Archive for Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Also from November 12

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Leavenworth Veterans Day parade
Podcasts
Polls
If the college football season ended today, who is most deserving of the Heisman Trophy?

Poll results

Response Percent
Graham Harrell, Texas Tech QB
 
42%
Sam Bradford, Oklahoma QB
 
17%
Colt McCoy, Texas QB
 
15%
Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech WR
 
11%
Tim Tebow, Florida QB
 
6%
Other
 
6%
Total 63
Will you be leaving town for the Thanksgiving holiday?

Poll results

Response Percent
No.
 
43%
Yes.
 
42%
No, but I will be hosting out-of-town friends and/or relatives.
 
13%
Total 558
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor moves the ball up court against Emporia State guard Matt Boswell during the first half Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008 at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: KU runs away from Emporia State, wins 103-58
5:49 p.m., November 11, 2008 Updated 11:56 p.m.
Final: KU wins 103-58 Releford puts in a two off a steal, and Brennan Bechard gives KU 101 points with a three-pointer from the wing, much to the delight of the half-empty Fieldhouse. Juenemann caps the victory with a layup off the glass and one of the widest smiles you’ll ever see. He pumped his fist coming back down the court, obviously a moment he won’t forget. Keep checking back on KUsports.com for postgame audio, Spodcasters Postgame and more.
6:00 a.m.
The American Legion Honor Guard salutes servicemen and servicewomen at a Tuesday ceremony at the American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14 on West Sixth Street. The Legion celebrated Veterans Day with song, story and a gun salute, despite a light morning rain. Area celebrates military service
November 12, 2008 in print edition on 1A
A cold, rainy Tuesday morning set the mood for veterans as they remembered their service to their country. “I feel very grateful for the men that have passed away and are fighting now for the privilege to protect my country for me,” said Lenora Crumet, a member of the American Legion who attends the ceremony every Veterans Day.
2:00 p.m.
Damian Scott, 19, panhandles for change from the downtown lunch crowd Nov. 6, 2008, on Massachusetts Street near the Ninth Street intersection. Ordinance could silence panhandlers
November 12, 2008 in print edition on 1A
There soon may be a simple new rule for panhandlers in downtown Lawrence: Mum is the word. Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday agreed to consider new regulations that would prohibit any panhandler, individual or charitable organization from verbally asking for money while on the public sidewalks of downtown.
6:00 p.m.
Shelly Wright, Scotch Fabric Care Services store supervisor, top left, and Laurie Clark, general manager, look through a pile of coats donated for the annual Scotch Share the Warmth project. Donated coats can be dropped off through Nov. 26 at any of the seven Scotch Fabric Care Services stores. The Salvation Army will handle the distribution of the coats Dec. 5 and 6. Clark estimates that between 1,200 and 1,500 coats have been donated so far. Local groups offering help during the holidays
November 11, 2008 in print edition on 3A
The national economic picture looks bleak, but people in Lawrence who can afford to are stepping forward to help those who have less.

All stories

NBA Roundup
November 12, 2008 in print edition on B6
Wednesday roundup of NBA action.