Archive for Monday, February 20, 2012

Also from February 20

On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, Feb. 20, 2012
Have you made special plans to watch the KU-MU basketball game on Saturday?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’m watching with friends/family at someone’s home
I won’t be watching the game
I plan to watch the game alone
I plan to be at the game
I’m heading to my favoite bar or restaurant to watch
I can’t watch the game live, but will watch on my DVR
Total 614

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Kansas University Cancer Center 1 of 2 paths await KU after National Cancer Institute decision
February 19, 2012
After site visitors pack up and leave Kansas University’s Cancer Center this week, they’ll take with them a recommendation to Washington, and then KU’s Cancer Center, which has aggressively pursued the prize of designation from the National Cancer Institute, will head down one of two paths.
6:00 a.m.
This Union Pacific crossing is northeast of Lawrence and clearly marked. The rest of the country has seen dramatic drops in train fatalities in the past two decades, but Kansas’ numbers have remained steady, with about 16 fatalities per year. Kansas train-related fatality rate stubbornly steady
February 19, 2012
On a clear Friday afternoon last February, Kyle Snyder, 22, of Lecompton, hit the brakes on his pickup truck as he approached the railroad tracks on East 950 Road northwest of Lawrence.
10:00 a.m.
The Douglas County Courthouse. Mother of CLO client files lawsuit claiming wrongful death
February 19, 2012
A McLouth woman has filed a lawsuit against Community Living Opportunities Inc. alleging her son died in 2010 because of injuries he suffered at a west Lawrence residential facility.
2:00 p.m.
Six Lawrence elementary schools are being considered for consolidation. They are, clockwise from left, Sunset Hill, Kennedy, Hillcrest, New York, Pinckney and Cordley Elementary. School consolidation group looks beyond closings
February 19, 2012
The issue of which elementary schools to close in Lawrence is one that won’t go away. But before the school district can decide which schools to consolidate, it needs to create a long-term vision.
6:00 p.m.
The Kansas University Cancer Center KU Cancer Center building strength
February 19, 2012
Kansas University’s Cancer Center, which faces one last hurdle this week in its ongoing quest to achieve National Cancer Institute designation, will remain focused on its mission regardless of the outcome.

All stories

‘Riverdance’ saying goodbye to North America
Farewell tour of production to stop in Kansas City
February 20, 2012
When Julian Erskine last saw the American touring company of “Riverdance,” he had to smile.