Archive for Tuesday, December 9, 2008

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Snow falls on Dec. 9
What grade would you give Chancellor Robert Hemenway for his time so far at Kansas University?

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12:10 a.m.
In a press conference in December, Chancellor Robert Hemenway announced he would step down from his post effective June 30, 2009. KU chancellor to retire
December 8, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University Chancellor Robert E. Hemenway plans to teach and write a book on intercollegiate athletics once he leaves his post on June 30.
6:00 a.m.
Lawrence detectives and police officers search an area near Kansas Highway 10 bypass at 27th Street and Wakarusa Drive on Tuesday morning, Dec. 2, 2008. The search was related to a sexual assault reported Monday, December 1. Lawrence police believe recent sexual assault is linked to cases back to 2004
9:51 a.m., December 8, 2008 Updated 6:20 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Lawrence police said Monday that a sexual attack last week may be connected to several other sex crimes that have occurred in the city since 2004, Lawrence police said. In all cases, the attacker was armed with a weapon, police said.
11:29 a.m.
Snow falls on Derek Peterson, a KU sophomore from Overland Park, on his way home. Temperatures dropped and the snow started to fall Tuesday morning. Snowfall is now expected to exceed 2 inches as the cold front passes. Two accidents reported on eastbound I-70 near Lecompton; more accidents throughout city and county
5:53 a.m., December 9, 2008 Updated 5:04 p.m.
The Kansas Highway Patrol and Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical are investigating a two-vehicle injury accident on the Kansas Turnpike this afternoon. Light snow continues to fall throughout Lawrence.
6:45 p.m.
Damian Scott, 19, panhandles for change from the downtown lunch crowd Nov. 6, 2008, on Massachusetts Street near the Ninth Street intersection. City considers panhandling crackdown
December 9, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Soon it may be illegal — punishable by up to six months in jail or a $1,000 fine — to utter in downtown Lawrence the simple sentence: Can you spare a buck?

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Snow causes few cancellations
04:05 p.m., December 9, 2008 Updated 04:56 p.m.
The snow has led to some cancellations in Lawrence.
Lamar roughed up
December 9, 2008 in print edition on B4
A recap of Top 25 men’s basketball action.
Baylor walks over Lamar
December 9, 2008 in print edition on B4
A recap of Big 12 women’s basketball action.
Census: Economy bad before crisis
Midwest states hit hardest, report says
December 9, 2008 in print edition on C8
Things really are bad all over — and they had gone bad even before the housing and finance industries crashed and sent the economy into a tailspin.