Archive for Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
City commission candidate Bob Schumm looks over poll results with campaign staff members, from left, Abbie Hodgson, Margie Wakefield and Tess Banion April 5, 2011, at the Douglas County Courthouse. Schumm was the top vote-getter in the Lawrence City Commission race. Voters elect Bob Schumm, Mike Dever, Hugh Carter to Lawrence City Commission
April 5, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Experience seemed to matter Tuesday to the voters in the Lawrence City Commission race — or at least to the ones who showed up.
10:00 a.m.
Family members and supports take photos of Keith Diaz Moore, Randy Masten and Rick Ingram at Pachamama's Alton Ballroom Tuesday, April 5, 2011. All three were elected to the Lawrence school board along with Shannon Kimball (not pictured). New school board majority shares ideals
April 6, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence school board will enter the next school year with a new majority of members, a group intent on improving communication with the public, increasing information-gathering from the public and perhaps even soliciting budget ideas, suggestions and other advice from the public.
2:00 p.m.
Jason Wren with his father, Jay. Settlement reached in lawsuit filed after death of Jason Wren from alcohol poisoning at KU’s SAE house
3:34 p.m., April 5, 2011 Updated 7:40 p.m. in print edition on 3A
An attorney for the father of a Kansas University freshman who died in 2009 from alcohol poisoning at Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity says the parties have settled a Douglas County lawsuit.
6:38 p.m.
Bobbi Foudree, left, and Jennifer Flynn rehearse moves for the 940 Dance Company at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. The company's show "Red,"  will be the last for the group, which has been together for 24 years. "Red" will be presented April 14 and April 16. Both performances are slated for 7:30 p.m. 940 Dance Company prepares its final performances
April 6, 2011
After a 24-year run of performances, the 940 Dance Company will present its final concerts at 7:30 p.m. April 14 and 16 at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

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Musical treat
April 6, 2011 in print edition on A8
Kudos to “The Music Man” cast, crew and director.
Downtown approach
Patience may not be enough to preserve Lawrence’s attractive downtown.
April 6, 2011 in print edition on A8
It’s natural and should be the goal for most any community to have its central business district be healthy, attractive and inviting.