Archive for Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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KU men's basketball vs. Florida Gulf Coast KU women's basketball vs. Iowa
What is your prediction for KU's game against Florida Gulf Coast

Poll results

Response Percent
KU wins by 10-19 points
KU wins by 20-29 points
KU wins by 30 points or more
Florida Gulf Coast wins
KU wins by 1-9 points
Total 3
Which KU basketball team will finish the nonconference season with a better record?

Poll results

Response Percent
The men’s basketball team
The women’s basketball team
Total 427
Should the U.S. government provide financial aid to U.S. automakers?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure.
Total 167

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
A few of the real housewives of Douglas County, from left: Tracey Kastens, Laura Dahnert, Lisa Patrick, Lana Grove and Susan Eagle. The real housewives of Douglas County
November 17, 2008
Lana Grove is pretty sure she’s never had a bonbon in her life. She doesn’t watch soap operas, and she can’t imagine finding time to sit through each plodding, dramatic episode. And she does have a job, thank you very much.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas University senior Justin Litt, of Maple Grove, Minn., moves through the salad bar Monday at The Underground in Wescoe Hall. A proposal before the Kansas Board of Regents would increase the cost of housing and dining rates at the university for students living in on-campus housing. Regents to consider increasing housing and dining fees at KU
November 17, 2008 in print edition on 1A
When the Kansas Board of Regents meet this week, its members will consider a request that will affect Kansas University students living in on-campus housing.
10:00 a.m.
Planners seek ways to make county greener
November 17, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Local government leaders soon may be giving area residents help on living greener - whether they want it or not.
10:39 a.m.
Online chat
Area specialist to chat about caregiving
November 18, 2008
Marilyn Thomas, caregiver specialist with the Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging, will answer questions about caregiving. She will discuss the resources available in the Douglas County area. She also will chat about the difficulties that caregivers face and how family and friends can help.
6:23 p.m.
Cork & Barrel owners end legal saga by selling liquor stores
November 18, 2008 in print edition on 10B
Nearly seven years after Dan and Jill Blomgren first faced pressure from state regulators, the owners of Lawrence’s Cork & Barrel liquor stores finally gave in.
8:00 p.m.
Kansas center Cole Aldrich grabs a pass in the paint prior to tipoff against Florida Gulf Coast Tuesday at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: KU defeats Florida Gulf Coast, 85-45
7:03 p.m., November 18, 2008 Updated 12:51 a.m.
FINAL: KU defeats Florida Gulf Coast, 85-45

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