Archive for Monday, December 1, 2008

Also from December 1

Audio clips
Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Kent State Friends and Neighbors, December 2008
Podcasts
Polls
Which KU non-conference game are you most looking forward to?

Poll results

Response Percent
KU vs. Tennessee
 
48%
KU at Michigan State
 
35%
KU at Arizona
 
16%
Other
 
0%
Total 2382
Which KU football victory did you enjoy more?

Poll results

Response Percent
KU’s 40-37 victory over Missouri at Arrowhead
 
58%
KU’s 24-21 victory over Virginia Tech in the 2008 Orange Bowl
 
41%
Total 563
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Innovative ideas: Students put teachers to test with high-tech methods of cheating
December 1, 2008
Never underestimate the creative genius of the desperate student. That iPod and Blackberry are being used for more than listening to tunes or texting with friends. Want to know how? Just check out the 2,150 video tutorials about cheating on YouTube.
6:03 a.m.
Pawn shop frequenter and Lawrence resident Phillip Proctor browses through the merchandise at Jayhawk Pawn and Jewelry, 1804 W. Sixth Street, Friday, Nov. 21, 2008. Such pawn shops are expecting a spike in business given the current state of the economy. Pawn shop business brisk amid economic downturn
December 1, 2008 in print edition on 1A
John Geery and other pawnbrokers may get plenty of opportunities to make more loans as headlines blare about bank bailouts, tighter lending standards and stingier credit card companies. Whether right or wrong, the perception among many of the store’s customers is that banks won’t have room for “everyday” people needing a little help in tight times
10:00 a.m.
Anna McCurdy, 11, lower left, her sister Kate McCurdy, 12, and other children with the Four Leaf Clover 4-H Club wrap strings of Christmas lights around their tree at the 2008 Festival of Trees, held at Liberty Hall, 642 Mass. Trees were individually autioned to the highest bidder, with proceeds going to charity. Spruced up for the holidays
December 1, 2008 in print edition on 3A
More than 50 Christmas trees are ready to raise holiday spirits, and money for a good cause, at Liberty Hall in downtown Lawrence.
8:00 p.m.
KU's Quintell Thomas warms up with coach Danny Manning before the Jayhawks host Kent State on Monday, December 1, 2008 at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: Free throws lift KU to 87-60 victory over Kent State
7:12 p.m., December 1, 2008 Updated 11:43 p.m.
Kent State put up a fight for much of the game but Kansas came away with the victory with several free throws down the stretch. Next up for the Jayhawks is New Mexico State on Wednesday.

All stories

Harsh winter, harsh penalties
City considers increasing fine for those who skip shoveling snow
December 1, 2008 in print edition on A3
As the snow falls, your financial risk may rise.
OU jumps Texas in standings
Sooners to face MU in Big 12 title game with inside track to national championship game
December 1, 2008
Oklahoma earned a berth into the Big 12 title game when it jumped over Texas in the BCS standings.
Kansas skews blue with young voters
Obama beat McCain among 18- to 29-year-olds
December 1, 2008 in print edition on A4
There is a 2008 electoral map where President-elect Barack Obama won Kansas.
Top-ranked Connecticut routs OU
December 1, 2008 in print edition on C4
A recap of Big 12 women’s basketball action.