Archive for Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Also from March 2

On the street
Photo galleries
Friends and Neighbors, March 2010
Should Lawrence residents be allowed to keep non-working vehicles in their driveway?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 1471

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Isaac Hartz, 4, plays on a toy keyboard at his Lawrence home.
Noise makers: New study looks into whether loud toys can harm children’s hearing
March 1, 2010
They’re loud and obnoxious and often go hand-in-hand with being a parent. No, not your kids (good answer, though!) — the little rascals’ toys.
6:00 a.m.
Lawrence resident Bob Kania gets a visit from Rondi Erickson, his case manager who is employed by communityworksinc. They were discussing topics ranging from Medicaid to Johnny Cash. Due to the recent Medicaid cuts, Erickson's wages and benefits were cut. She also had to file an extensive report in January that justified why Kania needs more than 10 hours of care per day. So far, the state is paying for his care. Lawrence paraplegic, home health agency pleading for end to Medicaid cuts
February 26, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence resident Bob Kania’s home health care was put into jeopardy when Gov. Mark Parkinson cut the Medicaid reimbursement rate by 10 percent on Jan. 1. His case manager had to fill out paperwork to justify his needs, so he could remain at home and not in a nursing home.
10:00 a.m.

Lawrence High vocal teacher Cathy Crispino, left, is surprised with a dozen roses from her husband, Ron Hathorn, after being named the Lawrence Secondary Teacher of the Year on Monday. District honors vocal teacher as secondary educator of the year
March 2, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Lawrence High School vocal teacher Cathy Crispino had a lot of work to do with her a cappella choir class Monday.
2:00 p.m.
The Lawrence Board of Education discussed their study of budgets ideas for the school district Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010. Superintendent Dr. Rick Doll, left,  spoke during the study session meeting. Emotion runs high at school forum
March 2, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Near the end of the Lawrence school board’s budget hearing Monday night at Central Junior High, an audience member yelled out.
6:00 p.m.
Author and Lawrence native Steven Church. Apocalypse on the Kaw: Memoir explores Lawrence’s history of violence and the nuclear paranoia of ‘The Day After’
March 2, 2010
When Steven Church sat down to write his memoir about growing up in Kansas, he recalled fond childhood memories of mushroom clouds, irradiated ghouls and the total collapse of human civilization.

All stories

Pump patrol
March 2, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.52 at several stations.
March 2, 2010 in print edition on A4
Market report from Monday, March 1:
Haig a hero
March 2, 2010 in print edition on A7
Our country has suffered a great loss with the passing of Gen. Alexander Haig.
Credit due
New restrictions on credit card solicitations and applications could save young people from some painful financial lessons.
March 2, 2010 in print edition on A7
Remember when people had to provide some evidence that they could pay their debts before credit card companies were interested in their business?