Archive for Friday, August 14, 2009

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Births
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On the street
Photo galleries
Francie Biggs People & Places, August 15, 2009 The day in photos, August 14, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
How many traffic accidents have you been involved in as a driver or passenger?

Poll results

Response Percent
Two
 
26%
One
 
21%
Three
 
17%
None
 
13%
Four
 
8%
Six to 10
 
4%
Five
 
4%
More than 10
 
2%
Total 1674
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
A Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy handcuffs Matthew Jaeger as Jaeger’s attorney, Pedro Irigonegaray, watches. Jaeger, 24, was convicted Thursday in Douglas County District Court of three charges in connection with an Oct. 9, 2007, attack on his ex-girlfriend: kidnapping, aggravated battery and making a criminal threat. Jurors could not reach a verdict on a charge of aggravated burglary. 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.
10:00 a.m.
This is a Bowersock Mills and Power Co. rendering of a proposed hydroelectric plant on the north side of the Kansas River. This is an east     elevation looking west from the top of the river levee. Hydroelectric project generates public support at unveiling
August 14, 2009 in print edition on 1A
The ink is barely dry on the design for the Bowersock Mills & Power Company’s proposed $13 million hydroelectric power plant on the north bank of the Kansas River.
2:00 p.m.
Director Joe Saunders reviews a shot on the Eudora set of “Sweet Little Lies.” Road worker: Indie filmmaker Joe Saunders brings feature shoot to Eudora
August 14, 2009 in print edition on 1C
In the cinematic masterpiece that is “Dumb & Dumber,” the main characters take off on a road trip with Jim Carrey’s Lloyd exclaiming to Jeff Daniels’ Harry, “We’re really doing it, Har!”
6:00 p.m.
The view of the north side of the Statehouse. House Republicans say consolidation may be necessary for school districts, courts, other agencies
1:24 p.m., August 14, 2009 Updated 3:02 p.m. in print edition on 1A
House Republican leaders Friday ordered the appropriations committee back to work to find ways to reduce state spending in the face of an expected budget shortfall. And they said tax increases will not be considered, but school district consolidation may.

All stories

Preventive care costs more than it saves
August 14, 2009 in print edition on A8
In the 48 hours of June 15-16, President Obama lost the health care debate.
Mom and Pop used-car dealers being left without clunkers
August 14, 2009 in print edition on B9
One man’s clunker is another man’s meal ticket.