Archive for Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Also from January 1

On the street
Photo galleries
Fans make the road trip to Miami Friends & Neighbors, January 2008 Dec. 31 Orange Bowl Press Conference
What will be the top issue in Lawrence in 2008?

Poll results

Response Percent
City spending
Creating more jobs/economic development
City infrastructure
Cuts to public transportation
A local sales tax
Total 155

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Kansas fans, from left, Laura Boddington, Topeka, KU freshman Chance Riley, junior Tim Burgess and sophomore Stewart Bell, all of Lawrence, check an atlas before leaving Sunday to watch the Jayhawks in the Orange Bowl in Miami. KU fans hit the road
December 31, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Kansas University junior Tim Burgess hasn’t missed a football game this season and he isn’t about to let 1,503 miles keep him from attending the last one - Thursday’s game in Miami.
2:00 p.m.
The Lawrence City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. 2008: A look ahead
January 1, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Cutting public transit service, increasing sales tax rates and deciding how aggressive the community should be in attracting new jobs are up for debate at City Hall in 2008.
5:00 p.m.
This uHarmony Massage Chair by Brookstone makes a perfect choice for those indulging in the sin of sloth. 7 ‘deadly’ gift ideas
January 1, 2008 in print edition on 1C
The start of the new year is the time when we plan to be better people - nicer, skinnier, more careful people. Sure, self-help books and service magazines offer a lot of lists, but you might want to check yourself against something that has stood the test of time: the Seven Deadly sins, a popular topic in art and drama of the Middle Ages.
10:00 p.m.
Ashley and Steve Strand are graduates of Virginia Tech who live in Lawrence. Steve is a native Kansan who roots for Kansas University during basketball season but will support his alma mater during the Orange Bowl. Virginia Tech fans call Lawrence home
January 1, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Not all Lawrencians will be donning crimson and blue for Thursday’s Orange Bowl. There are some Virginia Tech Hokies in town. Steve and Ashley Strand are two local Hokies who bleed maroon and orange, even though Steve is a native Kansan. “I figured we were going to play either KU or Mizzou,” Steve Strand said. “I was a little hesitant at first because I didn’t want to root against KU because I love KU, but I’ve got to go with the alma mater.”

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