Archive for Friday, September 5, 2008

Also from September 5

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Morgan Trial Free State soccer vs. Bonner Springs
Podcasts
Polls
Would U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback make a good governor for Kansas?

Poll results

Response Percent
No.
 
73%
Yes.
 
21%
Not sure.
 
4%
Total 1308
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Republican presidential candidate John McCain acknowledges the crowed as he goes on stage at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008. McCain casts self as reformer
September 5, 2008 in print edition on 1A
John McCain, a POW turned political rebel, vowed Thursday night to vanquish the “constant partisan rancor” that grips Washington as he launched his fall campaign for the White House. “Change is coming,” he promised the roaring Republican National Convention and a prime-time television audience.
7:56 a.m.
Kansas University students listen to John McCain speak Thursday during the Republican National Convention watch party at the Kansas Union. College Republicans excited after speech
September 5, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The number of viewers was small, but the enthusiasm was immense Thursday night at a Kansas University College Republicans watch party as U.S. Sen. John McCain accepted the GOP nomination for president. Pumped after watching Wednesday’s speech by McCain’s running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, College Republicans president and KU senior Jesse Vaughn, 22, was ready to hear what McCain had to say at the Republican National Convention in Minnesota.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas University is celebrating "record-breaking" enrollment numbers this semester. Chancellor announces ‘record enrollment’ at KU this semester
4:37 p.m., September 4, 2008 Updated 10:54 a.m. in print edition on 3A
Though official enrollment figures are still days away, Kansas University leaders are beaming over the way the university handled record enrollment.
6:00 p.m.
The steam whistle on top of the facilities operation building at Kansas University will blow again thanks to donations to a university maintenance fund. KU decides whistle will blow again
4:42 p.m., September 5, 2008 Updated 5:53 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The steam whistle, which has blown on campus since the early 1900s, was discontinued this semester because of budget cuts, but after an outpouring of support it will return to campus on Monday.
10:00 p.m.
Brian McClendon, who grew up in Lawrence and oversees Geo products, including Google Earth, visits with longtime friend Bob Moore before speaking Thursday morning at The Community Education breakfast at the Lawrence Holidome. Google visionary who graduated from LHS urges early access to computers
September 5, 2008 in print edition on 1B
The next generation of Web wizards could come from Lawrence if more technology is put into schools.

All stories

Roundup: Baldwin routs Paola, 21-7
10:46 p.m., September 5, 2008 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on C3
For the first time since 2005, Baldwin High has won its opening football game.
Giants cruise in opener
New York turns back Washington, 16-7
September 5, 2008 in print edition on B8
The New York Giants won the Super Bowl with defense and they kicked off defense of that title with more of the same.
Roddick ousted at Open
Djokovic to meet Federer in semifinals
September 5, 2008 in print edition on B2
Novak Djokovic heard what Andy Roddick said about him and didn’t like it one bit.
Recycling success
The city’s current recycling efforts clearly are paying off. Why mess with success?
September 5, 2008 in print edition on A10
A report showing that Lawrence residents already recycle solid waste at a rate above the national average indicates that now isn’t the time for the city to get into the curbside recycling business.