Archive for Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Also from December 8

On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, December 8, 2009
Do you drink milk?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 1082
Do you plan to get an H1N1 flu vaccine?

Poll results

Response Percent
Already got it.
Total 55

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Former KU coach Roy Williams has a new book out, and copies are selling in Lawrence. This book display is at Borders, 700 N.H., which put in a second order for the books after brisk sales of the first shipment. Roy Williams puts up a few points in bookstore battle
December 7, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Rock Chalk it up to home-court advantage. As expected, Bill Self’s chronicle of coaching basketball at Kansas, “Bill Self: At Home in the Phog,” continues to outpace the latest literary effort from his predecessor: “Hard Work” by Roy Williams. In Lawrence, anyway.
6:00 a.m.
Arthur Davis III testifies in his own defense Monday in Douglas County District Court. He is charged with attempted first-degree murder, kidnapping and contributing to a child’s misconduct. Defendant in baseball bat attack case says he was only trying to defend daughter
December 7, 2009 in print edition on 1A
A very different story emerged Monday from an attempted-murder suspect regarding the events of June 16, a day that prosecutors say the man and his two children tried to kill his ex-wife.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas University Anthropology professor Felix Moos gives his last lecture Monday evening on intelligence and terrorism. Moos has been teaching at KU for 49 years. Terrorism expert retires after almost 50 years at KU
December 8, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Nearly five decades after arriving at Kansas University, KU anthropology professor Felix Moos has seen the world change around him.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas university guard Xavier Henry flashes a smile in the first half against UCLA. Henry was named Big 12 rookie of the week on Monday, the first award of his college career. Flashy freshman: Henry earns first honor of KU career
12:11 p.m., December 7, 2009 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on 1B
Kansas guard Xavier Henry earned Big 12 rookie of the week, the Big 12 conference announced Monday.
6:00 p.m.
Jake, Ethan and Lisa Lahm of Lawrence knew they wanted to take their holiday card photo outdoors. Picture perfect: Capturing the right family photo doesn’t have to ruin the holidays
December 8, 2009 in print edition on 1C
It was a holiday card for the ages. Two cute little faces, framed by warm hats, gazing into the camera, rosy-cheeked, adorable and ripe for both the holidays … and a total meltdown…

All stories

Tuesday’s school closings, other cancellations
05:49 a.m., December 8, 2009 Updated 03:45 p.m.
A list of school closings for December 8, 2009.
People in the news
December 8, 2009 in print edition on B6
People in the news for December 8, 2009.
Snow plowing into area
Fast-moving storm may dump 4 inches
December 8, 2009 in print edition on A1
The light dusting of snow that fell Monday evening was a harbinger of the inevitable.
Green Bay rolls despite flags
December 8, 2009 in print edition on B2
The standings say the Green Bay Packers are in good shape for the playoffs
Big day for Nebraska’s big man
DT Suh named Heisman finalist, Nagurski winner
December 8, 2009 in print edition on B2
Nebraska’s Ndamukong Suh had 41⁄2 sacks in an attention-grabbing performance against Texas in the Big 12 title game.
Pump patrol
December 8, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.47 at several stations.