Archive for Tuesday, March 9, 2010

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The day in photos, March 9, 2010
If you were getting married today would you ask for a prenuptial agreement?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 1096

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Victoria Partridge, left, and Betsey Whited are the chefs and entrepreneurs behind Lawrence’s Atomic Bakery. The duo bakes pastries-to-order for special occasions and can be reached at or via their Facebook page,
Bake sales: Startup Atomic Bakery offers treats in not so yummy economy
March 8, 2010
Economists, analysts and investors have struggled to find a solution to the economic turmoil of the last few years. Gold? Too volatile. Oil? Too dangerous. Cupcakes? Too … delicious?
6:00 a.m.
City leaders are trying to address the problem of drink prices in Lincoln, Neb., where the police chief says you can get drunk for just $10. Owners of bars like this one in the college town can receive a tavern violation if they serve alcohol to people who are already intoxicated. Holding their liquor in Lincoln
12:00 a.m., March 9, 2010 Updated 10:50 a.m. in print edition on 1A
As soon as Jason Goodwin gets out of his car and starts walking down O Street, he becomes an instant magnet for inebriated college students wanting to put their arms around him and ask him silly questions.
10:00 a.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. School board makes start on cuts
March 9, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence school board members on Monday night cut $3.2 million from the district’s budget — more than half of what they need to make up a $5 million budget shortfall.
2:00 p.m.
Some downtown Lawrence merchants want 15-minute parking meters to facilitate ‘quick business’
March 8, 2010 in print edition on 3A
If a group of downtown merchants has its way, there soon may be a new twist to the parking meter system on Massachusetts Street.
6:00 p.m.
Jason Barr (with mannequin) hosts the stand-up comic show "Sketch Bags Too!" Sketchy comedy: Standup revue is filled with a bunch of Sketch Bags
March 9, 2010
Did you hear the one about illegal narcotics in Mexico? How about the one about redneck stereotypes? Maybe the one about prostitution?

All stories

UConn gets record win
March 9, 2010 in print edition on B4
UConn dumped feisty Notre Dame 59-44 in the Big East semifinals before 9,334 at the XL Center.
Double Take: Loving couple offer a lesson
March 9, 2010 in print edition on A6
The young couple warmed the whole restaurant on a cold afternoon.
People in the news
March 9, 2010 in print edition on A9
People in the news for March 9, 2010.
Great choice
The Kansas Board of Regents only needed one interview to find the right person to become its new CEO.
March 9, 2010 in print edition on A7
It didn’t take long for members of the Kansas Board of Regents to find what they were looking for in a new president and CEO.