Archive for Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Also from March 23

On the street
Photo galleries
Brett Ballard to Baker
Should Kansas taxes on cigarettes be increased to help make up for shortfalls in funding for schools and social services?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 1250

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Dr. Steven Bruner, of Lawrence Family Medicine & Obstetrics, confers Monday with patient Carol Glover. Bruner says he’s happy that the health care reform bill has passed. “I am very thankful that there are some politicians who actually have a little bit of courage to see this through really hard times.” Health care reform draws praise from area providers
March 23, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Those working in the Kansas health care industry lauded federal health reform legislation that is being signed today by President Barack Obama.
10:00 a.m.
Lawrence school board members from left, Scott Morgan, Vanessa Sanburn, Marlene Merrill, Mary Loveland, Bob Byers, Mark Bradford and Rich Minder. School board president wants to stick by plan not to close schools for next year
March 22, 2010 in print edition on 3A
The Lawrence school board president says it’s unlikely board members will reopen talks of closing schools if the district has to consider deeper budget cuts for next school year.
2:00 p.m.
Christopher Cotymaier stands at the counter at the Lawrence Community Shelter.
Shelter site wins key approval
March 23, 2010 in print edition on 1A
A proposal to locate the city’s homeless shelter on the eastern edge of Lawrence won a key vote of support from the Planning Commission, despite growing opposition from developers and some neighbors.
6:00 p.m.
"Nature's Curiousity," by Haley Fischer. Letting the image speak: Lawrence High senior composes her own narrative through shooting pictures
March 23, 2010
Haley Fischer likes looking at the world through the lens of a camera. For her, photography puts real life on display…

All stories

Theft of car reported
March 23, 2010 in print edition on A4
A 54-year-old Lawrence woman reported Friday the theft of a vehicle.
Monday’s markets
March 23, 2010 in print edition on A4
Monday’s markets:
Pump patrol
March 23, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.65 at several stations.
Opening salvos
A recent ad that attempts to twist a Kansas Supreme Court justice’s participation in a moot court contest could be the opening salvo in a very nasty campaign.
March 23, 2010 in print edition on A7
A full-page ad that ran in a Topeka newspaper last week is just a taste of what may be in store for the state as it heads toward a retention vote for its top judges in November.