Archive for Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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Free State girls vs. Washburn Rural The day in photos, March 24, 2010 KU baseball vs. Creighton
Should Lawrence's public high schools be four-year schools?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 937

Lead stories

12:00 a.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…
6:00 a.m.
Ryann Newkirk, 3, chooses from a selection of books she has pulled from the shelves as she, her mother, Nealy Newkirk, and 8-month-old brother Nicholas visit the children’s room of the Lawrence Public Library on Tuesday. Library officials have requested that the city put a library expansion project on the November ballot. Among the areas included within the expansion and renovation plans are the children’s room, the computer area and public meeting rooms. Library expansion wins early city support
12:00 a.m., March 24, 2010 Updated 2:19 p.m. in print edition on 1A
A plan to ask voters in November to approve an $18 million expansion of the Lawrence Public Library won some early support at City Hall on Tuesday.
10:00 a.m.
House Speaker Mike O'Neal, R-Hutchinson, on Friday criticized a complaint filed against him by House Democrats. Democrats say it is improper for O'Neal, an attorney, to represent groups suing the state over a budget move approved by the Legislature. O'Neal said he has complied with the law. "They're shooting blanks," he said of the Democrats' complaint. House Speaker seeks dismissal of misconduct complaint filed against him
8:32 a.m., March 23, 2010 Updated 4:56 p.m. in print edition on 1A
O’Neal, speaking for more than two hours to the bi-partisan committee, said the charge against him was baseless and accused Democratic leaders who brought the complaint of misconduct.
2:00 p.m.
Kindergartners sit down for a school lunch at Kennedy School in this file photo. Boundary change crosses the line
March 24, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Kennedy School parents and staff members said Tuesday night that plans for next year to reorganize the school blindsided them.
6:00 p.m.
Writer Gavon Laessig is Super Rice Fighter 5. Super Rice Fighter 5: Can I eat 5 rice bowls in an hour (while wearing a diaper) for the DonDon Sumo Challenge?
March 24, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Though our men’s basketball team is already knocked out of the NCAAs, it doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy other homegrown athletics…

All stories

Indian military to weaponize chili
March 24, 2010 in print edition on A2
The Indian military has a new weapon against terrorism: the world’s hottest chili.
Successful search
Kansas University’s provost search committee should be congratulated on its work to attract a top candidate for the job.
March 24, 2010 in print edition on A8
Congratulations to professor Mabel Rice and her associates for what appears to be a highly successful search and recruiting process to find a new provost for Kansas University.
Woods’ latest step in a weak one
March 24, 2010 in print edition on B2
Tiger Woods gave us five minutes. It seemed an awful lot longer.
People in the news
March 24, 2010 in print edition on B8
People in the news for March 24, 2010.
Study: Last Supper paintings supersize the food
March 24, 2010 in print edition on A10
Has even the Last Supper been supersized?