Archive for Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
The Kansas Statehouse Lawrence ordinance at center of fight over Kansas Preservation of Religious Freedom Act
February 20, 2012
“This is nothing more than legislative gay-bashing,” said Thomas Witt, president of the Kansas Equality Commission, after the House Judiciary Committee approved House Bill 2260, which is called the Kansas preservation of religious freedom act.
6:00 a.m.
Marilou Cavin talks with her second-grade students after receiving the school district's Elementary School Teacher of the year award Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at Woodlawn. "I think you should redecorate our room," said one student, after Cavin was awarded a check for $1,000 for the honor. Proud K-Stater from Woodlawn School named Lawrence Elementary Teacher of the Year
February 21, 2012
Marilou Cavin was recognized by Lawrence Superintendent Rick Doll during a school assembly. Doll told the elementary students that Cavin had been selected as teacher of the year for her calm, steady presence and willingness to help others.
10:00 a.m.
Douglas County prosecutors to review cases involving Lawrence police involved in dismissing speeding tickets
5:08 p.m., February 21, 2012 Updated 10:07 p.m.
Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib has identified to Douglas County prosecutors officers who were the subject of an internal investigation related to the dismissal of speeding tickets in exchange for Kansas University basketball tickets.
2:00 p.m.
In this Nov. 10, 2010 file photo, the company logo is displayed is at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. A Lawrence man is suing Google in federal court alleging that the Internet search giant illegally obtained his personal information and conspired to use it for targeted marketing. Lawrence resident files lawsuit against Google
February 22, 2012
A Lawrence man is suing Google Inc. in federal court alleging that the Internet search giant illegally obtained his personal information and conspired to use it for targeted marketing.
6:00 p.m.
Bradley J. Allen gives his thoughts on the future of libraries to those gathered Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at the Lawrence Public Library. Allen is the second of three candidates for the position of library director to interview for the job and address the public. 2nd library director candidate presents vision for future
February 21, 2012
The role of the Lawrence Public Library ought to grow to include areas for budding filmmakers, aspiring recording artists and a host of other creative types, a finalist for the library’s director position told a Lawrence audience Tuesday.

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NCI review
We wish Kansas University Cancer Center officials well today as they meet with reviewers from the National Cancer Institute.
February 22, 2012
Today is a big day for the Kansas University Cancer Center.