Archive for Friday, February 19, 2010

Also from February 19

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On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, February 19, 2010 Seabury Academy vs. Topeka Cair Paravel LHS girls vs. Olathe North
Would you be willing to pay higher taxes for increased security at airports that serve small planes?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 1775
Do you support Kansas maintaining a law permitting the death penalty?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure.
Total 314

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Sarah Buxton. Worth the wait: Five years after being signed to a big-time deal, Lawrence native Sarah Buxton releases a real country record
February 18, 2010 in print edition on 6A
Sarah Buxton is squealing. It’s the sort of high-pitched, tea-kettle squeal that girls make in diamond-ring commercials when they realize their best friend’s hubby “went to Jared” …
6:00 a.m.
A yellow danger sign at the edge of the property said county officials had deemed the building unsafe for anyone to occupy or live inside. Three arrested, property considered dangerous after raid at property east of Lawrence
11:54 a.m., February 18, 2010 Updated 5:44 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Three Lawrence men were arrested in connection with a significant two-day raid that ended Thursday at a property just east of Lawrence.
10:00 a.m.
The fish Bonnerichthys swam in the prehistoric seas between 66 million and 172 million years ago. The toothless plankton-eater used Its large mouth to gulp as much water as possible through its gills. Some members of the species were estimated to grow up to 27 feet long. KU researchers gain new insights from fossil that KU has had for decades
February 18, 2010 in print edition on 1A
A large fish fossil that sat at Kansas University for decades has provided new insight into the history of modern-day large plankton-eaters.
2:00 p.m.
A group of KU students gather outside of Fraser Hall after class Wednesday. All five attended high school together at St. Thomas Aquinas in Overland Park and meet regularly between classes to stay in touch. From left are senior Wes Meixelsperger; his brother Erik, a freshman; and freshmen Caitlin Riley, Dallas Williams and Rose Reynolds. KU reports steady spring enrollment figures
February 18, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Kansas University’s spring 2010 enrollment is 28,414, down 39 students from the previous spring.
6:00 p.m.
Ira Glass. Radio active: Ira Glass takes his journalistic storytelling on the road
February 19, 2010 in print edition on 1C
As host and producer of NPR’s “This American Life” - and its television companion on Showtime - Glass is responsible for a weekly foray into “mostly true stories of everyday people” …

All stories

Pump patrol
February 19, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.45 at several stations.
People in the news
February 19, 2010 in print edition on B6
People in the news for February 19, 2010.
Retention gap
Kansas legislators should act immediately to close a statutory gap that exempts some judicial retention votes from campaign finance laws.
February 19, 2010 in print edition on A7
A surprising opinion this week from the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission demands the prompt attention of state legislators.