Archive for Friday, March 5, 2010

Also from March 5

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Iowa The day in photos, March 5, 2010 Free State boys vs. SM West LHS boys vs. SM Northwest
Polls
How many of the Best Picture Oscar nominees — "Avatar," "The Blind Side," District 9," "An Education," "The Hurt Locker," "Inglourious Basterds," "Precious," "A Serious Man," "Up" and "Up in the Air" — have you seen?

Poll results

Response Percent
0
 
28%
1
 
20%
2
 
17%
3
 
13%
4
 
8%
5
 
5%
6
 
1%
7
 
1%
10
 
1%
8
 
0%
9
 
0%
Total 2465
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Lawrence band Cosmopolitics is (from left) Andy Kroeker, Luke Stone, Ken Lovern and Matt Gader. Lost in the Cosmos: Lawrence rock-fusion act finesses the art of ‘Mental Hygiene’
March 4, 2010 in print edition on 6A
Lawrence drummer Luke Stone made it a custom to pick up two Britney Spears stickers from a vending machine every week. He put them on his practice pad at home, inspiring him to practice his rudiments…
6:00 a.m.
Matthew Jaeger, 24, is handcuffed by Douglas County Sheriff's Sgt. Ken Fangohr in Douglas County Court after being sentenced by Judge Robert Fairchild to 106 months for kidnapping, aggravated battery and criminal threat, stemming from an attack on his ex-girlfriend, Mary Francis Biggs in October 2007. Matthew Jaeger sentenced to nearly 9 years in prison
5:26 p.m., March 4, 2010 Updated 8:50 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Matthew Jaeger, the former Kansas University student who was convicted of brutally assaulting his ex-girlfriend, was sentenced to 59 months, 41 months and 6 months in prison for three crimes that he was convicted of in August of 2009.
10:00 a.m.
Shoppers browse along Massachusetts Street. Lawrence visitor spending in 2009 down 14 percent
March 4, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence’s tourism industry took a tumble right along with the national economy.
2:00 p.m.
Loni Hosking, Lawrence designer and owner of Ecoboutiquo, is shown with apparel at her store, 13 E. Eighth St. Clothing made from organic plants or recycled goods are hot right now in the fashion world. Agricouture has been featured in apparel from Oscar de la Renta to Derek Lam. Hosking opened her store in 2006. Local woman to display ‘eco-art’ accessories at Saturday’s art and craft show
March 4, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Loni Hosking turns everything from old tires and license plates into jewelry.
6:00 p.m.
The Oscars. Oscar night: Academy Awards offer Lawrence movie fans an excuse to stage year’s most anticipated party
March 5, 2010 in print edition on 1C
For some, watching the Super Bowl or the Olympics or even the presidential election pales in comparison. That’s because the Academy Awards are still the ultimate touchstone for drama and glamour, sentiment and lunacy…

All stories

People in the news
March 5, 2010 in print edition on B6
People in the news for March 5, 2010.
Reform peril
March 5, 2010 in print edition on A7
We need health care reform, not a health care revolution.
Good denial
The Smithsonian Institution should be commended for refusing to accept O.J. Simpson wearing apparel for its collection.
March 5, 2010 in print edition on A7
In this age of so many shameless efforts to make something or somebody appear more important than they really are, the Smithsonian Institution has reminded us that common sense and decency can still prevail.