Archive for Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Also from September 5

Audio clips
Births
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
West vs. Shawnee Mission South Pieroguys Pierogies
Podcasts
Polls
What do you think of City Hall's attempt to close down Last Call?

Poll results

Response Percent
Right decision
 
76%
Wrong decision
 
18%
Undecided
 
5%
Total 780
What do you think of the high-intensity activated crosswalk on East 11th Street?

Poll results

Response Percent
It’s necessary for pedestrians
 
56%
It’s too confusing
 
29%
Undecided
 
13%
Total 101
Videos

Lead stories

5:04 a.m.
Johnny Landa Teen faces murder charge in girl’s death
September 5, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Johnson County prosecutors filed a second-degree murder charge Tuesday against a 19-year-old De Soto man, accusing him of recklessly driving away while his 17-year-old girlfriend, who later died from her injuries, fell to the ground.
9:00 a.m.
Chip Farley cruises into Lawrence after a trip on the Kansas River for the past two days. Farley and two other volunteers spent time on the Kaw inspecting the waterway from Topeka to Lawrence. Friends of Kaw take stock of conditions along river
September 5, 2007 in print edition on 3A
An inventory of the good, the bad and the ugly is being taken along the Kansas River from Junction City to the Missouri border. “Nobody has any real good feel for what is going on in the river,” said Laura Calwell, the Kansas riverkeeper, a nongovernmental advocate for the river. “This is just so we know what the river is like so when it changes we can record it.”
1:00 p.m.
Pieroguys Pierogies employee Kyle Schwartz, left, and owners Frank Gazella, center, and Drew Misak work Thursday to prepare several dozen pierogies in the kitchen at the Eagles Lodge. The business has begun selling the Eastern European dumplings at Checkers Food and several Lawrence restaurants and bars. Pierogi empire’
September 5, 2007 in print edition on 1C
Growing up in northeastern Pennsylvania, Frank Gazella ate a lot of pierogies. “These are a No. 1 food,” he says. But when he came to Kansas University for college, the ethnic dumplings were virtually nonexistent. “Nobody knew what it was,” Gazella says. “That sparked the idea.”
4:00 p.m.
In the first game of the season, punt returner Raimond Pendleton dives headlong into the endzone after running back a punt for a touchdown during the first half against Central Michigan on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 at Memorial Stadium. Pendleton’s folly popular on YouTube
September 5, 2007 in print edition on 1B
As tough as it is to return punts - much less one for a 77-yard touchdown - it’s kind of crummy that Raimond Pendleton has gained Internet fame for what he did wrong. But it is what it is, and Pendleton became a household name around the sports world this week based on his appearance on YouTube, a popular video-clip Web site.
10:00 p.m.
Josh Washburn, Rachel Scialabba and Taylor M., rave at Last Call.  On Sept. 5, 2007, Lawrence city leaders took the first steps to have the license of the controversial downtown nightclub revoked by state regulators. City wants Last Call’s license denied
September 6, 2007 in print edition on 1A
The battle stage is set. Lawrence city leaders Wednesday took the first steps to officially ask state regulators to not renew the license of the controversial downtown nightclub Last Call. Mayor Sue Hack sent a letter to the state’s Alcoholic Beverage Control unit requesting a hearing be held to determine whether the license of Last Call, 729 N.H., should be renewed in November, when its one-year liquor license is set to expire.

All stories

Commodities
September 5, 2007 in print edition on B10
¢ Chicago markets¢ Local markets¢ Nonferrous metals
Serena Williams ousted
Nemesis Henin wins U.S. Open quarterfinal
September 5, 2007 in print edition on B2
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On the Record
September 5, 2007 in print edition on A4
¢ Burglaries and thefts reported¢ Emergency calls
Lawrence Datebook
September 5, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence
Weekly High School Sports Notebook
September 5, 2007 in print edition on B6
High school sports notes
City Athletes of the Week
September 5, 2007 in print edition on B6
Dylan Hedges and Andrew Heck
Notre Dame’s demise pleases writer
Irish’s humbling 33-3 loss to Georgia Tech in season opener only fitting for program with advantages
September 5, 2007 in print edition on B2
Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned. I have been celebrating the misfortune of your chosen people, the Fighting Irish. Georgia Tech beat them, 33-3, and I can think of only one thing to say. “HA! HA! HA! HA!”
Pool wraps up season with party for pets
September 5, 2007 in print edition on A1