Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006
The President has made it clear that biofuels are a big part of his proposals for renewable energy. A burn ban is in effect in Douglas County as dry conditions persist. A $90 thousand State Heritage Trust Grant is being sought by Douglas County to help pay for major repairs to the 103-year-old courthouse.
A local pizza delivery driver is robbed at gunpoint. A local homeless woman is beaten outside the Lawrence Community Shelter. Lawrence City Commissioners will likely add another project to the list of city traffic improvements, nudging the total costs close to $1 million. Lawrence School Board members decide to jump on board to help pay for a study on the need for a multi-purpose community sports complex. Rising gas prices have pushed a KU student service into debt, and some day its time for students to once again shoulder the load. The Prep basketball playoff tipped off Monday night with the first round of the 4A girls sub-state.
Saturday's 25-point loss to Texas did sever damage to KU's shot at a Big 12 title. For the first time in a long time the Kansas women's basketball team is thinking post season. We continue our ongoing look at Medicare Part D in our series, Medicare Under the Microscope. For the fourth time this year a Jayhawk is named Big 12 Conference Rookie of the Week.