joe Noh, Joel Pfannenstiel, Jacki Becker and Drew James. Save the best for ‘Lost’
February 2, 2010
For those on the outside looking in, what exactly inspires the “Lost” cult following can be a bit mystifying…

All stories

Recycling choice
After considerable study, the city appears to be zeroing in on a good option to provide curbside recycling services.
February 2, 2010 in print edition on A7
A public-private plan is the best way for Lawrence to try to increase curbside recycling in the city.