Archive for Sunday, March 30, 2014

Lead stories

12:36 a.m.
Richard Gwin/Journal World .Austin Turney, who has lived at  at 1501 Pennsylvania since he was 2 years old, grew up riding horses with a friend, has been a guardian for the unique property all these years. Lawhorn’s Lawrence: Enduring in East Lawrence
March 29, 2014
Austin Turney’s home near 15th and Pennsylvania streets was under construction in 1863 when Quantrill raided the city. He burned it down. It was quickly rebuilt, and since that time only two families have ever owned the structure. By Chad Lawhorn
10:00 a.m.
Five years ago Lawrence resident Anna Doktor and her two children were living without health insurance. Doktor has since obtained insurance through her job at a local bank and believes she is on steadier ground than before despite its high cost. Faces of the uninsured: five years later
March 29, 2014
In 2009, the Journal-World profiled four Douglas County residents who lacked health insurance. Since then, a lot has changed: The Affordable Care Act passed at the federal level, with the aim of expanding insurance to most of those who previously went without it. What has that meant for the four people the Journal-World wrote about five years ago? We revisit their stories today. By Giles Bruce
3:00 p.m.
The old trading post at Globe, southwest of Lawrence, has been the home, studio and store of David Anderson for the past nine years. In addition to antiques, Anderson and his partner and girlfriend Nedra Lynch sell his stained and leaded glass pieces, her paintings and the collaborative works that combine both their talents from the store. Those unfamiliar with Anderson's work can find two donated examples on display at Lumberyard Arts Center in Baldwin City. Beauty abounds at isolated art-glass shop southwest of Lawrence
March 29, 2014
The relative isolation of his shop in Globe, 8 miles from the nearest town, belies David Anderson’s fondness for people.
6:00 p.m.
This is a view from the front balcony of the Senate chambers at the Topeka Capitol building. Several images were merged in Photoshop to created the panorama. School finance to dominate final week of regular session
March 29, 2014
With one week remaining in the 2014 regular session, Kansas lawmakers will focus heavily on school finance proposals aimed at responding to a recent state Supreme Court ruling. The House will consider one bill that would tie increased funding to policy changes favored by conservatives, while the Senate will look at two proposals that would partially pay for the increases with cuts in other parts of the K-12 education budget. By Peter Hancock

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Editorial: Police state?
The demise of legislation that would have opened police affidavits to the public is an embarrassment to Kansas.
March 30, 2014
If law enforcement officials come knocking at your door — or perhaps breaking the door down — and proceed to search your home, you’d want to know why.