Archive for Monday, December 31, 2007

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
The Kansas University football team flocks to its fans after a 43-28 victory against Oklahoma State. The Jayhawks beat the Cowboys Nov. 10 at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater. The KU football team's dramatic success in 2007 has been named the top local story of 2007 by the Journal-World and 6News staff. Top local stories of 2007
December 31, 2007 in print edition on 1A
The Kansas Jayhawks’ stellar football season tops this list of top stories from 2007, as voted on by the Journal-World and 6News staff.
1:00 p.m.
Thirty-two engraved Hokie Stones sit in front of Burruss Hall on the campus of Virginia Tech - one stone for each of the victims in Seung-Hui Cho's April 16th school shooting. Football helps Hokies heal
December 31, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Reminders of April 16 are everywhere. Especially at football practice. A black flag with an orange and maroon ribbon flies from a camera stand above the Virginia Tech practice fields. A similar patch is stitched to each jersey.
4:00 p.m.
Nora Steinle, here with her mother, Dee, was the first baby in Lawrence born in 2007. Nora's introduction to the world wasn't easy; she was rushed to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., because of oxygen deprivation. But now, Nora is a thriving toddler. 2007 baby healthy after initial scare
December 31, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Dee and Michael Steinle stayed optimistic and calm in the hours after their daughter, Nora, was born shortly after midnight Jan. 1, 2007. But it wasn’t easy.
10:00 p.m.
Kansas fans, from left, Laura Boddington, Topeka, KU freshman Chance Riley, junior Tim Burgess and sophomore Stewart Bell, all of Lawrence, check an atlas before leaving Sunday to watch the Jayhawks in the Orange Bowl in Miami. KU fans hit the road
December 31, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Kansas University junior Tim Burgess hasn’t missed a football game this season and he isn’t about to let 1,503 miles keep him from attending the last one - Thursday’s game in Miami.

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China ties
Kansas University is making significant new connections in China.
December 31, 2007 in print edition on A11
The world is becoming ever smaller, which is why it is welcome news that Kansas University is forging important new relationships with higher education in China.
Discover what makes you unique
December 31, 2007 in print edition on B11
J.T. and Dale Talk Jobs
A look ahead at the playoffs
December 31, 2007 in print edition on B4
A look at the AFC and NFC playoffs
On the record
December 31, 2007 in print edition on A4
Marriage Licenses issued