Archive for Thursday, September 27, 2007

Also from September 27

On the street
Photo galleries
Here comes the sun
What do you think of the second-degree murder charges against Ramona Morgan?

Poll results

Response Percent
They’re too lenient
They’re just right
They’re too harsh
Total 272

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Dan Miller, salesman and deliverer for Heetco of Lawrence, prepares to fill a propane tank at a resident south of Lawrence Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007. While the news isn't too bad for natural gas users, propane users can expect an increase in their gas costs this winter. Propane users brace for pricey winter
September 26, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Michael Shuck gets to feel the pain twice. Just like nearly everyone else, Shuck gets to feel the sting of nearly $3-a-gallon gasoline when he goes to fill up his vehicles. But unlike many city residents, Shuck gets an extra pang as he remembers his rural Lawrence home has a 500 gallon tank that’s sucking down high-priced fuel as well.
9:00 a.m.
Lawrence High School senior Andrew Connolly, who plays the role of country music star Garth Brooks, plays air guitar during rehearsal of "The Jellybean Conspiracy" at LHS. The play has a strong message about including individuals with disabilities in everyday life. Connolly has an onstage sidekick with developmental disabilities who plays the role of a Brooks admirer. Show highlights disability issues
September 27, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Lawrence High School students are using their stage to break an unnecessary stigma. “Even though somebody is different, it doesn’t mean that they can’t succeed in a way that exceeds expectations,” said Charlie Goolsby, an LHS drama teacher. He’s talking about “The Jellybean Conspiracy,” a play with a message of including those with disabilities in daily life.
1:00 p.m.
Faith Files
KC, area churches entering into immigration debate
Posted September 27, 2007
Daniel Romero thinks the people of God have an obligation to help illegal immigrants whose families face being split up by deportation."The faith community realizes ...
10:00 p.m.
Farmland plan calls for street extensions
September 27, 2007 in print edition on 1A
A new plan developed by City Hall begins to show how much work the community may have to undertake if city leaders want to convert the former Farmland Industries plant into a business park. City planners have released a draft version of a redevelopment plan for the 467-acre former fertilizer plant that shows what likely would be a multimillion-dollar expansion of roads to the area.

All stories

Lefty to play lefty today in Montreal
Presidents Cup match to pit United States’ Mickelson against Canada’s Weir
September 27, 2007 in print edition on B2
Roughly 30 percent of Canadian golfers play left-handed. In Quebec, the figure is about 40 percent. Today in a Presidents Cup match, it will be an even 50 percent when Phil Mickelson and Canadian standout Mike Weir tee it up.
Lawrence Datebook
September 27, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence.
Looking for a victory at ‘home’
For Edwards, Bowyer, a win at Kansas Speedway would be extra-special
September 27, 2007 in print edition on B6
Just another race? Sure, in theory. Sunday’s LifeLock 400 at Kansas Speedway is 10 percent of this year’s Chase for the Nextel Cup, like any other of 10 races in the championship battle.
Grossman benched; Bears turn to Griese
September 27, 2007 in print edition on B5
Brian Griese is in. Rex Grossman is out.