Archive for Friday, January 18, 2008

Also from January 18

On the street
Are you enjoying this winter?

Poll results

Response Percent
I need summer now.
I love it. Give me more snow, ice and cold.
Doesn’t matter to me what the weather is.
Total 314

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
The shadow of Lawrence resident Ron Clock darkens the snow as he shovels his sidewalk Thursday morning. Overnight precipitation left 2 to 4 inches of snow on the ground by morning. Bitter cold descends on area
January 17, 2008 in print edition on 3A
While there’s only a chance for light snowfall during the next few days, one thing is certain: It will be downright cold. Sarah Jones, 6News meteorologist, said Arctic air had moved into Lawrence and the system would make a slow exit. “I don’t see any warm-up anytime soon,” she said looking out to Wednesday.
11:48 a.m.
Kansas Attorney General Stephen Six Six named new attorney general
11:00 a.m., January 18, 2008 Updated 12:34 p.m.
Douglas County District Judge Stephen Six today was appointed state attorney general by Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.
4:00 p.m.
Pulse Podcast
'Tuna' reels in laughs on stage
Posted January 18, 2008
In many ways, Tuna, Texas, is just like any small town - with all of its quirks blown out of proportion. If that's the case, what better way to show off the town's quirks than with a unique play? Tuna comes to life on stage at the Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., starting tonight in "Greater Tuna." In this week's Pulse Podcast, hear what it's like for just two actors - Marion Constantinescu and David Butterfield - to play 20 characters.
10:00 p.m.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical's Troy Gourley, foreground, is helped out of frigid water and onto a sheet of ice by Lt. John Mathis on Friday at the West Campus Pond at Kansas University. The department conducted ice rescue training as part of its annual training exercises. Icy pond provides rescue practice
January 18, 2008 in print edition on 1B
It looked like a Polar Bear Club practice session as Douglas County fire and rescue workers braved freezing temperatures and frigid waters Friday as part of their annual water rescue training.

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Selig staying through 2012
Commissioner receives three-year extension
January 18, 2008 in print edition on B2
Bud Selig was given a three-year extension as baseball commissioner through the 2012 season.
NBA Roundup
January 18, 2008 in print edition on B5
Scores from around the league.