Archive for Saturday, September 22, 2007

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Pet Post: Fall 2007 KU vs. FIU LHS vs. Olathe North KU Soccer vs. Illinois Free State vs. Olathe North

Lead stories

4:47 a.m.
Kansas' Kyle Culwell (30) interrupts a pass intended for Missouri's Chase Coffman in this file photo. Boycott of KU-MU game urged
September 21, 2007
Stay at home and party. That’s what a pair of downtown Lawrence business owners will be trying to convince Lawrence residents to do on Nov. 24, rather than travel to the Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., to watch Kansas University’s “home” football game against Missouri.
12:00 p.m.

Kansas University graduates Christopher Veit and Jessica Virtue, former Big Jay and Baby Jay mascots, will be getting married in October. They were photographed earlier this month in front of the John Brown Jayhawk, one of the Jayhawks On Parade by sculptor Jim Brothers. Big Jay and Baby Jay tying the knot
September 22, 2007
Big Jay and Baby Jay are about to get married. No, this is not a marketing promotion from the Kansas University athletic department.
6:00 p.m.
Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing warms up prior to the start of Saturday's game against Florida International at Memorial Stadium. KU-FIU updates
September 22, 2007
For the fifth time in three years, Kansas University busted out its alternate red uniforms for tonight’s non-conference finale against lowly Florida International. As if KU didn’t need anything else in its corner, as the Panthers enter Memorial Stadium with a 15-game losing streak - the longest such run in the FBS ranks. On top of it, KU enters the contest 3-0, averaging 53 points per contest, and the Jayhawks have never lost in their red duds. Since their 2005 unveiling, KU is 4-0 when donning crimson tops.
10:00 p.m.
Manhattan is doing what Lawrence is talking about when it comes to development. The town of about 50,000 residents and home to Kansas University's in-state rival Kansas State University has a number of economic development initiatives under way. Of particular interest to Lawrence is the $190 million development that is downtown and near the mall, in photo at center right. Best Buy is among several retailers that have moved into the new retail area.
Growing Manhattan attracts Lawrence economic leaders’ attention
September 22, 2007 in print edition on 1A
The conversation sounds familiar. A university community on the Kaw looks to expand its downtown. It seeks to add new recreation complexes through a sales tax. And community leaders tout the need for new funding to boost economic development.

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On the record
September 22, 2007 in print edition on B2
Law enforcement report
Company takes issue with ruling
Alltell disagrees with KCC decision on universal service funds
September 22, 2007 in print edition on B5
One of the major issues facing rural Kansas has been the need for better telephone and Internet service.
Society calendar
September 22, 2007 in print edition on D5
Society events around Lawrence.
Lawrence Datebook
September 22, 2007 in print edition on B2
Events in the area
Ramirez powers Cubs past Pirates
September 22, 2007 in print edition on C4
National League roundup
Detroit rallies, vows to play until the end
Tigers 5, Royals 4
September 22, 2007 in print edition on C5
The defending AL champions plan to keep competing until somebody tells them to go home.
Offense vanishes in latest loss
No. 25 Illinois upends Jayhawks; No. 19 California looms Sunday
September 22, 2007 in print edition on C1
A lack of offense continues to plague the Kansas University soccer squad and continues to frustrate coach Mark Francis.
Boston’s Beckett wins 20th
September 22, 2007 in print edition on C4
American League roundup
Olathe 0-fer? Oh no …
Sunflower League favorites knock off Lions
September 22, 2007 in print edition on C1
By most reckoning, Andrew Miller would have been as nervous as a kitten.
September 22, 2007 in print edition on D7
For Saturday, Sept. 22
Faith briefs
September 22, 2007 in print edition on D8
Religious events
Wildcats put streak on the line
Benedictine visits Baldwin City tonight
September 22, 2007 in print edition on C3
The Baker University football team will look to continue its three-game home winning streak tonight against Benedictine.
High-powered Sooners roll
September 22, 2007 in print edition on C3
With so much talent, No. 4 Oklahoma can take turns scoring touchdowns.