Archive for Wednesday, April 11, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
Nutritious: Sarah made an early spring chopped salad with potatoes, romaine, asparagus, hard-boiled eggs, olives and avocado. Delicious/Nutritious: Easter leftovers
April 9, 2012
Have a dozen or more hard-boiled eggs in the fridge now that Easter is over? Megan and Sarah have some suggestions to use them up.
6:00 a.m.
Gerald Thomas, a maintenance worker at the River View Trailer Park wheels away old furniture and trash from a condemned property as city inspectors tape “condemned dwelling” notice to the front of a mobile home on Tuesday. Another five mobile homes at the Riverview Trailer Park declared unfit to live in
April 10, 2012
Another five mobile homes at the Riverview Trailer Park in North Lawrence were declared Tuesday to be unfit for habitation, and city inspectors said the possibility exists the entire park may be closed.
10:00 a.m.
Michael Tanner, a Lawrence man who lives in a shack built upon a trailer that is pulled by van, explains his opposition to a city ordinance that would prohibit the parking of large vehicles like his along Massachusetts Street by South Park, during the general comments portion of the city commission meeting on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at City Hall. City commissioners passed the ordinance with a 5-0 vote. City votes in favor of banning camping trailers, large vehicles from spots near South Park
April 10, 2012
An ordinance to ban camping trailers and other large vehicles from parking on public streets near South Park won unanimous approval from Lawrence city commissioners Tuesday night, despite accusations the city was unfairly targeting a pair of long-term campers.
2:00 p.m.
The 25th annual St. Patrick's Day parade included 162 floats on Saturday March 17, 2012. The Sandbar float, which won first place, was one of the last floats up Massachusetts Street. St. Patrick’s Day Parade committee distributes $60,000 to Lawrence charities
April 10, 2012
Typically, tiny-K Early Intervention doesn’t have enough money to buy adaptive equipment — such as walkers — for the special needs infants and toddlers the nonprofit serves in Douglas County. But thanks to the 2012 Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade, they’ll be making some purchases soon.
10:00 p.m.
Kansas quarterback Dayne Crist gets down with the offensive line behind the sled as the unit runs through drills during practice on Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Crist studies Brady’s craft
April 11, 2012
Penn State became known as Linebacker U because generations of rugged men earned all-conference and All-America honors playing the position in State College and then earned big paychecks playing in the NFL.

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KBA politics
It would be too bad if politics keeps the Kansas Bioscience Authority from living up to its potential.
April 11, 2012
The Kansas Bioscience Authority is one of Kansas’ finest assets, and partisan politics should not be allowed to handicap or limit its potential.