Archive for Friday, May 6, 2011

Also from May 6

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Lawrence police observe Kansas Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Day The day in photos, May 6, 2011
Polls
Have you started a new job in the last year?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
47%
Yes
 
34%
I’ve been looking, but haven’t found anything
 
18%
Total 818
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Nate Anderson works overnight at the Lawrence Amtrak depot, 413 E. Seventh St., Thursday, April 14, 2011. Anderson opens the building for the westbound midnight train. Caretaker keeps Lawrence Amtrak depot running while city sleeps
May 4, 2011
Nighttime in Lawrence is most often a quiet time. Unless you’re Nate Anderson. That’s because Anderson mans the Lawrence Amtrak depot, 413 E. Seventh St., opening it for the arrival of the midnight train.
6:00 a.m.
The artificial turf is made of a plastic-like material that allows water to drain into the ground. In addition to the Tuckaway at Frontier Apartments, the turf is also in use at The Oread hotel. Lawrence city commissioners to consider developers’ proposal to allow artificial turf for landscaping
May 5, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Artificial turf — soon you may no longer have to be a jock to call it home. City Hall leaders are being presented with a proposal that would give businesses and apartment complexes the option of using artificial turf to meet city landscaping requirements rather than traditional grass.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, lower left, participates in a National Day of Prayer observance Thursday, May 5, 2011, at the Statehouse in Topeka. Brownback talks about regents, KNI, KPERS and unemployment bill
1:58 p.m., May 5, 2011 Updated 8:00 p.m. in print edition on 3A
The proposal would provide $5 million each to Kansas University, Kansas State, and Wichita State. The funding would go toward cancer, animal health and aviation research and be administered by the Kansas Department of Commerce.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little was at Lawrence High School Thursday, May 5, 2011, talking to students participating in the "Can We Talk?" program. KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little speaks to students about her experiences growing up under segregation
May 5, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little talked Thursday about her experiences growing up under segregation, and becoming the first female and first black faculty member in her department at a university that she was ineligible to attend as a student coming out of high school.
6:00 p.m.
Bala Subramaniam, professor of chemical and petroleum engineering at Kansas University, leads a research team that received a USDA grant to help find ways to replace the petroleum-based chemicals used in many household products. KU research team receives $5.6 million grant to find replacements to petroleum-based chemicals in household products
May 5, 2011 in print edition on 1A
A Kansas University research team has been awarded $5.6 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to find a more environmentally friendly way to develop chemicals used in many everyday products.

All stories

Royals pound Baltimore, 9-1
K.C. calls up top prospect Hosmer, demotes Ka’aihue
May 6, 2011 in print edition on B3
Finding themselves competing for the first time in years, the Kansas City Royals have decided to hurry their top prospect to the big leagues ahead of schedule.
Show support
May 6, 2011 in print edition on A8
To the editor: Military Spouse Appreciation Day is today.
Presidenting while black
May 6, 2011 in print edition on A8
One thinks of rats scurrying off a sinking ship.