Archive for Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Also from March 10

Audio clips
Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
2010 KU football Pro Day 2010 Big 12 Tournament: Day 1 KU vs. Saint Mary's The day in photos, March 10, 2010
Polls
Are you generally satisfied with how the Lawrence School Board handled the $5 million in budget cuts members had to make?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
62%
No
 
37%
Total 564
Videos

Lead stories

12:01 a.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?
6:00 a.m.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln senior Matt Pederson looks over a map of the university's 32 Greek living units on campus with Linda Schwartzkopf, the university's director of Greek affairs. All fraternities and sororities at UNL have agreed to follow the university's no alcohol rules, which they say has resulted in cleaner and safer living conditions. Police aren’t the only ones in Lincoln battling underage drinking, out-of-control parties
March 9, 2010 in print edition on 1A
As Matt Pederson stood inside the main area of his well-kept campus fraternity, he gasped when he learned two Kansas University students died last year in alcohol-related incidents.
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 approves plan to close budget gap without closing schools
7:16 p.m., March 9, 2010 Updated 8:17 p.m. in print edition on 1A
In a surprise announcement, Lawrence school board president Scott Morgan Tuesday evening proposed a plan to get the district through next school year by cutting $5 million without closing any elementary schools.
2:00 p.m.
Harold Denholm shows the Farmall tractor that he painted pink in honor of his wife, Aileen, who died of breast cancer. Saturday’s Tonganoxie St. Patrick’s Day Parade will have a touch of pink
March 9, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Most of Tonganoxie will be going green for Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Leprechaun Games.
6:00 p.m.
Sarah Skaggs sweeps her living room floor at her home near Ozawkie. On July 9, Skaggs was laid off from her job at Line-X of Lawrence. In an effort to make the best of her unemployment, Skaggs has spent time remodeling her home. State unemployment rate climbs upward in January
March 10, 2010 in print edition on 5A
The Kansas unemployment rate jumped to 7.1 percent in January, up from 6.2 percent in December, officials reported Wednesday.

All stories

Israel, Syria pursue nuclear power
March 10, 2010 in print edition on A2
Is the Middle East about to go officially nuclear?
People in the news
March 10, 2010 in print edition on B7
People in the news for March 10, 2010.
Bidding tradeoff
The exit of a bidder for a new Air Force tanker is good news for Boeing and Kansas but maybe not so good for U.S. taxpayers.
March 10, 2010 in print edition on A7
Monday’s announcement that Northrop Grumman had decided not to bid on a $35 billion Air Force tanker contract virtually guarantees that contract will go to Boeing Co.