Archive for Friday, May 14, 2010

Also from May 14

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On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, May 14, 2010 Free State baseball vs. Lawrence High

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Mark Chambers, left, and Dave Gustafson, center jam out during the Third Annual Stringband Rendezvous in 2006.
Fiddling the night away: Stringband Rendezvous offers a weekend of camping and music
May 13, 2010
Even though it’s been around for seven years, Stringband Rendezvous is virtually unknown when compared to other regional music and camping festivals like Wakarusa or Winfield. And they’d prefer to keep it that way…
6:00 a.m.
From left, Joe Flannery, Marilyn Dobski and Val Stella are among the inaugural inductees for the new Lawrence Business Hall of Fame. Business icons named to new hall of fame
May 14, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Leaders choosing the first inductees for the new Lawrence Business Hall of Fame sat down to cull three names from a pile of 88 nominees.
10:00 a.m.
White House Deputy Chief of Staff Mona Sutphen, right, smiles during a talk with Bill Lacy, director of the Dole Institute of Politics, on Thursday at the institute. White House staffer dissects elections, other issues
May 14, 2010 in print edition on 3A
A top Obama White House aide on Thursday afternoon in Lawrence said there was a “clear anti-incumbent mood” with the November congressional midterm elections approaching.
2:00 p.m.
An aerial view of the Kansas University campus. KU proposes tuition increase, new technology fee
2:12 p.m., May 13, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on 1A
If approved by the Kansas Board of Regents, an undergraduate, Kansas resident carrying 15-hours will see his or her tuition and fees go up from $3,706.85 to $4,012.45 per semester, which is an increase of $306.60 or 8.2 percent.
6:00 p.m.
Country star and Wellsville native, Chely Wright. Time out: Kansan Chely Wright becomes first openly gay country star
May 14, 2010 in print edition on 1C
In country music, you couldn’t be gay. Not in Nashville. Not around mainstream country audiences. Chely Wright challenged that last week. The Wellsville native came out to the world, and braced for the response…

All stories

Pump patrol
May 14, 2010 in print edition on A3
Gas prices as low as $2.67 were found at Presto, 1030 N. Third St.
Jobs program for homeless set to expand
New rented space will allow for increase in dog treat production
May 14, 2010 in print edition on A3
A homeless jobs program is set to expand later this month by opening up a retail store in east Lawrence.
Rec calendar
May 14, 2010 in print edition on B6
Rec calendar for May 14, 2010
‘Annie’ comic strip ending June 13 after 85 years
May 14, 2010 in print edition on C8
Come this summer there will be no more tomorrows for “Annie.”
Rising global temps cooking lots of lizards
May 14, 2010 in print edition on C8
Sometimes it can be too darn hot even for a lizard.
Fair warning
Counting on multi-year funding from the Kansas Legislature can be a risky business.
May 14, 2010 in print edition on A9
The funding predicament currently facing the Kansas State Fair is another reminder of the risks of counting on multi-year funding commitments from the Kansas Legislature.
Royals fire manager Trey Hillman
Yost takes over
12:00 a.m., May 14, 2010 Updated 04:40 p.m. in print edition on B1
Even as the losses piled up, Trey Hillman never lost the respect of his players or Kansas City’s management.