Archive for Friday, August 28, 2009

Also from August 28

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, August 28, 2009
How much do you give to the United Way in a year?

Poll results

Response Percent
More than $200
$101 to $200
$11 to $50
$1 to $10
$51 to $100
Total 1237

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
In a press conference in December, Chancellor Robert Hemenway announced he would step down from his post effective June 30, 2009. Hemenway’s compensation package to include $340,352 per year, plus sports tickets
7:22 p.m., August 27, 2009 Updated 8:15 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Former Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway will earn $340,352 per year during the next two academic years, and will get other fringe benefits, according to a memo from the Kansas Board of Regents.
10:00 a.m.
A Lawrence trash truck goes through the K-Tag turnpike toll gate to enter Interstate 70 from North Iowa Street on a Thursday morning in April Turnpike tolls going up
1:15 p.m., August 27, 2009 Updated 5:04 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Tolls for Turnpike cash customers driving passenger vehicles will increase an average of 15 percent on October 1.
2:00 p.m.
From left, Warren Corman, Kansas University architect, and Ken Audus, dean of the School of Pharmacy, visit with U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., second from right, and Keith Yehle, KU director of government relations, right, during a tour of the Multidisciplinary Research Building on Thursday on KU’s West Campus. During Jenkins’ visit, she received an update on the construction of KU’s new School of Pharmacy building next to the Multidisciplinary building. Both facilities are in Jenkins’ 2nd congressional district. At center are aides to Jenkins. Jenkins tours KU’s School of Pharmacy site, says public option would be ‘government takeover’
August 27, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Kansas University leaders are ambitious that a new pharmacy school that will allow the program to enroll more students each year will be done by fall 2010.
6:00 p.m.
Volunteer workers Fred McElhenie, left, and Larry Rankin remove some walls Monday  during renovations to a building at 330 Maine, where Health Care Access plans to relocate from 1920 Moodie Road. The organization still needs to raise about $80,000 before moving into the new location. Health Care Access Clinic still looking for funding to grow operation
August 26, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Health Care Access still needs to raise about $80,000 before it can relocate its clinic into a bigger space.

All stories

A worthy ideological rival
August 28, 2009 in print edition on A9
Most of my adult life has been intertwined with the Kennedy family.
People in the news
August 28, 2009 in print edition on B8
People in the news for August 28, 2009.
Not-so-deep-dish pizza winning over Chicago
August 28, 2009 in print edition on A5
In the deep-dish city, thin seems to be in.
Bernanke account struck by ID theft
August 28, 2009 in print edition on A7
No one is safe from identity theft, not even the chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Health care bait-and-switch strategy
August 28, 2009 in print edition on A8
Obamacare Version 1.0 is dead.
Rain creating problems for fields
Contractors making adjustments to work on high school facilities
August 28, 2009 in print edition on A3
The rain will just not go away.