Archive for Friday, December 19, 2008

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Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Chi Omega memorial fountain features plastic water bottles collected in less than a week by the staff at KU Recycling. The piece is by Matthew Farley, a senior in sculpture at The University of Kansas. The public art sculpture, Frozen Assets, will remain on display through January 2009. Chi Omega fountain’s Frozen Assets
December 18, 2008 in print edition on 3A
A Kansas University sculpture student has frozen the beauty of a popular campus landmark. For a project in a public art class, Wichita senior Matthew Farley has constructed a display of plastic water bottles on the Chi Omega Fountain to make it appear the water is suspended in the freezing Kansas air.
6:00 a.m.
David N. Hause Jr., 38, is charged in U.S. District Court with robbing Midwest Regional Credit Union, 1015 W. Sixth St. Suspect confessed to robberies, FBI agent says
December 19, 2008 in print edition on 1A
An FBI agent says the suspect in the robbery of a Lawrence credit union last Friday confessed to four bank robberies. David N. Hause Jr., 38, is charged in U.S. District Court with robbing Midwest Regional Credit Union, 1015 W. Sixth St. At the time of the robbery, Hause was free on bond, awaiting extradition to Nebraska for a 2007 bank robbery. This week, a federal magistrate denied him bond.
10:00 a.m.
Construction plans are in the future for portions of the Kansas Turnpike. Plans are in place to widen sections of the turnpike from North Lawrence to Kansas highway 7 to six lanes. Drivers, get ready for ramp change on turnpike
December 19, 2008 in print edition on 1A
While major reconstruction work on the Kansas Turnpike’s East Lawrence interchange won’t start for more than a year, drivers soon will get a head start on the inconvenience. By the end of the month, crews plan to close the interchange’s existing ramp for traffic coming into town from the east. Those drivers will exit earlier, using a new and longer exit ramp.
6:00 p.m.
Pastor Michael Tomson-DeGreeff, left, greets members of the Eudora United Methodist Church congregation after a Dec. 14 morning service at the Warren-McElwain Chapel in Eudora. Members of the church had worshipped in the mortuary for 18 months while their new church near Kansas Highway 10 was under construction. Weeks after the church opened, it suffered severe fire damage, and the congregation returned to worshipping in the mortuary, where they will celebrate Christmas together. Undefeated spirits: Eudora church members rally after new site damaged in fire
December 19, 2008 in print edition on 1D
Ten-year-old Corrine Yoder-Mulkey was pretty excited about the new building her church, Eudora United Methodist, had built and opened in February.

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Delaware Street shooter sentenced to more than 14 years for June murder
Mother of one victim tells court: ‘The whole world lost something’
10:08 a.m., December 19, 2008 Updated 05:30 p.m. in print edition on A1
A Lawrence teenager was sentenced Friday morning to more than 14 years in prison for his role in a June 7 double homicide.
Ex-KSU coach tapped by Ball St.
December 19, 2008 in print edition on B7
Ball State named Stan Parrish as its next football coach.
Archie Manning warns Saints
Winless Lions could sneak up on New Orleans now that playoffs out of picture
December 19, 2008 in print edition on B6
Archie Manning thinks the Saints should be worried about the winless Lions.