Archive for Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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6:00 a.m.
The Kansas Statehouse is seen in downtown Topeka, Kan. Tuesday, June 23, 2009. Redistricting panel rejects arguments from Kobach, allows more intervenors
May 21, 2012
A panel of three federal judges Monday rejected arguments from Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and allowed a host of plaintiffs into a lawsuit over the Legislature’s failure to redraw legislative and congressional political boundaries.
10:00 a.m.
Danielle Lefever, a second year KU law student from Overland Park, right, boards a K-10 Connector bus Wednesday at the KU Park and Ride lot off of Clinton Parkway. Lefever uses the bus regularly and could benefit when buses are added so that they depart from KU's Lawrence and Edwards campuses every 30 minutes instead of every hour during morning and evening peak hours. Buses will also be added to two Shawnee routes.. Financial concerns escalating over K-10 Connector bus service
May 21, 2012
Almost every Lawrence motorist knows Jo. It is the big bus run by Johnson County Transit — the Jo, for short — that motors along Kansas Highway 10 taking riders between Kansas University, Johnson County Community College and KU’s Edwards Campus. What motorists may not know about Jo is this: It is a round-trip bus with a one-way funding plan. Even in prosperous Johnson County, that’s starting to draw some questions.
2:00 p.m.
Max (left), Jenny and Ava Solar put on their best pirate faces at Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake in Annapolis, Md. The trip was one of the larger items on the family's Summer Bucket List Challenge list in 2011. Summer bucket list: Set a goal for family fun
May 21, 2012
Emily Mueller was one of about 130 people to sign up for the first Summer Bucket List Challenge. The challenge — which kicks off its second summer today — is part of the online Happy Family Movement purveyed by Kansas City area photographers Josh and Jenny Solar.
6:00 p.m.
Doula Lindsay Clements, left, holds 5-week-old Elsa Warnock on Wednesday as her mother Sara Warnock looks on. Clements was Warnock’s doula during pregnancy and labor. Offbeat Occupations: Doula wants positive experience for moms
May 21, 2012
One day when Sara Wornock and her husband were visiting their obstetrician, they spotted a brochure for Complete Doula Services. It was a serendipitous moment, as the Wornocks wished to have their first baby naturally but had determined home birth was not for them.

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