Archive for Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Kansas state Reps. Clark Shultz, left, a Lindsborg Republican, and Doug Gatewood, right, a Columbus Democrat, confer during a House Appropriations Committee meeting, Monday, March 21, 2011, at the Statehouse in Topeka. Statehouse Live: House Appropriations advances state employee pay cut; exempts support staff
1:44 p.m., March 21, 2011 Updated 8:41 a.m. in print edition on 1A
The measure would cut 7.5 percent for workers and state officials earning more than $100,000, and cut pay on a sliding scale for those between $40,000 and $100,000. Those making $40,000 and less would see no pay cut.
10:00 a.m.
From left: Bob Schumm, Mike Machell, Mike Dever, Hugh Carter and Sven Alstrom Lawrence City Commission candidates sharpen their messages at forum
March 21, 2011 in print edition on 1A
With the election about two weeks away, candidates for the Lawrence City Commission at a Monday evening forum became a bit more like boxers trying to pick up the pace. The jabs became a little more frequent and strategically placed as the five candidates participated in a forum hosted by the North Lawrence Improvement Association.
11:00 a.m.
Online chat
Lawrence school board candidate Ola Faucher live chat
March 22, 2011
Lawrence school board candidate Ola Faucher will chat live with LJWorld.com users Tuesday, March 22 at 11 a.m. Submit your question in advance below.
11:27 a.m.
Online chat
Lawrence school board candidate Ola Faucher live chat
March 22, 2011
Lawrence school board candidate Ola Faucher will chat live with LJWorld.com users Tuesday, March 22 at 11 a.m. Submit your question in advance below.
12:30 p.m.
Online chat
Lawrence school board candidate Jim Clark live chat
March 22, 2011
Lawrence school board candidate Jim Clark will chat live with LJWorld.com users Tuesday, March 22 at 12:30 p.m. Submit your question in advance below.
2:00 p.m.
Ola Faucher, director of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Kansas University, is one of nine candidates on the ballot for the Lawrence school board. Lawrence school board candidate Ola Faucher familiar with budget cuts as KU personnel director
March 21, 2011 in print edition on 3A
Ola Faucher is nothing if not methodical. Precise. Determined. And she’s certainly ready, willing and able to infuse her approach into leadership at the Lawrence school district, where budget cuts continue to mount and the community’s concerns show no sign of abating.
6:00 p.m.
Ron Stegall, Douglas County’s longtime chief probation officer, is retiring in May. Stegall, who has also worked as a minister, plans to return to the Mediterranean nation of Cyprus with his wife to work at a church they helped establish there in the 1990s. Douglas County’s chief probation officer Ron Stegall retiring after 16 years
March 21, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Ron Stegall’s two main professions in his life — as a pastor and a probation officer — might seem like a strange combination. But, if you think about it, he says, the similarities are definitely there.

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Life lessons
Kudos to local programs seeking to help young people put their best foot forward.
March 22, 2011 in print edition on A6
In a world dominated by online communication venues, it can be easy to forget how important a real-life personal impression can be.