Archive for Sunday, December 6, 2009

Also from December 6

Audio clips
Births
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. UCLA KU vs. Northern Colorado Christmas Parade 2009 The day in photos, December 6, 2009 Recession may make tax breaks a target
Podcasts
Polls
Who is KU's most improved player from last year?

Poll results

Response Percent
Markieff Morris
 
75%
Marcus Morris
 
19%
Tyrel Reed
 
3%
Other
 
1%
Total 227
Who do you think is KU's best three-point shooter?

Poll results

Response Percent
Xavier Henry
 
53%
Sherron Collins
 
27%
Tyrel Reed
 
14%
Conner Teahan
 
3%
Other
 
1%
Total 392
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Wilders are (from left) Phil Wade, Ike Sheldon, Betse Ellis and Nate Gawron. Ho-Ho-Hoedown: Lawrence old-time and bluegrass bands throw holiday party for the whole family
December 4, 2009
“In a lot of country and honky tonk music, you get a lot of drinkin’ and cheatin’ and partyin’ and that kind of stuff, so it’s nice to take a night off of that and just sing Christmas songs,” says The Wilders’ Ike Sheldon …
6:00 a.m.
Tax exemption on electricity, gas and heat utilities for residential and agricultural use: $128.28 million per year Taking aim at exemptions: Recession may make tax breaks a target
December 6, 2009 in print edition on 1A
When a plumber is needed at Watkins Community Museum of History, the bill doesn’t include sales tax. Neither does the bill for the boxes the museum purchases to store its collections.
10:00 a.m.
The big team of eight horses with Ames Percheron Farms from Jordan, Minn., appears downtown Saturday during the 17th annual Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade. Old-fashioned, but always in style: City trots out its Christmas parade
December 6, 2009 in print edition on 1B
An hour before the start of Saturday’s Christmas parade, Pat Phillips and Lisa Larsen were pulling a couch from the back of Larsen’s pickup truck and plopping it down on the edge of Massachusetts Street.
2:00 p.m.
From inside one of the booths at the new toll plaza located at the intersection of Interstate 70 and Leavenworth County Road 1, Marty Wiltse, Kansas Turnpike Authority chief information officer, watches a monitor with a variety of views of the new toll plaza as tests are conducted to ensure the plaza's functionality before its opening. Wiltse explained that the plaza, which KTA hopes to open by the end of the month, will be fully unattended and will be managed remotely from KTA headquarters in Wichita. Turnpike hopes to have Leavenworth County interchange open by month’s end
December 4, 2009 in print edition on 1B
The Kansas Turnpike plans to open its new multimillion-dollar Tonganoxie/Eudora interchange east of Lawrence in a matter of weeks, once its new automated payment machines can reliably count loose change.
4:30 p.m.
Kansas guard Xavier Henry takes a pass during warmups before tipping off against UCLA, Sunday, Dec 6, 2009 at Pauley Pavilion. FINAL: Markieff Morris scores career-high 19 points in KU’s 73-61 win over UCLA
3:33 p.m., December 6, 2009 Updated 7:39 p.m.
KU’s 6-foot-9 forward made eight of 11 shot attempts and added six rebounds in the Jayhawks’ first true road victory of the season.

All stories

Lions’ Wedge shares top honor with Baldwin High freshman
Lawrence High senior wins state title in final race; Bulldog snags fourth in first try
December 6, 2009 in print edition on C6
Senior Roy Wedge of Lawrence High certainly deserves all of the recognition he can get.
Chiefs, Broncos changing
December 6, 2009 in print edition on C2
The nicknames are the same. Not much else is in Denver and Kansas City.
Having trouble paying?
There’s more than one way to cope with credit card bills
December 6, 2009 in print edition on E1
What if you can’t pay your credit card bills?
Global warming solution looks elusive
Climate change meeting may be ‘turning point’
December 6, 2009 in print edition on A8
For 20 years, as this crowded planet grew warmer, nations have gathered annually to try to do something about it. History now brings them to this chilly northern capital, and to a crossroads.
Global warming solution looks elusive
Climate change meeting may be ‘turning point’
December 6, 2009 in print edition on A8
For 20 years, as this crowded planet grew warmer, nations have gathered annually to try to do something about it. History now brings them to this chilly northern capital, and to a crossroads.