Archive for Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Also from April 25

Blog entries
On the street
How interested are you in the upcoming KU football spring game?

Poll results

Response Percent
Very interested
Somewhat interested
Not interested at all
A little interested
Total 170
Do you mention to your neighbor when his or her lawn grows too long?

Poll results

Response Percent
My neighbor doesn’t have a lawn
Total 672

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Brie Strohmeyer, an on-camera reporter for, poses with her Yorkie, Leo. KU alumna lands job as celebrity dog reporter
April 23, 2012
Brie Strohmeyer co-hosted an awards show in Hollywood in February, and just like any other awards show, there were celebrities, a red carpet, awards and lots of camera flashes. “It was as loud and crazy as an award show could possibly be,” she said.
6:00 a.m.
Barbara Atkinson talks from the chancellor's office on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 in Strong Hall. KU agrees on payment package with outgoing KUMC leader Barbara Atkinson
April 24, 2012
Kansas University and its retiring KU Medical Center leader have reached an agreement that will pay Barbara Atkinson more than $419,000 after she officially steps down from her role on June 30 and outlines her departure from the university.
10:00 a.m.
The Kansas Statehouse Justice Department to look at waiting list for Kansans with physical disabilities
April 24, 2012
The development comes as state legislators are set to resume the 2012 legislative session on Wednesday and work on the budget, which includes funding for those with disabilities.
2:00 p.m.
From right, Senate vice president, John Vratil, R-Leawood, Senate Majority Leader Jay Emler, R-McPherson, and Senate president Steve Morris, R-Hugoton. Senate leaders say it’s time to change redistricting process
April 24, 2012
The measure will be considered during the wrap-up legislative session that starts Wednesday.
6:00 p.m.
This is a view from the front balcony of the Senate chambers at the Topeka Capitol building. Several images were merged in Photoshop to created the panorama. State employee association calls on Legislature to fund under-market pay increase
April 24, 2012
A recent report to the Legislature cites low pay as a major factor in the inability of several agencies, specifically state mental health hospitals, in filling needed positions, such as physicians, psychiatrists, nurses and mental health technicians.

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