Archive for Thursday, November 29, 2007

Also from November 29

Audio clips
Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Lawrence All-City Junior High Jazz Band
Podcasts
Polls
Is the KU football team performing well enough in the classroom?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
60%
No
 
30%
Undecided
 
9%
Total 568
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
A car is surrounded by empty parking spaces Wednesday on the third level of the parking garage in the 900 block of New Hampshire Street. A new report shows that this parking garage is seldom full, especially at the top level. City seeks parking solution
November 29, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Parking in downtown Lawrence is looking up. No, check that. Parkers in downtown Lawrence should be looking up. At least that’s the message of a new city study. A report by city staff members has found that parking can be found anytime day or night in downtown, if motorists are willing to look up - as in up to the third floor of the city’s parking garage at Ninth and New Hampshire streets.
9:00 a.m.
Kansas Highway Patrol troopers searched a car and found two jars of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia in a car heading toward the 2006 Wakarusa Festival in this file photo. Two minor drug cases, including one in Lawrence, have led to major constitutional questions before the Kansas Supreme Court over when police can search a person. Cases test search limits
November 29, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Two minor drug cases, including one in Lawrence, have led to major constitutional questions before the Kansas Supreme Court over when police can search a person. The court will hear oral arguments at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in a dispute arising from the June 16, 2005, arrest of Paul Martin near Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt.
12:00 p.m.
Allan Hunt plays the trombone during rehearsal of the Lawrence All-City Junior High Jazz Band. New age of jazz
November 29, 2007 in print edition on 1C
Paul Morgenroth, alto sax strapped to his neck, is looking around the room, hoping to find a brave soul to take an improv solo. It’s one thing for these junior high musicians to play off the printed page, and another for them to just play what the spirit moves them - preferably in the right key. Gradually, Morgenroth, co-director of the Lawrence All-City Junior High Jazz Band, finds a few takers.
4:00 p.m.
Spodcasters
Feels like a Fiesta in here
Posted November 27, 2007
While the Jayhawks have to sit and wait to learn of their Bowl season fate, Ryan Greene, Kevin Romary, Ryan Wood and Tom Keegan talk about the ever-slimming list of possible holiday destinations for the 11-1 KU football team.

All stories

Competitive fire still burns
Despite consecutive titles, the No. 48 team feels it has plenty of room for improvement
November 29, 2007 in print edition on B8
With two straight championships in hand, it’s hard to argue that Jimmie Johnson and his race team are not the best in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series right now. The question is, though, are they still getting better?
Our town sports
November 29, 2007 in print edition on B8
Community sports in Lawrence