Archive for Friday, February 12, 2010

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12:00 a.m.
Singer Kirsten Paludan is a Lawrence High School grad who is becoming more involved with the Lawrence music scene after years in Kansas City. Sing sing sing: Kirsten Paludan juggles solo project with supporting role in Olympic Size and wedding singer ‘day job’
February 11, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Paludan has her finger on the pulse of modern pop music, but not because she’s browsing the end racks at Wal-Mart…
6:00 a.m.
This photo, courtesy of Paul Selden, shows the recently found spider fossil. The black line at the bottom is 1 millimeter in length. Fossil find allows KU researcher to study spider development
February 11, 2010 in print edition on 1A
A Kansas University researcher has used a remarkably well-preserved 165 million-year-old spider fossil to trace the history of a current species back to the middle Jurassic period.
10:00 a.m.
Eddie Lowery, left, walks with his attorney Barry Clark on Seventh Street. Lowery was wrongfully convicted of a rape in the 1980s while he was a soldier at Fort Riley. Decades later, DNA evidence showed he did not commit the crime. Wrongfully Convicted: He spent 10 years in prison for a rape he didn’t commit; now he’s getting $7.5M
February 11, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Over the past 30 years, Eddie Lowery has been a soldier, a convicted rapist, an ex-convict, a registered sex offender, a husband and a father.
2:00 p.m.
Matthew Jaeger drops his head as the guilty verdict was read on Thursday. The former Kansas University student was found guilty on three charges in connection with a brutal assault of his former girlfriend. Jaeger was found guilty of kidnapping, aggravated battery and making a criminal threat. Jurors could not reach a verdict on a charge of aggravated burglary, and they found him guilty of simple kidnapping, rather than aggravated kidnapping. Judge denies new trial for Jaeger
5:51 p.m., February 11, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on 3A
A Douglas County judge refused to grant a new trial for a former Kansas University student convicted in a brutal attack on his ex-girlfriend in 2007.
6:00 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., center, visits with Kansas Rep. Tom Sloan, R-Lawrence, left, and Cheryl Seiwald, a member of the board of directors of the Lawrence Technology Association at the association’s annual meeting Thursday at Maceli’s, 1031 N.H. Brownback: Technology industries can boost economy
February 12, 2010 in print edition on 3A
U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback pointed to growth in technology industries as a path out of the state’s budget woes Thursday in Lawrence.

All stories

One dead after two-vehicle crash in Jefferson County
Other driver in fair condition Sunday
February 12, 2010 in print edition on B2
A 42-year-old Ozawkie woman died Friday from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash in Jefferson County.
Pump patrol
February 12, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.37 at several stations.
Getting it right
Lawrence city commissioners are faced with a choice on a development that could be worse but isn’t everything some commissioners would like.
February 12, 2010 in print edition on A7
There’s a fine line between being “no growth” and simply wanting to hold out for the best projects for Lawrence.
Is Toyota stock now a bargain?
Despite recall, firm still made profit
February 12, 2010 in print edition on B7
You can hate the cars but still love the stock.
Google, China still in talks
February 12, 2010 in print edition on B7
Shedding China’s shackles on free speech has been easier said than done for Google Inc.