Archive for Monday, March 7, 2011

Also from March 7

Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, March 7, 2011
Podcasts
Polls
Other than KU, which team has the best chance of winning the Big 12 tournament?

Poll results

Response Percent
Texas
 
48%
Kansas State
 
41%
Texas A&M
 
3%
Colorado
 
2%
Missouri
 
2%
Other
 
1%
Total 1701
When it comes to purchasing music, do you still buy CDs?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes, I like having a hard copy
 
47%
No, I download music
 
33%
I don’t purchase music
 
19%
Total 769
Have you ever participated in a volunteer project?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
89%
No
 
10%
Total 395
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
In this photograph from March 21, 1958, from left comedian Jack Benny, former President Harry S. Truman and Hans Schweiger, director of the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra visit after Benny's arrival in Kansas City to perform in a fundraiser for the orchestra. This image is from a collection of photographs found in a thrift store in Lawrence by an unknown photographer. Behind the Lens: A staggering find
March 6, 2011
Jim Russo stumbled upon a collection of presidential transparency slides he thought were reproductions. As it turns out, they’re the real thing.
6:00 a.m.
Sheahon Zenger, athletic director for Kansas University, center, shares a laugh with hometown friends Ed Stehno, Hays, left, and Stehno’s wife, Donna, during a gathering on Wednesday at Augustine’s Bakery in Hays. KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger at home on the road on outreach tour
March 7, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University’s new athletic director got a chance last week to make good on a promise he made during his introductory press conference — to get behind the wheel and meet new people.
12:00 p.m.
Tyler Palmer is one of nine candidates campaigning for a seat on the Lawrence school board. He said he would like to see more clear lines of communication among the Lawrence school board. Tyler Palmer seeks clear connections for Lawrence schools
March 6, 2011 in print edition on 3A
From behind his computer screen at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Tyler Palmer spends his days seeking out effectiveness, efficiency and clear lines of communication for hooking the main campus up with nearly a dozen associated clinics, doctors’ offices and other operations.
1:00 p.m.
Online chat
Lawrence City Commission candidate Sven Alstrom live chat
March 7, 2011
Lawrence City Commission candidate Sven Alstrom will chat live with LJWorld.com users Monday, March 7 at 1 p.m. You can submit your question in advance below.
6:00 p.m.
KU sophomores Kris Velasco, Wamego, and Hannah Bolton, St. Libory, Neb., are organizing The Big Event for March 31, when KU students will volunteer and perform odd jobs around the Lawrence community. KU students to do volunteer projects across Lawrence for The Big Event
March 6, 2011 in print edition on 1A
One of the hardest parts of organizing The Big Event at Kansas University, organizers say, has been convincing community members that it’s not some sort of scam. “There’s no catch,” Hannah Bolton, a sophomore from St. Libory, Neb., recalled telling a skeptic in a grocery store recently.

All stories

Indiana governor having political moment
March 7, 2011 in print edition on A6
Politics has its moments, and right now Mitch Daniels is having his.