Archive for Thursday, April 21, 2011

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Neeli Bendapudi KU alumna chosen as new dean of School of Business
10:45 a.m., April 19, 2011 Updated 4:56 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Kansas University has named an Ohio State University business professor and KU alumna as its next dean of the School of Business.
6:00 a.m.
A two-vehicle accident on Kansas Highway 10 east of Eudora about 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2011, claimed the lives of two people. Three others were seriously injured. Eudora mayor asking Brownback to install median cable barriers after deadly crash on K-10
April 20, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Days after a tragic crossover crash on Kansas Highway 10 that killed two Eudora residents — including a 5-year-old boy — Eudora’s mayor asked Gov. Sam Brownback Wednesday to have the state place wire or cable barriers in the busy highway’s median.
9:30 a.m.
Canadian Dylan Armstrong tosses one of his long shot put throws on his way to a win in the Kansas Relays Men's Elite Shot Put event in downtown Lawrence on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. Mr. Big Shot: Canadian Armstrong wins Relays shot put title
April 21, 2011 in print edition on 1B
Feeling parched after winning the first-ever downtown edition of the Kansas Relays shot put, Dylan Armstrong realized there were plenty of establishments close by to quench his thirst.
1:00 p.m.
New renderings submitted by Dillons in April 2011 for its proposed store at 17th and Massachusetts streets. Dillons submits plans for new store on Massachusetts Street
April 20, 2011 in print edition on 1A
A new Dillons store for south Massachusetts Street now has a date with City Hall. Dillons leaders have submitted revised plans for a project to replace its existing store at 1740 Mass. with a larger, more modern version.
8:00 p.m.
A fifth-grade class at Sunset Hill School, 901 Schwarz Road in central Lawrence, leaves portable classrooms to head to lunch Thursday. The school is among elementary schools in the district envisioned for upgrades as part of a potential bond issue that would be expected to make changes within the next three to five years. Sunset Hill is simply too small — its fifth-graders all attend class in portables, and the lunchroom also is the school’s gym. Lawrence school district getting rid of portable classrooms
April 21, 2011 in print edition on 1A
The Lawrence school district is making plans to rid its elementary campuses of portables, but there’s no firm timeline when the last of the trailers will be eliminated.

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Our Town Sports for April 21
April 21, 2011 in print edition on B2
A weekly roundup of local events, awards and happenings.
Alcohol campaign
Anti-drinking messages usually travel from adults to young people, but, in a local drive, young people are telling adults not to be part of the problem.
April 21, 2011 in print edition on A8
We’re heading into prom and graduation season, a time when high school students want to celebrate. Some will want to toast the occasion with a beer or two.