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Game 11-8-06 Elections 2006
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Are you satisfied with the outcome of Tuesday's election?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
84%
No
 
15%
Total 592
When - if at all - should the Chiefs replace quarterback Damon Huard with Trent Green?

Poll results

Response Percent
As soon as Green is ready
 
50%
After Huard’s next bad game
 
25%
Never
 
25%
Total 4
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Junior high choir gets expert help
November 8, 2006
Some experts are stepping in to help novice junior high school singers.
Fade to purple?
State’s political identity in flux
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A1
Color Kansas purple. In the battle between Republican red states and Democratic blue states, voters on Tuesday gave historically red Kansas a blue tinge.
Morrison wants Kline to hold off on abortion records
November 8, 2006
Atty. Gen.-elect Paul Morrison today said he hoped Atty. Gen. Phill Kline would not file any charges related to the abortion records in Kline’s possession.
NATION: Rumsfeld resigning, to be replaced by former CIA Director Gates
November 8, 2006
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, architect of an unpopular war in Iraq, intends to resign after six stormy years at the Pentagon, Republican officials said Wednesday.
Sebelius lays out priorities for second term
Says health care will be ‘on the table’
November 8, 2006
Says health care will be ‘on the table.’
Humerickhouse seals win in 59th District
Counting went late into the night
November 8, 2006
Election officials in Osage County were still counting absentee ballots at midnight, and Humerickhouse ended up carrying the county by three votes
KU Opera announces upcoming performances
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D2
The department of music and dance and KU Opera will present two interconnected one-act operas, “Dido and Aeneas,” by Henry Purcell, and “The Old Maid and the Thief,” by Gian Carlo Menotti, starting Thursday.
LHS students to perform Shakespeare
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D2
Lawrence High School will present “The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr (Abridged)” this week in the main auditorium, 1901 La.
Parks and Rec basketball spreads across city
November 8, 2006
Saturday at Langston Hughes Elementary four Parks and Recreation basketball players breathed a sigh of relief. Not because the games were over, but because the season had begun.
Detention not inhumane
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B7
The position of the European left and liberal Democrats on the detention center for suspected terrorists captured on the battlefield has been this: American troops are torturing people on U.S. territory and denying them their civil and human rights.
45th District: Tom Sloan (R)
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A7
In the 45th District Kansas House race, Republican Rep. Tom Sloan won a seventh term by beating his Reform Party rival by a more than 3-to-1 margin.
44th District: Barbara Ballard (D)
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A7
Barbara Ballard secured her eighth term representing Kansas House District 44 on Tuesday, besting her first challenger in years by a wide margin.
38th District: Anthony Brown (R)
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A7
Republican incumbent Anthony Brown retained his Kansas House District 38 seat Tuesday, defeating Democratic challenger Diane Bryant.
Lynn Jenkins captures second term as state treasurer in quiet race
Incumbent says she didn’t want to assume win
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A8
Republican Lynn Jenkins captured a second term Tuesday as state treasurer, defeating her Democratic challenger, Shawnee County Treasurer Larry Wilson.
Musician teaches children about recycling with song
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B8
As Jalbert Cuevas stood in front of his peers pretending to be a dead leaf, a man known as the Eco-Troubadour picked up a cafeteria trash can, turned it over and held it above the fourth-grader’s head.
Judge allows sale of Picasso painting despite lawsuit over Nazi intimidation
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A10
A judge ruled Tuesday that a Picasso painting can be sold at auction, despite a claim that its former owner was forced by the Nazis to sell it in the 1930s because his family descended from Jews.
Ginger butter makes green beans zesty
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D7
Which is worse? Green bean casseroles or steamed green beans with butter? The former usually is insipidly gooey and not even remotely retro enough to be ironically cool. The latter is, well, steamed green beans with butter. Hard to get excited about that.
Rich decaf coffee growing in popularity
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D6
I sometimes drink decaf - even before it gets dark - and I used to be ashamed of saying so. “What’s the point?” said regular coffee drinkers. Decaf was the stuff that garnered sneers and jeers from aficionados.
Suns complete contract with Rose
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C4
Jalen Rose signed with the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday and is expected to be in uniform at San Antonio tonight
Fingers starting to point in Parcells’ direction
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C5
Bill Parcells benched Drew Bledsoe a few weeks ago, convinced the veteran quarterback could no longer get the job done. Now Dallas Cowboys fans are starting to wonder whether the same is true about Parcells.
Rep. Moore easily wins fifth term to 3rd District
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A6
Resurgent Democrats won control of the House and challenged the Republicans’ grip on the Senate in midterm elections, riding a powerful wave of public anger over the war in Iraq and scandal at home.
Morrison vows focus on crime
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A1
Career prosecutor Paul Morrison on Tuesday unseated anti-abortion warrior Phill Kline and became Kansas attorney general in one of the most hard-hitting state campaigns in recent memory.
Moran, Tiahrt win handily
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A6
In Kansas’ 1st District, Republican Rep. Jerry Moran defeated Democrat John Doll, 78 percent to 20 percent, while Reform Party candidate Sylvester Cain had 1 percent, with 91 percent of precincts reporting.
Democrats dominate
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A1
U.S. Rep. Jim Ryun, R-Kan., didn’t know what hit him. A five-term incumbent, Ryun was soundly defeated Tuesday by Democratic challenger Nancy Boyda, stunning most observers and contributing to a Democratic recapture of the U.S. House.
Democrats win majority of state governorships
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A9
Democrats reclaimed governors’ offices Tuesday from the Northeast to the Rockies and even in the South, giving them control of the top political job in a majority of states for the first time in 12 years and an edge in places critical to the 2008 White House race.
Election delivered a message to Bush
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A9
President Bush wasn’t on the ballot, but he may have been the biggest loser in Tuesday’s elections.
Local voters reflect on power shift, voting process
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A7
At the Red Lyon Tavern in downtown Lawrence, one TV screen showed a basketball blowout in progress. Other screens showed a dramatic power shift in politics, as Democrats grabbed control of the U.S. House of Representatives and key Kansas seats.
53rd District: Ann Mah (D)
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A7
Ann Mah’s poll watchers predicted the outcome long before the votes were tallied Tuesday.
59th District: Joe Humerickhouse (R) (leading by a slim margin at midnight)
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A7
With vote totals still incomplete late Tuesday, 59th Kansas House District incumbent Joe Humerickhouse, R-Osage City, led challenger Jim Irey, D-Lyndon, by 250 votes in a tight race.
46th District: Paul Davis (D)
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A7
Kansas House Rep. Paul Davis, a Democrat, took 86 percent of the vote Tuesday, easily winning a third term.
10th District: Tom Holland (D)
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A7
Democratic Rep. Tom Holland far outpaced his Republican opponent in Douglas County to win a third term representing the 10th Kansas House District.
47th District: Lee Tafanelli (R)
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A7
With pre-election jitters setting in, all Jim Faris could do Tuesday afternoon was finish watching a couple episodes of “The West Wing,” the small-screen political drama.
Douglas County Commissioner Charles Jones nabs third term
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A8
Charles Jones cruised through election night unopposed and easily earned a third term as 1st District Douglas County Commissioner.
Secretary of State elected to 4th term
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A8
Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh easily won a fourth term Tuesday, defeating Democratic challenger David Haley in a rematch from 2002.
Praeger wins second term
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A8
Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger claimed victory Tuesday as Kansas voters gave her a second four-year term.
Rural farmer named Wakarusa Township clerk
Neither candidate campaigned; other townships’ spots were unopposed
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A8
Gerald Dwyer is looking forward to holding public office for the first time.
McLouth liquor store to stay open
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A8
Charles Karmann gets to keep his liquor store open.
Board of education races set moderates’ control
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A8
A conservative State Board of Education member was locked in a tight race Tuesday night that could determine whether moderates will have an even stronger majority in ending the reign of conservatives who pushed anti-evolution standards back into Kansas schools.
In K.C., light rail likely, soccer complex no
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A5
The latest attempt to bring light rail to the Kansas City area was doing well with area voters Tuesday night, while a proposal to build a soccer complex in nearby Johnson County, Kan., failed to score.
Experts say ancient ruins, coastal sites threatened by global warming
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A4
From ancient ruins in Thailand to a 12th-century settlement off Africa’s eastern coast, prized sites around the world have withstood centuries of wars, looting and natural disasters.
Ortega wins back Nicaragua presidency
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A4
Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega, a former Marxist revolutionary who fought off a U.S.-backed insurgency in the 1980s, won Nicaragua’s presidential election, election results showed Tuesday.
Kansas basketball notebook
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C7
Brandon Rush, who was named to the Associated Press’ Preseason All-America team Tuesday afternoon, didn’t play very well the first half Tuesday night.
Jayhawks ‘OK’ with dismissal
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C7
There apparently is no team dissension over Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self’s decision to remove troubled C.J. Giles from the team.
Fouls flummox ESU
Hornet ‘big’ men disqualified early
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C6
When a basketball team has nothing to lose in the present, it’s pointless to be concerned with the future.
Baker women suffer first hoop loss
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C3
The Baker University women’s basketball team fell in an early hole and never recovered Tuesday night, suffering its first loss of the season in a 75-48 setback to Sterling College.
KU’s Woodland named to Hogan Watch List
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C3
Kansas University senior Gary Woodland was among 22 collegiate golfers named to the Ben Hogan Watch List.
Al-Qaida operative sentenced to life in prison for bombing plans
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A4
An al-Qaida operative who planned to bomb the World Bank in Washington and the New York Stock Exchange as well as other landmarks in the United States and Britain was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday.
A passion for pigskin
Hoops, horses take back seat in Louisville this fall
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C3
In a city hooked on long shots and jump shots, college football has long been a diversion, something for fall Saturdays before the horses start running at Churchill Downs and the Louisville basketball team packs Freedom Hall.
Keegan: Dismissal saddens Rush
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C1
On the day he learned he was named first-team preseason All-American, Kansas University sophomore forward Brandon Rush learned his friend had been booted from the team, this time for good. As usual, Rush was honest in assessing the situation Tuesday night after a 90-55 exhibition victory over Emporia State.
Swimming skills open another door for Swank
Free State senior cements goal of collegiate career with scholarship at Miami of Ohio
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C3
Katie Swank knew she had swimming potential at age 13. It was at that age the Free State High senior qualified for the Junior Nationals championship swim meet.
Giles gets booted for good
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C1
This time, Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self left no room for a reinstatement when he announced Tuesday that reserve junior center C.J. Giles had been dismissed from the team.
Kansas, in a landslide
Nervous Collins sparks exhibition rout
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C1
Sherron Collins figured he had rid himself of the freshman jitters Thursday against Washburn. Turns out that was just wishful thinking. Turns out that was just wishful thinking. “I got really nervous when I found out I was starting a college game, my first college game,” said Collins …
Governor claims ‘vote for progress’
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A1
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, credited with revitalizing the Kansas Democratic Party, trounced her Republican opponent Tuesday, leading a surge that saw Democrats recapture a second Kansas congressional seat and turn out an incumbent Republican attorney general.
Attack at army camp kills at least 20 soldiers
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A3
A suicide attacker detonated a bomb at a Pakistan army training base in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 20 soldiers and wounding several others, government officials said.
New trial ordered in 1983 slayings
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A3
A man sentenced to death for the slayings of a young Texas couple camped in the Idaho wilderness must be released or retried because of his attorney’s actions, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
Document rules eased for gender change
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A3
The city wants to make it easier for transgender New Yorkers to switch the sex listed on their birth certificate even without undergoing sex-change surgery, putting the city at the forefront of efforts to redefine gender.
Record storms wreak havoc
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A3
Record rainfall that brought heavy flooding to the Northwest, killing at least one person, causing evacuations and damaging roads and houses, began to ease Tuesday, as high waters continued to threaten some areas.
Gaza strikes continue past pullout
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A3
Israeli tank shells landed in a residential neighborhood north of the town of Beit Hanoun early today, killing at least 18 people in their sleep, according to witnesses.
Iraq charges 57 police with torture; Saddam urges peace
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A3
Shiites and Sunnis traded mortar attacks Tuesday on Baghdad neighborhoods across the Tigris, killing 21 as police found the bodies of 15 torture victims in the river south of the capital.
City modifies T wave-down policy
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B3
Commissioners unanimously agreed to end the wave-down policy currently used by the Lawrence Transit System.
Consultant to help write ‘old-style’ codes
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B3
The city will soon hire a consultant to help it write new codes allowing developers to build neighborhoods in a more old-style way.
County wants to help city with rural growth
November 8, 2006
We’re the county government, and we’re here to help you. That was the message Douglas County commissioners delivered to Lawrence city commissioners Tuesday afternoon as they attempted to convince the city to adopt a new set of regulations governing rural growth.
On the record
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B2
From Canada, with pluck
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A2
The cable movie “Underfunded” (9 p.m., USA) arrives with an interesting premise. What’s it like to be a secret agent from a less-than-superpower? Mather Zickel (“Reno 911”) stars as agent Darryl Freehorn of the Canadian Secret Service. The agency has such a low profile that he’s forced to say, “Yes, they have one, too” every time he introduces himself.
K.C. worried about ailing O-line
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C8
With Trent Green shaking off the after-effects of his Week One concussion, the chatter at Kansas City Chiefs headquarters has swirled around the health of their quarterback, but they also have injury concerns along their offensive line.
Chiefs tired of QB questions
Green or Huard? Even Peterson says to drop it
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C8
Kansas City’s simmering Trent Green-vs.-Damon Huard situation exploded into a full-blown quarterback controversy Tuesday, with even the team president asking reporters to drop the subject.
Reynolds deserves better from ESPN
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C2
Harold Reynolds pulled into the parking lot at ESPN on July 24, preparing for an appearance later that day on “SportsCenter.” He was going to break down the swing of Boston left fielder Manny Ramirez.
U. of Miami player killed
Defensive lineman Pata victim of gunshot
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C2
University of Miami defensive lineman Bryan Pata was shot and killed Tuesday night at his apartment complex, school officials said.
Second plea reached in crack cocaine case
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B1
A second defendant has reached a plea deal in a case involving 10 people charged with taking part in a Law-rence crack cocaine distribution ring.
Ceremony to welcome Kansas soldiers home
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B1
Kansas on Thursday will welcome about 450 National Guardsmen, including some from a Lawrence unit, returning home after a yearlong tour of duty in Iraq.
KBI still working on shooting report
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B1
Lawrence Police say they haven’t yet given prosecutors their report on a fatal Sept. 24 police shooting because they’re waiting on information from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.
Kids Voting in Douglas County sets participation record
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B1
Democratic candidates won handily Tuesday in Kids Voting in Douglas County.
Retired KU math professor, 101, dies
G. Baley Price helped develop New Math in 1960s
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B1
G. Baley Price, a retired Kansas University mathematician and a key figure in the development of New Math in the 1960s, died Tuesday. He was 101.
City Commission defers retail vote
Highberger, Rundle, Schauner want six months to study development issue
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B1
Get ready for a whole lot of retail wrangling. The next six months should determine whether Lawrence residents will have new shopping centers to patronize or whether the city will be closed - at least temporarily - to significant new retail developments.
Boeing lightens 787 design
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B4
Boeing’s new 787 jetliner will be between 4,000 to 5,000 pounds lighter, after some redesigning to decrease the plane’s weight by 2 percent.
Overland Park passes business smoking ban
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B4
This Kansas City suburb became the largest city in Kansas to ban smoking at virtually all indoor businesses, even though it won’t take effect for more than a year.
Revered K.C. jazz tradition endangered by liquor laws
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B8
Supporters of a long-standing tradition of late-night jazz jams are trying to determine their next move, after a city advisory group said it would not recommend the group get a liquor license.
Court dismisses worker’s suit against BTK killer
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B5
A woman’s discrimination lawsuit against BTK killer Dennis Rader was dismissed after a federal judge ruled it was filed too late.
Ethanol power plant planned
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B5
A site east of Wright has been chosen as a potential location for a new ethanol plant.
Helicopter parents’ now trying to help children land jobs
Employers recommend graduates take responsibility
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A10
Some parents are writing their college-age kids’ resumes. Others are acting as their children’s “representatives,” hounding college career counselors, showing up at job fairs and sometimes going as far as calling employers to ask why their son or daughter didn’t get a job.
Squash needn’t be dull uncle at Thanksgiving table
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D8
Though a staple of many Thanksgiving tables, traditional butternut squash purees often feel like the culinary family’s dull uncle. Against the fat of mashed potatoes, the sweet zip of cranberry sauce and the savory chew of turkey, squash can seem uninteresting.
Bills receiver Reed released from hospital
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C5
Buffalo Bills receiver Josh Reed was released from the hospital Tuesday, two days after suffering a bruised kidney.
Tasty, tender turkeys don’t have to be hard
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D7
There’s something a bit smug about turkey. Assured of its place on the Thanksgiving table, it has the luxury of sitting back and gloating while we panic over how to prepare it. Fresh or frozen? Brined or basted? Drizzled with oil, draped with cheesecloth or dumped upside down?
Extremely dark roasts not the best coffee
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D6
There are different degrees of roasting in making coffee. The darker the roast, the more earthy and chocolate flavors will be in the coffee - up to a point.
Renowned mystery author to give signing
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D2
Anne Perry, internationally renowned author of three different mystery series, will talk about her books at 7 p.m. today at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt.
Choreographer showcase coming Saturday
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D2
The 15th Annual Choreographers’ Showcase, sponsored by the 940 Dance Company, will feature a day of new workshops and master classes as well as informal and formal showcases during Saturday’s event.
Spencer exhibit accompanies conference
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D2
Kansas University’s Spencer Museum of Art will display an exhibition titled “Power, Place and People: African American Indigenous Stories” as part of a major national conference co-hosted by KU, the Hall Center for the Humanities and Haskell Indian Nations University.
Son of ‘Growing Pains’ star hopes second album gains momentum
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D2
Having a celebrity pedigree doesn’t guarantee you success in the entertainment world. Robin Thicke, son of sitcom star Alan Thicke, found that out when he released his debut album, “A Beautiful World,” three years ago.
FBI: Heinz break-in was not terrorism
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C5
Two college students charged with trying to break into Heinz Field last weekend were pranksters, not terrorists, the FBI said.
Dish tasted in Southwest earns place at KS table
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D1
Cooking Connection is a Journal-World feature that prints favorite reader recipes. This week’s featured cook is Christi Lanier, of Lawrence, with her Spicy Hominy Casserole.
Holiday meals connect us to past
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D1
I was struck by the seasonal cover of this month’s Gourmet, even though it features the usual portrait of roasted turkey-on-platter.
War of the words
Dictionary publisher says reference book evolves with time - and debate
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D1
John Morse is in charge of several dictionaries, but it’s not always the big words that get his mind going.
Punter impressed Jets coach right away
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C5
Ben Graham’s journey to the NFL began with a long kick over a big river in Australia.
Steelers’ new adage: Just win (one game)
Roethlisberger’s ride, Cowher’s purchase may have derailed Pittsburgh
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C5
The genesis for a season that has gone terribly wrong may be traced to a pair of seemingly unconnected events that occurred long before any member of the Pittsburgh Steelers stepped on a field.
Planning puzzle
Planning infrastructure behind development can have costly consequences.
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B6
Carpenters have an old saying: Measure twice cut once. It’s a way to avoid wasting a lot of building material.
Cane gives new perspective
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B7
My view of the world changed in early September. Both my grandmother and my mother suffered from debilitating arthritis. I have known for years it was likely that I, too, would eventually suffer from similar problems.
Devotional moves
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B6
To the editor: Terry Rombeck’s article “Meditative motion” in Saturday’s paper did a good job of describing some of the ways people are using movement and dance as devotional practice. For the most part, he was successful in accurately conveying the underlying principles and ideas of these practices.
Good service
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B7
To the editor: As one who has been struggling with endless automated phone systems and endless links through Web sites to get the information I need from the various purveyors of Medicare Part D drug insurance plans, I really appreciate good, efficient service when I receive it.
Wrong message
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B7
To the editor: What’s the message sent to students regarding the recent firing of the Lawrence High School pom coach (“School board fires pom squad coach,” Oct. 28 Journal-World)?
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B6
W. Keith Kelley, former Haskell Institute superintendent, was named to receive the U.S. Interior Department’s highest honor for his work in Native American programs. Kelley had retired in 1964 after 40 years in the field of education.
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B6
From the Lawrence Daily World for Nov. 8, 1906: “George J. Barker, ex-speaker of the Kansas House, has proposed, through the World, a set of laws to give our prohibitory legislation more teeth and to make enforcement easier.
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B6
Former Kansas Gov. Robert Bennett, who had been considering making the 1982 Kansas governor race on the Republican ticket, removed himself from further consideration and mentioned former Kansas University Chancellor Archie Dykes as a prospective entry.
More vets in Congress may equal less war
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B6
Since John Kerry “botched” a joke and implied that those without education “get stuck in Iraq,” political leaders from both parties have been piously describing U.S. troops as valiant young Einsteins in desert camouflage.
KTKA morning show staffers fix breakfast on ‘Jayni’s Kitchen’
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D6
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “‘Good Morning, Kansas!’ Breakfast Recipes with KTKA’S Jessica Lovell & Blake Smith.”
Advantage Medical adds employees
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C10
Advantage Medical Group, Lawrence, announces the hiring of Hyon Kim as supervising physical therapist and Jodi Leeper as a physician assistant.
Jayhawk File hires new president
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C10
Jayhawk File Express LLC announces the appointment of Cheryl Creviston as president of the document-management and file-storage company.
Sons, and parents, back in action
November 8, 2006
The Anderson family is embarking on another travel hockey season. Actually, we are 17 games into the new season. I’ve just been too busy to write about it.
New volleyball team draws hopefuls to Southwest
November 8, 2006
Saturday Teri Huslig stood in a gym full of people and flying volleyballs. She quickly deflected the balls off her arms, knees and feet. Huslig fought fatigue from a basketball game earlier in the day, but stuck it out for nearly two hours in hopes of making it onto a brand new volleyball team.
Commodities
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C10
Perfect season ends with Toy Bowl title
November 8, 2006
After two years of second-place finishes, the Baldwin Bulldogs fifth-grade youth football team won its first Toy Bowl last Sunday afternoon.
Crystal-clear tips for buying eyeglasses
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C10
Before getting an eye examination, you should familiarize yourself with the basics of lenses and frames.
Cancer research gets KU boost
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C10
Kathleen Sebelius lost an aunt to breast cancer and Robert Hemenway stared down prostate cancer.
Hoopsters get basketball season going
November 8, 2006
Pregame jitters can be quite common for teams during the season, especially for the first game. But at the East Lawrence Rec Center Wednesday night, second-grader Cole Brungardt wasn’t nervous, he was eager -eager to play his first Hoopsters basketball game.
Lawrence youth dreams big, races small
November 8, 2006
At 10 years old, Macray Urish is already driving. If that sounds a little off, it’s because Macray isn’t the kind of driver who gets free reign of his parents’ car on Saturday nights. Though he will not have a license for another six years, driving is Macray’s sport.
South Dakota rejects tough abortion ban
Gay marriage, minimum wage among other top initiatives
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A9
South Dakotans rejected a toughest-in-the-nation law that would have banned virtually all abortions, even in cases of rape and incest - defeating one of the most high-profile state measures facing voters Tuesday.
Lawrence Datebook
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B2
People in the news
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A2
¢ First nominees announced for People’s Choice Awards ¢ Record mogul recovering ¢ She was just joking ¢ Teen held in actress’s death ¢ Smith out of hospital
Spears files for divorce from Federline
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A2
Britney Spears is saying bye-bye, K-Fed. The pop princess filed for divorce Tuesday from her husband, former backup dancer and aspiring rapper Kevin Federline.
LINK Kitchen requests volunteers for community Thanksgiving dinner
November 8, 2006 in print edition on B1
The turkeys - or at least the money to buy them - have been donated.
Shots don’t fall for Fightin’ Indians
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C3
According to the coaches of Haskell Indian Nation University’s women and men’s basketball squads, Tuesday night’s performances were an aberration.
Crackdown on complaints draws ire
Commissioner getting tough with on-court behavior
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C4
Life can be good when you’re young, talented and playing for guaranteed money in the NBA. Your every whim is catered to, and there’s a posse around whose job it is to always say yes. Then somebody comes along and spoils it all by saying no. No more tantrums. No more whining. No more drama.
Prep Aldrich to sign today with KU
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C1
Cole Aldrich, who orally committed to Kansas University over a year ago, today finally will become an official member of the Jayhawk basketball team.
Rush tapped All-American
November 8, 2006 in print edition on C1
Tyler Hansbrough of North Carolina led a preseason All-America team of underclassmen.
Glycemic index useful, but not last word, on diabetes control
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D3
Q: I’m a diabetic. What about the glycemic index - does the type of carbohydrate really matter?
Horoscopes
November 8, 2006 in print edition on D5
For Wednesday, Nov. 8
GOP appears likely to lose D.C. control
November 8, 2006 in print edition on A1
Resurgent Democrats won control of the House and challenged the Republicans’ grip on the Senate in midterm elections, riding a powerful wave of public anger over the war in Iraq and scandal at home.