Archive for Thursday, February 20, 2014

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12:00 a.m.
Elif Andac-Jones adds some butter to a dish. She preps everything for a meal in bowls in her small kitchen to make putting the meal together easier. Making home-cooked meals simple with ‘mise en place’
February 20, 2014
If you are frequenting fast food joints because that’s all you have time for, it’s time to be introduced to a chef’s secret weapon and your new cooking mantra. By Nadia Imafidon
11:00 a.m.
Find Yoga Center of Lawrence at 920 Massachusetts St., Suite No. 4, 830-YOGA, yogacenteroflawrence.org. Mrs. Mass.: Yoga Center of Lawrence helps students find peace
February 20, 2014
Yoga is the practice of connecting the mind and the body to achieve a state of spiritual tranquility. In fact, as I’ve learned from my yoga instructor, the term yoga is Sanskrit, and it means “to yoke.”
2:29 p.m.
Campers listen and laugh while members of the Kansas women's basketball team introduce themselves as the team hosted its annual Holiday Hoops Clinic, Sunday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. Nearly 300 children, in kindergarten through eighth grade, worked through various drills, including defense, ball handling, free throws and rebounding, with the women's basketball team and coaches. Committee debates pros and cons of full-day kindergarten
12:03 p.m., February 20, 2014 Updated 12:22 p.m.
The head of the Kansas Children’s Cabinet on Thursday declined to endorse Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposal to have the state fund full-day kindergarten. By Scott Rothschild
4:59 p.m.
Emily Barber shovels away snow from her vehicles' tires on Wednesday morning as the city digs itself out from the snow storm. City issues few tickets as part of snow-shoveling ordinance
February 20, 2014
According to the latest numbers from City Hall, only six tickets were issued for unshoveled sidewalks following the snowstorms that hit earlier this month. That’s an improvement from when the snow shoveling ordinance was in its infancy. During the winter of 2009/2010, the city issued more than 200 tickets to property owners who hadn’t cleared their sidewalks within the 48 hours following the end of a snowstorm. By Chad Lawhorn

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Editorial: Right priority
Legislators and KU officials have set the right priority by putting funding for a new medical school building ahead of support for new high-class apartments to attract student-athletes.
February 20, 2014
Kansas University officials made a wise decision to drop a bonding request for an apartment building near Allen Fieldhouse and focus their efforts on gaining approval for a new health education building at the KU Medical Center.