Archive for Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
Megan Stuke's Poached pears in crystalized ginger with vanilla ice cream and Sarah Henning's gingery pear fig crumble pizza..Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo Delicious/Nutritious: Peary easy desserts
January 9, 2012
Megan Stuke and Sarah Henning take advantage of an in-season fruit, pears, for this month’s recipe face-off.
6:00 a.m.
This artist rendering provided by the Eisenhower Commission shows a model for the national memorial to be built in Washington for President Dwight D. Eisenhower. President Dwight D. Eisenhower's family wants to halt the planning of a memorial honoring the 34th president because they object to the design. Eisenhower family wants DC memorial redesigned
3:04 p.m., January 10, 2012 Updated 6:26 p.m.
President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s family wants to halt the planning of a memorial honoring the 34th president because they object to the design.
10:00 a.m.
City approves tougher rental regulations for single-family homes
January 10, 2012
Landlords who create problems for Lawrence neighborhoods may soon have their own problems to deal with, courtesy of Lawrence City Hall.
2:00 p.m.
The Kansas Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support to challengers of eight moderate Republican senators. Clockwise from left, Tim Owens, Overland Park; Carolyn McGinn, Sedgwick; Terrie Huntington, Fairway; Steve Morris, Hugoton; Vicki Schmidt, Topeka; John Vratil, Leawood; Jean Schodorf, Wichita, and Pete Brungardt, Salina. Business lobby, aided by $36,000 from Koch Industries, targets eight Republican incumbents in state Senate for defeat
10:57 a.m., January 10, 2012 Updated 7:54 p.m.
The announcement and filing of campaign finance reports illustrates the effort by Brownback’s supporters to gain control of the Senate.
3:05 p.m.
Online chat
Chat recap: Radiologist discusses book about health care system
January 11, 2012
Dr. Kipp Van Camp, an interventional radiologist in Topeka, will be available Jan. 11 to discuss his new book, “Misdiagnosis: A Practicing Physician’s Case Study in Health Care Reform." He said the book covers the history of how we got to where we are, identifies what’s wrong and right with the system, provides details about the Affordable Care Act, and provides solutions. Dr. Van Camp owns a radiology company called Critical Imaging Associates in Topeka. He also is owner and medical director of Rejuvenate Medical Spa, providing minimally invasive cosmetic medical procedures. He serves as an adjunct professor at Washburn University and Kansas University. Van Camp is one of two hosts on a medical radio talk show called Doctor’s Orders, which airs on stations in Topeka and Kansas City.
6:00 p.m.
City crews have been collecting Christmas trees for a couple of weeks; from left are Jeffery Moten and James Pearson, who spent Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 collecting trees. The trees are placed in rows for wildlife to use. Christmas trees given second life at former landfill north of Lawrence
January 10, 2012
The ghosts of Christmas trees past rest in an old landfill several miles north of Lawrence.

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Working together
Congratulations to everyone involved in making key improvements to the hospital services provided to local sexual assault victims.
January 11, 2012
Lawrence Memorial Hospital and local law enforcement officials deserve the community’s thanks for their collaborative efforts to improve services for sexual assault victims.