Archive for Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
From left,  Sgt. Robert Murry, Sgt. Trent McKinley, Capt. Bill Cory and Capt. Jim Martin were promoted by Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib on Monday, May 2, 2011 at the Lawrence Police Investigations and Training Center, 4820 Bob Billings Parkway. Chief Khatib promotes four members of Lawrence police department
May 2, 2011 in print edition on 3A
Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib on Monday made the first major promotions of his three-month tenure as he elevated two captains and two sergeants to patrol shift posts.
6:00 a.m.
City Commissioner Mike Schumm, center, was at a hearing about downtown parking at City Hall Tuesday, May 3, 2011. City Commission, Treanor Architects find compromise on parking plan
May 4, 2011 in print edition on 1A
For once, parking was not a problem. City Hall leaders and downtown merchants on Tuesday largely agreed to a compromise plan that would convert some two-hour free parking into 10-hour metered parking to accommodate an office project by Treanor Architects in the 1000 block of Vermont Street.
10:00 a.m.
Full Bright Sign & Lighting employees remove the famous Joe's Bakery sign from the business' former home, 616 West Ninth St., March 9, 2011. KU Memorial Unions announced the sign will become part of the KU History Collection. Neon sign, doughnut recipes from Joe’s Bakery sold to KU Memorial Unions
May 3, 2011
The sign that lit the way for many Kansas University students to get a late-night fix for doughnuts, egg salad sandwiches and other munchies at Joe’s Bakery is headed to KU.
6:00 p.m.
Constitution Hall State Historic Site in Lecompton Statehouse Live: Kansas House approves resolution recognizing Lecompton’s role in state’s history
11:07 a.m., May 3, 2011 Updated 11:27 a.m. in print edition on 6A
Located between Topeka and Lawrence, the town has been called the “Birthplace of the Civil War — Where Slavery Began to Die.”

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AAU status
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s removal from the Association of American Universities should be cause for concern at Kansas University.
May 4, 2011 in print edition on A8
Kansas University officials should be in a state of shock about the University of Nebraska-Lincoln being kicked out of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The AAU represents the cream of the cream of the nation’s top research universities.