Archive for Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Also from September 24

On the street
Photo galleries
'Tom Thumb' home Free State soccer vs. Leavenworth
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Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
NASA climate expert warns Kansans of dire consequences of global warming
September 23, 2008 in print edition on 1A
One day after a scientist told Kansas leaders not to worry about global warming, one of the leading experts on climate change stated Tuesday that if carbon dioxide emissions continue to increase it will eventually mean the end of life.
10:00 a.m.
Curious George greets children on their way to storytime Tuesday at the Lawrence Public Library at 707 Vt. The famous children's book character was on hand at the library to promote this Saturday's River City Reading Festival. Life-size book character touts River City Reading Festival
September 24, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Children entering the Lawrence Public Library on Tuesday morning were greeted by a life-size version of one of their favorite children’s book characters: Curious George. The mischievous monkey was there to remind library visitors about the River City Reading Festival, which will be at the library from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
6:00 p.m.
Kenton Knowles,  homebuilder and designer, walks toward the "Tom Thumb" home he built behind his house near Vinland. When Knowles built the home last winter, he wanted to create a structure that was easy to move. Tom Thumb’ home project with recycled goods becomes a small house, but a big idea
September 24, 2008
The possibilities are endless for the 120-square-foot building sitting behind Kenton Knowles’ house: a writer’s cabin, community gardening shed, guest cottage, self-contained entryway, a mobile living unit that could be set up in a friend’s backyard for the summer.

All stories

Spring training to be expanded
Camps will increase by nearly a week in 2009
September 24, 2008 in print edition on B2
Spring training is expanding by nearly a week next year because of the World Baseball Classic.
It’s pretty embarrassing that a professional athletic team has to hire a director of responsibility to keep its athletes out of trouble.
September 24, 2008 in print edition on A10
Among the unflattering signs of our times are efforts college and professional teams must take to teach their athletes how to behave and be better citizens. These programs reflect the steady decline in maturity and personal responsibility at all levels.
Palin makes her diplomatic debut
September 24, 2008 in print edition on A7
Sarah Palin met her first world leaders Tuesday.
Chiefs leaning toward Huard
Edwards likely to bench Thigpen for Denver
September 24, 2008 in print edition on B7
Saddled with a 12-game losing streak, the rebuilding Kansas City Chiefs may decide they need a win more than a long look at a young quarterback.