Archive for Thursday, March 17, 2011

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Births
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On the street
Photo galleries
KU prepares for Boston U St. Patrick's Day 2011 Tyrel Reed, through the years KU women vs. Wichita State The day in photos, March 17, 2011
Polls
Do you think Kansas Rep. Virgil Peck should resign?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
71%
No
 
25%
I’m not sure
 
3%
Total 1718
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Durrell Jones enters a Douglas County courtroom Tuesday, March 8, 2011, before opening statements in his trial. Jones is charged with first-degree murder in the October 2006 killing of Lawrence hip-hop artist Anthony Vital. Judge declares mistrial in Durrell Jones first-degree murder trial
11:30 a.m., March 16, 2011 Updated 5:40 p.m. in print edition on 1A
A Douglas County judge has declared a mistrial in the first-degree murder trial of Durrell Jones.
10:00 a.m.
In this December 2010 file photo, a sign warns drivers of construction on Kasold Drive. Infrastructure, transit sales taxes approved in 2008 meeting Lawrence leaders’ expectations
March 16, 2011 in print edition on 1A
The three taxes — a 0.3 percent sales tax for infrastructure, a 0.2 percent sales tax for transit operations and a 0.05 percent sales tax for transit enhancement — generated $7,332,143 in 2010. The result, City Manager David Corliss said, is that city infrastructure projects remain on schedule.
11:00 a.m.
Online chat
Lawrence school board candidate Keith Diaz Moore live chat
March 17, 2011
Lawrence school board candidate Keith Diaz Moore will chat live with LJWorld.com users Thursday, March 17 at 11 a.m. Submit your question in advance below.
11:25 a.m.
Online chat
Lawrence school board candidate Keith Diaz Moore live chat
March 17, 2011
Lawrence school board candidate Keith Diaz Moore will chat live with LJWorld.com users Thursday, March 17 at 11 a.m. Submit your question in advance below.
2:00 p.m.
Marlene Merrill Incumbent school board member Marlene Merrill wants to complete the work she’s begun
March 16, 2011 in print edition on 3A
Marlene Merrill is nearly four years into studying, proposing and determining ways to steer the Lawrence school district through curriculum implementations, school reconfigurations, bond issue expenditures, budget-cutting moves and school-closing deliberations. And she wants to go back for more.

All stories

Climber survives for 6 days stranded in remote canyon
David Cicotello, 57, a KU graduate
March 17, 2011
No matter what, David Cicotello knew he had to survive.