Archive for Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Marcus Morris complains about a bad pass after a Jayhawk turnover during the first half on Monday, Feb. 14, 2011 at Bramlage Coliseum. Recurring Morris twins trouble especially disturbing
February 15, 2011 in print edition on 1B
If it merely had been a case of the Kansas University basketball team not having the humility to handle the prosperity of holding the No. 1 ranking in the nation, no big deal.
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. Judge rules against Lawrence homeless shelter; move away from downtown up in the air
5:12 p.m., February 14, 2011 Updated 5:42 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The Lawrence Community Shelter’s efforts to relocate to an industrial park near the Douglas County Jail have been dealt a legal setback.
10:33 a.m.
Glass bottles pile up at the 19th Street recycling center in this file photo from December 2010. City of Lawrence asked to get into the glass recycling business
February 14, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence City Hall leaders are in discussions with a Kansas City-based company to start a new glass recycling program for residents.
1:00 p.m.
Raymond Sawyer MagnaGro owner ordered to spend nine months in prison for violating probation
February 14, 2011 in print edition on 3A
A federal judge has ordered a Lawrence man who owns MagnaGro International to spend nine months in prison for violating his probation originally granted in 2009.
4:30 p.m.
Students wrote what they liked about Pinckney School on ribbons and attached them to a fence in front of the school Monday, Feb. 14, 2011. Schools task force puts off decision on recommending elementary closures
7:35 p.m., February 14, 2011 Updated 11:29 p.m.
Members of the Lawrence Elementary School Facility Vision Task Force failed to reach a consensus Monday night on whether to recommend closing one or two elementary schools next year, opting to pursue deciding that issue next week.

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Pump patrol
February 15, 2011 in print edition on A4
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $3.07 at several stations.
Welcome surprise?
It’s fine to look at the possibilities, but city officials should be careful not to undercut the will of the voters with changes to the library project they approved last year.
February 15, 2011 in print edition on A6
A surprise ending can be a pleasant conclusion to a good book. A surprise ending to the city’s $18 million expansion of the Lawrence Public Library might not be so welcome.