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6:00 a.m.
Jamaal James, 17, of Trinidad, talks to fourth-graders at Broken Arrow School in this file photo.  Broken Arrow received the Governor's Achievement Award because of its excellent academic standings. Broken Arrow honored
November 26, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Broken Arrow School students and staff got a surprise Monday - the Governor’s Achievement Award. Superintendent Randy Weseman showed up at a scheduled assembly to present the award to Principal Brian McCaffrey.
9:00 a.m.
A rendering of the western elevation of the proposed Oread Inn, courtesy of NSPJ Architects, shows how the development will look from Indiana Street. The hotel complex would be at 12th and Indiana streets. Building concern?
November 27, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Dennis Brown can’t believe a building this big is producing a discussion this small. Brown, president of the Lawrence Preservation Alliance, said he’s concerned community members don’t grasp the significance of a seven-story hotel proposed for the edge of Kansas University at 12th and Indiana streets.
1:00 p.m.
Haley Trast, left, 11 and her sister, Kelsey, 12, construct a gingerbread house earlier this month at their west Lawrence residence. The Trast family sells gingerbread specifically for making the decorative houses for the holidays. Home sweet home
November 27, 2007 in print edition on 1C
Jodi Trast doesn’t build gingerbread houses. She builds entire subdivisions. For 10 years, the sweet smell of gingerbread has permeated the Trast house for the month leading up to Christmas. Trast ends up making dozens of the structures each year - for her daughters’ Girl Scout groups and friends, for fundraisers, for her PEO group or for anyone else who wants houses.
4:00 p.m.
Haskell's Lakota Nez (30) breaks up a pass to Peru State's Eil Brown (1) in this file photo from Saturday Oct, 27, 2007. Woodling: Kansas, Haskell opposites
November 27, 2007 in print edition on 1D
These are the best of times for Kansas University football. Never been better. These are the worst of times for Haskell Indian Nations University football. Same old, same old. Within the Lawrence city limits is a classic example of both ends of the college football spectrum. The classy Mercedes is, of course, the Jayhawks. The used Kia is the Fightin’ Indians. Does any other city in America contain such collegiate gridiron disparity?
10:00 p.m.
South Junior High School seventh-graders in Kathy Stuntz's science class work on Mars calendars in the hallway outside their classroom at the newly constructed school. Students and faculty have been adjusting to more open and spacious classrooms and hallways in the new school design. Final touches are being added to the new school, and construction should be complete before the spring semester begins. Light at end of tunnel’ seen at new South Junior High
November 27, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Near the end of November - at a time when most schools have settled into a routine - construction workers still are part of the school day at South Junior High School. But, in the words of Principal Will Fernandez, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. And workers soon will apply final touches at South and nearby Broken Arrow School. The new South was part of a $23.9 million project that also included renovations and an addition to Broken Arrow.

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6News video: City leaders take their time making a decision on one big building
November 27, 2007
The Lawrence City Commission sends plans for a seven-story hotel at 12th and Indiana Streets back to a historic review committee.
6News video: Deciphera cleared to accept incentives package
November 27, 2007
Deciphera Pharmaceuticals this week received approval from the Kansas Bioscience Authority to accept a package worth up to 3.5 million dollars.
6News video: Before students can relax for the holidays, they must master finals
November 27, 2007
It’s all that stands between students and winter break - final exams! But KU students got some tips today that may come in handy at test time.
6Sports video: KU women roll over Creighton
November 27, 2007
The KU women’s basketball team demolished Creighton Tuesday night in Allen Fieldhouse by a final score of 91-56.
6News video: Local snow plowers practice for winter weather
November 27, 2007
A few snowflakes have fallen so far this season, but nothing to cause major headaches on the roadways - yet! The Kansas Department of Transportation wants to keep local snow plowers on top of their game with a tool that’s kind of like a “game”.
6News video: Notification system up and running
November 27, 2007
Alerting parents to school emergencies is just a phone call away. The Lawrence School District now has a notification system in place to reach more parents faster.
6News video: Annual tree auction hits Liberty Hall
November 27, 2007
Liberty Hall turns into a ‘Winter Wonderland’ tonight for the 21st Annual Festival of Trees Auction.
6Sports video: Mangino heralded as ‘Big 12 Coach of the Year’
November 27, 2007
A school record eleven wins was enough for conference football coaches to name Mark Mangino the Big 12 Coach of the Year.
6Sports video: Rex Walters returns to Allen Fieldhouse
November 27, 2007
A thousand-point scorer who helped KU to the 1993 Final Four will be back in Allen Fieldhouse tomorrow as a member of the opposition.
6News video: Mother founds ‘Nicole Bingham Memorial Scholarship’
November 27, 2007
The mother of one of the victims from the Boardwalk Apartment Fire in October 2005 looks to preserve her daughter’s memory.
6Sports video: What’s gotten into Rodrick Stewart?
November 27, 2007
Five games into his senior campaign, and USC transfer Rodrick Stewart is playing the best basketball of his college career.
6Sports video: LHS girls basketball squad ready for new season
November 27, 2007
The Lawrence High girls basketball season tips off in three days. This Friday, the Lions take on Washburn Rural in Topeka. Kevin Romary has a season preview…
6News video: Man charged with arson faces court hearing
November 27, 2007
A rural Douglas County man charged with arson after a lengthy standoff with authorities earlier this month now faces a court hearing.
Light at end of tunnel’ seen at new South Junior High
Construction down to final touches
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A1
Near the end of November - at a time when most schools have settled into a routine - construction workers still are part of the school day at South Junior High School. But, in the words of Principal Will Fernandez, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. And workers soon will apply final touches at South and nearby Broken Arrow School. The new South was part of a $23.9 million project that also included renovations and an addition to Broken Arrow.
KU women roll over Creighton, 91-56, improving to 4-1
November 27, 2007
Behind the momentum created with a 27-2 run to start the game, the Kansas University women’s basketball team rolled over Creighton 91-56 Tuesday night in Allen Fieldhouse. Sophomores Danielle McCray and Sade Morris each scored 16 points to lead the Jayhawks, who successfully avenged Saturday’s 68-56 loss at Southern Methodist. McCray’s stat line also included six rebounds, four assists and three steals, while Morris tallied four boards and four assists.
6News Now: Boardwalk fire victim’s mother creates a scholarship
November 27, 2007
In tonight’s 6News and tomorrow’s Lawrence Journal-World, the mother of one of the victims of the Boardwalk Apartments fire is looking to preserve her daughter’s memory, and an in-depth look at the Lawrence school district’s new text messaging system.
Mangino named Big 12 coach of the year
November 27, 2007
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino was named Big 12 coach of the year by the league’s coaches, one of several Jayhawks to be honored Tuesday.
Standoff, arson suspect given December court date
November 27, 2007
An attorney for Darrel Maley, 57, said Tuesday that Maley recently under went a mental examination. The results of the examination aren’t yet known, but Maley’s attorney, Hatem Chahine, asked that his client be transferred to a mental facility in Kansas City, Mo., for inpatient treatment.
Home sweet home
Gingerbread ‘subdivisions’ appear every holiday season in this household
November 27, 2007 in print edition on C1
Jodi Trast doesn’t build gingerbread houses. She builds entire subdivisions. For 10 years, the sweet smell of gingerbread has permeated the Trast house for the month leading up to Christmas. Trast ends up making dozens of the structures each year - for her daughters’ Girl Scout groups and friends, for fundraisers, for her PEO group or for anyone else who wants houses.
People in the news
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B8
¢ Pathologist: No sign Diana was pregnant¢ Quiet Riot singer Kevin Dubrow found dead¢ Hulk Hogan’s wife wants property, alimony¢ Attorney doesn’t want custody files reviewed¢ Red Hot Chili Pepper’s house destroyed by fire¢ Hollywood writers, studios begin talks¢ Brown has most points going into finale tonight
Musharraf to quit army this week
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A2
Pervez Musharraf will retire as chief of Pakistan’s army at midweek, his aides announced Monday as the embattled leader grappled with a political scene roiled by the return of an exiled former prime minister in time for crucial January elections.
Who will step up for Jayhawks?
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B4
Four games. Four different leading scorers. Clearly, Kansas University’s women’s basketball team doesn’t have a go-to player. At least not yet. “It’s an equal-opportunity offense,” coach Bonnie Henrickson said. “We’re still trying different combinations. We’re still a work in progress.”
Consumer group: Gov. may have compromised rate increase request
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A1
A consumer advocacy agency wants to know whether Gov. Kathleen Sebelius compromised the rights of ratepayers in Westar Energy’s fast-track request for an increase. The Citizens’ Utility Ratepayer Board has asked utility regulators to recuse themselves from considering Westar’s proposed rate increase.
Pump patrol
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.89 at several locations.
Pet Friends staffers trained in CPR, first aid
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B9
Staffers of Lawrence Pet Friends recently were certified in Pet CPR and First Aid, a combined course administered by the American Red Cross.
Steelers go retro to keep Miami winless, 3-0
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B5
A terrible field and dreadful weather caused the Dolphins and Steelers to rewind to a different NFL era, a time when points came at a premium and one field goal could decide a game. They trudged through the quagmire of Heinz Field, nearly going all night without scoring. Nearly.
MU’s Coffman questionable
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B2
Missouri tight end Chase Coffman has an ankle injury and is questionable for Saturday’s Big 12 championship game against No. 9 Oklahoma.
Lawrence Datebook
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence
KU proposals for funding win regents’ approval
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A1
Kansas University walked away a winner from a special meeting of the Board of Regents on Monday. Three proposed KU programs received the board’s endorsement and will be brought to the Kansas Legislature as part of the pitch for about $17 million in new higher education funds next year. All told, the three programs add up to $6.5 million next year and about $10.5 million over the next three.
Jefferson Co. says no to Wakarusa festival
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A1
Thanks, but no thanks. Jefferson County commissioners voted 2-1 Monday against allowing a private landowner to host next June’s Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival. “The reason is we do not have the infrastructure to handle this, and if we had the infrastructure to handle this, I would approve it,” Commissioner David Christy said.
Building concern?
Little fuss about big hotel worries preservation groups
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A3
Dennis Brown can’t believe a building this big is producing a discussion this small. Brown, president of the Lawrence Preservation Alliance, said he’s concerned community members don’t grasp the significance of a seven-story hotel proposed for the edge of Kansas University at 12th and Indiana streets.
Oil find could help or hurt Brazil’s economy
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A7
No wonder that Brazil’s president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, proclaimed “God is Brazilian” after the discovery of massive oil reserves in his country earlier this month: The find could soon turn Brazil into a major oil exporter, and a big player in world affairs.
WRAP will be funded through end of school year
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A5
A program that puts clinical social workers in Lawrence schools will continue in some form through the end of the school year. Deputy Superintendent Bruce Passman said Monday night that Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center leaders have agreed to fund up to nine WRAP program worker positions, primarily at junior high and high schools, to get through this school year.
Oklahoma DE questionable
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B2
The status of Oklahoma defensive end Auston English, the Big 12 sacks leader, remains in question for the league’s championship game, but his backup is expected to be healthy enough to play Saturday against No. 1 Missouri.
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A7
A longtime Lawrence institution had closed its doors. Bowser-Lee Mortuary, which had served primarily the black community for more than 40 years, had stopped operation because of declining business both here and in Topeka, where there was also a Bowser-Lee operation.
Court asked to declare Fossett legally dead
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A2
The wife of adventurer Steve Fossett went to court Monday to have him found legally dead, saying she believes he perished when his plane disappeared over the Nevada desert in September. Peggy Fossett asked a Cook County probate judge to begin the process of distributing his assets according to his will.
Mizzou underdog despite top rank
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B4
Growing up in the Sooner State, Missouri defensive tackle Lorenzo Williams had a close-up look at what a traditional power Oklahoma has been. And he knows just how wide the gap is between the Sooners and his top-ranked Tigers when it comes to big games.
Tanker accident spilled about 1,000 gallons of gas
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A3
Work continued Monday to clean up a gasoline spill along the Kansas Turnpike near the West Lawrence interchange where a tanker was involved in an accident Sunday night.
Museum seeks county cowgirls
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A3
The Watkins Community Museum of History will host the ExhibitsUSA traveling exhibit “Cowgirls: Contemporary Portraits of the American West” from Dec. 15 through Jan. 19. As part of the exhibit, the museum staff is seeking photographs of Douglas County cowgirls with an explanatory essay up to 250 words.
County employees get 3 percent raise
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A3
Douglas County commissioners on Monday agreed to stick with their previous plan of providing a 3 percent cost of living wage increase to employees in 2008.
Commodities
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B9
Agriculture futures closed mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery fell 12.5 cents to $8.14; December corn dropped 3.5 cents to $3.85; March oats lost 1.25 cents to $2.735; January soybeans rose 3.5 cents to $11.037.
Parks and Rec conducts toy drive
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A3
The Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is collecting toys to be donated to The Shelter Inc.
Long-term benefit
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A7
To the editor: In response to the disgruntled locals who complain of the money-hungry Kansas University athletics officials, I ask them: Do they wish for KU to be in the top flight of the Big 12 in all sports, facilities and coaches? Or do they concern themselves solely with the lost business from the KU-MU game?
Big trade-off
Being able to play Saturday’s pivotal game in Memorial Stadium would have been worth a lot to the Kansas Jayhawks.
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A7
Was it worth it? Was it worth the million or more dollars the Kansas University Athletic Department raked in for playing the Kansas-Missouri game in Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium, taking the game away from Lawrence and KU’s Memorial Stadium? Obviously, the answer depends on whom you ask.
Plan to relocate cemeteries near KCI fought
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B10
Descendants of people buried in five homestead cemeteries near Kansas City International Airport are fighting the city’s attempts to relocate the graves to make way for economic development. Some of Platte County’s earliest settlers are believed to be buried in the cemeteries scattered throughout 7,000 acres of vacant city-owned property around the airport.
Return of rickets in kids
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A2
Too little milk, sunshine and exercise: It’s an anti-bone trifecta. And for some kids, shockingly, it’s leading to rickets, the soft-bone scourge of the 19th century.
Chamber names speaker for annual meeting
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B9
James Jones, president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Energy, will discuss energy issues as guest speaker for the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting Jan. 11.
Lott says he’ll resign U.S. Senate seat
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A2
Mississippi Sen. Trent Lott announced Monday he will leave a 35-year career in Congress in which he epitomized the Republicans’ political takeover of the South after the civil rights struggles of the 1960s.
Military bonuses can help reduce debt
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B9
Money is a powerful motivator. Just ask our military. It is handing out handsome bonuses to recruit as well as retain personnel. The amount soldiers get depends on the service branch and specific job specialty. In October, the Army introduced a new “Active First” program that promises up to $60,000 in bonuses to recruits who opt for 30 to 48 months of active duty, then transfer to the National Guard.
On the record
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A4
Someone broke into a vehicle and took a laptop computer and several other electronic items Saturday or Sunday in the 1100 block of North Third Street. The burglary and theft were reported to Lawrence police Sunday by a 21-year-old Lawrence man. Losses and damage were listed at more than $2,000.
Bush, Mideast leaders express optimism about peace prospects
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A2
President Bush stepped cautiously into the most direct Mideast peacemaking of his administration on Monday, meeting separately with the leaders of Israel and the Palestinian Authority to explore whether peace is possible. “Difficult compromises” will be required but the Israeli and Palestinian leaders are committed to making them, he said.
Zoo’s panda cub gets ‘Precious’ name
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A2
The San Diego Zoo’s panda cub finally has a name: Zhen Zhen, or Precious. Following Chinese tradition, the zoo waited until the cub, which was born Aug. 3, was 100 days old before giving her a name Monday.
Oprah hitting campaign trail for Obama
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A2
Oprah Winfrey will join Democrat Barack Obama again on the campaign trail, this time visiting the early contest states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, the candidate’s campaign said Monday.
Redskins’ Taylor shot in his Florida home
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B2
Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor was critically wounded in a pre-dawn shooting at his home Monday, and doctors were encouraged when he responded to simple commands after several hours of surgery. The 24-year-old player was shot in the upper leg, damaging an artery and causing significant blood loss. Family members were concerned that he could have permanent brain damage.
Countdown to college: How to tackle those essays
November 27, 2007 in print edition on C1
Filling in the standard application questions is almost enjoyable compared with the angst many students feel when approaching the college essay. Students struggle to write a unique essay. Most high school seniors are staring at cold, gray computer screens hoping to create their ticket to Perfect U.
Notification system reviewed after use
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A5
Lawrence school district leaders used an emergency notification system to call parents about an investigation at Woodlawn School this month. Monday night, district officials gave board members an update on progress of installation of the SchoolMessenger Notification System, purchased in May after April bomb threats on schools in the county followed the Virginia Tech massacre.
Local bank leader to retire
U.S. Bank, the city’s largest, losing president after 20 years
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B9
After 20 years in charge of Lawrence’s largest bank, Chuck Warner is retiring. Warner, president for U.S. Bank in Lawrence, plans to end his banking career Dec. 31, two decades after starting work as trust manager for First National Bank of Lawrence, in the same downtown building at 900 Mass.
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A7
From the Lawrence Daily World for Nov. 27, 1907: “Kansan Carry Nation, the contentious crusader, says emphatically she will never kiss a man who chews tobacco. Some say that this could increase the sales of chewing tobacco.”
Gates calls on civilians for help
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A5
Defeating terrorism will require the use of more “soft power,” with civilians contributing more in nonmilitary areas like communication, economic assistance and political development, Pentagon chief Robert Gates said Monday.
A&M hires NFL assistant Sherman
Georgia Tech, Arkansas, Washington State lose coaches
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B2
The same day Texas A&M entrusted its program to one former NFL head coach, Georgia Tech decided to end the tenure of another. Coaches were coming and going Monday around college football as each school searched for a winning formula.
UMKC upends FAU
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B4
Rex Walters’ trip home is off to a rocky start. The former Kansas University basketball guard’s Florida Atlantic Owls dropped a 77-66 decison to UMKC on Monday night at Municipal Auditorium, despite a 26-point, 13-rebound outing by 6-foot-8 junior Carlos Monroe. Walters’ squad will play KU at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Allen Fieldhouse.
Woodling: Kansas, Haskell opposites
November 27, 2007 in print edition on D1
These are the best of times for Kansas University football. Never been better. These are the worst of times for Haskell Indian Nations University football. Same old, same old. Within the Lawrence city limits is a classic example of both ends of the college football spectrum. The classy Mercedes is, of course, the Jayhawks. The used Kia is the Fightin’ Indians. Does any other city in America contain such collegiate gridiron disparity?
Ironman to draw triathletes, spenders
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A1
This summer, iron may equal gold for the Lawrence economy. About 2,000 athletes are expected to descend in mid-June upon Clinton Lake for a national Ironman triathlon competition that is expected to pump $2 million to $3 million into the local economy.
Ryan Wood’s KU football notebook
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B4
The Jayhawks will learn their bowl fate at 7 p.m. Sunday, but standout cornerback Aqib Talib won’t be around for the announcement. Talib is flying to Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday as part of festivities for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, given to college football’s top defensive player.
Eight-year-old seeks Big Brother
November 27, 2007 in print edition on C2
David, age 8, hopes that a mentor will volunteer soon to be his Big Brother through the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County program.
Horoscopes
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B8
Your nurturing side emerges. How much you allow others to dominate in your life could evolve into a problem this year. Make sure it is OK to give this much of yourself; otherwise, hostility might start brewing. If you are single, it is not a question of admirers, but whom to choose. If you are attached, the two of you can form an even tighter bond.
Packed and ready
Winter season begins with tribute to coach
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B1
By all accounts, Monday night’s “Pack the House” event at Lawrence High was a resounding success. The five winter sports teams, cheerleaders, pom squad and band all showed off weeks of practice in front of a large crowd. The varsity girls and boys basketball squads looked impressive, easily handling the LHS junior varsity teams in 15-minute running-clock scrimmages.
Analyst: Jayhawks BCS-bound
Big 12 outcome unlikely to alter KU’s bowl placement, Palm says
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B1
The overwhelming perception is that Saturday’s Big 12 football championship game has huge implications toward Kansas University’s chances of going to a BCS bowl. That might not be entirely accurate, according to one expert.
Heels remain No. 1 in poll
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B2
The many holiday tournaments didn’t cause any changes at the top of the Associated Press’ men’s college basketball poll. The bottom of the Top 25, however, was another matter after 13 ranked teams lost a game last week.
K.C. struggling, but not divided
Chiefs looking for new kicker
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B3
The Kansas City Chiefs have four straight losses and a placekicker the coach doesn’t trust to kick a 41-yard field goal. What they do not yet have, however, is any team dissension, anything resembling a divided locker room. Coach Herm Edwards said so in the wake of Sunday’s 20-17 loss to Oakland, and some key players echoed the sentiment.
Dancing’ rumbas its last rumba
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B8
With November sweeps month drawing to a close, ABC pulls out all of the stops. The addictive variety show hit “Dancing with the Stars” (8 p.m., ABC) takes two whole hours to announce its winner.
Student attendance at UA game surprises Self
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B1
At least 1,000 Kansas University students missed a highly competitive, marquee college basketball game Sunday night. The northwest corner of Allen Fieldhouse - normally packed with enthusiastic KU students - was empty for No. 4-rated KU’s 76-72 overtime victory over Arizona.
Nebraska’s Maric erupts for 30
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B4
Aleks Maric broke out of a mini slump to score 30 points Monday night and lead Nebraska to a 79-62 victory over IPFW. Maric, the Big 12’s top returning scorer, made 13 of 18 shots in 26 minutes against the Mastodons after going a combined 6 for 15 for 18 points against Norfolk State and Creighton last week.
KU sellout
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A7
To the editor: So we got just what we deserve. Kansas University wants us to support our school, yet we sent a college team to play on a professional field they were not used to in the opposing team’s back yard. All for the sake of the almighty dollar. Shame on us.
This week in history: Basketball is born
November 27, 2007 in print edition on C1
On Dec. 1, 1891, Canadian phys-ed teacher James Naismith nailed peach baskets 10 feet above the floor on either end of a gymnasium in Springfield, Mass. - and the game of basketball was born.
American Legion, VFW share community award
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B9
The American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars will receive CornerBank’s Community Cornerstone Award for November. The bank will welcome veterans for a reception set for 4:40 p.m. Wednesday at the bank, 4621 W. Sixth St. The public is invited.
Coaches honor Lion, four Firebirds
November 27, 2007 in print edition on B3
Four Free State High players earned berths on the All-Sunflower League football team selected by league coaches.
Cheney treated for irregular heartbeat
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A2
Doctors examining Vice President Dick Cheney Monday discovered an irregular heartbeat and applied an electrical shock to restore a normal rhythm, the White House said, the latest in a long string of episodes that have raised concern about the health of the man next in line for the presidency.
Teenage night owl worries about habits
November 27, 2007 in print edition on C1
Dr. Wes & Julia: I’m 14 years old, and I usually never find myself going to bed before midnight. Yes, I have really bad sleep habits and I always have, but with my competitive dance and cheerleading schedule, I don’t find myself getting home until 9:30 p.m.