Archive for Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Also from May 4

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, May 4, 2010
Polls
How many songs do you have on your mp3 player?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t have an mp3 player
 
35%
More than 1,000
 
31%
501 to 1,000
 
11%
1 to 100
 
6%
101 to 200
 
5%
201 to 300
 
3%
401 to 500
 
3%
301 to 400
 
3%
Total 1190
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Lawrence and Free State high school students gather at the home of Dave Leach, Lawrence, to learn raku, a ceramics technique.

Masterpiece by chance: Students make unusual raku pieces in annual event
May 3, 2010
Every year a group of 25 to 30 students from Free State and Lawrence high schools hop into vans and shuttle to David Leach’s house to learn the ancient art called “raku”…
6:00 a.m.
Samuel Lennell Moore Obstruction charges filed in connection with Friday’s incident at McCollum Hall
11:53 a.m., May 3, 2010 Updated 5:05 p.m. in print edition on 1A
A 20-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man accused of creating chaos on the KU campus made his first appearance in court Monday afternoon.
10:00 a.m.
The view of the north side of the Statehouse. Kansas House votes to override abortion bill veto; measure moves to Senate
12:02 p.m., May 3, 2010 Updated 2:18 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Kansas House members have voted to override Democratic Gov. Mark Parkinson’s veto of a late-term abortion bill.
2:00 p.m.
Climatologist Stephen Schneider is pictured Monday at The Oread hotel. Schneider, a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and also part of a group that won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, spoke at Kansas University’s Burge Union about his book, “Science as a Contact Sport: Inside the Battle to Save Earth’s Climate.” Climate science a ‘contact sport’
May 4, 2010 in print edition on 3A
In the midst of last fall’s global warming scandal known as Climategate, Stephen Schneider released his book “Science as a Contact Sport: Inside the Battle to Save Earth’s Climate.”
6:00 p.m.
The Lawrence Board of Education discussed their study of budgets ideas for the school district Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010. Superintendent Dr. Rick Doll, left,  spoke during the study session meeting. Lawrence school administrators face five unpaid furlough days next year
May 3, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence school district administrators will be on unpaid furlough for five days next school year as part of $100,000 in salary reductions.

All stories

People in the news
May 4, 2010 in print edition on A9
People in the news for May 4, 2010.
Deceptive tax
City officials should move carefully on a policy that would allow private local businesses to collect sales tax to cover their own costs of doing business.
May 4, 2010 in print edition on A7
Special sales tax districts approved by state legislators last year may have limited potential uses as incentives for certain types of retail businesses in Lawrence, but they also have the potential to be overused — to the detriment of Lawrence shoppers.