Archive for Sunday, April 3, 2011

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12:00 a.m.
The view of the north side of the Statehouse. State senator alleges Kansas Bioscience Authority leader has conflicts of interest
April 1, 2011 in print edition on 1A
State Sen. Susan Wagle, R-Wichita, on Friday released copies of legal records, letters and Facebook pictures in alleging that Kansas Bioscience Authority leader Tom Thornton has conflicts of interest.
6:00 a.m.
This 1966 Shelby GT350 was recently found beneath years of accumulated junk in a shed at the Villa 26 Apartments, 2859 Four Wheel Drive. The vehicle will be sold at auction in San Antonio; similar GT350s have sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Rare 1966 Shelby GT350 Fastback found in garage at Lawrence apartment complex off Four Wheel Drive
April 2, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Technically, it is a 1966 Shelby GT350 Fastback with an original stoplight red paint job and a high performance motor designed by the father of the American muscle car movement.
10:00 a.m.
A Wakarusa Valley student's poster shows appreciation for efforts to save the school. The Lawrence school board voted to close the school southeast of Clinton Lake at the end of the school year. Leaders have yet to determine what to do with the school building, which was soon to celebrate its 50th birthday. Wakarusa Valley building may stay in use as new location for Lawrence Virtual School
April 2, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Wakarusa Valley School will close at the end of this school year, but it may not remain closed for long.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas University seniors Justin Patterson and Howard Ballard, foreground, along with other ROTC cadets climb up a hill on Saturday for the 17th annual Best Ranger Buddy Team Competition at Clinton Lake. Ninety-nine teams of two from across the United States competed in activities, which included10k runs, M16 rifle disassembly, complex rope knot-tying and a dummy grenade throwing test. Cadets rise to challenge
April 2, 2011 in print edition on 3A
They started with a 10k run at 6 a.m., then spent the rest of the day competing in grueling physical challenges before finishing with another 10k run.
6:00 p.m.
Kansas University researcher Steven Barlow is a co-developer of the NTrainer System, which is equipped with a pacifier and is designed to synthesize the sucking sensation to help premature babies with difficulties feeding. Barlow is one of 150 scientists from more than 20 academic departments contributing research to KU’s Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies. Studies at KU’s Schiefelbusch institute focus on quality of life
April 2, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Knowledge developed here is helping premature babies feed themselves, parents detect autism earlier and researchers discover why older people’s speech differs from young people’s.

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