Archive for Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Also from February 16

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On the street
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Lawrence High girls vs. Shawnee Mission South Lawrence High boys vs. Shawnee Mission South Downtown Mardi Gras Parade 3rd annual Mardi Gras in Kansas parade Jayhawk memorabilia collection Pomp preparations
How would you rate the temperature at your workplace?

Poll results

Response Percent
It’s too cold
It’s just right
It’s too hot
I don’t work
Total 670
Do you support Kansas having a primary seat belt law, meaning law enforcement can pull someone over simply for not wearing a seat belt?

Poll results

Response Percent
Don’t care.
Total 214

Lead stories

All stories

Kansas Senate takes up bill to ban texting while driving
11:37 a.m., February 16, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A3
A bill endorsed by a Senate committee would make it a crime in Kansas to drive while texting.
Police release information on hit-and-run victim
Woman, 33, was treated and released at LMH
11:00 a.m., February 16, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A4
Lawrence police released the name of a woman injured Saturday night when she was struck by a car in downtown Lawrence.
House endorses creating Kansas efficiency task force
Reject measure to privatize parts of state government
07:49 a.m., February 16, 2010 Updated 05:03 p.m.
Two proposals designed to help make Kansas government more efficient have met with different fates in the state House.
Senate panel endorses primary seat belt law for Kansas
Bill allows law enforcement to pull someone over simply for not wearing seat belt
07:34 a.m., February 16, 2010 Updated 05:02 p.m.
A bill strengthening Kansas’ seat belt law has won first-round approval in the state Senate.
Pump patrol
February 16, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.31 at several stations.
Traffic foresight
Now is the time to take a broad look at how commercial development and traffic patterns will interact at a key intersection west of Lawrence.
February 16, 2010 in print edition on A7
State and local officials are right to take a proactive approach to planning for traffic and commercial development on Sixth Street near its intersection with the South Lawrence Trafficway west of Lawrence.