Archive for Saturday, May 21, 2011

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Alan Austin, an employee at Ad Astra Art Bronze foundry in Lawrence, applies heat to the sculpture "Homage," part of the patination process to complete the bronze sculpture. Jim Brothers sculpture pays homage to soldiers; will be on display Saturday at Lawrence Visitors Center
May 19, 2011 in print edition on 1A
It’s the face that’s really important to Jim Brothers. He wants to capture emotion.
6:00 a.m.
Traffic flows past the corner of 23rd Street and Ousdahl Road. City commission expected to receive grant to connect 23rd Street traffic signals with fiber-optic network
May 20, 2011 in print edition on 1A
A little fiber may be just the thing for your commute. Lawrence city commissioners at their Tuesday evening meeting are expected to accept a $150,000 grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation to connect all the traffic signals on 23rd Street to a fiber-optic network.
9:30 a.m.
Paul Bahnmaier of Lecompton speaks at Constitution Hall in Lecompton Friday May 20, 2011. State officials visited Lecompton to help celebrate Kansas' 150th year of statehood. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, legislative leaders visit Lecompton’s Constitution Hall
8:41 a.m., May 20, 2011 Updated 11:47 a.m.
In a celebration of Kansas’ past and future, state leaders gathered Friday to commemorate where many say the Civil War started — Constitution Hall.
1:00 p.m.
The emotions of the moment affect graduating senior Sarah Henry as she hugs faculty member Matthew Patterson during Bishop Seabury Academy's commencement ceremony Friday, May 20, 2011. Bishop Seabury celebrates graduation of 22 seniors
May 20, 2011 in print edition on 1A
While 22 seniors graduated Friday from Bishop Seabury Academy, the private school’s entire enrollment literally stepped up during a ceremony befitting the tight-knit community that provides a college-preparatory education and more.
4:30 p.m.
Having spent his childhood in large cities and schools, Justin Morello opted four years ago to enroll at Baker University because of the small-school, small-town atmosphere the campus offered. He now credits that atmosphere for a successful undergraduate career, which included an internship at Los Alamos National Laboratories. Graduating senior Justin Morello credits Baker University’s ‘small-school atmosphere’ for helping him succeed
May 18, 2011
Baker University senior Justin Morello was not used to a small-school or small-town atmosphere. Morello spent nine years in Cologne, Germany, which is home to nearly 1 million people, and graduated from Blue Valley North High School in Overland Park. While also considering attending the University of Florida, which would seem to fit the large-school trend, Morello chose Baker.

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Game 3 essential for Dallas
May 21, 2011 in print edition on B6
History can mean everything or nothing.