Archive for Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Wolf Creek nuclear power plant, which went online in 1985, is shown in this Jan. 11, 2000, photograph. Wolf Creek nuclear power plant officials monitoring situation in Japan
March 14, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Wolf Creek nuclear power plant officials said Monday that they are watching developments in Japan closely to see whether lessons can be learned from the plant disasters occurring there.
6:00 a.m.
The view of the north side of the Statehouse. Kansas Rep. Virgil Peck apologizes for illegal immigrant, feral hogs remark
1:16 p.m., March 15, 2011 Updated 12:24 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Peck’s statement was released less than one hour after Gov. Sam Brownback, also a Republican, said Peck should apologize.
10:00 a.m.
The Lawrence Community Shelter,  214 W. 10th St., sees an increase of those needing a place to stay when winter temperatures drop. City Commission grants Lawrence Community Shelter one-year permit extension
March 16, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Saying they didn’t have many other feasible options, a narrow majority of Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday agreed to allow Lawrence’s homeless shelter to continue operating downtown while it looks for a permanent location.
11:00 a.m.
Online chat
Lawrence City Commission candidate Bob Schumm live chat
March 16, 2011
Lawrence City Commission candidate Bob Schumm will hold a live chat with LJWorld.com users Wednesday, March 16 at 1 p.m. You can submit your question in advance below.
11:09 a.m.
Online chat
Lawrence City Commission candidate Bob Schumm live chat
March 16, 2011
Lawrence City Commission candidate Bob Schumm will hold a live chat with LJWorld.com users Wednesday, March 16 at 1 p.m. You can submit your question in advance below.
2:00 p.m.
Shannon Kimball Attorney Shannon Kimball’s work on education task force confirmed desire to run for school board
March 15, 2011
Shannon Kimball spent eight months immersed in the reality of one of the Lawrence school district’s most pressing issues: how to balance the needs of its 15 elementary schools against a dwindling pool of resources, all while upholding the community’s expectations and vision for valuable and effective education.

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Eisenhower showed Mideast mastery
March 16, 2011 in print edition on A6
The Middle East will undoubtedly continue to be unstable.