Archive for Thursday, September 13, 2007

Also from September 13

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Retiring in Lawrence Shade Gardens The Bulldogs beat Shawnee Mission West, 30-16 National Merit Scholars
Podcasts
Polls
What should the city's Transportation 2030 plan emphasize most?

Poll results

Response Percent
Automobile transportation
 
44%
Public transit
 
36%
Bicycle transportation
 
12%
Other
 
4%
Undecided
 
1%
Total 454
Are you donating to United Way this year?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
40%
Yes
 
30%
I donate my money elsewhere
 
26%
Undecided
 
1%
Total 263
Videos

Lead stories

5:43 a.m.
Hit-and-run suspects Ramona I. Morgan, left, and daughter Sabrina J. Morgan are escorted by Osage County Sheriff's officers into the Osage County Courthouse Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007 for their first court appearance. The appearance came a day after the accident on US Highway 59 four miles south of Lawrence which left two men dead Ramona I. Morgan was ordered held on a $2 million bond and Sabrina J. Morgan ordered held on a $1 million bond at the request of Osage County Attorney Brandon Jones. Traffic violations pressed while fatality investigation continues
September 12, 2007 in print edition on 1A
The driver of a pickup truck being pursued by a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper following the deaths of two highway workers on Tuesday forced one car to the shoulder and tried to avoid a spike strip placed by officers. Osage County Attorney Brandon Jones pointed to these factors Wednesday in Osage County court while asking that Ramona I. Morgan, 48, the accused driver, be held on $2 million bond.
9:00 a.m.
The city's professional planning staff is on board with a controversial industrial park proposal near Lawrence Municipal Airport, pictured at upper right in this aerial file photograph. But whether the city will open its checkbook to help finance the project remains a question. Proposed business park near airport hits turbulence
September 13, 2007 in print edition on 1A
The vision for a major business park near the Lawrence Municipal Airport has shrunk considerably, members of the project’s development team confirmed Wednesday. “There are a lot of hurdles out there,” said Lawrence businessman Jes Santaularia, who leads the development team.
12:00 p.m.
Scott Weiss, left, the new band director at Kansas University, and David Neely, the new orchestra director, will conduct performances at the annual Collage Concert put on by the School of Fine Arts. KU music directors to make debut at Collage Concert
September 13, 2007 in print edition on 1C
The annual Collage Concert presented by the Kansas University School of Fine Arts always showcases student talent early in the academic year. This year’s concert, which is Friday, offers something more: the chance to see two high-profile music leaders take the podium for the first time in a concert setting. Both David Neely, orchestra director, and Scott Weiss, band director, are new to KU this year and will make their Lawrence conducting debuts Friday.
2:00 p.m.
Online chat
Chat with Maureen Fulton of the Toledo Blade
September 13, 2007
Join us Thursday at 2 p.m., when Maureen Fulton of the Toledo Blade joins KUSports.com readers to discuss Saturday's rematch of last year's 37-31 double overtime thriller.
5:00 p.m.
Kansas receiver Dexton Fields cuts up the sidelines after catching a block in the backfield during the second half against the Lions Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 at Memorial Stadium. Jayhawks’ offense clicking
September 13, 2007 in print edition on 1B
Ed Warinner sounded like he was spouting a cliche during the summer, and maybe he was. But Kansas University’s offensive coordinator wasn’t lying when he laid out the fundamental rule of the Jayhawks’ new offensive attack: Get the ball into the playmakers’ hands.
10:00 p.m.
Traffic pushes through the 1300 block of 23rd Street on Thursday in this file photo. Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commissioners are asking for public comment on Transportation 2030, a federally mandated plan that spells out the area's top transportation needs. Input sought on traffic priorities through 2030
September 13, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Blankety-blank 23rd Street. The South Lawrence Trafficway. Roundabouts, roundabouts, roundabouts. Douglas County motorists, here’s your chance to do something other than just drive the roads. Community leaders want your help in planning them. City and county planners will host three meetings during the next two weeks, seeking ideas from the public on what major transportation projects or initiatives should be undertaken between now and 2030.

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On the Record
September 13, 2007 in print edition on A4
¢ Burglaries and thefts reported¢ Emergency calls
Commodities
September 13, 2007 in print edition on B11
¢ Chicago markets¢ Local markets¢ Nonferrous metals
Gary Bedore’s KU hoops notebook
September 13, 2007 in print edition on B3
Our Town Sports
September 13, 2007
Lawrence Datebook
September 13, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence