Archive for Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Also from January 12

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KU vs. Iowa State State of the State address: Sam Brownback The day in photos, January 12, 2011
Have you ever visited the Kansas Statehouse?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not yet, but I want to!
Total 649

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
A rendering of the design of the proposed Treanor Architects headquarters building at 1040 Vt. Town Talk: Renderings for a multistory building proposal; Starbucks at The Oread; trash talk to heat up; city overtime pay to change
January 10, 2011
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.
6:00 a.m.
A new five-story building is being proposed for the parking lot on Eight and Vermont streets. Lawrence architect Paul Werner has pitched a concept to City Hall leaders for a multi-use building that would have anywhere from 48 to 86 apartments, and 12,000 to 44,400 square feet of office space. Ninth and Vermont development proposal gets reserved reaction from Lawrence city commissioners
January 12, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Let’s talk, downtown Lawrence. City commissioners said Tuesday they’re interested in at least having a conversation about a proposal to construct a five-story building on a prominent public parking lot in the center of downtown.
10:00 a.m.
John Valdez installs Westar Energy's new SmartStar meters Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at the Graystone Apartments in Lawrence. Westar Energy begins smart meter transition in Lawrence
January 12, 2011 in print edition on 3A
After months of behind-the-scenes work, residents will begin to see for themselves what Westar Energy’s SmartStar program is all about.
2:00 p.m.
A city of Lawrence plow turns the corner at Seventh and New Hampshire en route to plow more of the city's residential streets Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2010. The city uses a base of operations in east Lawrence to cover the city's eastern streets. Another base of operations, off Wakarusa Drive, supports plowing operations in western Lawrence. Snow-packed roads in Douglas County making commutes take much longer
3:25 p.m., January 11, 2011 Updated 4:09 p.m.
Snow-packed roads and a day with at least 6 inches of snowfall has made commuting in and out of Lawrence more difficult than usual.
6:00 p.m.
Solid waste division workers Travis Lindquist, left, and Derrick Jackson empty containers into the back of a trash truck as they make their rounds Thursday on Thorn Tree Court in west Lawrence. Recommendations are being made by the city’s Sustainability Advisory Board to charge residents based on the amount of trash they throw away. Task force would study Lawrence trash system
January 12, 2011 in print edition on 3A
Special plastic trash carts and changes in how residents are charged for trash service are ideas still very much alive at Lawrence City Hall.

All stories

Parkinson’s pardons in 1969 robbery case may reunite father and daughter after 40 years
Action clears man who’s been living in exile in Africa since 1970
12:37 p.m., January 12, 2011 Updated 11:03 a.m. in print edition on A1
Jackie Johnson of Kansas City, Kan., hasn’t seen her father in 40 years.
Jayhawks in the NBA
January 12, 2011 in print edition on B4
A look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action.