Archive for Monday, March 29, 2010

Also from March 29

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
Aldrich declares for NBA Medieval Feast and Joust KU football spring practice
Should the city of Lawrence charge a $50 fine to those who receive five or more parking tickets in a 30-day period?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 1299
Who will you root for in the Final Four?

Poll results

Response Percent
I won’t be paying attention.
West Virginia
I’ll watch, but it doesn’t matter who wins.
Michigan State
Total 3831

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Stephen Teska, 9, left, and Treyton Trujillo, 10, both from Cub Scout Pack 3059, pick up canned goods as part of the 23rd annual Scouting-For-Food drive Saturday in Lawrence and Eudora. In the drive, Scouts helped supply local food pantries. Scouts, with a little help from adults, hunt for food drive items
March 28, 2010 in print edition on 1B
In a blue Honda Civic with three boys packed into the back, David Teska cased the houses surrounding Schwegler School.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas University students participate in a beer drinking game in March 2010 outside a student rental house just off campus. Responsible drinking 101: KU students creating campaign against high-risk behavior
March 29, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University officials are sending 34 students on a whirlwind tour of colleges across the country, as the university turns to students for help in its fight against high-risk drinking.
10:00 a.m.
Marilyn Hall, left, and Rita Spradlin are in an all-female walking club known as the Jabber-walkers. Both women will participate in the 2010 Lynn Electric Kansas Marathon, presented by Hy-Vee, on April 18. Walkers step up to half marathon
March 29, 2010 in print edition on 3A
For 15 years, Lawrence resident Rita Spradlin has walked around Kansas University’s campus – three times a week – with some of her closest friends in an all-female walking group known as the “Jabberwalkers.”
2:00 p.m.
David Williams tries his best to look embarrassed while his wife, Mary Jane, praises him for the support and loving care he’s shown while she has battled colon cancer. Positive attitude is strong medicine
March 29, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Mary Jane Williams has said repeatedly that she’s had an amazing life, with very little to complain about.
6:00 p.m.
Journal-World staff writer Gavon Laessig preps for his speed-dating experience at  Qudos Cigar & Cognac Bar in Kansas City, Mo. Ready … set … DATE
March 29, 2010
Unless you’re the most charming and confident person in the world, or you’re a sadist, dating is horrible. It’s really the worst. Everything about it is just awkward and painful, from introducing yourself to strangers to the teeth-gnashing small talk of a first date.

All stories

Positive attitude is strong medicine
Support of family, friends also powerful in fight against cancer
March 29, 2010 in print edition on A3
Mary Jane Williams has said repeatedly that she’s had an amazing life, with very little to complain about.
City on the road to better streets
Crews catching up on maintenance, building new roads to higher standards
March 29, 2010 in print edition on A1
Chuck Soules takes comfort on the city streets west of Wakarusa Drive.
UK’s Calipari has tough act to follow
March 29, 2010 in print edition on B2
John Calipari proved he’s pretty good at Square One.
Els holding onto lead at Bay Hill
Rain postpones final round; Na closing in on leader
March 29, 2010 in print edition on B2
Three hours of rain put a stop to the final round at Bay Hill. It did little to cool off Ernie Els.
Business support
A number of local Kansas chambers of commerce are challenging the statewide chamber’s stand on how best to support Kansas business.
March 29, 2010 in print edition on A9
A growing disconnect between the Kansas Chamber and many local chambers of commerce around the state has produced an interesting split message to Kansas legislators.
Health overhaul likely to strain doctor shortage
‘Medical home’ movement would give attention to patients who need it
March 29, 2010 in print edition on A6
Better beat the crowd and find a doctor.