Archive for Thursday, March 25, 2010

Also from March 25

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, March 25, 2010
Polls
If you were Kansas coach Bill Self, what advice would you give Xavier Henry and Cole Aldrich?

Poll results

Response Percent
Tell Aldrich to go pro and Henry to return to KU
 
36%
Tell them both to return to KU
 
35%
Tell both to go pro
 
17%
Tell Henry to go pro and Aldrich to return to KU
 
7%
Undecided
 
2%
Total 1831
How would you rate the ease of using the 2010 U.S. Census form?

Poll results

Response Percent
Easy
 
86%
I haven’t filled it out yet
 
7%
I haven’t received my form yet
 
3%
Difficult
 
2%
Total 961
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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…
6:00 a.m.
Viewed through the front arches of Spooner Hall is Dyche Hall, right of center. At left, in the distance, is Danforth Chapel and Fraser Hall. House approves concealed carry on campus
11:00 a.m., March 24, 2010 Updated 12:00 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Under the bill, persons who are licensed to carry a concealed gun would be allowed to bring a weapon into a state or city facility unless the building had adequate security measures, such as electric scanners, to ensure that no weapons could be brought in.
10:00 a.m.
Elliott Suh, right, leans on para-educator Jenny Schwering during lunch Wednesday at East Heights Early Childhood Center, 1430 Haskell Ave. The Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence is interested in using the East Heights building after the early-childhood programs move to Kennedy School next year. Preliminary discussions under way about Boys and Girls Club taking over East Heights building
March 24, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence has expressed interest in using the school district’s East Heights building after the early-childhood programs move into Kennedy School next school year.
2:00 p.m.
Crown Chevrolet, 3400 S Iowa, is one of several General Motors dealerships that are expected to lose their franchise as GM seeks to slim down its dealer operations. Crown's franchise would expire in October 2010 unless GM reverses itself. Dealership works to keep Chevys
March 25, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Lawrence’s Chevrolet dealership is in negotiations to remain open, despite previously being placed on a list of dealerships that would lose its franchise as part of General Motors’ bankruptcy reorganization.
6:00 p.m.
The Kansas City Roller Warriors. Roll players: Two 30-something professionals take a shot at the KC Roller Warriors
March 25, 2010 in print edition on 1C
“I realized for the first time that there was this part of me that hadn’t had an outlet for a really long time,” says Amy Hough. “Not that it was the part of me that wanted to go around and smack people or kick people” …

All stories

Our town sports
March 25, 2010 in print edition on B3
A roundup of local events, awards and happenings.
People in the news
March 25, 2010 in print edition on B7
People in the news for March 25, 2010.
Shield law
It’s good to see movement on a measure to protect journalists from revealing confidential sources and information.
March 25, 2010 in print edition on A7
On a more serious matter, Kansas legislators should be congratulated on moving forward on a law that would protect reporters from being forced to reveal confidential sources.
Turf battle
State legislators are finding ways to keep themselves occupied while awaiting new revenue figures.
March 25, 2010 in print edition on A7
Assuming Gov. Mark Parkinson signs the measure approved by the Kansas Senate on Wednesday, Kansans will be able to breath a huge sigh of relief. Finally, Kansas has an official state grass.