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6:00 a.m.
Kendall Gott, left, senior historian at Fort Leavenworth, shows an 1873 Colt pistol to Maj. Brett Clark who was among a group of soldiers and civilians from across the country taking a two-week course at Forth Leavenworth about how to teach military history. Gott demonstrated how to use the gun on Thursday at a Fort Leavenworth firing range. Students shoot Civil War replicas
January 11, 2008 in print edition on 1A
They were the guns that won the Civil War and the American West, and Thursday afternoon their modern-day replicas got a workout on a Fort Leavenworth firing range.
1:00 p.m.
Local law enforcement employees respond to simulated emergencies using a model campus at Kansas University. Sgt. Darcy Nichols-Curtiss, third from left, from the KU Med Center, instructs public safety officers from the Lawrence campus, Sgt. Gary Wieden, center, and Sgt. Bobby Williams, third from right, on specific areas to quarantine. Practicing for the unpredictable
January 11, 2008 in print edition on 3A
It was a test. It was only a test. Kansas University is the latest school to go through critical incident training. Administrators, safety officers and campus and Lawrence police departments took a three-day training session that ended Thursday with a simulation occurring on a small-scale city.
4:00 p.m.
Actors stage the 1863 invasion of Lawrence by raiders under the command of William C. Quantrill in this scene from "Bloody Dawn: The Lawrence Massacre." The film premieres Saturday in Lawrence at Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. Edge of ‘Dawn’
January 11, 2008 in print edition on 1C
As a boy, Ken Spurgeon would often peruse a family diary that gathered stories of his great-great-grandfather, Joseph Madison Spurgeon, and the man’s role during the Civil War. Joseph was a member of the Ninth Kansas Cavalry, and he became part of the force commissioned to pursue infamous bushwhacker William C. Quantrill after the leader’s raid on Lawrence.
10:00 p.m.
Matthew Bohn's Christmas gift purchases caught up to him when his Visa bill arrived. The ease  of availability and acceptance of credit cards is putting many users at risk of increasing debt. Consumers learn debt lessons the hard way
January 11, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Matthew Bohn didn’t let lack of money diminish his Christmas shopping list. He ignored price tags and whipped out his Visa card. But when the season ended and Bohn’s bill arrived, his heart sank along with his credit score.

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Affiliation fallout
Administrative changes at St. Luke’s Hospital may be a result of disappointment in an affiliation agreement signed with Kansas University Hospital and Medical Center.
January 11, 2008 in print edition on A10
There is bound to be some fallout or consequences from the more-than-yearlong negotiations between Kansas University Hospital, KU Medical Center and St. Luke’s Hospital.