Archive for Friday, February 26, 2010

Also from February 26

Audio clips
On the street
Photo galleries
At home KU vs. Iowa State
Should parents have to co-sign for a credit card if their college student is under age 21?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 1448

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The home of the Lawson and McMillen families circa 1917.  In back: Sara and Logan Lawson. In front, from left: Wes Lawson (younger brother of Bertha McMillen) and the first grandchildren, Dale and Don McMillen. The old stone at Stony Point
February 24, 2010
Decades-old trees growing between the stone steps that once led down into a basement have a way of robbing your own home of its sense of permanence…
6:00 a.m.
Sunset Hill second-grader Miles Mosher, 8, right, points out some of his work hanging in the school’s hallway Thursday, during parent-teacher conferences. From left, with Mosher, is his teacher, Michele Duncan, his mother, Suzy Green, his stepfather, Casey Green, and his father, Matt Lewis. District mulls some savings suggestions
February 26, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Amid the $5 million budget crisis, Lawrence school administrators say the district is considering some ideas from a group opposed to closing schools, but not all of them are workable.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson shakes hands as he  enters the House Chambers Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, to deliver his State of the State address. House approves statewide smoking ban; measure goes to governor
10:04 a.m., February 25, 2010 Updated 2:43 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Supporters of the ban said it will improve the health of Kansans and decrease the ill effects of second-hand smoke.
2:00 p.m.
"Victim" Jacob Breyne, plays dead as Annie Wildgen, Camas Buerger, and Kailee Dudley take crime scene information to be processed. Central Junior High ninth grade biology students took part in a crime scene investigation exercise on Thursday. Students work murder crime scene as part of biology class
February 25, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Central Junior High students combed a body-littered auditorium looking for clues.
6:00 p.m.
Art House founder Matt Christenot, left, sits with engineer Jim Barnes, center, and co-engineer Isaac Flynn, right, inside of the Art House, 912 Illinois St. Creative space: Musicians, filmmakers, artists and more become roommates at the Art House
February 26, 2010
Record a song. Edit a movie. Paint a picture. Take a guitar lesson. Get a haircut. All these options are readily accessible in a town like Lawrence. Now, all can be found in one house…

All stories

Meetings and gatherings
February 26, 2010 in print edition on D3
Meetings and gatherings in the area this week.
Pump patrol
February 26, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.42 at Dillons, 3000 W. Sixth St.
Plenty of potholes
So much for predictions that Lawrence would see fewer potholes this year. It seems Mother Nature had something else in mind.
February 26, 2010 in print edition on A7
On Jan. 22, city officials told the Journal-World that their crews had filled and/or refilled 2,368 potholes in the previous two weeks. From the looks of Lawrence streets today, most of those potholes are back and they’ve brought their friends.