Archive for Thursday, May 19, 2011

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
KU proposes tuition increases for 2011-12 school year
2:22 p.m., May 18, 2011 Updated 5:27 p.m. in print edition on 1A
KU has proposed increasing tuition and required fees from $4,012 to $4,234, a $222 or 5.5 percent increase for an undergraduate taking 15 hours.
9:30 a.m.
The Lawrence Community Shelter,  214 W. 10th St., sees an increase of those needing a place to stay when winter temperatures drop. City commissioner suspects new shelter won’t solve all of downtown’s homeless issues
May 18, 2011 in print edition on 1A
A new city commissioner said he thinks the public may have the wrong idea about downtown, the homeless and what happens once the Lawrence Community Shelter leaves its home at 10th and Kentucky streets.
1:00 p.m.
Enjoying an afternoon lunch are, from left, Alexis Stonestreet, a Kansas University junior and friend Katelyn O'Donnell. In a recent survey young people in Lawrence are wanting more entertainment and up scale bars that serve food like the Burger Stand in the 800 block of Massachusetts. Town Talk: Food Network contestant opening cupcake shop in downtown; city survey shows hits and misses for downtown; new commissioners voicing concerns on homeless issue
May 18, 2011
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.
4:30 p.m.
Gary Sherrer on Wednesday leaves the Kansas Board of Regents meeting after announcing his resignation from the panel. Seated is Vice Chair Ed McKechnie. Board members said they were shocked by Chairman Sherrer's decision. Chairman Gary Sherrer announces sudden and immediate resignation from Kansas Board of Regents
1:59 p.m., May 18, 2011 Updated 6:00 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Gary Sherrer, the chairman of the Kansas Board of Regents, resigned Wednesday and walked out of the regents’ monthly meeting.
7:00 p.m.
Jamari Traylor, the No. 141-ranked player in the class of 2011, according to Jayhawks go 1-1-1 on D-Day
May 19, 2011 in print edition on 3B
Jamari Traylor, who will arrive at Kansas University in a few weeks as the No. 141-ranked player in the class of 2011, in the eyes of at least one observer is much more accomplished than that.

All stories

Rich spend while others scrimp
May 19, 2011 in print edition on A9
High gas prices are driving a wider wedge between the wealthy and everybody else.
Our town sports
May 19, 2011 in print edition on B12
A look at local sporting opportunities.