Archive for Friday, September 19, 2008

Also from September 19

On the street
Photo galleries
Take Back the Night FSHS volleyball vs. Blue Valley NW
Did you go to a high school Homecoming dance?

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Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
From left, director Neil LaBute confers with actor Samuel L. Jackson. Outside the law: KU alum filmmaker and Lawrence actor collaborate on ‘Lakeview Terrace’
September 18, 2008 in print edition on 1C
For the first time in the 11 years since he became an internationally renowned filmmaker, Neil LaBute is on the brink of an elusive, unlikely achievement. The Kansas University graduate has already solidified his reputation as a master of crafting controversial tales involving revenge, betrayal and cruelty. But nothing has quite prepared him for the expectations of how his latest project, “Lakeview Terrace,” will be received.
6:00 a.m.
Jayhawk Marching Band gets big gift
September 18, 2008 in print edition on 1A
A musical flock of Jayhawks will be expected to grow larger, play louder and ensure that crimson-and-blue notes are heard clearly throughout the country.
10:00 a.m.
Jack Goodwin, 88, is a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam. A retired U.S. Air Force colonel, he will be the featured speaker today as the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 852 in Lawrence commemorates National POW/MIA Recognition Day. Honoring the lost: Three-war veteran pays tribute to POW/MIAs
September 19, 2008 in print edition on 1A
As a B-17 navigator who flew in 51 World War II missions over Europe, Lawrence resident Jack Goodwin counted the parachutes of fellow airmen as they bailed out of planes that had been hit. Many of those men were captured by enemy troops. “I was one of the lucky ones,” said Goodwin, 88, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel who also served during Korea and Vietnam.
2:00 p.m.
Susan Burke, of Lawrence, chants while marching down Massachusetts Street on Thursday during the Take Back the Night rally. The gathering is an annual event that raises awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault. Parents of slain KU student speak at Take Back the Night gathering
September 19, 2008 in print edition on 3A
It’s been a hard, painful journey for Christie and Curt Brungardt. When their daughter, Kansas University law student Jana Mackey, was killed by her former boyfriend in July, they were victims. After the initial shock of Jana’s death, they became survivors. And Friday night, during the Take Back the Night event in South Park, they became advocates.
10:00 p.m.
Kevin Plummer opens up wide for Dr. Galen Van Blaricum, who fills a cavity at the Free Dental Day at the Douglas County Dental Clinic.  The Douglas County Dental Clinic and Health Care Access Clinic teamed up on Friday morning to provide free dental services to the first 60 uninsured people in line at 316 Maine. Free dental clinic draws early, eager crowd
11:23 a.m., September 19, 2008 Updated 5:30 p.m. in print edition on 1B
Free dental care quickly drew a line Friday morning at the Douglas County Dental Clinic, 316 Maine.

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Free State falls
SM Northwest defeats Firebirds, 34-27
September 19, 2008
Free State falls to Shawnee Mission Northwest, 34-27.
Local landmark
It’s been a dirty summer for the Castle Tea Room, but the landmark structure is rising again.
September 19, 2008 in print edition on A10
It’s great to see one of Lawrence’s grandest old structures getting a new lease on life. It was hard not to notice the upheaval that surrounded the Castle Tea Room at 13th and Massachusetts streets this summer.