Archive for Saturday, May 12, 2012

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6:00 a.m.
The Kansas Statehouse in winter. Legislative leaders to Brownback: Veto the tax cut
May 11, 2012
Republican and Democratic leaders on Friday called on Gov. Sam Brownback to veto a deficit-producing tax cut as the legislative session hit overtime with numerous major issues unresolved.
10:00 a.m.
Randi Begaye and Monique Burnside, who is Miss Haskell, get ready to lead the commencement procession Friday for Haskell Indian Nations University. Haskell graduation becomes a family affair
May 11, 2012
Friday’s Haskell Indian Nations University’s Spring Commencement was a family dream come true for graduate Lois Stevens. Both of Stevens’ parents — Ernie and Cheryl — graduated from Haskell, as did her two sisters and two brothers. All also played basketball for the school.
2:00 p.m.
Taste Lounge, Bar and Grill, 804 W. 24th St. Police calls to bars draw official scrutiny
May 12, 2012
The number of police calls at a handful of Lawrence drinking establishments in a recent 15-month period has drawn the city’s attention.
6:00 p.m.
Alex Ross is graduating from Kansas University with a degree in communication studies. He started the Dance Marathon at KU, which benefits the Children’s Miracle Network, for which he has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars. Senior leaving KU knowing that he made a big difference for kids
May 12, 2012
Alex Ross is graduating from Kansas University with a degree in communication studies. He started the Dance Marathon at KU, which benefits the Children’s Miracle Network, for which he has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars. After his life took a dark turn, he said it was a little girl with a big smile in a pink tutu that helped save his life.
10:00 p.m.
Mallory Thompson, left, and Julia Price, both juniors, check out the heat coming from a light bulb during an experiment in Lawrence High School science teacher Alan Gleue’s classroom Friday. LHS students study energy consumption
May 11, 2012
Because students don’t pay electric bills, they don’t often think about how much energy they are using. And that is one of the reasons physics teacher Alan Gleue ties energy consumption into the unit he teaches about electricity.

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