Archive for Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Also from February 3

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On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Colorado Michael's sporting adventures LMH nurse helps in Haiti Lawrence High vs. Olathe North Lawrence High girls vs. Olathe North Free State vs. Topeka High
Who was KU's first-half MVP against CU?

Poll results

Response Percent
Cole Aldrich
Brady Morningstar
Marcus Morris
Tyshawn Taylor
Total 102
Which ESPN color announcer do you like better?

Poll results

Response Percent
Bob Knight
Bill Raftery
Total 171
Do you believe Lawrence public schools can cover a $5 million budget deficit without closing schools or laying off teachers?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 971
How much do you owe in medical bills?

Poll results

Response Percent
Over $10,000.
Total 123

Lead stories

12:00 a.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…
6:00 a.m.
K2 is a legal, smokable herbal mixture with chemical properties similar to THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, a Johnson County Sheriff’s deputy said. K3 is a new drug that is legal because its compounds have been altered from what was found in K2. Ban on K2 advances in the House
11:55 a.m., February 2, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on 5A
The Legislature’s march to snuff out K2 continued Tuesday, as the House gave preliminary approval to make illegal the chemicals in the herbal mixture that some say creates a marijuana-like high.
10:00 a.m.
On a mission to help Haiti
February 3, 2010 in print edition on 1A
With only a garden shovel, a man attempted to dig through a giant pile of concrete rubble as the Caribbean sun lowered behind him. For Lawrence Memorial Hospital nurse Karin Feltman, the magnitude of that man’s task was echoed in the kaleidoscope of images she saw throughout Haiti.
2:00 p.m.
The Lawrence Board of Education discussed their study of budgets ideas for the school district Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010. Superintendent Dr. Rick Doll, left,  spoke during the study session meeting. District weighs budget options
February 3, 2010 in print edition on 1A
It was two and a half hours of talk about options for budget cuts in Lawrence schools, including fewer secondary school courses, more students in elementary classes, fewer positions, and even closing some elementary schools.
6:00 p.m.
Sunchokes, raw form before cooking. What do I do with sunchokes: The knobby root provides a ready-to-eat flavor
February 3, 2010 in print edition on 1C
One would think that being the head chef at a successful Lawrence restaurant would mean that Rick Martin would have free rein to use any food he desires when he puts on his chef’s coat…
8:00 p.m.
Kansas forward Xavier Henry pulls up for a shot during warmups before tipoff against Colorado, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010 at the Coors Event Center in Boulder. FINAL: KU escapes with 72-66 overtime win over CU
6:37 p.m., February 3, 2010 Updated 11:24 p.m.
The Jayhawks started overtime with a 7-0 run and held off the Buffaloes from there, surviving a nightmarish 18-for-38 effort from the free-throw line.

All stories

Former legislator McKechnie picked to fill regents slot
Ed McKechnie to fill seat vacated by William Thornton
04:10 p.m., February 3, 2010 Updated 05:37 p.m. in print edition on A3
Gov. Mark Parkinson on Wednesday appointed former legislator Ed McKechnie to the Kansas Board of Regents.
Pump patrol
February 3, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.37 at several stations.
February 3, 2010 in print edition on B9
Agriculture futures rose Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.