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12:00 a.m.
Robin John Var Ghese stocks ethnic foods at the convenience store supermarket on 23rd Street. The site has recently begun specializing in selling Indian foods that are difficult to find in other stores. East meets Midwest: Lawrence convenience store evolves into Indian grocer
February 28, 2011
The front of the store looks like any other gas station. Pumps outside, pop in the refrigerator section, chips and candy for purchase, every kind of cigarette under the sun.
6:00 a.m.
An architectural rendering of the new hydroelectric power plant that Bowersock Mills and Power Company proposes to build on the banks of the Kansas River. Sale of bonds for Bowersock’s hydroelectric plant on north bank of Kansas River to close next week
February 28, 2011 in print edition on 1A
A project to build a $25 million hydroelectric power plant on the north bank of the Kansas River is on the verge of becoming a reality.
10:00 a.m.
William Nichols, right, speaks with his attorney Michael Clarke after his sentencing Monday, Feb. 28, 2011. Nichols was sentenced to 14 years in prison for attacking a young woman on a bicycle path between the Youth Sports Complex and Clinton Lake. Lawrence man who attacked woman on bicycle path gets 14 years in prison
February 28, 2011 in print edition on 3A
A Douglas County judge on Monday sentenced a 31-year-old Lawrence man to serve nearly 14 years in prison for a June 2010 attack on a woman on a southwest Lawrence bicycle path.
2:00 p.m.
Rick Ingram School board hopeful Rick Ingram calls for active community role in feedback
March 1, 2011
When it comes to leading Lawrence public schools, Rick Ingram doesn’t have all the answers. Or pretend to.
5:00 p.m.
Rick Ingram School board hopeful Rick Ingram calls for active community role in feedback
March 1, 2011 in print edition on 3A
When it comes to leading Lawrence public schools, Rick Ingram doesn’t have all the answers. Or pretend to.
6:00 p.m.
Joseph Williams, 54, said determination was a big factor in earning his high school diploma from the Lawrence Diploma Completion Program, 711 W. 23rd St. “He’s been one of the most dedicated students we’ve had,” said Sharen Steele, the program’s project coordinator. 54-year-old man earns high school diploma through Lawrence Diploma Completion Program
February 28, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Joseph Williams is a Mississippi native, a homeless community volunteer and a proud grandfather. Now, after 54 years, he’s also a high school graduate.

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