Archive for Monday, March 28, 2011

Also from March 28

Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, March 28, 2011
Polls
Do you exercise your pet on a regular basis?

Poll results

Response Percent
We go for a walk or play every day
 
37%
Not as often as I should
 
28%
I don’t own a pet
 
21%
A few times a week
 
12%
Total 442
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
From left: Bob Schumm, Mike Machell, Mike Dever, Hugh Carter and Sven Alstrom Commission candidates voice opinions on city’s trash services
March 27, 2011 in print edition on 3B
Every day may soon be trash day at Lawrence City Hall.
6:00 a.m.
Trevor Roberts warms up his pitching arm along the fence line during the McLouth High baseball practice Friday. Roberts lost his left leg in a McLouth football game last fall. McLouth senior Trevor Roberts who lost part of his leg after football injury will get special prosthetic to help with running
March 28, 2011 in print edition on 1A
If you ask Trevor Roberts if the road was difficult, you’ll get a quick shrug and a smile. He’s over it.
6:12 a.m.
Kansas forward Markieff Morris loses a rebound amidst a group of Virginia Commonwealth defenders during the first half on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. On this day, VCU just better
March 28, 2011 in print edition on 1A
For the Kansas University basketball team, Selection Sunday had so little sizzle and absolutely no suspense. On a more eventful day, a statement uttered by KU coach Bill Self might have been swallowed in all the March madness buzz, but it hung in the air. It felt as if he knew what he was saying.
10:00 a.m.
Online chat
Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib live chat
March 28, 2011
New Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib will join us for a live chat with LJWorld.com users Monday, March 28, at 10 a.m. Submit your questions in advance below.
10:32 a.m.
Online chat
Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib live chat
March 28, 2011
New Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib will join us for a live chat with LJWorld.com users Monday, March 28, at 10 a.m. Submit your questions in advance below.
11:30 a.m.
Former Kansas Republican Party chairman Kris Kobach on Tuesday filed to run for his party's nomination for Kansas secretary of state. Hispanic leaders say ‘tide is turning’ on anti-immigration legislation
March 28, 2011 in print edition on 1B
Hispanic advocates are hailing the rejection of an Arizona-like immigration bill in Kansas and in other states as a sign that the country may be ready for a constructive debate on immigration.
6:00 p.m.
A two-week-old filly kicks up some dirt with its mother. The mare was among several horses that were rescued by the Humane Society and are now getting nursed back to health at Stepping Stone Ranch in Baldwin City. Ranch owners Vera and Steve Gannaway hope to adopt out all the horses. Stepping Stone Ranch gives rescued horses a stable chance to recover
March 28, 2011 in print edition on 1B
Over the past several months, the Lawrence Humane Society has rescued eight horses or ponies. Horses are expensive to keep, said Kayse Aschenbrenner, the director of animal welfare at the humane society. So, when owners come upon rough economic times, it becomes difficult to cover vet bills, food and boarding fees. And, people have more difficulty selling horses than they do during a good economy.

All stories

Pension plaint
Public employees should temper their criticism of the kind of 401(k) retirement plans that are the only option for many employees in the private sector.
March 28, 2011 in print edition on B7
It is understandable that teachers and other state employees want to fight a proposal in the Kansas Legislature to move their retirement system from a pension plan to a 401(k)-style plan.