Archive for Sunday, December 30, 2007

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Gordon Alloway, right, performed with the KU band during the 1969 Orange Bowl in Miami. On Jan. 3, 2008, his son, Stewart Alloway, left, will follow in his footsteps. Orange Bowl links generations
December 30, 2007 in print edition on 1A
The Kansas University football team may want to invest in keeping Gordon Alloway in school as long as it can. Alloway was an undergraduate at KU the last time the Jayhawks went to the Orange Bowl. He returned recently to pursue a master’s degree in journalism. In 1969, Alloway was part of the Marching Jayhawks and made the trek to Miami to play at the game. And now, 39 years later, not only is Gordon Alloway back at KU, but his son, Stewart, also is an enrolled Jayhawk.
2:00 p.m.
Joanne and Jim Cravens of Lawrence feel it's unfair to be charged extra by certain businesses and credit card companies that hold funds until transactions are complete. Their concern arose in mid-December when they were charged a $20 "hold" for buying $40 in gasoline. Holds sideswipe card users
December 30, 2007 in print edition on 1B
A few days before Christmas, Joanne Cravens got a holiday surprise that she’s not likely to soon forget. When her husband, James, pre-paid for $40 worth of gas at a local filling station, the Cravenses soon discovered that $60 had been charged to their account. “You go in there, you pay for your gas : you’ve got what you want,” she said. “They charge you more. I don’t get it.”
10:00 p.m.
No cure-all for New Year’s hangover
December 30, 2007 in print edition on 1B
If you’re not keen on starting 2008 with the throbbing headache and nausea that tend to accompany ringing in the new year, armchair physicians are aflutter with surefire remedies. “I’ve heard of mixing clam chowder and Tabasco sauce,” said Dominique Harris, 22, a bartender at Henry T’s Bar and Grill, 3520 W. Sixth St., as she described one stomach-churning solution.

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NBA Roundup
December 30, 2007 in print edition on C8
Scores from around the league.
Poet’s showcase
Deer Season’ by Denise Low
December 30, 2007 in print edition on D3
‘Deer Season’ by Denise Low
UCLA names Neuheisel
Bruins give ex-Colorado coach five-year deal
December 30, 2007 in print edition on C2
Rick Neuheisel is returning to college coaching at the school where he first found fame and success.
Edwards unsure of reception when Chiefs visit Jets today
December 30, 2007 in print edition on C8
Herm Edwards is unsure whether to expect cheers or boos in his return to Giants Stadium.