Archive for Friday, November 21, 2008

Also from November 21

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Arensberg’s Shoes sale draws crowds
Podcasts
Polls
What affects you more right now?

Poll results

Response Percent
Wall Street stock tumbling.
 
51%
Gas prices declining.
 
48%
Total 488
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Danielle Lefever, a second-year Kansas University law student, from Overland Park, waits for the K-10 Connector bus Wednesday at the KU Park and Ride lot off or Clinton Parkway. Lefever uses the bus regularly and could benefit when the bus system boosts service on the route. Johnson County funds to help improve K-10 Connector service between Lawrence and Overland Park
November 20, 2008
Earlier this month, Johnson County commissioners approved Johnson County Transit’s emergency funding request for $2.5 million. The funding includes $1.4 million to purchase of as many as seven buses and a $1 million transfer from the general fund to add 50 more operating hours a week, aiding the K-10 Connector route between Lawrence and Overland Park.
10:00 a.m.
Danielle Lefever, a second-year Kansas University law student, from Overland Park, waits for the K-10 Connector bus Wednesday at the KU Park and Ride lot off or Clinton Parkway. Lefever uses the bus regularly and could benefit when the bus system boosts service on the route. Bargain hunters bid farewell as Arensberg shoe store prepares to shut its doors after 50 years
November 20, 2008
Shoppers said goodbye to a longtime Lawrence business and took advantage of slashed prices during a going out of business sale Thursday at Arensberg Shoes.
1:25 p.m.
Moviegoers take their seats in preparation to view "The Day After," 25 years after the television movie aired on ABC the night of Nov. 20, 1983. The movie was mostly shot and set in Lawrence. A panel discussion was conducted after Thursday's screening. The glow from ‘The Day After’ hasn’t dimmed
November 21, 2008 in print edition on 3A
They celebrated the 25th anniversary of Lawrence being the center of the television universe.
6:00 p.m.
Governor Kathleen Sebelius, shown in this 2008 file photo, Gov. has ordered state agencies to cut spending by 3 percent, which could hurt Kansans with disabilities. Kansans with disabilities fear budget cuts
November 20, 2008
In her wheelchair, Kim Vermillion of Olathe makes a point by slapping the back of one hand to the palm of the other. Her mother, Vickie, translates: More money is needed for Kansans like Kim who have disabilities but face waiting lists for services and possible cuts because of the state budget crunch.
10:35 p.m.
The Firebirds swamp head coach Bob Lisher as he raises the sub-state championship plaque on Friday. On to the championship! Firebirds take down Blue Valley, 14-7, advance to State title game
5:58 p.m., November 21, 2008 Updated 12:45 a.m.
Final, Free State wins 14-7 Taylor Stuart comes up with a sack on Blue Valley’s first pass, moving Blue Valley back. After a spike to stop the clock and an incompletion, Cameron Schmidt knocked away a pass on fourth down. Torneden took a knee, and Free State is advancing to its first state championship.

All stories

Buyers should consider 2 title-insurance policies
November 21, 2008 in print edition on B11
About Real Estate
The glow from ‘The Day After’ hasn’t dimmed
Viewers gather at Liberty Hall 25 years after movie on nuclear war aired on ABC
November 21, 2008 in print edition on A3
They celebrated the 25th anniversary of Lawrence being the center of the television universe.
Mo. Chihuahuas hit silver screen
Rocky and offspring featured in Disney film
November 21, 2008 in print edition on A4
When Rhoda Hewett bought her Chihuahua pup, Rocky, three years ago, she knew he had a championship bloodline. But she had no idea he was going to be a movie star.
On the record
November 21, 2008 in print edition on A4
Law enforcement report
NBA Roundup
November 21, 2008 in print edition on B5
• Celtics, 98, Pistons 80• Lakers 105, Suns 92
Xavier rallies to top Mizzou
November 21, 2008 in print edition on B4
Roundup of men’s Big 12 action.
Black Friday may disappoint stores
November 21, 2008 in print edition on B11
By Anne D’InnocenzioAssociated Press Writer
You think?
The 2008 elections spotlighted a broadening “power to the people” and there could be a backlash affecting the field of sports.
November 21, 2008 in print edition on A10
The 2008 elections spotlighted a broadening “power to the people” and there could be a backlash affecting the field of sports.
Michigan stuns No. 4 UCLA
November 21, 2008 in print edition on B4
Roundup of Top 25 men’s basketball.