Archive for Tuesday, December 1, 2009

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Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Friends and Neighbors, December 2009 The day in photos, December 1, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
Were you satisfied with President Obama's plan for Afghanistan?

Poll results

Response Percent
No, we need to get our troops out now
 
33%
Yes
 
29%
No, we should be sending more troops
 
26%
Not sure
 
11%
Total 902
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Decorated trees stand in Liberty Hall, ready to be displayed during Lawrence’s 2009 Festival of Trees. Decorated trees to take bow in annual holiday fundraiser
November 30, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The 23rd annual Lawrence Festival of Trees, which kicks off Monday has become a Christmastime tradition.
6:00 a.m.
Defendant Arthur Davis III, left, and attorney Gregory Robinson chat about some notes Davis wrote during the first day of his trial Monday at Douglas County District Court. Prosecutors describe attack on ex-wife as nightmarish as trial begins for Lawrence man
2:45 p.m., November 30, 2009 Updated 5:54 p.m. in print edition on 3A
Prosecutors said Arthur Davis III, 61, and his 15-year-old son entered the woman’s house in the middle of the night on June 16 and struck her repeatedly with a bat, causing multiple cuts to her head.
10:00 a.m.
Chad Hull, a service technician with Cloud Heating, makes a service inspection in this 2009 file photo on a home gas furnace. Black Hills forecasts significantly lower energy bills for Lawrence residents this winter
November 30, 2009 in print edition on 1A
This economic downturn might produce at least one benefit this winter: lower natural gas bills.
2:00 p.m.
Scott Shmalberg, president of Scotch Industries, checks out some of the record number 3,700 coats Monday that will be given out for the Share the Warmth program this weekend. The Salvation Army will handle the distribution at space No. 119 at the I-70 Business Center in North Lawrence. Share the Warmth bundles up record
December 1, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Scotch Fabric Care’s 23rd annual Share the Warmth program has wrapped up, with a record number of donations.
6:00 p.m.
Addison Frei is a "an incredible, blow-you-away jazz pianist," says Mike Jones, Lawrence High School band director.
Tuned in: November ArtStar masters variety of music skills
December 1, 2009 in print edition on 1C
It’s not exactly easy to get a 7-year-old to sit at a piano and practice. But Lawrence High School senior Addison Frei kept with it. He took lessons, rehearsed, dabbled in other instruments and blossomed into an award-winning pianist…

All stories

With the team
December 1, 2009 in print edition on A7
To the editor: I have sat in silence as long as I can on the Mangino investigation.
People in the news
December 1, 2009 in print edition on B6
People in the news for December 1, 2009.
Smoking rate rises slightly from a year ago
December 1, 2009 in print edition on C2
The battle to get adult smokers in the United States to quit has stalled.