Archive for Sunday, January 27, 2008

Also from January 27

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Disposable society Free State boys vs. Olathe North FSHS girls vs. Washburn Rural

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Gria Inc. crew members Brent Wallis, of Lawrence, left, and Michael Camacho, of Kansas City, Mo., sand walls and install wood trim on a remodeling project at 1650 Cambridge Road. A Lawrence company, Gria is staying busy even in a construction downturn by concentrating its design firm, fabrication shop and construction company on a broad range of projects, including custom homes and remodeling. Building bust
January 27, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Jack Hope leads an enterprise that specializes in home construction, remodeling and designs for residential projects in the Lawrence area. In name, anyway. “I’m down to one employee,” said Hope, owner of Jack Hope Design Build, which had 17 employees just two years ago. “I’ve reduced the size of my company down to me.” Hope is far from alone in watching his business fortunes decline along with the overall construction market in town - a segment that slowed last year to its slowest pace since midway through the Reagan administration.
12:00 p.m.
Lawrence attorney Kathy Kirk recently returned from Jordan, where she instructed judges and other legal professionals on alternative dispute resolution. Mediator shares expertise abroad
January 27, 2008 in print edition on 1B
One day last fall, Lawrence attorney Kathy Kirk listened to a contract mediation case involving a dispute over delivery services. It was like many she’d heard before. But this time, she was hearing it in Amman, Jordan. Kirk returned earlier this month from a three-month stay in Jordan, where she trained judges, lawyers and other professionals in civil mediation. She helped Jordanians amend laws to accommodate judges so they could order mediation, and she helped establish rules and regulations for the process.
10:00 p.m.
New book guides army commanders on surviving deployment
January 27, 2008 in print edition on 1B
The first 100 days are critical to a soldier deployed in a combat zone. “The enemy isn’t stupid. If they are going to attack a unit, they are going to attack one that is new, not one that’s been there 300 days,” said Col. Steve Mains, director of the Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) at Fort Leavenworth.

All stories

Woods stretches Buick lead to eight
Tiger fires third-round 66, reaches 18 under par
January 27, 2008 in print edition on C2
Winning the Buick Invitational is now a matter of when, not who.
A wild end (around) to all-star game
January 27, 2008 in print edition on C8
For once, Andre Caldwell and Erik Ainge had a dramatic finish that both could cheer.
Griffin’s return boosts OU
Freshman tallies 17 points, 15 rebounds in unexpected appearance
January 27, 2008 in print edition on C9
Blake Griffin clenched his fists, looked up and let out a loud scream. One of triumph, not pain.
Poet’s Showcase
Lovers Collide’ by Karl Dean
January 27, 2008 in print edition on D3
‘Lovers Collide’ by Karl Dean
NBA Roundup
January 27, 2008 in print edition on C12
Scores from around the league.