Archive for Monday, May 10, 2010

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On the street
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The day in photos, May 10, 2010 Kansas baseball vs. Missouri
Do you support President Obama's nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan for the U.S. Supreme Court?

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Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Former Kansas University forward Darnell Jackson, far right, poses for a high school graduation photo in 2004 in Oklahoma City with his late mother, Shawn (middle), brother Evan (behind), family friend Don Davis (behind left) and former KU basketball player and fellow Oklahoman J.R. Giddens. Jackson recently spoke openly regarding the death of his mother, which occurred a little more than a month ago. Dearly missed: Jackson opens up about his mother’s tragic passing
May 9, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Grief-stricken Darnell Jackson collapsed onto his late mother Shawn’s bed, tears welling in his eyes. “I lay down, smelled her sheets, moved the pillows back, and the only thing I saw was a couple words she left on a sheet of paper: ‘Please watch over my kids.’”
6:00 a.m.
Molly McGroder, front center, has been the housemother at Kappa Kappa Gamma for 13 years. She is pictured with sophomores on the stairs of the house. Happy housemothers: Lawrence women find jobs surrounded by college students
May 9, 2010 in print edition on 1D
Before becoming housemother for KU’s Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, Molly McGroder had been a reporter, a CIA analyst, an office manager and a single parent of six kids. Talk about being qualified for the job…
10:00 a.m.
Rusty Elliott works on a car at Hite Collision Repair Center, 3401 W. Sixth St., which sees two to five vehicles a week from accidents where text messaging is involved. A Kansas University professor recently polled 400 college students and found that 95 percent of them drive and text at the same time. Sending a message: Texts cause accidents
May 10, 2010 in print edition on 1A
David Sehorn walked through Hite Collision Repair Center’s back lot where rows of banged-up cars sat. Front bumpers were crushed, air bags hung out of steering wheels and a line of busted fenders leaned against the fence.
10:27 a.m.
Drivers carefully proceed through the intersection of Ninth and Tennessee Streets, Monday, May 10, 2010 as traffic lights downtown were out because of a power outage. The power failures were confined primarily to the area north and east of 23rd and Iowa Streets. Electric power restored to Westar customers
9:40 a.m., May 10, 2010 Updated 5:52 p.m.
More than 7,700 Westar Energy customers were without power for about an hour Monday morning, including many businesses in downtown Lawrence. A second outage at 12:30 p.m. affected about 1,700 customers for about 20 minutes.
2:00 p.m.

Three years ago, Marilyn Hull’s routine mammogram revealed a Stage I breast cancer that required two surgeries and 18 months of radiation and chemotherapy. Today, Hull says she is stronger — and a happier person. Cancer diagnosis revealed inner strength
May 10, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Marilyn Hull sits in her favorite chair. And she talks about breast cancer.
6:00 p.m.
Kitchen wisdom: Eighteen Lawrence culinary masters share some of their best tips
May 10, 2010
Lawrence’s restaurant scene has come a long way since the turn of the century. Massachusetts Street has become a bona-fide Restaurant Row, an asset to local culture and prestige…

All stories

Desperate parents abandoning children in Haiti
May 10, 2010 in print edition on A10
Weeks after the 1-year-old was found in a dumpster, his father showed up.
‘Iron Man 2’ has $133M debut
May 10, 2010 in print edition on A9
Tony Stark piloted to the top of the box office but not the record books.
Cancer diagnosis revealed inner strength
May 10, 2010 in print edition on A3
Marilyn Hull sits in her favorite chair. And she talks about breast cancer.