Archive for Friday, February 15, 2008

Also from February 15

On the street
Photo galleries
Mario Chalmers 2005-06 Mario Chalmers 2006-07 Mario Chalmers 2007-08 NCAA Championship 20th Anniversary Miles and Aiden Blomgren The Ex-Show at 4-1-1 Studio
What do you think is the best way to celebrate Valentine's Day?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day
Romantic candlelight dinner
Going out to eat and a show
Casual get-together with friends
Total 186

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Last Call owner Dennis Steffes said Thursday he was closing the downtown nightclub after a shooting last weekend. Owner pulls plug on Last Call
February 14, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The owner of the downtown nightclub Last Call said Thursday he was closing the business after a shooting last weekend. Both club owner Dennis Steffes and his attorney Dan Owen said the shooting that injured three people was an intolerable event that forced Steffes to rethink the club’s future.
12:00 p.m.
Eric Melin, left, a Lawrence resident and Kansas University graduate in film, chats with host Meredith Vieira on the set of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire." Melin, a film critic, will appear on Monday and Tuesday during the quiz show's movie week. One in a million
February 15, 2008 in print edition on 1C
“Lotion.” That was Eric Melin’s answer to a question that has haunted him since appearing last summer on the VH1 program “The World Series of Pop Culture.” The question: “In the famous scene from ‘There’s Something About Mary,’ what does Cameron Diaz mistakenly think is hanging from Ben Stiller’s ear?”
4:00 p.m.

Alice Brewer, Lawrence, a Go Red for Women committee member, foreground left, and Jerelyn Kaesler, Lawrence, view silent auction items Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, as they participate in the Go Red Women luncheon at Maceli's. Event promotes heart health for women
February 15, 2008 in print edition on 5A
Robin Campbell had just turned 39 when her life took a drastic turn. Campbell, of Lawrence, suffered a massive heart attack that stemmed from overlooked symptoms of heart problems.
10:00 p.m.
Walking the line
February 15, 2008 in print edition on 1D
The Rev. Scott Hanks has faith in his congregation’s politics. The Heritage Baptist Church pastor wants members to be active in the political process. He hopes they caucused earlier this month. He wants them to vote in the presidential election. He also wants them to keep their faith in mind when they vote. But he can’t tell them that.

All stories

Rec calendar
February 15, 2008 in print edition on B6
Local sports
New Orleans under scrutiny
All-Star weekend will bring city into NBA focus
February 15, 2008 in print edition on B4
Reminiscing about record crowds and the excitement of working in the NBA should be expected from someone like Bill Bertka, a longtime scouting director for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Indiana considers options
Parting ways with Sampson could be complicated solution
February 15, 2008 in print edition on B2
Getting rid of coach Kelvin Sampson might not be the solution to Indiana’s problems. It’s a move that might just create a bigger mess.
Nomo thinks he has a shot
Veteran pitcher healthy, motivated to earn spot in Kansas City rotation
February 15, 2008 in print edition on B1
Hideo Nomo is 39, has not pitched in the majors since 2005 and is trying to bounce back after surgeries on his shoulder and elbow.