Archive for Monday, February 15, 2010

Also from February 15

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Texas A&M Grad Finale 2010
Podcasts
Polls
Will KU go a perfect 16-0 in conference play?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
51%
No
 
40%
Undecided
 
8%
Total 3050
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Texas A&M?

Poll results

Response Percent
Marcus Morris
 
36%
Cole Aldrich
 
31%
Markieff Morris
 
13%
Xavier Henry
 
11%
Tyshawn Taylor
 
5%
Other
 
2%
Total 145
Which of KU's remaining road games will be the toughest challenge for the Jayhawks?

Poll results

Response Percent
at Missouri
 
51%
at Texas A&M
 
31%
at Oklahoma State
 
15%
Undecided
 
1%
Total 85
Did you get the flu this season?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
68%
I was sick but I’m not sure if it was the flu
 
18%
Yes
 
12%
Total 826
Are you planning to plant a vegetable garden this year?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
66%
No
 
26%
Not sure
 
6%
Total 710
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Paramedics and firefighters worked for hours to free motorists trapped in their cars after sudden winter weather caused vehicles to pile on top of each other on Interstate 70 between Lawrence and Bonner Springs Feb. 14, 2010. Pileups close highways
1:49 p.m., February 14, 2010 Updated 11:23 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Traffic in both directions on Interstate 70 was blocked by multiple car pile-ups Sunday afternoon.
6:00 a.m.

Traffic backs up on an exit ramp from Kansas Highway 10 onto West Sixth Street. A study will be conducted on how to improve traffic flow at the intersection. KDOT plans traffic study at Sixth and SLT
February 15, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Jim Flory lives at the western edge of Lawrence, and spends a bit of time driving on the South Lawrence Trafficway and U.S. Highway 40.
2:00 p.m.
Mercedes Taylor-Puckett, coordinator of the Farmers Market Project for the Kansas Rural Center, spoke recently to the Senate Agriculture Committee about the need to improve access to farmers markets for people who receive food assistance and use the electronic benefits transfer card. Farmers’ market access growing
February 15, 2010 in print edition on 3A
A record number of Kansans are receiving food assistance, and there is an increasing number of farmers’ markets.
6:00 p.m.
With spring just around the corner, greenhouses in Lawrence like Howard Pine’s Garden Center, 1320 N. Third St., are putting out produce seeds and plantings for gardeners.
Take your first trip down the garden lane
February 15, 2010
Juicy tomatoes, cool cucumbers, refreshing watermelon. The abundant, hazy days of summer might be hard to imagine during this time of never-ending cold…
8:00 p.m.
Kansas guard Xavier Henry pulls up for a shot during warm-ups before tipping off against Texas A&M, Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas. FINAL: Marcus Morris rescues KU late in 59-54 victory over No. 24 Texas A&M
7:08 p.m., February 15, 2010 Updated 11:08 p.m.
Saddled with four fouls, the Kansas sophomore made crucial plays down the stretch to help KU end the game on a 7-0 run.

All stories

Midpoint nears in 2010 legislative session
All proposed bills — with a few exceptions — must be approved by house of origin or lost for the year
February 15, 2010
Kansas legislators are approaching the first major deadline of the 2010 session with many of the major issues still unresolved.
KDOT plans traffic study at Sixth and SLT
Management strategy wanted before further commercial development near intersection
February 15, 2010 in print edition on A1
Jim Flory lives at the western edge of Lawrence, and spends a bit of time driving on the South Lawrence Trafficway and U.S. Highway 40.
Pump patrol
February 15, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.34 at several stations.
Medicaid challenge
Recent Medicaid cuts have cost Kansas $140 million in federal funds and are taking a mounting personal toll on the state’s most vulnerable residents and their families.
February 15, 2010 in print edition on A5
Every individual or group that depends on state funds is hurting right now, but when it comes to budget cuts that are penny-wise and pound-foolish, cuts in Medicaid reimbursement may take the cake.
East all-stars better West, 141-139
Wade garners MVP honors in front of record crowd
February 15, 2010 in print edition on B2
The largest crowd to watch a basketball game saw an all-too-familiar sight. Dwyane Wade did it again in north Texas.
Divorces granted
February 15, 2010 in print edition on A4
Divorces granted by the Douglas County District Court:
Farmers’ market access growing
More people receiving food assistance able to use benefits for fresh produce
February 15, 2010 in print edition on A3
A record number of Kansans are receiving food assistance, and there is an increasing number of farmers’ markets.