Archive for Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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12:00 a.m.
Organic farmer Mark Lumpe works to cut an assortment of baby greens in one of his three greenhouses at Wakarusa Valley Farms. Lumpe is part of the Rolling Prairie Farmers Alliance, which delivers a variety of produce to members in the spring and summer. 2011 Lawrence CSA guide: How to get a constant stream of local veggies into your house without so much as a shopping trip
April 12, 2011
The hardest part of healthy eating isn’t the actual digestion — it’s getting those healthy ingredients into your house. If you don’t buy it, you won’t eat it.
6:00 a.m.
Mike Amyx Commissioners upbeat about Lawrence’s future in State of the City address
April 13, 2011 in print edition on 1A
It largely was cheers, congratulations and chair changing at Lawrence City Hall on Tuesday as two new faces joined the commission and outgoing Mayor Mike Amyx delivered the annual State of the City address.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach spoke on the economic and security effects of illegal immigration during the KU School of Business' annual J.A. Vickers Sr. and Robert F. Vickers Memorial Lecture Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at the Lied Center. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach defends stance on illegal immigration at Lied Center
April 13, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Hundreds of Kris Kobach critics waited outside the Lied Center on Kansas University’s West Campus on Tuesday evening to let him know what they thought of his work with anti-immigration legislation.
2:00 p.m.
Pictured from left are Charlette Blubaugh, Tom Blubaugh, Rodney Jones, Ben Kirtland and Kassie Liebsch. KU ticket felons await specific prison assignments
April 12, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Kassie Liebsch wants to be near her parents in Wisconsin. Rodney Jones would prefer to spend the next few years in nearby Leavenworth. Thomas Blubaugh hasn’t indicated a preference. Just where the three co-conspirators in the KU tickets scandal will be incarcerated depends on the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. Two others are still awaiting sentencing.
6:00 p.m.
United Way's Wallace Galluzzi awards went to Katie Becker, left, of Douglas County CASA Inc., and McKenzie Brungardt, who volunteers for the American Red Cross. The awards were given during a Celebration of Volunteers luncheon at Carnegie Library Tuesday April 12, 2011. 7th-grader receives United Way’s Galluzzi youth volunteer award
April 12, 2011 in print edition on 3A
Mckenzie Brungardt collects blood, responds to disasters around Douglas County and helps with health and safety education while she volunteers at the American Red Cross. In the last three years, she’s put in 200 hours each year of volunteer time, helping with office tasks, serving as a CPR training aide and responding to fires.

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The Lawrence City Commission needs to ramp up its consideration of key city issues.
April 13, 2011 in print edition on A8
The Lawrence City Commission needs to ramp up its consideration of key city issues.
New rules
April 13, 2011 in print edition on A8
Our elected officials in Washington are responsible for the poor economy.
Key endorsement
Various accomplishments in the last year have moved Kansas University closer to its goal of gaining designation as a comprehensive cancer center.
April 13, 2011 in print edition on A8
Various accomplishments in the last year have moved Kansas University closer to its goal of gaining designation as a comprehensive cancer center.