Archive for Saturday, September 6, 2008

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KU vs. Louisiana Tech Lawrence High vs. Shawnee Mission North People & Places Free State vs Shawnee Mission West
What grade would you give the Jayhawks' first half against Louisiana Tech?

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How many yards will Kansas rush for against Louisiana Tech?

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Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Ramona Morgan becomes emotional while testifying Friday in her second-degree murder trial. KBI, coroner, defendant testify in hit-and-run trial
September 5, 2008 in print edition on 1A
During cross-examination Friday, a Douglas County prosecutor accused a murder defendant of being angry and sleep-deprived when she struck and killed two highway construction workers on Sept. 11, 2007. “I honestly didn’t see any people,” replied defendant Ramona Morgan, 49, of Washington state, who faces two reckless second-degree murder charges.
10:00 a.m.
Four KU Alumni Volunteer Leaders were honored as Dick Wintermote Chapter Volunteers of the Year on Friday at a KU Alumni Association event. From left are Luke Bobo, Ballwin, Mo., president of the KU Black Alumni Chapter; Stephanie Rawe, Prairie Village, a member of the Kansas City Chapter; Scott Lundgren, Portland, Ore., president of the Portland chapter; and Larry Chaney, McPherson, president of the Santa Fe Trail Chapter. KU alumni receive awards as Volunteers of the Year
September 6, 2008 in print edition on 3B
The Kansas University Alumni Association on Friday honored four of its members with the second annual Dick Wintermote Chapter Volunteer of the Year award.
5:45 p.m.
KU wide receivers keep their fingers nimble during pregame warm-ups Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008 before the Jayhawks' game against Louisiana Tech at Memorial Stadium. Reesing throws for career-best 412 yards; KU defeats Louisiana Tech, 29-0
5:04 p.m., September 6, 2008 Updated 2:09 a.m.
Final, KU wins 29-0. Two more rushes by Quigley ends the game. KU improves to 2-0 with impressive performances by both Reesing and the Jayhawks’ defense.

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Lawrence police investigating possible suicide near Riverfront Mall
Police say gunshot was self-inflicted
10:22 a.m., September 6, 2008 Updated 10:27 a.m. in print edition on B2
Lawrence police are investigating a report of a person dead with a gunshot wound.
Coffman hurdles his way to another big game
Missouri tight end had nine catches for 120 yards - and two trademark jumps - in Tigers’ season-opening victory over Illinois
September 6, 2008
At 6-6 and 245 pounds, Missouri’s tight end does not fit the image of a player whose signature move is hurdling opponents.
Police: Suspect kills self in bank standoff
Hostage situation in Illinois ends with gunshot; autopsy set
September 6, 2008 in print edition on A6
A gunman who took a dozen hostages in a suburban Chicago bank after wresting a gun from a police officer Friday died after shooting himself in the head, police said.