Archive for Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Also from September 10

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Daniel Coburn Gallery Free State soccer vs. SM South
Podcasts
Polls
Will it help Kansas Republican congressional candidate Lynn Jenkins' campaign to have President Bush appear at a fundraiser next week?

Poll results

Response Percent
No.
 
70%
Yes.
 
23%
Uncertain.
 
5%
Total 565
How many bills do you pay online?

Poll results

Response Percent
All of them.
 
41%
A few of them.
 
32%
None.
 
26%
Total 566
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Ramona Morgan sits with her attorney, Billy Rork, of Topeka, on Tuesday just prior to being convicted of two counts of reckless second-degree murder and one count of aggravated battery in the deaths of two KDOT workers and injury of another along U.S. Hwy. 59 south of Lawrence a year ago. Jury finds Ramona Morgan guilty on all charges relating to last September’s accident
1:43 p.m., September 9, 2008 Updated 7:28 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Billy Rork, Ramona Morgan’s defense attorney, at 1:25 p.m. said that the jury had reached a verdict in the death of two construction workers on U.S. Highway 59 south of Lawrence last September.
10:00 a.m.
Christian Sachau, a student at the University of Hamburg, in Germany, completed an six-week internship working at Lawrence banks through an exchange program. He is pictured Tuesday at the Max Kade Center for German-American Studies at Kansas University. Money exchange: German student works at area banks for internship
September 10, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Writing a check to pay for something in Germany is not often done these days. Instead, Germans make greater use of electronic money transfers to pay their bills. An average German bank branch might handle 20 checks a day, compared with about 500 a day at an American bank, according to Christian Sachau, a University of Hamburg student who just finished a six-week internship working at Lawrence banks.
2:00 p.m.
Proposal to open homeless day center in Barker neighborhood abandoned
September 9, 2008
Joe Reitz, the leader of a new Lawrence faith-based program to provide temporary housing to homeless families, said on Tuesday that his group was no longer considering a house at 1501 R.I. as the possible site of a day center for homeless families and children.
3:04 p.m.
Corbet Collins, 74, gardens an acre of land in North Lawrence. The retiree distributes his produce throughout the community, including at senior living centers such as Babcock Place, 1700 Mass. What he won't do is accept payment for the fruits of his labor. Below, Collins is shown working his land. Paying it forward
September 10, 2008 in print edition on 1C
For the past 17 years, Corbet Collins has been the Santa Claus of produce for many in the Lawrence area. Only you don’t have to be naughty or nice to get your Christmas in July. You just have to keep your wallet out of sight.

All stories

Pump patrol
September 10, 2008 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $3.45 at several locations.