Archive for Thursday, February 2, 2012

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Free State wrestling Firebird Duals KU football assistant coaches media day
Do you expect to visit the Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway?

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Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Kansas players Thomas Robinson (0) and Elijah Johnson (15) raise up the fieldhouse during a run by the Jayhawks in the second half on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at Allen Fieldhouse. Now Jayhawks can focus on Missouri
February 2, 2012
In a second half of non-stop, good old-fashioned Kansas University basketball dominance Wednesday night in Allen Fieldhouse, the Jayhawks did a nice job of scratching another victory against Oklahoma off the schedule and not looking past the Sooners.
10:26 a.m.
Online chat
Recap: Longtime Lawrence cardiologist discusses heart health
February 2, 2012
Dr. Michael Zabel, of Cardiovascular Specialists of Lawrence, will discuss heart disease — America’s No. 1 killer — in recognition of American Heart Month. Zabel earned his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in 1988. He completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiology at Duke University Medical Center. Zabel is a clinical associate professor at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine. He has done a variety of research on heart disease and treatments.
11:30 a.m.
John Geery shows a gun to a customer at Jayhawk Pawn and Jewelry, 1804 W. Sixth St., Monday, June 6, 2011. Lawmakers won’t review concealed carry for blind
February 1, 2012
A little-known provision in Kansas law that allows the blind and other people with serious physical infirmities to carry concealed weapons in public places likely will not get reviewed by state lawmakers this session.
2:00 p.m.
A wreath stands where 5-year-old Cainan Shutt of Eudora died in April in an accident on Kansas Highway 10 east of Lawrence. A white cross for Ryan Pittman, 24, also killed in that crash, sits next to the highway. Carie Lawrence, the grandmother of 5-year-old Cainan Shutt, urged legislators on Wednesday to approve a bill that would double fines on the highway. Family of Cainan Shutt urge passage of bill making K-10 safety corridor
February 1, 2012
The measure would allow the Kansas Department of Transportation to designate safety corridors on busy stretches of roads that have numerous crashes.
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. Senate committee approves map putting Lawrence in 2nd U.S. House District
1:26 p.m., February 1, 2012 Updated 7:07 p.m.
Legislators are redrawing congressional district boundaries to accommodate population changes.

All stories

Dinner debate
It’s hard to imagine that dinner meetings at the governor’s mansion with Republican committee majorities were simple social gatherings.
February 2, 2012
The story of how Republicans representing a majority of the members of various legislative bodies came to be invited to the Kansas governor’s residence for dinner and what they talked about while they were there continues to evolve.