Archive for Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Also from December 24

Audio clips
Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Snow photos from Dec. 24
Podcasts
Polls
How will former Iowa State coach Gene Chizik do in his first year at Auburn next season?

Poll results

Response Percent
Auburn won’t make a bowl next season with Chizik
 
68%
6-8 wins sound about right
 
28%
9 wins or better
 
2%
Total 121
Do you leave cookies for Santa?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
54%
Yes
 
45%
Total 206
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Arizona forward Jordan Hill elevates for a bucket over Kansas forward Markieff Morris during the second half Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008 at the McKale Center in Tucson. FINAL: Jordan Hill’s 23 points lead Arizona to 84-67 victory
8:35 p.m., December 23, 2008 Updated 11:40 p.m.
Arizona outscores KU 49-29 in second half.
6:00 a.m.
Tom McLaughlin of Muscotah lights a candle in honor of a loved one as Rev. Morgan Smith looks on. The candle lighting was part of the annual Blue Christmas service, held before Christmas each year at McLouth United Methodist Church. Blue Christmas service helps people confront pain, suffering
December 24, 2008 in print edition on 3A
It’s a day Kathy Smith never will forget. That day — Aug. 23, 2007 — Smith was in a one-car accident. Because of health complications from the wreck, Smith was admitted six times to hospitals during 13 months. She spent 100 days in the hospital.
10:00 a.m.
Paula Kyriakos, left, Lawrence, hands Nola Levings, 6, right, Lawrence, her Christmas gifts Tuesday at Weaver’s Department Store, 901 Mass. Levings’ gifts were for her grandfather and she was picking them up from Kyriakos, who was wrapping customers’ gifts with a couple of other employees at the downtown department store. In the background at top left are gift wrappers Megan Ballock, Eudora, and Samantha Otte, Lawrence. Last-minute shoppers hurry to wrap up holiday gift buying
December 24, 2008 in print edition on 3A
In 45 minutes, Leon Hiatt was hoping to check his mom, dad, grandparents, sister and nephew off his shopping list. Doing some last-minute shopping at its finest, Hiatt was shuttling from store to store along Iowa Street on Tuesday afternoon. He hit World Market, TJ Maxx and then Bed, Bath & Beyond looking for the quick stuff: KU clothing, snack foods and movies.
10:00 a.m.
Jun Huh, 16 months old, picks up books from an aisle inside the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Library repairs could cost nearly $1 million
December 23, 2008
The Lawrence Public Library likely will need upwards of $1 million worth of repairs to replace a deteriorating roof and an antiquated heating and cooling system.

All stories

Portland State shocks Gonzaga
December 24, 2008 in print edition on B6
A recap of Top 25 men’s basketball action.
Kind soul
December 24, 2008 in print edition on A9
To the editor:
Tina Fey voted AP’s Entertainer of the Year
December 24, 2008 in print edition on B8
Tina Fey is the entertainer of the year? You betcha.