Archive for Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Also from May 26

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Suspects in KU ticket investigation The day in photos, May 26, 2010 Free State brewery
Polls
Who should shoulder the most blame for the Kansas Athletics ticket scandal?

Poll results

Response Percent
The staff members involved
 
47%
KU Athletics leadership
 
46%
University administrators
 
5%
Total 3686
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
R.D Johnson employee Koty Coates rakes gravel Monday at the intersection of North Second and Locust streets. Johnny’s customers facing another detour in North Lawrence
May 24, 2010 in print edition on 4A
Drivers on their way to Johnny’s Tavern and other nearby North Lawrence businesses, including a mobile home park, must once again navigate a new route.
6:00 a.m.
Chuck Magrel, is all smiles as years of work and making beer have seemingly paid off. In addition to the iconic Free State Brewery in Downtown Lawrence, Magrel is also involved with Wheatfields Bakery and he is now launching bottled versions of the popular Free State Beer around Kansas. Free State Brewery’s success built on humble beginnings of founder Chuck Magerl
May 25, 2010
Chuck Magerl was supposed to be a doctor. It kind of sounds like the beginning of a story that would be told from a barstool at Magerl’s downtown pub and Lawrence institution, Free State Brewery, 636 Mass.
10:00 a.m.
Secretary of State Chris Biggs shakes hands with Woodlawn School first-grader Lakyn Roerich-Putthoff during his visit to the school Tuesday. Biggs also sang and played his guitar and banjo for the students. On the last day of school, he recognized students with good-attendance records. Kansas Secretary of State salutes Woodlawn students with perfect attendance
May 25, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Chris Biggs stood on stage at Woodlawn School Tuesday morning to congratulate the 109 Woodlawn students who had no tardies and no absences for the last month.
1:58 p.m.
From left, KU Athletics Director Lew Perkins, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, University General Counsel Jim Pottorff and Jack Focht of the Wichita law firm Foulston Siefkin discuss the results of an investigation into the athletic department's ticket office at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. More than $1 million worth of KU basketball, football tickets involved in ticket scam
1:22 p.m., May 26, 2010 Updated 11:38 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, Athletics Director Lew Perkins, University General Counsel Jim Pottorff and Jack Focht of Foulston Siefkin are addressing the media at the press conference at the Dole Institute of Politics.

All stories

Job one
There will be plenty of time to assess blame. Right now, the oil industry and the federal government should focus all of their attention on stemming the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
May 26, 2010 in print edition on A7
It’s heartbreaking to see the photos of oil-soaked pelicans whose natural habitat is being spoiled by some of the millions of gallons of oil drifting toward the Mississippi River delta.
Teaching gems
May 26, 2010 in print edition on A7
Congratulations to the retiring teachers at Pinckney School.
Job one
There will be plenty of time to assess blame. Right now, the oil industry and the federal government should focus all of their attention on stemming the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
May 26, 2010 in print edition on A7
It’s heartbreaking to see the photos of oil-soaked pelicans whose natural habitat is being spoiled by some of the millions of gallons of oil drifting toward the Mississippi River delta.
Easy cures for summer dehydration
May 26, 2010 in print edition on C3
Dehydration is a seasonal hazard.