Archive for Sunday, February 21, 2010

Also from February 21

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, February 21, 2010 Lawrence resident survives Haiti earthquake
Have you been affected by a natural disaster?

Poll results

Response Percent
More than one event.
Other event.
Total 24
What do you think is Lawrence's largest health issue?

Poll results

Response Percent
Binge drinking.
Uninsured adults.
Sexual transmitted diseases.
Access to healthy foods.
Air pollution.
Total 39

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
State Sen. Carolyn McGinn, a Republican, argues against the death penalty during debate on the Senate floor on Friday. Bill to abolish the death penalty fails in Kansas Senate
8:15 a.m., February 19, 2010 Updated 5:42 p.m. in print edition on 1B
Since 1994 when capital punishment was re-instated in Kansas, 10 men have been sentenced to die, but no executions have occurred.
6:00 a.m.
Colorado forward Shane Harris-Tunks fouls Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor as he soars to the bucket during the second half, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010 at Allen Fieldhouse. Look who’s listening: Taylor
February 21, 2010 in print edition on 1C
To do the Hokey Pokey, you put your right hand in, you put your right hand out, you put your right hand in, and you shake it all about.
10:00 a.m.
Rachelle Esperance, 38, Lawrence, hugs her son Sebastian, 12, on Friday. Rachelle and Sebastian’s younger brother Olivier, 2, were buried in the debris of Rachelle’s brother’s house in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, during the Jan. 12 earthquake. Sebastian had remained in Lawrence with relatives and was reunited with his mother and brother on Feb. 11. Lawrence resident tells story of survival in Haiti during earthquake
February 21, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence resident Rachelle Esperance, 38, and her 2-year-old son, Olivier, were watching television in a second-floor apartment in Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital, on Jan. 12 when a catastrophic earthquake hit.
2:00 p.m.
Krystyn Renfro, 33, is the victim of a hit-and-run accident that occurred Jan. 31. She is recovering at a Kansas City hospital. Victim’s friends urge driver to ‘man up’ to hit-and-run
February 21, 2010 in print edition on 1B
She’s a chef, a mother of three, a devoted friend, and now Krystyn Renfro can add medical miracle to that list.
6:00 p.m.
State Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, announces his candidacy for Kansas governor before a crowd of supporters in Topeka in February. Holland recently took issue with a poll that said he was far behind Sam Brownback in the Kansas governor race. Observer: Brownback challenger should note Mass. case
February 21, 2010 in print edition on 1B
If Kansas Democrats feel discouraged about their party’s chances in the governor’s race, they could look at Massachusetts.

All stories

Sunday’s weather-related cancellations
11:03 a.m., February 21, 2010 Updated 01:10 p.m.
The following events have been canceled or postponed because of weather:
The wedding sleuth: More detectives pop up in India
February 21, 2010 in print edition on A9
Ajit Singh knows about the lies people tell.
People in the news
February 21, 2010 in print edition on D5
People in the new for February 21, 2010.
Blippy to make spending social
Twitter co-founder touts site publicizing what people buy
February 21, 2010 in print edition on E3
Facebook and Twitter have prodded people to broadcast just about anything. Now a new site wants to ask people to automatically reveal things they buy.
Around and about in local business
February 21, 2010 in print edition on E1
New from area businesses for February 21, 2010.
20 years of Photoshop
Image-editing software has had enormous cultural impact
February 21, 2010 in print edition on E1
As Adobe’s Photoshop reaches its 20th anniversary this month, its presence is everywhere.
Ohno makes history
Skater’s bronze is seventh career medal
February 21, 2010 in print edition on C8
More medals — but no gold — for Shani Davis, Lindsey Vonn and Apolo Anton Ohno.