Archive for Saturday, April 30, 2011

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Pat Hubbell, pharmacist and owner of Sigler Pharmacy, fills out a prescription order Sept. 21, 2010, near a large jar of discarded medicine. The collection amounted to about six months of unused medications dropped off at Sigler Pharmacy, 4951 W. 18th St. City, county officials organizing drop-off service for unused, unwanted medication Saturday
April 29, 2011 in print edition on 5A
Area public safety and environmental leaders say there are several reasons why Douglas County residents should drop off unwanted or old medication Saturday as part of the second National Medication Take-Back Day.
6:00 a.m.
From left, Markie Bieri, Deanell Tacha, Kathy Hurt, Polly Miranda, Sheryl Jacobs and Jane Budde watch the royal wedding live at Jane Budde's home at 4:30 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2011. Lawrence women gather to take in the sights of Britain’s royal wedding
April 29, 2011 in print edition on 3A
Jane Budde puts on this type of party every 30 years. At least, that’s been the case so far.
10:00 a.m.
The new Kansas Bioscience Park Venture Accelerator is located at 10900 S. Clay Blair Blvd., a street named in honor of the authority's first chairman. (Photo from April 13, 2011.) Brownback wants more oversight of the Kansas Bioscience Authority
April 29, 2011 in print edition on 3A
Gov. Sam Brownback on Friday pushed for more oversight of a state economic development agency that is under investigation.
2:00 p.m.
These cameras, recently installed behind stoplights in the westbound lane of Clinton Parkway at the northwest corner of Clinton Parkway and Wakarusa Drive, will be used by local law enforcement to search for license plates of vehicles of people suspected in crimes. Lawrence Police Department installs cameras to track license plates at intersection of Clinton Parkway and Wakarusa Drive
April 29, 2011 in print edition on 1A
There’s a new crimefighter in town, and it’s hanging from a traffic light in West Lawrence.
6:00 p.m.
Jerry Younger, the state's transportation engineer, talks to Ali Shutt of Eudora after a press conference in Olathe about safety measures on Kansas Highway 10. Shutt holds her daughter, Courtlynn, who was injured in an April 16 crash on K-10 that killed her brother, Cainan Shutt, 5. Transportation secretary makes case that cable barriers are no ‘silver bullet,’ but announces meetings to study their effectiveness on K-10
April 29, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Kansas Department of Transportation officials told reporters Friday afternoon that cable median barriers on divided highways weren’t a “silver bullet” in stopping all accidents as the state studies the safety of Kansas Highway 10

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Hinrich injury casts pall on series
April 30, 2011 in print edition on B2
Jamal Crawford answered his phone before one ring had completed.