Archive for Sunday, May 16, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
10:00 a.m.
Chief warrant officer Ari Jean-Baptiste is hugged by his children Pria, 9, and Noah, 7, after their father was hooded in a master’s degree hooding ceremony Saturday at Kansas University. Jean-Baptiste is one of six soldiers in the Wounded Warrior Educational Initiative at KU who are graduating this weekend. First class in Wounded Warrior initiative walks down the hill
May 16, 2010 in print edition on 1A
They’ve lost eyes. One is missing a foot. They’ve survived helicopter crashes and the detonation of improvised explosive devices.
2:00 p.m.
Irina Yakhnis, Amanda McIntosh and Melissa Galaviz took to the Chi Omega fountain before KU's graduation for a picture to share with friends. Kansas University's 137th commencement on Sunday found friends and family members celebrating graduation at Memorial Stadium in perfect weather conditions. KU ready to celebrate 2010 commencement
May 16, 2010
Kansas University today will recognize the more than 4,500 members of its Class of 2010.
5:42 p.m.
The 138th commencement for the University of Kansas was held under cloudy skies on Sunday in Memorial Stadium. KU officials were prepared to postpone the ceremonies, but the threat of rain held off. KU’s Class of 2010 embarks on next journey
May 16, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The rain stayed away on Sunday and allowed Kansas University’s Class of 2010 to celebrate their graduation without a hitch.
6:00 p.m.
Ellyn Larsen, 85, is assisted by her daughter Judy Bowker before a master’s hooding ceremony Saturday. Larsen never got to participate in the commencement ceremonies when she graduated 40 years ago. 1969 alumna returns to experience pomp
May 16, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Of all the thousands of paths that will lead underneath Kansas University’s Campanile into Memorial Stadium today, it’s likely none are quite as long as Ellyn Larsen’s.

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People in the news
May 16, 2010 in print edition on D5
People in the news for May 16, 2010.
Secretive speed traders in spotlight after market fall
May 16, 2010 in print edition on A3
If you saw a penny on the sidewalk, would you pick it up?
Around & About in local business
May 16, 2010 in print edition on C10
News from local businesses for May 16, 2010.
N.Y. public garden features poet’s favorite flowers
May 16, 2010 in print edition on D7
They’re growing dandelions at the New York Botanical Garden.
Poet’s Showcase: ‘October Evening’
May 16, 2010 in print edition on D3
A light rain at night.
‘Lost’ fans prepare series finale parties
May 16, 2010 in print edition on D5
“Lost” changed Cliff Ravenscraft’s life.
Senior wide receiver Wilson hopeful for 2010
Forgetful ‘09 season motivates senior WR
May 16, 2010 in print edition on C1
Johnathan Wilson never could make it through a whole game.
Borel laments coming up empty at Preakness
Super Saver denied opportunity of Triple Crown
May 16, 2010 in print edition on C8
Calvin Borel made no excuses.