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Bowersock power plant renderings Matthew Jaeger found guilty The day in photos, August 13, 2009
Are you satisfied with the jury's verdict in the Matthew Jaeger trial?

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12:00 a.m.
Four-Grain Honey Maple Bread Fair & square: Healthy recipes among award-winning delights from 4-H competition
August 12, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Want another taste of the 2009 Douglas County Fair?
6:00 a.m.
Douglas County District Judge Robert Fairchild dismissed a juror in the Matthew Jaeger trial Wednesday and appointed an alternate juror to take his place. One juror replaced with an alternate in Matthew Jaeger trial
10:26 a.m., August 12, 2009 Updated 7:16 p.m. in print edition on 1A
A Douglas County judge Wednesday morning dismissed a juror for misconduct and appointed an alternate to serve in the Matthew Jaeger trial, but he stopped short of declaring a mistrial in the case.
10:00 a.m.
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Topeka, listens to Paul Degener of Topeka at a meeting on health care Wednesday at the Holiday Inn-Holidome. Degener was saying the federal government should not be involved in health care. More than 200 people attended the meeting. Jenkins' district includes west Lawrence. Anti-Democrat feelings evident, but tempers held in check at Jenkins’ town hall health forum
10:56 a.m., August 12, 2009 Updated 12:59 p.m. in print edition on 3A
More than 200 people on Wednesday packed into a town hall meeting on health care, with most of them having none of Democratic congressional plans aimed at expanding coverage and reducing costs.
2:00 p.m.
The hills are alive
August 12, 2009
Its legacy doesn’t garner as much attention as KU’s athletics, but Night on the Hill — and its previous incarnation as Day on the Hill — has been putting on free shows for students and the Lawrence community for nearly 30 years …
3:05 p.m.
Matthew Jaeger drops his head as the guilty verdict was read on Thursday. The former Kansas University student was found guilty on three charges in connection with a brutal assault of his former girlfriend. Jaeger was found guilty of kidnapping, aggravated battery and making a criminal threat. Jurors could not reach a verdict on a charge of aggravated burglary, and they found him guilty of simple kidnapping, rather than aggravated kidnapping. Jaeger found guilty on three of four charges
2:14 p.m., August 13, 2009 Updated 8:01 a.m. in print edition on 1A
The jury in the Matthew Jaeger assault trial has found the defendant guilty on three of four charges and reached no verdict on the fourth charge. The guilty verdicts came for: simple kidnapping, aggravated battery and making a criminal threat. No verdict was reached on the charge of aggravated burglary.
6:00 p.m.
Rep. Todd Tiahrt, R-Kan., addresses those gathered for the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce's National Congressional Series luncheon Thursday at Macelli's, 1031 New Hampshire. Tiahrt touched on several issues during his talk, including how to bring jobs to Kansas as well as his opposition to a government-run health care system. Tiahrt, town hall crowd criticize plan for health care reform
11:28 a.m., August 13, 2009 Updated 3:44 p.m. in print edition on 3A
U.S. Rep. Todd Tiahrt, R-Kan., said Thursday that he feared the health care reform plan proposed by Democrats would allow states to urge the elderly to refuse care and die.

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Boy meets big, untamed cat
August 13, 2009 in print edition on B6
Can you get too close to nature?
Rescue costs
August 13, 2009 in print edition on A7
Who should pay the bill for an expensive rescue?
People in the news
August 13, 2009 in print edition on B6
People in the news for August 13, 2009.
Plastic wine bottles gaining favor
August 13, 2009 in print edition on B7
How about a bottle of the ’02 Chateau Plastique?
Royals good for Twins’ Liriano
Pitcher breaks out of slump with 7-1 victory against K.C.
August 13, 2009 in print edition on B1
It had been awhile since Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire saw a smile from left-hander Francisco Liriano.