Archive for Friday, May 4, 2012

Also from May 4

On the street
Should pharmacists be allowed to refuse to dispense contraception based on their personal beliefs?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 1058
Have you listened to an audiobook?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 397

Lead stories

12:29 a.m.
Katie Studebaker is president of Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen, and she also started the food pantry operation at First Christian Church. Studebaker helps stock the pantry with other volunteers recently at the church. It’s a ‘privilege’ to serve Lawrence says LINK matriarch Katie Studebaker
April 29, 2012
“I have to stay busy,” says Katie Studebaker. “I am not good playing cards.”
10:00 a.m.
baby chickens City officials tell Orscheln Farm and Home it can’t sell chickens or ducks from its Lawrence store
May 3, 2012
City officials confirmed on Thursday that they have notified Orscheln Farm and Home, 1541 E. 23rd St., that its long-standing practice of selling young chickens and ducks from its store is in violation of a city code crafted to regulate the raising of chickens in residential backyards.
2:00 p.m.
Jerry Fitzgerald, Ozawkie, lights a cigarette from a stool at the Perry Bar and Grill Monday, June 21, 2010. As of July 1, patrons will no longer be able to smoke in all restaurants and bars, with the exception being state-run casinos, when the statewide smoking ban goes into effect. In addition, smokers who choose to smoke outside must be ten feet from a public doorway when doing so. "I probably won't be at the bars as much," said Fitzgerald in response to a question regarding the challenges that such a law creates for smokers. Jensen urges legislators to reject bill to weaken indoor smoking ban
May 3, 2012
Jensen said that if enacted, the bill could hurt KU’s efforts to get National Cancer Institute designation for the Cancer Center.
6:00 p.m.
Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, center, hosted a reception for outstanding Lawrence students on Thursday at Spooner Hall, encouraging them to enroll at their hometown university. KU doesn’t look far from nest for next group of Jayhawk scholars
May 3, 2012
Kansas University rolled out its red carpet to “townies” on Thursday, inviting top academic performers from Lawrence’s high schools to join KU’s chancellor, other KU and civic leaders, and KU students from Lawrence in the hopes of enticing some of the potential recruits to stick around Lawrence when they choose a college.
10:00 p.m.
Queen Shorter, left, and her niece Linda Hunter, both of Lawrence, fish at Lone Star Lake Saturday, April 21, 2012. Joining the two in background is Caleb Shorter, Hunter's nephew, from Tulsa, OK. Longtime Lone Star anglers find peace in quiet
April 29, 2012
Queen Shorter and her family, Lawrence transplants from the Mississippi Delta, can be found several evenings a week — and often on the weekends — fishing at the star-shaped lake appropriately named Lone Star, in southwest Douglas County.

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