Archive for Friday, February 11, 2011

Also from February 11

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence — Youth of the Year The day in photos, February 11, 2011
Will you watch the Grammy awards Sunday?

Poll results

Response Percent
Maybe if there aren’t any other good shows on TV
Total 730

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Lawrence police chief candidates are introduced at an open house to meet the candidates Thursday at the Carnegie Building. From left are finalists Mark Kessler, a deputy chief in Overland Park; Clark Morrow, an Olathe police captain; Tarik Khatib, Lawrence interim police chief; and Brian Jackson, a captain with the Lincoln, Neb., police department. Lawrence police chief candidates interact with residents at open house
February 11, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Neighborhood issues and the future of the Lawrence Police Department were topics on the forefront of Thursday’s public open house with the four candidates seeking to be the city’s next police chief.
9:30 a.m.
The Lawrence Community Shelter,  214 W. 10th St., sees an increase of those needing a place to stay when winter temperatures drop. Douglas County judge hears arguments in Lawrence homeless shelter suit
February 11, 2011 in print edition on 3A
Whether a Lawrence homeless shelter can move from downtown to an industrial park near the Douglas County Jail soon should become a lot clearer.
1:00 p.m.
Former Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Rod Bremby talked in public for the first time since being removed from office in November. He was speaking to students at Kansas City Kansas Community College. Former KDHE secretary Rod Bremby says he did not resign
February 11, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Rod Bremby said he was shocked when Gov. Mark Parkinson removed him as secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
4:30 p.m.
KT Walsh of the Percolator art collective in Lawrence on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 displays her "John Brown" puppet during rally protesting elimination of the Kansas Arts Commission. Arts supporters protest Brownback’s elimination of Arts Commission
2:22 p.m., February 10, 2011 Updated 2:44 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The state faces an estimated $492 million revenue shortfall, and Brownback says he wants to “protect the core functions of government.”
4:54 p.m.
Vicki, a two-year-old Havanese, walks through the weave section as her owner Karolyn Harrison, Manhattan, follows on the side at the dog agility trials Thursday at the Douglas County fairgrounds. Agile dogs have their day at Triune Agility Club of Lawrence contest
February 11, 2011 in print edition on 3A
Carol Easterley drove more than four hours to Lawrence for a long weekend on Wednesday. She’ll spend most of her time in a large dirt-floored building filled with what looks like playground equipment at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. She’s not alone, though. She will be there with hundreds of other people, and just as many dogs.

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Ill-gotten gains
Reclaiming money stolen in the Kansas Athletics ticket scam won’t come close to covering the university’s losses.
February 11, 2011 in print edition on A8
Federal prosecutors reportedly are eager to start recovering up to $2 million in ill-gotten gains in connection with the Kansas Athletics Inc. ticket scandal.