Archive for Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Also from September 19

Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Oread Circle Oread Inn (original design) Kansas Invitational Good eggs
Podcasts
Polls
Should Kansas universities require student essays to determine admissions?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
60%
Yes
 
38%
Undecided
 
1%
Total 269
Should rookie wide receiver Dwayne Bowe remain in the starting lineup when Eddie Kennison returns from injury?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes, and Samie Parker should be relegated to the sideline
 
73%
Yes, and Kennison should stay on the bench
 
20%
No, Bowe needs more time to develop. Leave Kennison and Parker in the starting lineup
 
6%
Total 15
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
A proposal led by members of the Fritzel family to build a hotel atop Mount Oread near 12th Street and Oread Avenue is winning approval from both neighbors and Kansas University leaders.  This is the southern view of the proposed hotel. Hotel on the Hill plan gains support
September 18, 2007 in print edition on 1A
A proposal to build a hotel atop Mount Oread is winning approval from both neighbors and Kansas University leaders, but soon it will face key votes inside City Hall. “This is a pretty good example of how the neighbors don’t complain about everything, if it is fair and takes into account our needs, like parking and design,” said Candice Davis, a member of the Oread Neighborhood Association.
9:00 a.m.
Free State High School senior Cori Allen registers to vote on her 18th birthday at the Douglas County Clerk's office. With her Tuesday were family members and several of her close friends. 18th birthday brings freedom to vote
September 19, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Since she was a little girl, Cori Allen has waited for her 18th birthday. Not for the freedom or the fun, but for the opportunity to vote. “It’s like the biggest moment of my life thus far,” Allen said Tuesday, her birthday. “I think it’s the most important thing you can do once you’re 18.” With friends and family gathered around at Douglas County Courthouse, Allen marched up to the counter Tuesday and filled out the form.
1:00 p.m.
High School Spodcasters
Firebirds' offense burns up the competition
Posted September 19, 2007
In this week's edition of High School Spodcasters, Journal-World High School Sports Editor Matt Tait and beat writers Benton Smith and Jesse Temple visit with Free State High quarterback Craig Rosenstengle about the Firebirds' explosive offense and what it will take for Free State to reach its goals this season. In addition, Rosenstengle offers his thoughts on such topics as Michael Vick, the KU offense and a prediction for this year's KU-K-State game.
4:00 p.m.
In a meeting with Journal-World reporters and editors, Kansas University spokesman Todd Cohen, surveys a stack of documents sent to the Journal-World and other newspapers Wednesday at the News Center, 645 N.H. KU investigating release of private information
September 19, 2007
A number of documents containing Kansas University student, faculty and staff personal information were sent Tuesday to the Lawrence Journal-World.
10:00 p.m.
Topeka resident Kirk Keberlein prepares his boat before docking it at the Rock Creek Marina on Friday at Perry Lake. A new state law puts a cap on noise levels emitted by boats. Keberlein, who has a 38-foot sports boat that exceeds the law's decibel level, and others alike are frustrated by the law. The boat, which is typically not legal to be on the water by the law, was permitted on the weekend of Sept. 15 for the Watercraft Poker Run event. Boaters startled by new enforcement of noise law
September 19, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Kirk Keberlein and his 38-foot sports boat spent all summer on Perry Lake. So it was like a splash of cold water in the face when on Labor Day weekend Keberlein was told that, under a new state law, his boat was too noisy. He was asked to leave the lake and not come back until the boat was quieter.

All stories

Lawrence Datebook
September 19, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence.
City athletes of the week
September 19, 2007 in print edition on B7
Clint Pinnick and Brooke Carter.
Estrada’s slam propels Brewers
September 19, 2007 in print edition on B4
Johnny Estrada hit his second grand slam.