Archive for Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Also from November 21

On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. NAU Krause Dining
When you think of Al Bohl, how do you feel?

Poll results

Response Percent
A little bit of both
Grateful that he hired Mark Mangino
Angry that he made Roy Williams want to leave
Total 131
Does this undefeated-so-far season make Mark Mangino the best football coach in KU history?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 318

Lead stories

6:54 a.m.
Mayor Sue Hack on May 3, 2007, conceded that she did not file the state-required paperwork disclosing her financial interests in a company receiving cash and economic development incentives from the city. AG won’t prosecute mayor
November 20, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Mayor Sue Hack won’t be prosecuted for violating the state’s conflict of interest laws, although the state attorney general’s office said today she technically violated portions of the act and created an “appearance of impropriety.”
9:00 a.m.
Maintenance workers cover the Kansas endzone at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., where Kansas will take on Missouri this Saturday. The Border Showdown is expected to be the biggest game at Arrowhead all season, according to Josh Looney from the Kansas City Chiefs' public relations office. Workers covered the field with tarps Tuesday in anticipation of rain and snow flurries forecast for this week. Battlefield awaits clash of titans
November 21, 2007 in print edition on 1A
So you’ve got your tickets. Or you’ve got “a friend” who knows where you can get some. Or you don’t have any but want to get as close to Saturday’s Armageddon at Arrowhead as you can. First you have to decide when you’ll get there. Then it’s what to bring, how to get home and how much to plan to spend. We’re here to help.
1:30 p.m.
Online chat
Chat about 40 years worth of Border Showdowns with Journal-World sports writer Chuck Woodling
November 21, 2007
1963 University of Missouri graduate Chuck Woodling started at the Journal-World in 1968 and has seen many KU-MU football games in that time. Join him for an online chat at 1:30 Wednesday about some of his favorite memories from those games -- and what's to come for Saturday's big matchup. <a href="">See Chuck's video blog about this weekend's game.</a>
4:00 p.m.
Al Bohl, shown here in this file photo, said that Nick Saban, Mark Mangino and Gary Pinkel all shared a common trait that helped them get hired. Each man knew one side of the ball at an extremely high level. Ex-Kansas athletic director lauds hires Pinkel, Mangino
November 21, 2007 in print edition on 1B
The epitaph for Al Bohl’s reign as athletic director at Kansas University has read “The guy who held the driveway news conference and accused Roy Williams of holding him like a dove in his hand and choosing to crush him instead of set him free, and the AD who understaffed compliance.”
6:45 p.m.
Kansas guard Russell Robinson warms up prior to the start against Northern Arizona Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007 at Allen Fieldhouse. Win No. 600 at Allen Fieldhouse in the books. KU 87, NAU 46
November 21, 2007
KU’s blowout win marks victory number 600 in Allen Fieldhouse and sets up a showdown with Arizona Sunday night. The game will be the final contest in the Jayhawk Invitational, and KU will look for win No. 601 in the old barn.
10:00 p.m.
Judy Johanning, center, Baldwin City, has made and gathered more than 40 quilts to take to tornado-ravaged Greensburg for the holiday season. Displaying some of the quilts Tuesday with Johanning are members of the Maple Leaf Quilters Guild, Wincel Jehle, Baldwin, left, and Cathy Miles, Lawrence, right. The quilts will be delivered Nov. 30 at the Kiowa County Hospital in Greensburg. Quilts meant as ‘hugs’ for town’s tornado survivors
November 22, 2007 in print edition on 1A
When Judy Johanning heard about the tornado that ravaged Greensburg, she donated money to help. But the Baldwin City resident wanted to do more. “I just wanted to do something for the people,” she said.

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Lawrence Datebook
November 21, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence
Driven by dollars
All of the attention and revenue being generated by Saturday’s Kansas-Missouri football game should have been focused on Lawrence, not Kansas City.
November 21, 2007 in print edition on A12
Consider what should have been going on in Lawrence this week and would have been going on if it had not been for the insatiable desire of Kansas University Athletic Department officials for more money.