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12:00 a.m.
Caleb Powelson, 12, Wellsville, started the Bushels of Love Foundation charity. Boy helps needy by the bushel
September 22, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Caleb Powelson is a 12-year-old kid from Wellsville who plays flag football and likes jumping on the trampoline in his big backyard. What makes him above average is one idea: to start his own charity. One Sunday in church, he grabbed a pamphlet to sponsor a child in Africa. This got him thinking about what he could do to help needy families.
6:00 a.m.
Research scientist and author Roy Spencer, of the University of Alabama in Huntsville, attributes global warming to natural climate cycles and not to the increase in greenhouse gases from burning fossil fuels. Spencer spoke to legislative leaders, lobbyists and leading business officials at the Kansas Chamber of Commerce business and energy summit on Monday in Topeka. Most scientists disagree with Spencer, who advised participants at the meeting not to trust the mainstream media. Kansas Chamber of Commerce lends ear to scientist who disputes man-made global warming
September 22, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Global warming? So what. That was the message Monday from research scientist and best-selling author Roy Spencer to legislative leaders, lobbyists and leading business officials at the Kansas Chamber of Commerce business and energy summit.
10:00 a.m.
A metal buffalo painted like an American flag greets motorists as they pass Don and Terri Gibbs' buffalo ranch west of Baldwin. The pair had a taste of buffalo more than 20 years ago and now have a herd of 22 west of Baldwin on their 50-acre farm. The farm is on this year's Kaw Valley Farm Tour, Oct. 4-5. Kaw Valley Farm Tour to feature family-owned bison ranch
September 22, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Don and Terri Gibbs tried buffalo steaks more than 20 years ago and they were immediately hooked.
3:00 p.m.
Craig Hansen, energy conservation and utility manager at KU, hooks up a device in Eaton Hall recently to measure the amount of energy used by a computer. KU energy conservation manager urges users to shut off computers when not in use
September 23, 2008
Most of us have been trained since birth to turn off the lights when we exit a room. When we don’t, we can almost hear our parents grumbling in the background that money doesn’t grow on trees. And yet we can walk out the office door guilt free with the computer still humming away.

All stories

Ballot will list Pine as a Lawrence resident
Earlier this month, the state senator confirmed he actually lives in Leavenworth County
September 23, 2008 in print edition on A4
The general election ballot will indicate that state Sen. Roger Pine lives in Lawrence when he actually doesn’t.
Healthy turnout
Thanks to the volunteers who helped provide some free dental care to local residents last week.
September 23, 2008 in print edition on A7
All those responsible for Friday’s free dental clinic deserve a hearty round of applause.
Good delay
It’s not too late to try to respond to neighbors’ concerns about new Lawrence High School athletic fields.
September 23, 2008 in print edition on A7
Lawrence school district officials had reasons for wanting to move quickly on a plan to build new athletic fields near Lawrence High School, but it’s good they also could recognize the advantages of slowing the project down.
Chargers roll past Jets, 48-29
Tomlinson scores two TDs in San Diego’s first victory
September 23, 2008 in print edition on B2
Philip Rivers, LaDainian Tomlinson and the rest of the San Diego Chargers simply left no doubt.
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