Archive for Friday, December 5, 2008

Also from December 5

Audio clips
Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Insight Bowl press conference Downtown Lawrence Old‐Fashioned Christmas Parade
Podcasts
Polls
Now that KU has locked up a bid in the Insight Bowl, what will you do?

Poll results

Response Percent
Ignore it completely
 
74%
Watch it on TV
 
16%
Attend the game
 
5%
Read about it the next day
 
2%
None of the above
 
0%
Total 1304
Have you been satisfied overall with President-elect Barack Obama's choices for cabinet positions?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes.
 
50%
No.
 
42%
Not sure.
 
6%
Total 1100
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Kansas Jayhawks gather for a portrait following their 40-37 win over Missouri Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008 at Arrowhead Stadium. KU headed to Insight Bowl
December 4, 2008 in print edition on 1B
The Kansas University football team is headed to the Insight Bowl. A source with inside knowledge of the negotiations told the Journal-World on Thursday that Kansas University is planning to announce Friday that it will be putting tickets on sale for the 2008 Insight Bowl.
6:00 a.m.
Amarr Garage Door Group, a major Lawrence employer, is laying off about 100 employees from its work force as the U.S. housing market continues to struggle. Lawrence’s Amarr Garage Door Group laying off about 100 employees
11:46 a.m., December 4, 2008 Updated 3:01 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Major Lawrence employer Amarr Garage Door Group is laying off about 100 employees at its local production center as the U.S. housing market continues to struggle.
10:00 a.m.
Kay Wolfe has been in the Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade for eight years and won't miss this year's parade on Saturday. On Thursday, she decorated a two-wheel cart that her pony, named Mary Rose, will pull this year. About 90 wagons will be in the parade. Horse parade clip-clops into town
December 5, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Kay Wolfe and her 12-year-old horse Mary Rose are seasoned veterans when it comes to the Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade. “We’ve been doing it for eight years,” the Kanwaka resident said. “When she first learned to drive, I went and bought my first horse cart, and my son and daughter-in-law immediately said, ‘Now we can be in the Christmas parade.’ ”
6:00 p.m.
Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew, background left, and Robyn Tackett, advance voting coordinator, right, distribute ballots Oct. 15 for advance voting at the Douglas County Courthouse in this file photo. With one election in the books, another waits just around the corner
December 5, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Talk is beginning to heat up over three upcoming races for the Lawrence City Commission, including discussion of a new set of rules that candidates will be playing by for the April election.

All stories

Supreme Court blisters Kline, orders return of abortion clinic records
Justices say conduct may warrant suspension of Kline’s law license
10:03 a.m., December 5, 2008 Updated 03:33 p.m. in print edition on A1
The Kansas Supreme Court orders Johnson County District Attorney Phill Kline to turn over abortion patients’ medical records.
Thriller ‘Tell No One’ worth taking about
December 5, 2008 in print edition on C1
Here’s a cool movie about a cold case.