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Sept. 12, 2008 Douglas County tornados KU vs. USF Free State football vs. Shawnee Mission South
Who was KU's first-half MVP against South Florida?

Poll results

Response Percent
Todd Reesing
Johnathan Wilson
Jacob Branstetter
Darrell Stuckey
Total 42
How many points will South Florida score tonight against KU's defense?

Poll results

Response Percent
36 or more
Total 58
Should Kansas Regents universities be more selective when it comes to accepting students?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure.
Total 804

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Hilltop Child Development Center student Carter Elston tugs on a green bean as he and several classmates gather vegetables from the garden at the preschool at Kansas University. Hilltop was recently awarded a national grant that will buy gardening supplies and educational gardening resources. Planting seeds: Grant supports Hilltop’s efforts to teach children about gardening
September 11, 2008 in print edition on 1C
School has ramped up for another industrious year, marking a bittersweet end to the long, languid days most Lawrence children could spend outdoors, capturing fireflies or collecting worms. But for the kids at Hilltop Child Development Center, life in the wild has just begun.
6:00 a.m.
Panel urges changes in university admissions policy
September 11, 2008 in print edition on 1A
A task force Thursday recommended that the Kansas Board of Regents be in charge of setting admission standards for state universities.
2:00 p.m.
Cassie Teichmann, 4, twirls her umbrella and visits with crossing guard Sally Sanko in the rain Thursday across the street from Broken Arrow School at 27th and Louisiana streets. Rainy conditions are going to be the norm in Lawrence through early Sunday. Ike’s effects could reach southeast Kansas
September 12, 2008 in print edition on 3A
As Hurricane Ike churns toward the Gulf Coast, Douglas County and much of Kansas will be dealing with soggy conditions. “The fear is the steady rain we will likely see over a period of time,” said Jennifer Schack, 6News chief meteorologist. Several inches could fall through Saturday in Douglas County as tropical moisture from the Pacific Ocean has mixed with a cold front from the north, she said. The forecast calls for rain to linger into early Sunday.
6:19 p.m.
A tornado touches down about one-half mile west of the Douglas-Johnson County line near 458 Road (North 900 Road) looking northwest on Friday. According to the photographer, the tornado rumbled across East 2300 Road just west of the silos. Douglas County tornado damages buildings
September 12, 2008
It was a wicked evening of weather in Douglas County, as at least one tornado touched down, causing damage to homes south of Eudora.
7:45 p.m.
Kansas head coach Mark Mangino and his son Tommy Mangino laugh with South Florida head coach Jim Leavitt prior to the start of the game Friday, Sept. 12, 2008 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Bonani’s last-second field goal gives USF a 37-34 victory
4:54 p.m., September 12, 2008 Updated 2:22 a.m.
Final, USF wins 37-34. Bonani’s 43-yard field goal split the uprights as time expired, giving the Bulls the victory.

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LHS football game canceled
Lions and Lancers will play at noon Saturday at LHS
05:42 p.m., September 12, 2008 Updated 06:35 p.m.
The Lawrence High football game scheduled for tonight with Shawnee Mission East has been canceled.
Young: No cause to worry
Titans QB addresses team’s concerns
September 12, 2008 in print edition on B2
Titans quarterback Vince Young insists he never wavered in his commitment to football.