Archive for Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Also from December 16

Audio clips
On the street
Photo galleries
Dec. 16 Winter Storm Weather-caused accident on Kansas Turnpike
Where do you like to go sledding?

Poll results

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Campanile hill
Centennial Park
Dad Perry Park
McCollum Hall hill
Total 287
Have you had a cold or the flu this season?

Poll results

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Total 243

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Keith Loneker, a former Kansas University football standout, helps Sebastian Lovell, 16, with his schoolwork at Free State High School. When Loneker isn’t auditioning for movie roles, he is a substitute teacher at Free State. Man of all trades: Lawrence film standout — and former KU football player — takes act to classroom
December 15, 2008
George Clooney, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Free State High special education students have at least one thing in common: They’ve all worked with Keith Loneker. Loneker, 37, has made security rounds at Lawrence High, played librarian for a day at an elementary school and now is a substitute at Free State.
10:00 a.m.
Despite plunging temperatures, swimmers still make a splash
December 16, 2008 in print edition on 3A
While single-digit temperatures have settled in Lawrence, the heat is still on inside the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center.
10:00 a.m.
A downtown merchant works to clear the sidewalk along Seventh Street as snow continues to fall in this 2008 photo. 3.5” of snow reported in downtown Lawrence; turnpike accident leaves one person in ‘serious’ condition
9:10 a.m., December 16, 2008 Updated 5:28 p.m.
Tuesday morning’s snow was causing the usual havoc with rush hour traffic in Lawrence but there have been no serious accidents in the city, Douglas County emergency dispatchers said.

All stories

List of events affected by weather
12:48 a.m., December 16, 2008 Updated 03:37 p.m.
Closings, cancellations, delays
Orange sunk by 60-footer
December 16, 2008 in print edition on B4
A recap of Top 25 men’s basketball action.
Peterson resigns after nearly 20 years
Future status of coach Edwards won’t hinge on Sunday’s collapse
December 16, 2008 in print edition on B1
Carl Peterson, who turned the Kansas City Chiefs into an NFL powerhouse in the 1990s, is out after nearly 20 years as president, CEO and general manager.