Archive for Saturday, December 13, 2008

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KU vs. UMass Lawrence High School boys vs. Blue Valley High School Lawrence High School girls vs. Bellevue West
Do you like mohawks?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 1574
Do you regularly purchase the extended warranty on an automobile or electronics?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 937

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Vicki Julian is a Lawrence resident who recently wrote “Christmas: A Season for Angels,” a collection of short stories dealing with fictional people who had angels intervene in their lives. Touched by an angel: Lawrence resident publishes book about spirits
December 12, 2008
Lawrence resident Vicki Julian recently published “Christmas: A Season for Angels,” a series of fictional short stories about angels. This is one of her stories.
6:00 a.m.
Morgan Smith, 3, shows his distaste as volunteer Clarissa Jackson helps him to find a gift for himself Friday during the Children’s Holiday Shop at the Lawrence Arts Center. Local kids were given the opportunity to purchase inexpensive gifts for their parents, siblings, relatives and friends with the help of volunteers. Morgan decided to treat himself to a toy as he had a little money left after shopping for family members. See story, page 3B. Holiday shop lets children pick gifts
December 13, 2008 in print edition on 3B
Volunteer “elves” will be in action today helping Lawrence children. About 200 volunteers are in place to give hundreds of Lawrence children ages 3 to 12 assistance in picking out gifts for their friends and family members. It’s the 15th annual Children’s Holiday Shop at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
10:00 a.m.
Lawrence High's Lance Kilburn battles to get a shot over Blue Valley High School's Ryan Magdziarz during the second half of Friday night's game at Blue Valley High School, Dec. 12, 2008. Not quite enough
December 13, 2008 in print edition on 1C
In games decided by a single possession, coaches and players alike usually can pick out plenty of moments that could have changed the outcome. The Lawrence High boys basketball team had several to chew on Friday night after an 82-80 semifinal loss to Blue Valley at the Blue Valley Shootout.
1:00 p.m.
Kansas forward Markieff Morris puts up a shot during warmups before taking on UMass Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. FINAL: UMass stuns KU, 61-60
December 13, 2008
Collins’ last-second floater bounces out; UMass gets 3rd win of season
6:00 p.m.
The holidays can be a wonderful celebration for families but a hazardous time for pets. A familiar environment suddenly filled with poinsettias, lights, ornaments and candy can be bad news for your furry friends. Holidays can pose hazard for pets
December 13, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The holidays are filled with things that bring us joy: twinkling lights, poinsettias, mistletoe, Christmas trees filled with ornaments, gifts wrapped in ribbon and, of course, food. Lots and lots of food. Unfortunately, all of these can be deadly to our pets.

All stories

Concealed guns athletes’ new attire
December 13, 2008 in print edition on C2
NFL players are justifiably fearful for their safety. They’re targets.
Free State drops pair at Bonner tourney
Shawnee Heights sweeps Firebirds
December 13, 2008 in print edition on C4
Shawnee Heights beat FSHS, 61-42, in the boys game and 38-23 in the girls game.
Chiefs may move camp
Team could train in St. Joseph in 2010
December 13, 2008 in print edition on C2
The Kansas City Chiefs may pack up and head for St. Joseph, Mo., when they open training camp in 2010.
Heisman race wide-open
Tebow not favored to repeat; Web site picks Bradford
December 13, 2008 in print edition on C6
Tim Tebow isn’t expected to repeat as winner of the Heisman Trophy.