Archive for Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Also from March 23

Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Kansas arrives in San Antonio The day in photos, March 23, 2011 Jeri Holwick, power lifter at McLouth High School
Polls
Which of these Elizabeth Taylor movies is your favorite?

Poll results

Response Percent
“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”
 
23%
“National Velvet”
 
20%
“Cleopatra”
 
20%
“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”
 
17%
“The Flintstones”
 
10%
Other (tell us in the comments!)
 
6%
Total 537
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
9:17 a.m.
The dome of the Kansas Statehouse in downtown Topeka is reflected off the windows of a nearby building. 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.
The 2011 candidates for the Lawrence School Board. From left: Marlene Merrill, Tyler Palmer, Shannon Kimball, Ola Faucher, James Clark, Bill Roth, Rick Ingram, Keith Moore and Randy Masten. Lawrence school board candidates share budget-cutting approaches at forum
March 23, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Candidates running for seats on the Lawrence school board understand that next year’s anticipated $3 million budget hole could grower wider and deeper in the years ahead for the Lawrence school district.
1:00 p.m.
Online chat
Lawrence school board candidate Tyler Palmer live chat
March 23, 2011
Lawrence school board candidate Tyler Palmer will chat live with LJWorld.com users Wednesday, March 23 at 1 p.m. Submit your question in advance below.
1:31 p.m.
Online chat
Lawrence school board candidate Tyler Palmer live chat
March 23, 2011
Lawrence school board candidate Tyler Palmer will chat live with LJWorld.com users Wednesday, March 23 at 1 p.m. Submit your question in advance below.
2:00 p.m.
Randy Masten is a candidate for the Lawrence school board. Lawrence school board candidate Randy Masten, retired Army officer, ready to plan ahead
March 22, 2011 in print edition on 3A
Randy Masten learned the importance of strategic planning not in a classroom, or from a textbook, or from one of those convention center management seminars. No, Masten saw the significance firsthand as a U.S. Army officer on post in Iraq — as a team chief at the Combined Intelligence Center in Baghdad — and then later on staff at the Pentagon.
6:00 p.m.
The Douglas County Courthouse. Douglas County maintenance director plans to cut energy use 30 percent by 2015
March 22, 2011 in print edition on 1A
By 2015, Douglas County maintenance director Bill Bell has a goal of reducing the county’s energy consumption by 30 percent. His ideas of how to get there aren’t glamorous ones.

All stories

KU-MU venue
Kansas University officials should take a firm stand in favor of returning the Kansas-Missouri football game to the university campuses.
March 23, 2011 in print edition on A7
With Kansas University’s basketball season winding down to the final several weeks, sports fans soon will be turning their attention to spring football and the outlook for the Jayhawks in the 2011 season.