Archive for Thursday, January 28, 2010

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Polls
What did you think of J. D. Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye"?

Poll results

Response Percent
It was great
 
34%
I haven’t read it
 
28%
I read it so long ago I can’t remember
 
17%
It was OK
 
11%
I didn’t like it
 
8%
Total 815
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Lawrence Weather Watch
Did you see the moon's halo last night?
Posted January 27, 2010
A few weeks ago we had a beautiful show of optical effects; we saw everything from sun dogs to halos around the sun. Matt Miller ...
12:00 a.m.
Lawrence Weather Watch
Did you see the moon's halo last night?
Posted January 27, 2010
A few weeks ago we had a beautiful show of optical effects; we saw everything from sun dogs to halos around the sun. Matt Miller ...
6:00 a.m.
The dome of the Kansas Statehouse in downtown Topeka is reflected off the windows of a nearby building. Sales tax proposal rejected
10:17 a.m., January 27, 2010 Updated 5:36 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Gov. Mark Parkinson’s proposal to increase the state sales tax rate by one cent was rejected Wednesday by Republicans in a House committee.
2:00 p.m.
In January, Joe Farthing, Lawrence, was training to compete in his first marathon — the Lynn Electric 2010 Kansas Marathon. He is among at least 200 people who will compete Sunday in the race, which benefits Health Care Access clinic. Runner uses father for inspiration as he prepares for this year’s Kansas Marathon
January 25, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Following his father’s heart attack in 2000, Joe Farthing knew he needed to get in better shape. And nearly 10 years later, Farthing will be competing in his first marathon.
6:00 p.m.
Dave Barnhill, former Pub Sessions organizer, stands in front of its former home at Dempsey's Pub. Re-opened mic: After a run-in with the copyright police, Mudstomp Mondays picks up where Pub Sessions left off
January 28, 2010 in print edition on 6A
The day the music died came earlier than expected at Dempsey’s Pub. The death sentence was a letter from ASCAP…

All stories

Federal Elections Commission auditing Kansas Republican Party
04:14 p.m., January 28, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A5
Documents show the Kansas Republican Party has been audited by the Federal Election Commission.
Regulators approve rate increase for Westar Energy
Average customer would see bills about $1 higher per month
04:13 p.m., January 28, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A4
Kansas regulators have approved a $17 million rate increase for the state’s largest electric company.
KCC’s Moffet resigns
11:43 a.m., January 28, 2010 Updated 11:43 a.m. in print edition on A4
Regulator leaves KCC.
Judge rules jury cannot consider voluntary manslaughter charge for Roeder in trial for Tiller’s murder
Roeder testified he shot Tiller, cited necessity to protect unborn children
08:14 a.m., January 28, 2010 Updated 11:17 p.m. in print edition on A1
The judge in the trial of a man accused of murdering an abortion doctor dealt the defense a major setback Thursday, ruling that the jury cannot consider a lesser charge of manslaughter.
No rush
Reconfiguring Lawrence schools seems like a good idea, but we need to take time to do it right.
January 28, 2010 in print edition on A5
In the current budget crisis, it’s only right for school districts to look at the financial impact of any decision they make. However, the possibility of saving a few dollars shouldn’t always be the deciding factor.
Pump patrol
January 28, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.43 at several stations.