Archive for Saturday, May 22, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Mike Schard and Kyle Case of Standard Beverage Corporation of Lawrence unload and stack the first cases of bottled beer from Free State Brewing Company at Cork and Barrel, 23rd and Iowa streets. The local microbrewery first started trying to bottle beer two years ago and has finally reached the point where it can supply stores in Lawrence. Liquor stores in Topeka, the Kansas side of Kansas City and Wichita should start seeing the beer in the next month. Free at last: After months of anticipation, bottles of Free State beer on sale Friday
May 20, 2010
“Barring a flood or tornado, Free State bottles will be for sale Friday morning.” So said owner Chuck Magerl after the last of 1,600 cases of Free State Brewery’s first bottled beer was picked up for distribution to Lawrence liquor stores Thursday afternoon…
6:00 a.m.
Cordley second-grader Chloe McNair helps pick strawberries at Wohletz Farm Fresh, 1831 N. 1100 Road. The berries will be used in a dessert prepared for Cordley students Friday as part of a special lunch put on by the Farm-to-School program. Cordley students get a taste of farm-fresh cooking with special lunch
May 21, 2010 in print edition on 1B
They didn’t put on chef’s hats, but as the children of Cordley School gathered for lunch Friday, they ate a meal of their own making.
10:00 a.m.
A teary-eyed Jasmine Tse hugs Bishop Seabury Academy secretary Betsy Alford as she and other graduates make their way down the line of faculty members giving hugs and handshakes during the school’s stepping-up ceremony after the conferral of degrees Friday at the school. The school graduated 13 students. Bishop Seabury graduates remember tight bonds as they graduate
May 21, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Bishop Seabury Academy senior Shannon O’Shea wasn’t graduating with classmates as much as with brothers and sisters Friday morning.
2:00 p.m.
Strong Hall on the Kansas University campus has a carpet of red and yellow tulips this time of year. A perspective on tuition
May 22, 2010 in print edition on 1A
It’s no secret that tuition at Kansas University and elsewhere has been on the rise for some time. And state funding to KU has declined more than $4,300 per full-time student, in inflation-adjusted dollars, since 1985. Over time, the tuition increases have been dramatic.
6:00 p.m.
Artist Greg Volpert, Lawrence, is fighting pancreatic cancer, which has slowed him from working in his studio apartment. ‘What a difference a day has made’
May 22, 2010 in print edition on 1D
Greg Volpert’s favorite song by his favorite band is “Indifference,” a track from Moby Grape’s 1967 eponymous debut.

All stories

Cemetery owner pleads no contest to theft
May 22, 2010 in print edition on B10
The owner agrees to repay more than $650,000.
Around and about
May 22, 2010 in print edition on B7
News from around and about for May 22, 2010.
4-H News
May 22, 2010 in print edition on B7
4-H news for May 22, 2010.
People in the news
May 22, 2010 in print edition on B5
People in the news for May 22, 2010.
GOP ponders how to help, and tame, Paul
Kentucky Senate nominee defends oil company blamed for Gulf spill
May 22, 2010 in print edition on A6
The candidate’s remarks on racism, Obama make party uncomfortable.
Medical marijuana faces backlash
May 22, 2010 in print edition on D10
Several states say the medical marijuana business has gotten out of control.
Flawed reasoning
A measure intended to limit enforcement of federal clean-air standards in Kansas may have just the opposite effect.
May 22, 2010 in print edition on B6
State Sen. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler, probably thought he was doing Kansas utilities a favor when he pushed through an amendment to the state budget bill that would bar Kansas from implementing federal rules on greenhouse gases.
Faith Forum: What’s the reaction when you tell strangers what you do for a living?
May 22, 2010 in print edition on D1
Sanctity and morality are not the domain of rabbis alone
‘What a difference a day has made’
Legendary musicians assemble for Lawrence illustrator’s cancer benefit
May 22, 2010 in print edition on D1
Greg Volpert’s favorite song by his favorite band is “Indifference,” a track from Moby Grape’s 1967 eponymous debut.
Club news
May 22, 2010 in print edition on B7
Club news for May 22, 2010.
Iran seen influencing Iraqi P.M. choice
May 22, 2010 in print edition on A7
Iran wants the current prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, to join forces with a more conservative Shiite group.
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