Archive for Wednesday, March 2, 2011

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KU vs. Texas A&M Bishop Seabury boys vs. White City The day in photos, March 2, 2011
Are you taking a spring break trip?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 473

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
The Taser Model X26, with the distinctive yellow handle, is carried by 41 Lawrence police officers. Lawrence Police Department report of Taser usage released
March 2, 2011 in print edition on 1A
From swords to infected blood, Lawrence police officers had multiple reasons to deploy their Tasers in 2010, according to a new report from City Hall.
10:00 a.m.
Mike Dever Incumbent Mike Dever still financially conservative, wants to create more jobs if elected to second term on Lawrence City Commission
March 1, 2011 in print edition on 3A
There were lots of questions. Lawrence city commissioners had just agreed to put two referendums on the November 2008 ballot that would decide the fate of Lawrence’s financially struggling public transit system. Among the cynical, the question was: What are you trying to do, kill the bus system? City Commissioner Mike Dever assured them that wasn’t the case. Among nervous bus fans, the question was: Do we have enough votes to win? Dever assured them that they did.
6:00 p.m.
In this September 2010 file photo, road crews repaved a section of the Kansas Turnpike east of Lawrence. Another three-mile stretch of Interstate 70 will close for repaving in March 2011. I-70 work east of Lawrence will narrow traffic to one lane in each direction beginning in mid-March
March 1, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Commuters between Lawrence and Kansas City have less than two weeks to relish the open highway that is Interstate 70.

All stories

World police?
March 2, 2011 in print edition on A7
Libya intervention, just a thought.
Sustained effort
Short-term grants don’t support the kind of long-term strategy needed to combat underage drinking in Lawrence.
March 2, 2011 in print edition on A7
Most grants for special initiatives to address a public need are a blessing. They provide the money to do research, pay for resources above and beyond a department’s budget and often help to address a problem.