Archive for Saturday, September 13, 2008

Also from September 13

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
National Childhood Cancer Awareness Day in Baldwin City Pet Post: Fall 2008 Water main break at the Oread Inn Oread Inn water main break People & Places
Podcasts
Polls
After KU's 37-34 loss to South Florida, which position are you most worried about?

Poll results

Response Percent
Offensive Line
 
33%
Defensive Line
 
32%
Running Backs
 
19%
Secondary
 
13%
Other
 
1%
Total 2421
Videos

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12:00 a.m.
Kansas defenders leap in vain as South Florida kicker Maikon Bonani puts the winning field goal over the pile at the end of regulation 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.
6:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Sunflower School students listen to US Army Reserve soldiers speak Friday at the school. The soldiers spoke to the students about their civilian lives and their past deployments. The Reservists will leave Monday for a yearlong mission to Iraq. Army Reservists visit Sunflower students
September 13, 2008 in print edition on 2B
Seven Iraq-bound soldiers paid a visit to students at Sunflower School on Friday. The Army Reservists from the 538th Transportation Company Detachment, which is training at Fort Riley, talked to second- and sixth-graders about what it means to be deployed.
2:00 p.m.
KU is one of nine institutions that will split $280 million in research funding over the next four years - with planned, but not guaranteed, additional funding for two additional years, according to the National Institutes of Health. In this 2007 file photo, Andy Chang, a doctoral student from China studying bioanalytical chemistry, enters data at a research lab computer in the Multidisciplinary Research Building at Kansas University. KU receives research honor
September 12, 2008
Kansas University continues to grow its research portfolio. KU is one of nine institutions that will split $280 million in research funding over the next four years - with planned, but not guaranteed, additional funding for two additional years, according to the National Institutes of Health.
6:00 p.m.
Actor Wes Studi, left, and filmmaker Kevin Willmott discuss their new film, "The Only Good Indian," during the Kansas Lewis and Clark Symposium on Friday at the Dole Institute of Politics. The event focused on the relationship between American Indian tribes and the U.S. government before and after the Lewis and Clark expedition. Symposium weighs damage of US expansion on tribes
September 13, 2008 in print edition on 1B
The first contact Meriwether Lewis and William Clark made with American Indians on their exploration across the country forever changed the course of tribal life. “We didn’t all experience the winning of the West the same way,” said Dan Wildcat, director of the Haskell Environmental Research Studies Center and of the American Studies program at Haskell Indian Nations University. “For some of us this was an invasion of homelands.”

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