Archive for Thursday, May 10, 2012

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On the street
Do you think President Obama's stance in support of gay marriage will help or hurt his chances of being re-elected?

Poll results

Response Percent
It will help
It will hurt
Not sure
Total 949

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Darcy Schild has worked for the Lawrence school district for 32 years. She will be retiring from her position as library media specialist at Schwegler School this year. Times have changed during elementary educators’ decades in the district, but joy of teaching remains
May 8, 2012
Combined, Darcy Schild, Ginny Turvey, Sue Siegfreid and Gerry Bukaty have served in the district’s elementary schools for 119 years. All will be retiring at the end of the year.
6:00 a.m.
The Kansas Statehouse Senate president shelves anti-abortion bill, citing concerns over provision dealing with KU Med
May 9, 2012
The measure, which has been approved by the House, makes numerous changes to Kansas abortion law. One of those changes would prevent state employees, including doctors-in-training at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., from performing abortions on state property or state time.
10:00 a.m.
A patron goes into the U.S. Post Office in Lecompton. Lecompton post office to remain open but have hours cut under new plan; more than 300 other Kansas post offices to have reduced hours
May 9, 2012
The Lecompton post office will remain open but have its hours cut in half, under a new plan announced Wednesday.
7:00 p.m.
Kansas University doctoral candidate Annalise Nawrocki is pictured with her two-year-old daughter, Zoie Nawrocki, and husband Cory Hills on Thursday in their Lawrence home. Nawrocki and Hills experienced an unforeseen difficulty when Hills suffered a brain hemorrhage after a fall from a ladder. While helping her husband through his recovery and raising their daughter, Nawrocki managed to continue with her doctoral degree in ecology and evolutionary biology. Coping with accident among hardest tests for graduate
May 10, 2012
Annalise Nawrocki’s six-year path to a doctoral degree in ecology and evolutionary biology concludes this weekend, but the journey was anything but normal.
10:00 p.m.
Kansas head coach Turner Gill leaves the field after KU's loss to Missouri in the Border War on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 at Arrowhead Stadium. Turner Gill left recruiting abyss
May 10, 2012
The inevitable roster upheaval that occurs when coaching changes take place in college football makes it particularly difficult to try to forecast starters, just shy of four months from the season-opener. But for the purpose of looking at Turner Gill’s impact on the Kansas University football program during his two-year stay, let’s give it a try.

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Keeping track
As a recent report highlights, it’s time for a national registry for sex offenders and a uniform reporting system.
May 10, 2012
When a sex offender in Kansas moves from the state and doesn’t register his new address, he becomes the concern of the U.S. Marshals Service, which enforces sex-offender laws across state lines.