Archive for Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Also from March 31

Audio clips
Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Car destroyed in Baldwin City fire KU spring football practice High school track meet at LHS The day in photos, March 31, 2010 Free State girls vs. Shawnee Heights KU softball vs. UMKC LHS girls swim meet
Podcasts
Polls
Do you support President Obama's plan to expand offshore oil and gas drilling to the East Coast, Gulf of Mexico and northern Alaska?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
63%
No
 
27%
Not sure
 
9%
Total 966
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity members Michael Solganik, Overland Park junior, left; Brett Samet, San Antonio sophomore, and Steven Meyer, Omaha, Neb., sophomore, work to perforate rolled pieces of matzah at the fraternity. Members of the fraternity spent an evening with Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel of the Chabad Jewish Center learning about the traditions of Passover as well as how to prepare matzah, a traditional Passover food. Dinner ritual: Passover a time for history, family and friends - lots of them
March 30, 2010
Lawrencians celebrating passover have taken the act of “making room for one more” and made it a truly flexible art form…
6:00 a.m.
Kansas Highway Patrol trooper J.D. MacEwan carries a shotgun from a pile of items discarded during a high-speed chase that ended in western Douglas County. Man apprehended after high-speed chase in rural Douglas County, west of Lawrence
1:46 p.m., March 30, 2010 Updated 6:41 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Multiple local law enforcement agencies worked together to arrest a man who led police on a lengthy chase through rural areas west of Lawrence.
10:00 a.m.
Eileen Roddy, right, of Lawrence, gets an American flag from Angie Solomon on March 26 following the naturalization ceremony for new U.S. citizens at the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan. Roddy came to the U.S. from Northern Ireland. Solomon is an auxiliary member of Wyandotte American Legion Post 83. Irish immigrant celebrates her American citizenship, cherishes new right to vote
March 30, 2010 in print edition on 1B
When I met and married my husband, Don Phillips, in London in 1997 and moved to Kansas, I thought my stay here would be temporary.
2:00 p.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. Panel dismisses complaint against O’Neal, but says House rules need to be changed
1:47 p.m., March 30, 2010 Updated 8:32 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Democrats said O’Neal, an attorney, created a conflict of interest by representing groups in a lawsuit against the state.
6:00 p.m.
Crabbed deviled eggs. Egging us on: Easter? It’s time to mix up your holiday staple
March 30, 2010
Forget the “chicken or the egg” dilemma. Here’s the perennial eggs-istential question: A large, invisible bunny has left two dozen gaily decorated, hard-boiled eggs in your house on Easter morning. What do you do first?

All stories

Consumers slowly displaying signs of bouncing back
March 31, 2010 in print edition on B9
Signs of life in consumer spending are sprouting this spring.
People in the news
March 31, 2010 in print edition on B8
People in the news for March 31, 2010.
Important input
How one or more community task forces are formed to study local school facilities will play a large role in their success.
March 31, 2010 in print edition on A8
Seeking community input on school facilities is a good move, but the Lawrence school district’s preliminary plans for a task force to provide that input raise some questions and concerns.