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KU vs SE Louisiana Band Day Parade People and places Free State vs. SM South

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6:00 a.m.
Tonganoxie mayor Mike Vestal Mayor admits risque e-mail
September 8, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Tonganoxie Mayor Mike Vestal admitted Friday to sending an e-mail containing the picture of a naked woman and a racist joke to several individuals. He offered to resign his position as mayor, if that is what residents wish. “Oh my God, oh my God. You’ve got to be kidding me. Oh, Lord have mercy,” Vestal said this afternoon when a Journal-World reporter showed him a copy of the e-mail that was sent from his account.
10:00 a.m.
The house that God built
September 8, 2007 in print edition on 1D
This is Steve Ozark’s dream, at least for now. Six or seven Lawrence faith organizations each would sign on to support one mentally disabled person. The money would go to pay for housing for them.”Because we learn there’s a greater cause than our own family and our own self,” Ozark says, “we try to reach out and help other people.”
6:00 p.m.
The Jayhawk quarterbacks roll out with some snaps during pregame against Southeastern Louisiana at Memorial Stadium. KU-SELa. Updates
September 8, 2007
Southeastern Louisiana is certainly not Appalachian State, the I-AA opponent who stunned No. 5 Michigan on the road a week ago, sending quakes throughout the college football world. But even though the Lions aren’t as dangerous, the Jayhawks have made it clear throughout the week that Southeastern Louisiana is not to be taken lightly. Besides, the Jayhawks have a reputation to uphold following last Saturday’s 52-7 thumping of Central Michigan in front of a loud Memorial Stadium crowd.
7:30 p.m.
The Greene Room
The Greene Room Live: KU-Southeastern Louisiana
Posted September 8, 2007
8:59 p.m.: Well, let Tom Keegan's 'Carmon Boyd-Anderson for Heisman' campaign begin. On the freshman's first chance to truly showcase his stuff, he rushed for ...

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Jobs report raises fears of recession
Employers cut 4,000 positions last month, increasing likelihood of interest rate trim
September 8, 2007 in print edition on B5
The first monthly decline in new jobs in four years raises fears of recession and virtually guarantees that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates later this month to spur the economy, experts said Friday.
Faith briefs
September 8, 2007 in print edition on D8
Religious events around Lawrence.
Lender could reduce work force by 12,000
Countrywide expects number of new loans to fall by 25 percent
September 8, 2007 in print edition on B5
Struggling lender Countrywide Financial Corp. said Friday it would cut as many as 12,000 jobs as it struggles to deal with challenging conditions in the mortgage industry.
Lawrence Datebook
September 8, 2007 in print edition on B2
Events around Lawrence.
Ugly Jayhawk
A video now making the rounds on the Internet is an embarrassment to Kansas University.
September 8, 2007 in print edition on B6
Kansas University alumni everywhere should be embarrassed by football coach Mark Mangino’s profane tirade that’s displayed for all the world to see on YouTube.