Archive for Saturday, May 15, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.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…
6:00 a.m.
Kansas players Jamal Greene, center, Randell Dent Jr., left, and Patrick Dorsey run through a drill in practice on Friday at Memorial Stadium. KU football player dismissed from team after attempted armed robbery Friday morning
3:46 a.m., May 14, 2010 Updated 3:31 p.m. in print edition on 1B
A Kansas University football player has been removed from the team in connection with an attempted armed robbery early Friday morning at an apartment complex.
10:00 a.m.
Staff Sgt. Christopher Huslig, of Eudora, hugs three of his children Friday at the Kansas National Guard Armory in Lawrence. Huslig just returned from an eight-month peacekeeping mission in Kosovo and is eager to get on with his civilian life. Kansas Guard soldiers returning from Kosovo
May 14, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Twenty-one soldiers from the Kansas Army National Guard are returning from peacekeeping duties in Kosovo.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas University senior Mandy Shriwise will graduate Sunday with a degree in dance, but her plans don’t stop there. In October, Shriwise will be studying comparative social policy at Oxford University in England, and she eventually hopes to get a medical degree. Dance helps KU grad find her way
May 15, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Amanda “Mandy” Shriwise said that, at first, she was a little skittish about pursuing a degree in dance, as she’d heard the typical responses — you won’t be able to do anything with it, it won’t help you get a job and all the rest.
6:00 p.m.
Lawrence artist Jason Wood is pictured in the Invisible Hand gallery, 801 1/2 Mass., along with his work, seen below, that will be showing until May 28. Life after death: Lawrence artist Jason Wood lives with no regrets after devastating injury
May 15, 2010 in print edition on 1D
In July of 1999, Jason Wood was found lying in a San Francisco street barely clinging to life. As best as anyone could piece together, he had been struck by a car, but no one knows precisely — least of all Jason Wood himself.

All stories

Borel has new plan for Super Saver
May 15, 2010 in print edition on C2
No rail for Bo-rail.
Calipari assures fans he’s staying
Kentucky coach says he has no interest in NBA position
May 15, 2010 in print edition on C2
John Calipari wants Kentucky fans to settle down and enjoy the summer.
Concern mounts about Iraq violence
Iraqis fear recent attacks are sign of more to come
May 15, 2010 in print edition on D8
Many Iraqis are increasingly uneasy that a wave of bombings and shootings may revive all-out sectarian warfare that ravaged the country several years ago.
4-H and FCE news
May 15, 2010 in print edition on B7
4-H and FCE news for May 15, 2010.
Military news
May 15, 2010 in print edition on B7
Military news for May 15, 2010.
Scouting news
May 15, 2010 in print edition on B7
Scouting news for May 15, 2010.
Around and about
May 15, 2010 in print edition on B7
News from around and about for May 15, 2010.
People in the news
May 15, 2010 in print edition on B4
People in the news for May 15, 2010.
City commission agenda for May 18, 2010
Sidewalk seating change on table
May 15, 2010 in print edition on B3
The Lawrence city commission agenda for the meeting scheduled for May 18, 2010.
Wireless users opt for short-term service
May 15, 2010 in print edition on A3
For wireless subscribers, commitment is out and short-term relationships are in.
Amount of oil spilling into Gulf: Big deal?
Leak could be 14 times worse than estimates
May 15, 2010 in print edition on A3
Just how much oil is spewing from the ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico and how important is it to know that?
Club news
May 15, 2010 in print edition on B7
Club news for May 15, 2010.