Archive for Monday, March 22, 2010

Also from March 22

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, March 22, 2010
Polls
Now that Kansas University's men's basketball team is out of the NCAA Tournament, will you turn your attention toward the women's team's quest for the WNIT championship?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
70%
Yes
 
17%
I wasn’t paying attention to the men’s team before
 
6%
My attention was always on the women’s team
 
5%
Total 1622
Will you participate in a benefit walk or run this spring?

Poll results

Response Percent
No.
 
62%
Yes.
 
37%
Total 70
What grade would you give lunches at Lawrence's public schools?

Poll results

Response Percent
D.
 
30%
C.
 
25%
F.
 
20%
B.
 
17%
A.
 
4%
Total 62
Have you ever been diagnosed with cancer?

Poll results

Response Percent
No.
 
67%
Yes.
 
32%
Total 58
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Edward Payson Weston. A walk to remember: Century anniversary recalls American folk hero’s historic march through Lawrence
March 21, 2010 in print edition on 1D
Lawrence was anticipating his arrival for days. The town was electrified. Naturally, the visitor would be coming on foot, easily recognizable by his dapper dress, wooden staff and quick pace…
6:00 a.m.
Crews are finishing up their work to reinforce the Bowersock Dam on the Kansas River. Activity was in full swing on Wednesday. Repair work to shore up Bowersock Dam winds down
March 22, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Thirty feet of gravel, concrete, steel — and, oh yeah, about $2.2 million — can buy a city a lot of peace of mind when it comes to a 124-year-old dam.
10:00 a.m.
One of Five squads of basketball teams wins second-place medals Saturday at the Douglas County Special Olympics State Basketball and Cheerleading Tournament in Hays. County’s Special Olympians earn medals at state tournament
March 21, 2010 in print edition on 5C
While the Kansas University men’s basketball team ended Saturday with a devastating loss, dozens of other area hoopsters returned to Lawrence as winners.
2:00 p.m.
Several groups of boys play basketball on the courts at the East Lawrence Recreation Center Monday, March 15, 2010. Rec center plans begin to take shape
March 22, 2010 in print edition on 3A
By early April, Lawrence Parks and Recreation leaders hope to start a new push to win support for a west-side recreation center, and perhaps a larger wellness center and fieldhouse.
6:00 p.m.
Cami Kennedy watches as her three-year-old daughter Suzana pours a cup of tea for herself. Kennedy says her daughter has been drinking decaffeinated tea for as long as she can remember. Pop culture: Lawrence experts say cut kids off caffeine altogether
March 22, 2010
If Dr. Stephen Lauer has seen it once, he’s seen it one time too many. And he’s seen it many, many times. Glancing into his clinic waiting room, the pediatrician spies a child young enough to be aged in months and weighed down by a full diaper, sipping an adult-sized bottle of soda pop.

All stories

Library needs
The Lawrence Public Library is an important community service, but it’s a difficult time consider funding a major expansion project.
March 22, 2010 in print edition on A7
The need and desire to expand the Lawrence Public Library hasn’t gone away. Unfortunately, the city probably is even less able to fund such a project now than it was when it was last discussed several years ago.
‘Alice’ still reigns with $34.5 million
March 22, 2010 in print edition on A9
Alice remains the queen of the box office.