Archive for Thursday, August 27, 2009

Also from August 27

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, August 27, 2009 KU football fan appreciation day
Are you more likely to use coupons now than a year ago?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 421
Is increasing downtown parking fees a good way for the city to collect more money?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 681

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Cheeses from around the world are shown at Dillons, 4701 W. Sixth St. Say cheese: Lawrence markets carry tastes from around the world
August 26, 2009 in print edition on 1C
The variety is staggering, while the mission is simple: Pick up some cheese at the market.
6:00 a.m.
Air Force Staff Sgt. Quincy Garner of Acton, Mass., a KU graduate, plays "Taps" in memory of Sen. Edward Kennedy prior to a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park in Boston on Wednesday. Kansans with ties to Sen. Edward Kennedy weigh in on his legacy
August 26, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Sheyda Jahanbani was an intern for Sen. Edward Kennedy in the 1990s when she noticed how one of the nation’s most accomplished lawmakers would sit through committee hearings. The Massachusetts Democrat wouldn’t just take his turn to ask a question for a chance to get on C-Span.
10:00 a.m.
KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little attended the Kansas Board of Regents retreat on Wednesday in Wichita. In the foreground is Washburn University President Jerry Farley. The regents worked on numerous issues, including funding, research and admissions requirements. Higher education leaders discuss possible enrollment cap
August 26, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Higher education officials Wednesday pushed back hard at the prospect of more budget cuts, and said they may have to cap enrollment at their institutions.
2:00 p.m.
Shade Little, husband of Kansas University chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, foreground, joins other community members at the first outreach event for LiveWell Lawrence, an effort to get people moving and living a healthier lifestyle. The gathering was Wednesday at the East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St. LiveWell Lawrence starts spreading word about healthy habits
August 27, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The slogan LiveWell Lawrence made its first big public debut on T-shirts and apparel in July at the “World’s Largest Community Workout.”
6:00 p.m.
A few of the Kansas women’s basketball players work out in the new practice facility. The building was opened for a media tour on Wednesday. Basketball players relishing new space
August 27, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Kansas University’s new basketball practice facility is quite a sight.

All stories

Our town sports
August 27, 2009 in print edition on B5
Our town sports for August 27, 2009.
People in the news
August 27, 2009 in print edition on B8
People in the news for August 27, 2009.
Problem solving
August 27, 2009 in print edition on A8
Adversity can sometimes prompt positive results.